FAU Press Releases

Listing of the most recent FAU Press Releases.

03-26-2015

The Advisory Board of Florida Atlantic University's School of the Arts in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will host a reception and performance with Elisabeth von Trapp, granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp of "Sound of Music" fame, on Monday, April 20, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The event will take place at the Eleanor R. Baldwin House, 555 NW 20th St., on FAU's Boca Raton campus.

03-26-2015

The soon-to-be graduates of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University recently participated in a "rite of passage" at the institution's first "Match Day" to learn where they will be spending the next several years of medical training as residents.

03-26-2015

BOCA RATON, Fla. (March 25, 2015) - Florida Atlantic University and Lynn University are teaming up to raise money and awareness for those who have been affected by cancer. The annual Relay for Life will begin at the FAU track on Friday, March 27 at 7 p.m., and end on Saturday, March 28 at 7 a.m. The relay is sponsored by the American Cancer Society, which says the event is an opportunity to "celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease."

03-23-2015

Two undergraduate students in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University will take their place among distinguished innovators who will be presenting their unique concepts at the upcoming spring conference of TEDx Boca Raton -- a program designed with the mission "ideas worth spreading."

03-23-2015

The Department of Theatre and Dance in Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents "The Last Night of Ballyhoo," a play by Alfred Uhry. The play runs from Friday, April 10 through Sunday, April 19 in the Studio One Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

03-23-2015

Florida Atlantic University's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing recently held a special donor appreciation event in the College's atrium at FAU's Boca Raton campus.

03-23-2015

A state-of-the-art electron microscope housed at the Max Planck Florida Institute of Neuroscience in Jupiter is found in only a handful of places in North America and provides Brandon Lloyd, a Ph.D. student at Florida Atlantic University, with a unique glimpse of the brain's wiring.

03-21-2015

The Florida Board of Governors has appointed Michael T.B. Dennis, M.D. and reappointed Anthony Barbar '78 to the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees.

03-20-2015

Florida Atlantic University will host its second annual Dance Marathon fundraiser on Saturday, March 21 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 a.m. in FAU's Recreation and Fitness Center, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. The event, known as OWLTHON, raises money and awareness for the Children's Miracle Network (CMN). All of the money raised will go directly to UF Health Shands Children's Hospital in Gainesville.

03-20-2015

BOCA RATON, Fla. (March 17, 2015) ? Florida Atlantic University will host "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War," a traveling exhibition from the National Constitution Center, from Friday, March 20 through Thursday, April 30 at the Wimberly Library, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

03-20-2015

Florida Atlantic University's Peace Studies Program in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters and Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life host James Finley with the conference "A Path to Inner Peace: Freeing the Mind and Heart through Spiritual Sobriety."

03-20-2015

Florida Atlantic University's Department of Music in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents the concert "Memory and Memorial: Music of the Holocaust" on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

03-20-2015

Florida Atlantic University will present the lecture "Syrian Refugees: Politics, Policies, and Issues" on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 5 p.m. in the Arts and Letters Building, room 189, 777 Glades Road, FAU Boca Raton campus.

03-20-2015

The University Galleries in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University will host a public artist's lecture by activist artist Jay Critchley on Tuesday, March 31, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Performing Arts Building, room 101 (next to the Schmidt Center Gallery), 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

03-20-2015

The University Club of the Florida Atlantic University Foundation, Inc. recently hosted "Casino Royale," a casino gala fundraiser event, with proceeds benefitting FAU student scholarships, academic programs, and the Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center.

03-19-2015

On Friday, March 20 at 11:30 a.m., sealed envelopes will determine the fate of every member of the inaugural class of Florida Atlantic University's medical school as students find out where their next phase of training, residencies, will take place. FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine will host its first "Match Day" at 777 Glades Road, building 71 and the courtyard, Boca Raton campus.

03-19-2015

FAU improved its standing in the State University System Florida Board of Governors' performance-based funding model by 13 points. The University boosted its score more than 50 percent from 24 points in 2014 to 37 points -- improving from its previous place as the second-to-last ranked institution in the prior year. Among Florida's 11 public universities, FAU tied for sixth place this year. Florida Polytechnic University is not included in the rankings.

03-02-2015

One of Florida's leading public research universities and two of the world's premier research institutions will create one-of-a-kind education programs that will attract the best and brightest students to Palm Beach County, and transform Florida Atlantic University's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter into a hub of scientific inquiry, innovation and economic development

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