NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Announces 2021 'Frontiers in Science' Public Lecture Series

By | January 11, 2021

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will host its 2021 "Frontiers in Science" series with eight different virtual lectures on Fridays, beginning Jan. 15 through April 23.

FAU Celebrates Fall 2020 Graduates

By | December 17, 2020

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 2,900 degrees for the fall 2020 semester in a special virtual ceremony.

FAU Grad, Entrepreneur Passionate About Helping People

By | December 17, 2020

Hannah Herbst has accomplished more than some do in a lifetime -all before turning 20 years old.

FAU's eLearning is Award Winning, Nationally Recognized

By | December 7, 2020

In response to the global pandemic, FAU's COCE needed to respond quickly and meaningfully to the sudden transition required of faculty and graduate teaching assistants to switch to an online/remote setting.

Stunning Discovery Finds Bonefish Dive 'Deep' into the Abyss to Spawn

By | December 7, 2020

Using active acoustic telemetry and sonar data, FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators are the first to track a shallow water fish diving 450 feet deep to spawn and provide detailed documentation.

Very Hungry and Angry, Caterpillars Head-butt to Get What They Want

By | November 19, 2020

An FAU study shows that when food is scarce, monarch butterfly caterpillars go from peaceful feeders to aggressive fighters. The results look something like a combination of boxing and "bumper" cars.

It's Not Too Late to Cast Your Vote...For Best FAU Research Images

By | November 12, 2020

FAU is giving everyone the chance to cast their votes (again), but this time for the best images captured by its researchers in a contest that highlights work from across all of FAU's 10 colleges.

Diplomacy Team Wins Second National Title at Model U.N.

By | November 9, 2020

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at FAU recently competed in the virtual National Model United Nations competition and finished first overall out of 43 competing universities and received seven awards.

Study First to Show Relationship between a Bird's Gut and its Brain

By | November 4, 2020

FAU scientists studied songbirds' gut microbiome and have identified potentially critical bacteria affecting cognition and performance.

Boo! How Do Mexican Cavefish Escape Predators?

By | October 29, 2020

A few fish, like Mexican cavefish, have evolved in unique environments without predators. A study on escape evolution reveals vast differences in startle reflex responses between cavefish populations.