NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Team Takes Second Place at SECME Nationals

By | July 3, 2017

A team from FAU's A.D. Henderson University School (ADHUS) recently took second place in the mousetrap car competition at the 2017 SECME National Competition

Study Illuminates Serotonin Contributions to Cocaine's Lure

By | June 28, 2017

A new study reinforces long-held suspicions that the brain chemical serotonin, a molecule usually associated with mood, appetite and libido, makes a direct contribution to the actions of cocaine.

FAU Receives $1 Million Grant for Dementia Prevention

By | June 22, 2017

A $1 million grant from The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation will establish the Comprehensive Center for Brain Health in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine for a unique dementia prevention program.

Simple Tactic Results in Dramatic Water Conservation

By | June 20, 2017

Rain or shine has new meaning thanks to an innovative and simple tactic developed by researchers that will really change how people think about watering their lawns. The tactic? A straightforward road sign.

FAU TechGarage Team Wins eMerge Americas Hackathon

By | June 16, 2017

A group of high school students from Florida Atlantic University's TechGarage program at FAU Tech Runway recently took first place in the 2017 eMerge Americas Hackathon.

FAU Rocketry Team Takes Top National Award

By | June 15, 2017

A middle school rocketry team from Florida Atlantic University's A.D. Henderson University School recently won first place in the nation in the SECME rocketry contest.

FAU Professor Admitted to The Royal Irish Academy

By | June 14, 2017

J.A. Scott Kelso, Ph.D., a professor of psychology, biological sciences and biomedical science at Florida Atlantic University, recently was admitted to The Royal Irish Academy (RIA).

FAU Pine Jog Recognizes Green Schools

By | June 13, 2017

Florida Atlantic University Pine Jog Environmental Education Center celebrated the Green Schools Class of 2017 at the ninth annual Green Schools Awards Luncheon.

Method Tested at FAU First to Examine Dolphin Immune System

By | May 25, 2017

With the drastic increase in unusual dolphin strandings and deaths along the southeastern coast of the U.S. and elsewhere, finding specific antibodies to test and monitor their immune health is critical.

FAU Archaeologist Involved in Ancient Peru Discovery

By | May 24, 2017

An archaeologist from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is among a team of scientists who made a groundbreaking discovery in coastal Peru - home to one of the earliest pyramids in South America.