FAU Press Releases

Listing of the most recent FAU Press Releases.

07-22-2015

Applications are being accepted for the third class of Venture Vintage companies at Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway.

07-21-2015

Florida Atlantic University's RoboBoat team recently won second place at the eighth annual International RoboBoat Competition in Virginia Beach, Va. It was the team's best finish since it last won second place at the inaugural competition in 2008.

07-21-2015

Heather Coltman, DMA, dean of Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, recently welcomed "IM Health Science" as the College's founding corporate member of its Ambassador of the Arts program.

07-21-2015

No one likes to lose a friend, especially adolescents. But why do friendships end? Researchers in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University sought to answer this question with a study examining whether adolescent friendships end because of undesirable characteristics of friends, because of differences between friends, or both.

07-21-2015

A majority of Hispanics in Florida say they're better off financially than they were a year ago and expect the good times to continue for themselves and business in the United States, according to the latest survey conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) in the College of Business.

07-21-2015

The Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association (FAUAA) Board recently announced its 2015-16 executive committee. Former Vice Chair Tiffany Weimar '08, '10 is the Board's new chair, taking over for Benjamin Dickinson '04, who served as 2014-15 chair. Former treasurer Pablo Paez '03, '08 will serve as vice chair. Danielle Leitch '93 continues her service as secretary, and Roland Valdivieso '98 joins the executive committee as treasurer.

07-21-2015

In a unique study conducted at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University, researchers looked at how couples affected by Alzheimer's Disease maintained their relationships, over the course of many years of marriage, and uncovered 10 patterns of communication that help couples sustain engagement in their relationships.

07-21-2015

A majority of Hispanics believe that global warming is a serious problem and an important issue in the 2016 presidential election, according to the latest survey conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) in the College of Business.

07-21-2015

Florida Atlantic University's Division of Student Affairs and Division of Academic Affairs has received an anonymous grant for more than $764,000 to fund a new, comprehensive mentoring program called "The Mentoring Project at FAU," designed to assist with improving student success.

07-02-2015

The tradition of reading the last page of a book before reading the book is being celebrated at Florida Atlantic University where the Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center will host "The Last Word: Our Favorite Colophons," an exhibition of some of the best colophons in books and broadsides collected during the center's 15-year history, now through Sunday, Sept. 6 at the Wimberly Library, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

07-02-2015

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine was recently awarded a $2.1 million, two-year contract by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc. to conduct a study to examine the effectiveness of an injectable long-acting antipsychotic medication for schizophrenia and its impact on 30-day hospital readmission rates.

07-01-2015

Falling gas prices can shorten the time it takes a house to sell and can increase the selling price, according to results from an ongoing longitudinal study by Florida Atlantic University and Longwood University faculty.

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