FAU Celebrates Summer 2020 Graduates
Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 1,900 degrees for the summer 2020 semester in a special virtual ceremony. The new graduates will join more than 175,000 alumni who have graduated from FAU since the University opened its doors in 1964. ... more
FAU’S NEW MEDICAL STUDENTS PLEDGE TO COMBAT HEALTHCARE DISPARITIES
Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine recently celebrated its 10th White Coat Ceremony virtually to welcome its incoming class of 2020. This time-honored event is celebrated at medical schools around the nation and symbolizes entry into the medical profession as medical students are cloaked with their first doctor’s white coat. For more than a century, the white coat has been the symbol of the medical doctor. ... more
Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science Test Effectiveness of Facemasks and Social Distancing
Research from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, just published in the journal Physics of Fluids , demonstrates through visualization of emulated coughs and sneezes, a method to assess the effectiveness of facemasks in obstructing droplets. The rationale behind the recommendation for using masks or other face coverings is to reduce the risk of cross-infection via the transmission of respiratory droplets from infected to healthy individuals.... more
Florida's COVID-19 daily percent positive rate, a key metric driving economic and public policy decisions, offers a distorted snapshot of the effect the virus is having across the state.
Four researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science have received the coveted National Science Foundation Early Career (CAREER) award.
A study led by FAU's Harbor Branch examined 83 stranded dolphins and whales in North Carolina and Florida. Researchers looked at 11 different animal species to test for 17 different substances.
FAU's Phil Smith Center for Free Enterprise has become the second program within the College of Business to be named an Oasis of Excellence by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni.
FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine recently welcomed the incoming class of 2020 with a virtual White Coat Ceremony and White Coats-4-Care Donor event.
When Shernette Dunn emigrated from Jamaica to the United States as a 16 year old, she had one goal in mind - "achieve the American dream."
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the fall semester, which begins Thursday, Oct. 8.
Florida Atlantic University Pine Jog Environmental Education Center took a new approach this year to honor winners of its 2020 Green Schools Awards.
The Osher LLI at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter will bring together Johns Hopkins Medicine experts for a virtual lectures series, "Healthy Aging and Your Brain Series," via Zoom webinars.
Lawmakers should eliminate a key exemption in the federal Fair Housing Act, according to Ken. H. Johnson, Ph.D., an economist in FAU's College of Business.
The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® today announced that Diowave Laser Systems has relocated its headquarters and clinic to join the Research Park at FAU as its newest tenant.
Florida Atlantic University has officially announced a $1.125 million gift from The Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation.