NEWS ARCHIVE


Predicting Who Seeks, Stays in Substance-use Treatment

By | May 16, 2018

In a new study, FAU researchers investigated treatment readiness, or the characteristics that are likely to promote treatment engagement, to predict who seeks and who stays in substance-use treatment.

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 Graduate Leading the Way for Women in Tech

By | May 2, 2018

Océane Boulais, a self-described "theater geek," took one engineering class during her freshman year at FAU and became hooked.

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.

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.

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.