NEWS ARCHIVE


Seat Assignments Drive Friendships Among Elementary School Children

By | June 28, 2022

A new study is the first to show that classroom seat assignments have important implications for children's friendships and the enormous influence that teachers wield over the interpersonal lives of children.

FAU Experts for the 2022 Hurricane Season

By | May 26, 2022

With an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season forecast for 2022, several FAU faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding hurricane preparedness, evacuation and aftermath.

Research on Tidal Flats is 'Wake Up Call' for U.S. Coastal Communities

By | May 25, 2022

FAU researchers have found a new way to identify the impact of urban growth on tidal flats - guardians of beachfront communities - from a geographic lens focused on place and space over three decades.

'Beam Me Up:' Nation's First Quantum Drone Provides Unrivaled Security

By | May 24, 2022

Researchers are developing the nation's first drone-based, mobile quantum network for unhackable wireless communication. Quantum protects information by the laws of nature and not just by a clever manmade code.

Study Finds Why Baby Leatherback Marine Turtles Can't 'See the Sea'

By | May 19, 2022

For most sea turtles, finding the ocean is pretty straightforward. However, baby leatherbacks often crawl around in circles during "seafinding." FAU researchers uncover why this happens by turning to the moon.

FAU to Offer 2022 Summer Camps

By | May 17, 2022

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, the Pine Jog Environmental Education Center, and the Department of Athletics will host summer camps for summer 2022.

FAU Celebrates Spring 2022 Commencement

By | May 5, 2022

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 3,200 degrees on Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6 during six commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium

FAU Marine Science Trailblazer Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

By | May 5, 2022

FAU Harbor Branch's Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., an ocean explorer, aquanaut and marine biotechnologist, will receive the Society for In Vitro Biology's highest award - the 2022 "Lifetime Achievement Award."

Sunlight's Healing Effects Help Green Sea Turtles With Tumors

By | April 12, 2022

A study by researchers at FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science reveals that helping imperiled green sea turtles suffering with large debilitating tumors may be a simple as sunlight.

The Road to Popularity Can Be Paved With Unpleasantness

By | April 6, 2022

A longitudinal study by FAU researchers shows that aggressive and disruptive children leverage conflict into status and enhance their popularity.