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Dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine Announced

By | October 13, 2016

Phillip Boiselle, M.D., a leader in thoracic imaging and innovation, will serve as dean of FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine effective in January 2017. He comes to FAU from Harvard Medical School.

FAU Alumni Association Honors 2016 Outstanding Young Owls Award Recipients

By | September 27, 2016

The FAU Alumni Association recently hosted its third annual Outstanding Young Owls Ceremony & Reception to honor exceptional young alumni.

Jose Alvarez Speaks at FAU to Celebrate International Peace Day

By | September 21, 2016

In celebration of United Nations Peace Day, the FAU Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative in partnership with the Boca Raton Museum of Art hosted a talk by nationally known artist Jose Alvarez.

Dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Announced

By | September 14, 2016

Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., a leading astronomer and researcher, has been named as the dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science effective January 2017. He comes to FAU from the University of Florida.

New Advancement Vice President Hired

By | September 6, 2016

Florida Atlantic University has appointed one of the country's most successful fundraisers to lead the university into a new era of donor relations and to spearhead a capital campaign.

Grant Helps Health Center Expand Care for Patients in Need

By | June 28, 2016

FAU's Westgate Community Health Center has received a $600,000 grant from the Farris Foundation to increase access to nurse-led primary and mental care services for underserved populations.

Walter and Lalita Janke Research Fund Announce Funded Projects

By | June 7, 2016

Florida Atlantic University recently received a $1 million gift from Dr. Walter and Lalita Janke to establish the Walter and Lalita Janke Innovations in Sustainability Science Research Fund.

FAU Foundation Board Appoints Seven New Members

By | June 3, 2016

The Florida Atlantic University Foundation Board of Directors has welcomed seven new members.

President John Kelly Receives Award of Excellence

By | June 3, 2016

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly recently received the Gaeta Chairman’s Award of Excellence by the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce.

FAU Presented With Higher Education Leadership Award

By | May 31, 2016

Florida Gov. Rick Scott recently presented Florida Atlantic University with the Governor's Higher Education Leadership Award for Most Improved University in Performance Funding.