NEWS ARCHIVE


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 Poll Finds Florida U.S. Senate Race Remains Close

By | May 9, 2018

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has opened a four-point lead on U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, 44 to 40 percent, with 16 percent undecided, according to a statewide survey by FAU's Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

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.

Lock It Plates Wins First Place in Business Plan Competition

By | April 30, 2018

Lock It Plates, a product devised as a more convenient way to transport food, won first place and $12,000 in prize money at the FAU Business Plan Competition, hosted by FAU's Adams Center for Entrepreneurship.

New Physicians Will Serve in U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force

By | April 27, 2018

Red, blue, and now white, brought new meaning for FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as five members of its graduating class proudly represented three branches of the U.S. military during graduation.

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.