NEWS ARCHIVE


Project Enhances Teamwork Among Varied Health Professions

By | October 6, 2015

FAU and Boca Raton Regional Hospital have partnered on a unique project to eliminate barriers between healthcare disciplines and build crucial communication and teambuilding skills to support collaboration.

FAU Professor Discusses Visit to Syrian Refugee Camps

By | October 1, 2015

This past summer, Rabil spent 16 days visiting 70 Syrian refugee camps in the Bekaa region of Lebanon and along the Lebanon-Syria border.

FAU Receives NSF Grant for Critical Infrastructure Systems

By | September 30, 2015

Extreme events like hurricanes can disrupt infrastructure systems like power and water. Researchers will develop a decision framework to rapidly restore these functions and services for disaster management.

First Study on Hard-to-treat Depression in Older People

By | September 30, 2015

About half of older adults don't respond to first-line medication for depression. A new study shows that adding a second drug to treatment with an antidepressant medication alone helps many of these patients.

Scientists Study Phytoplankton in the Pacific

By | September 29, 2015

A team of researchers from FAU Harbor Branch conducted experiments to better understand phytoplankton in the Pacific Ocean.

Harbor Branch ECC Takes Students to Ocean Floor of Hawaii

By | September 29, 2015

A new graduate course is allowing FAU students to see Hawaii's ocean floor without leaving Harbor Branch.

FAU Receives $1.2 Million Grant for Autism Training Program

By | September 24, 2015

More students with autism are being taught in the general classroom setting. Preparing professionals to teach these students is critical in alleviating the dire shortage of special education teachers.

FAU Poll Shows Rubio Jumping to Second Place in Florida

By | September 23, 2015

Marco Rubio jumped into second place in Florida, a pivotal swing state where Hillary Clinton trails in most general election matchups with Republican presidential contenders, according to latest survey by FAU.

New Technology to Monitor Blood Disorder With a Smart Phone

By | September 22, 2015

A researcher has a unique way to monitor sickle cell disease using a smart phone, and will develop a portable smart sensor and a phone application for patients to analyze and store their blood test results.

Medical Researcher's Gift Establishes Chair in Nursing

By | September 22, 2015

The Dr. Elizabeth E. Force Chair for Healthcare Research will bring a national leader in nursing research to serve in a key leadership role in the College.