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FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Largest Class

By | May 11, 2018

FAU Tech Runway® held its 2018 Launch Competition and Demo Day, revealing its sixth and largest class. The top seven winners each received a $15,000 check, totaling $105,000 in cash investments.

How Parents Cause Children's Friendships to End

By | May 10, 2018

A new study reveals why childhood friendships fall apart and is the first to demonstrate that parents are an important source of these breakups.

FAU Student Wins CFGS 3MT Competition

By | May 7, 2018

Florida Atlantic University student Keith Murphy recently won the Conference of Florida Graduate Schools (CFGS) 3MT Competition with his presentation, "Using Light to Control Meal Size."

FAU Graduate Finding New Ways to Study Sea Level Rise

By | May 2, 2018

Mosquitoes, alligators, crocodiles and pythons haven't stopped Hannah Cooper from collecting important data on the impacts of sea level rise deep within the Florida Everglades.

FAU and Max Planck Team Up on First Joint Position

By | April 26, 2018

As of May 1, Ken Dawson-Scully, Ph.D., will be newly appointed to the role of associate vice president for strategic initiatives and head of institutional partnerships for FAU and Max Planck.

Bio-inspired Robotics Lands Professor $500,000 NSF Award

By | April 26, 2018

Using the knifefish for inspiration, a researcher from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has developed bio-inspired flexible structures for underwater vehicles and robotic systems.

Study Looks Beyond Peer Influence on Teen Substance Use

By | April 25, 2018

Parents spend a lot of time worrying about the influence of peers on teen substance use. A new study examines if there is a genetic component that drives their desire for risk taking and novelty.

Engineering Colleges Showcase High-Tech Talent Pipeline

By | April 25, 2018

The deans of 10 engineering colleges throughout Florida have formed a first-of-its-kind partnership in an effort to demonstrate the impact their colleges have on the state's and the nation's innovation economy.

Monkeys See, Monkeys Do Cross Species Boundary

By | April 23, 2018

A study is the first to provide genetic evidence of two distinct species of guenon monkeys in Gombe National Park that have been mating and producing hybrid offspring for hundreds maybe even thousands of years.

FAU Wave Competition Celebrates Innovative Student Research

By | April 20, 2018

Florida Atlantic University has announced the winners of the annual Wave Competition, an undergraduate research competition organized by FAU Tech Runway and the Division of Research.