FAU Press Releases

Listing of the most recent FAU Press Releases.


With U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to the Everglades this morning to promote his policies combating climate change, the following Florida Atlantic University expert is available to discuss topics related to climate change:


Researchers from Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute conducted several studies to determine the impacts of the DWH on marine organisms such as oysters, conch, shrimp, corals as well as marine plankton (microalgae or phytoplankton, rotifers or zooplankton), which provide the basis of coastal and oceanic food webs. Findings from their oyster and phytoplankton studies were published in 2014 in the Journal of Shellfish Research and the Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology.


Florida Atlantic University's Department of Theatre and Dance in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters has announced its summer lineup for Festival Repertory Theatre 2015. The comedy "The Royal Family" will run from Friday, June 26 through Saturday, July 25; the musical "She Loves Me" will run from Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 26; two big band concerts will be presented on Saturday, July 18 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 19 at 2 p.m.; and a Piano Gala will be featured on Saturday, July 25 at 5 p.m.


Hispanics nationally have a 60 percent favorable opinion of the Affordable Care Act and are finding it increasingly easier to afford healthcare, according to the latest survey conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) in the College of Business.


Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Gary W. Perry hosted the University's 46th annual Honors Convocation at the University Theatre, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.


A one-day conference on Thursday, April 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Safe Schools Institute, 1793 Spanish River Blvd., in Boca Raton, aims to highlight the challenges of youth caregivers and how the greater population can help provide resources. Florida Atlantic University First Lady Carolyn Kelly -- herself a caregiver during her youth -- will provide the keynote address at 12:30 p.m. She will share her story of caring for her terminally ill mother and how those challenges helped shape her life into adulthood.


Florida Atlantic University, one of Florida's leading public research universities, and the internationally renowned Nansen Neuroscience Network (NNN) in Norway, a premier network of organizations dedicated to research into neuroscience in Europe, have signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperative research and education in the areas of neuroscience and brain health.


More than 600 people attended Florida Atlantic University's Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter film festival, "LUNAFEST®: Short Films By, For, About Women®," raising more than $4,000.


Florida Atlantic University has announced the winners of the 2015 Business Plan Competition, which concluded today at FAU's Boca Raton campus.


The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University will host its 13th annual Symposium and Research Day on Friday, April 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the AD Auditorium at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.


Florida Atlantic University's 2015 Business Plan Competition will take place Wednesday, April 8 through Friday, April 10, at FAU's Boca Raton campus. The competition provides the opportunity for participants to vet their business ideas before a panel of successful entrepreneurs, early stage investors and venture capital principals.


The University Galleries in Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will present "Chromis," the Spring 2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition, from Friday, April 24 through Friday, May 1, 2015 in the Ritter Art Gallery, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.


In much the same way that glucometers and pregnancy tests have revolutionized in-home diagnostic testing, researchers from Florida Atlantic University and collaborators have identified a new biosensing platform that could be used to remotely detect and determine treatment options for HIV, E-coli, Staphylococcus aureas and other bacteria.

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