NEWS ARCHIVE


Guilt by Dissociation: Study Sheds Light on Serotonin in Autism

By | September 2, 2020

A study by a leading FAU neuroscientist and collaborators on serotonin, a mood-regulating molecule in the brain that regulates many brain synapses, is helping to unravel a neurotransmitter puzzle.

Hot Dogs, Chicken Wings and City Living Helped Wood Storks Thrive

By | August 31, 2020

A study of wetland birds shows city storks did better than their non-urban counterparts when natural marshes are in bad shape. Urban areas buffer a species from the unpredictability of natural food sources.

FAU's New Medical Students Pledge to Combat Healthcare Disparities

By | August 13, 2020

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine recently welcomed the incoming class of 2020 with a virtual White Coat Ceremony and White Coats-4-Care Donor event.

Grad Receives Fourth Degree From FAU, Hopes to Mentor Immigrants

By | August 12, 2020

When Shernette Dunn emigrated from Jamaica to the United States as a 16 year old, she had one goal in mind - "achieve the American dream."

FAU Celebrates Summer 2020 Graduates

By | August 12, 2020

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 1,900 degrees for the summer 2020 semester in a special virtual ceremony.

FAU's ACI Receives $1.5M Grant from The Taft Foundation

By | August 5, 2020

FAU's Academy for Community Inclusion (ACI) within the Department of Exceptional Student Education in the College of Education recently received a $1.5 million grant from The Taft Foundation.

FAU Announces Laptop Loaner Program for First-Gen, Low Income Students

By | July 28, 2020

When FAU transitioned to remote learning, the FAU Libraries partnered with FAU's Office of Financial Aid to assist students in need of access to educational materials and did not have a capable laptop.

Study Provides Unique Glimpse into Whitespotted Eagle Rays' Behavior

By | July 22, 2020

Using biotelemetry, FAU Harbor Branch researchers are the first to characterize the ecology and fine-scale habitat use of "near threatened" whitespotted eagle rays in Florida.

FAU Technology Makes 'Weathering the Storm' More Precise

By | July 16, 2020

FAU I-SENSE and College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed new flood and weather monitoring and warning systems for inland and coastal floods due to tropical storms.

FAU Resident Physicians Vital to Region's Healthcare Workforce

By | June 25, 2020

FAU residents physicians graduate 'virtually' from emergency medicine, internal medicine, general surgery and fellowship programs, creating a critical pipeline for South Florida's healthcare workforce.