FAU Recognized as ‘Gold’ Military Friendly® University
Florida Atlantic University has earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School “Gold Designation” for the first time, based on the expanding services and spaces offered by FAU’s Military and Veterans Student Success Center. This is the ninth consecutive year FAU has appeared on the Military Friendly School® list. The Military Friendly School® designation recognizes institutions that have met minimum thresholds for student retention, graduation, job placement and loan repayment rates for student veterans.... more
Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum Opens at FAU
The Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum, a permanent exhibit featuring artifacts from the former Kansas City Royals owner and longtime Boca Raton resident’s private collection, recently opened in the Schmidt Family Complex for Academic and Athletic Excellence. Part of a donation valued at more than $10 million, the collection is widely considered one of the largest private libraries amassed and owned by an individual. ... more
Researchers Challenge New Guidelines on Aspirin in Primary Prevention
In a commentary published online ahead of print in the American Journal of Medicine , researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine and collaborators from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and the Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, provide guidance to health care providers and their patients. They urge that to do the most good for the most patients in primary care, health care providers should make individual clinical judgements about prescribing aspirin on a case-by-case basis.... more
Regulatory ambiguity surrounding the peer-to-peer virtual currency continues to discourage entrepreneurial activity by increasing risk and the costs of compliance.
A new FAU study is the first to examine how neighborhood environment affects cognition in older adults based on their genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
New guidelines recommend aspirin use in primary prevention for people ages 40 to 70 years old who are at higher risk of a first cardiovascular event, but not for those over 70.
FAU has earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation" for the first time, based on the expanding services and spaces offered by FAU's Military and Veterans Student Success Center.
The Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum recently opened in the Schmidt Family Complex for Academic and Athletic Excellence.
Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Black/African American History Month with a series of events throughout the month of February at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Broward campuses.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton will present "Super Tuesday Results: What They Mean for Election 2020," a discussion and analysis
The Osher LLI at FAU in Jupiter will present a lecture by Terry Virts, on Wednesday, March 4 at 7 p.m.
The Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees met today for its committee and full board meetings to discuss university business, as well as elect Shaun Davis as its new vice chair.
FAU's College of Business recently honored Rita and Rick Case of the Rick Case Automotive Group at its 28th annual Business Leaders of the Year breakfast at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.
The Carnegie Foundation has announced that Florida Atlantic University is one of the 119 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification for 2020.
What’s killing coral in the Florida Keys? Scientists say it’s more than just rising temperatures
Coral reefs near the Florida Keys are being destroyed, with scientists reporting a “heartbreaking” decline over the past three decades. NBC’s Kerry Sanders meets with researchers who say warming water temperatures are just one part of the problem.... more