FAU Press Releases
Listing of the most recent FAU Press Releases.
James E. Galvin, M.D., M.P.H., an award-winning neuroscientist who has held clinical and research positions at some of the country's major medical centers, and is one of the leading international experts on a specific form of dementia, has come to Florida Atlantic University.
Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway has selected its second Venture Vintage class of startup companies to participate in the business accelerator program.
Scientists from Florida Atlantic University, the Department of Parks and Wildlife and James Cook University in Australia, have partnered on a project to track for the first time the whereabouts of neonate flatback sea turtles to identify important developmental habitat for these animals and determine what factors might influence their habitat preferences.
Laura Mooney, director of Student Academic Services in Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, is one of 10 internationally to be selected to serve as a mentor for the 2015-17 Class of Emerging Leaders for NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (May 27, 2015) - The method used to calculate Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the most trusted benchmark for U.S. residential real estate prices, contains a flaw that likely could lead to misstating its monthly estimates, according to a newly published study led by faculty at Florida Atlantic University.
Florida Atlantic University's Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) racing team recently placed in the top 25 of universities in attendance at the 2015 Formula SAE Michigan competition in Brooklyn, Mich. Out of 118 universities from around the world, FAU finished 24th overall, beating schools such as Duke, Cornell, Columbia, Penn State, Northwestern and Purdue universities.
In a new study published in the current issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, researchers in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in Germany measured the effects of situations on human behavior in real-time and outside of a laboratory setting in one of the largest studies to employ experience sampling methods.
Florida Atlantic University's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) has rolled out the Autism Friendly Business Initiative (AFB), to improve the acceptance and understanding of people with autism, as well as help to create employment opportunities for those on the autism spectrum.
Maestro Aaron Kula's 55-member Klezmer Company Orchestra, joined by guest vocalist Lisanne Lyons, will present "American Symphonic JazzWorks," on Sunday, June 28 at 3 p.m. at Florida Atlantic University's Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.
Florida Atlantic University's Community Health Center operated by FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing recently joined forces with four organizations in Palm Beach County to form the Children's Behavioral Health Collaborative (CBHC) of Palm Beach County.
Students from across Florida will travel to Florida Atlantic University for the first State Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Championship.
Scientists at FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) are in the Gulf of Mexico exploring and mapping previously unchartered deepwater coral reefs and essential fish habitats on the southwest Florida Shelf.
Researchers at Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science have received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Rapid Response Grant (RAPID) to develop an innovative model of Ebola spread by using big data analytics techniques and tools.
Florida Atlantic University has appointed Carol Hixson as the new dean of university libraries, effective Tuesday, Aug.11. Hixson will be charged with directing all functions and services of the libraries across the University's multiple campuses. She also will be responsible for promoting and articulating a learning environment that encourages scholarship and ensures the continued use of emerging technological advances to enhance library services and resources.
Florida Atlantic University will offer a variety of youth summer camps for students in kindergarten through 12th grade this summer. Areas of focus include arts and enrichment, athletics, engineering, environment, and science. The camps will take place at FAU's Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road, unless otherwise noted.
Speaking at the eMerge Americas conference on a panel that addressed higher education and innovation on May 4, FAU President John Kelly said creating mentors at such young ages benefits the region far beyond FAU's campus.
Florida Atlantic University recently hosted its annual gala to celebrate the inaugural year of President John Kelly. The event took place in the Martin F. and Jane Greenberg Foundation Tower of FAU Stadium, Boca Raton campus. Proceeds will benefit the Kelly Family Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need.
They may not be on Facebook or Twitter, but dolphins do, in fact, form highly complex and dynamic networks of friends, according to a recent study by scientists at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) at Florida Atlantic University.
The Lifelong Learning Society at Florida Atlantic University's John D. MacArthur Campus will host its eighth summer semester from Monday, May 18 through Wednesday, July 29. Classes will take place in the in the Lifelong Learning Society complex, 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.