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Hispanics' Consumer Confidence is Strong Going into 2019

By | January 14, 2019

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. improved in the fourth quarter of 2018 as optimism grew about their financial situation as well as the nation's economic outlook, a new FAU index says.

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine Honors Donors at Ceremony

By | December 6, 2018

FAU hosted a dedication ceremony and reception to celebrate a major milestone and to honor benefactors Barbara and Richard Schmidt and philanthropists Lisa and Michael Kaufman, and Dr. Charles H. Hennekens.

FAU to Serve on Specialized Agency of the United Nations

By | December 5, 2018

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is among a handful of academic institutions in the U.S. appointed to serve on the International Telecommunication Union of the United Nations.

FAU Launches MaryLynn Magar Fellowship at MPFI

By | November 29, 2018

FAU recently announced the launch of the MaryLynn Magar Fellowship at the Max Planck Academy at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.

FAU and Max Planck Launch First-Of-Its-Kind Academy

By | November 27, 2018

The Florida Atlantic University Max Planck Academy on the John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter stands to redefine approaches to STEM education, not just in South Florida, but nationwide.

Diplomacy Team Wins National Title at Model U.N.

By | November 15, 2018

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at FAU recently competed in the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C. and finished first overall out of 60 competing universities.

FAU Honors 2018 Talon Award Recipients

By | November 9, 2018

Florida Atlantic University recently hosted its annual Talon Leadership Awards ceremony as part of Homecoming 2018.

FAU Receives National Science Foundation I-Corps Grant

By | October 31, 2018

Florida Atlantic University recently received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to create an NSF I-Corps Site at FAU as a component of FAU Tech Runway®.

Florida's U.S. Senate and Governor's Races Tight, Poll Finds

By | October 24, 2018

Rick Scott leads Bill Nelson by less than two points in Florida's critical U.S. Senate race, while Andrew Gillum maintains a narrow lead over Ron DeSantis in the battle to be the state's next governor.

First-Generation Student Success Hosts Urban Male Institute

By | October 22, 2018

The Urban Male Initiative within FAU's Office of First Generation Student Success recently hosted a free, two-day institute at FAU's College of Business for faculty, staff and students.