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FAU Holds Ceremonial Groundbreaking for the Schmidt Family Complex

Transformational facility to play central role in FAU's athletic program and help student-athletes excel in the classroom, on the field.

January 20, 2017

 

FAU Celebrates MLK Day with Series of Events

Florida Atlantic University will host a series of events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day from Monday, Jan. 16 through Friday, Jan. 20.

January 13, 2017

 

FAU Jupiter's LLS Celebrates 20 Years

Florida Atlantic University's Jupiter Lifelong Learning Society (LLS) will celebrate its 20th anniversary during the 2017 winter and spring semesters.

January 12, 2017

 

Nursing and Business Rank High in 'U.S. News & World Report'

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, as well as FAU's College of Business, are both listed in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report national rankings for "Best Online Graduate Programs."

January 12, 2017

 

Hispanics Divided Along Party Lines on Economic Outlook

As the nation approaches the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States this month, Hispanic Republicans and Democrats differ greatly in their opinions about the economy.

January 11, 2017

 

Jupiter's LLS Presents Ed Davis

Florida Atlantic University's Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter will present a lecture by Ed Davis on Thursday, Feb. 2

January 10, 2017

 

Mother and Daughter Graduate Together From FAU

Not many mothers and daughters can say they've carpooled to college together. Even fewer can say they graduated together, too.

December 21, 2016

 

FAU Graduate Has a Heart for Volunteering

FAU graduate Justin Cooke has volunteered more than 1,000 hours while pursuing his degree in biology.

December 21, 2016

 

FAU Graduate Fueled by Her Passion for Leadership

Former Student Government (SG) president Kathryn Edmunds took advantage of FAU's opportunities for student involvement.

December 21, 2016

 

FAU Graduate Earns Prestigious Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Ramon Garcia-Areas' groundbreaking research on breast cancer has earned him a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship at Institut Curie Pasteur in Paris, one of the world's leading research institutes.

December 21, 2016

 
 

FAU Graduate Puts His Future in Hands of His Own Imagination

David Parshenkov is developing a mobile application that utilizes dynamic augmented reality, technology that pulls graphics out of a phone or computer display and integrates them into real world environments.

December 21, 2016

 

FAU Jupiter's LLS Presents Ballet Photographer

"Staying Power: A Balanchine Dancer's Story of Survival," sponsored by Rita Stein, will include the professional and personal milestones and setbacks via compelling, uncensored tales.

December 19, 2016

 

FAU Celebrates Fall 2016 Commencement

FAU will confer more than 2,680 degrees today and tomorrow during five commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

December 15, 2016

 

Record High Home Prices Being Supported by Rising Rents

Record high home prices in the U.S. housing market are being driven upward by rising rents in cities across the country, according to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty.

December 13, 2016

 

FAU Jupiter's LLS Announces 'Opening Week'

Florida Atlantic University's Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter has announced its lecture and performance offerings for the "2016 Opening Week," which begins Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

December 12, 2016

 

Hispanics Think Trump Will Not Be Good for U.S. Economy

A majority of Hispanics think U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will not be good for the country's economy or the United States' relationships with other countries, according to a new FAU national poll.

December 12, 2016

 

Venture Investment Beats Bank Loans to Boost Small Business

Investment from venture capital appears to help new startup businesses grow and boost entrepreneurship better than funding from bank loans, according to a FAU new study.

December 8, 2016

 

FAU Student Government Honors its Very First President

In 1965, just one year after Florida Atlantic University opened its doors, Daniel Mica, BA '66, became the University's very first Student Government (SG) president.

December 5, 2016

 

Having Former Politicians on Board Helps Complete Mergers

Study finds appointing former politicians and regulators to boards of directors or management teams influences corporate mergers and acquisitions and improves the financial performance of acquiring companies.

November 30, 2016

 

FAU Jupiter's LLS Announces Winter Schedule

Florida Atlantic University's Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the winter semester, which begins Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

November 28, 2016

 

FAU alumnus Eduardo Padrón Receives Medal from Obama

Eduardo Padrón, president of Miami Dade College and an alumnus of Florida Atlantic University College of Business, was one of 21 people to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom Tuesday at the White House.

November 22, 2016

 

Hispanics More Cautious about Holiday Spending and Economy

Hispanics are more cautious about their holiday spending this year with 1 in 5 saying they will not be shopping at all, according to a national survey by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

November 17, 2016

 

FAU Diplomacy Team Earns Top Honors at National Model United Nations Competition

Florida Atlantic University's Diplomacy Program recently received three awards for academic excellence at the National Model United Nations simulation in Washington, D.C.

November 17, 2016

 

FAU Tech Runway® Graduates 'Venture Class III' Entrepreneurs

Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway® recently celebrated the graduation of "Venture Class III", a special ceremony to commemorate the third class of companies to complete the FAU Tech Runway® program.

November 17, 2016

 

Former NBA Player Inducted into Halls of Fame

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine's advisory board member and donor Jack Laub was recently inducted into the James P. Kelly University of Cincinnati Athletics Hall of Fame and the Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame.

November 16, 2016

 

FAU Students Support Haiti with Relief Effort

The FAU community came together to start a Help for Haiti relief effort in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

November 14, 2016

 

FAU Jupiter's LLS Hosts Ambassador Ken Adelman

Jupiter's LLS present's a lecture by Ambassador Adelman on Dec. 6 at 2:30 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Society complex at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.

November 14, 2016

 

Adams Center Hosts 'HatchPad Engage! Boca Raton' Nov. 16

FAU will host "HatchPad Engage! Boca Raton" on Wednesday at the College of Business.

November 14, 2016

 

FAU Celebrates International Education Week

Florida Atlantic University's International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) will celebrate International Education Week (IEW) from Monday, Nov. 14 through Friday, Nov. 18.

November 10, 2016

 

FAU Conducts Professional Development in Egypt

Florida Atlantic University professors within the College of Education recently traveled to Egypt to deliver intensive professional development to hand-picked educators in Cairo.

November 4, 2016

 

FAU and Friends Honor Phil Smith for His Generosity

Friends and colleagues gathered at Coral Ridge Country Club in Fort Lauderdale recently to honor Phil Smith, a leading Broward County businessman who recently gave his alma mater, FAU, a generous gift.

November 1, 2016

 

Trump Closing to Within Three Points of Clinton in Florida

Donald Trump has closed to within three points of Hillary Clinton in what the Republican nominee has called the "must-win" state of Florida, according to a poll of 500 likely Florida voters conducted by FAU.

October 26, 2016

 

U.S. Department of Education Awards FAU $4.4 Million Grant

This Hispanic Serving Institution project (Title III) will increase underrepresented Hispanics in computer-related careers, and facilitate successful post-degree employment or graduate school enrollment.

October 26, 2016

 

FAU to Celebrate Homecoming 2016 'Owlympics'

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Homecoming 2016 "Owlympics" beginning Saturday, Oct. 22 through Saturday, Oct. 29, on FAU's Boca Raton, Broward and Jupiter campuses.

October 19, 2016

 

Women's Scholarship House Celebrates 20 Years

Built in 1996, the BPWSH is an on-campus residence hall for women with strong academic promise that are in need of outside financial assistance.

October 19, 2016

 

Jupiter's LLS Presents Former NASA Astronaut Sandra Magnus

Lecture by Former NASA Astronaut Sandra Magnus on Thurs, Nov. 3 at 2:30 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Society complex.

October 19, 2016

 

FAU Supports Graduate Research with 3MT Competition

A group of Florida Atlantic University graduate students have three minutes to explain their research to an audience with no background in their area of study.

October 18, 2016

 

Clinton Opens Six-Point Lead over Trump in Florida

Hillary Clinton has opened up a six-point lead over Donald Trump in the critical battleground state of Florida, according to a new survey by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

October 13, 2016

 

FAU Launches 'Healthy Campus 2020' Initiative

Healthy Campus 2020 is a national effort by the American College Health Association to improve the overall health of students, faculty and staff on college campuses nationwide.

October 12, 2016

 

Riverside Hotel's Dobrikow is 2016 Business Leader of the Year

FAU's College of Business to honor Heiko Dobrikow, executive vice president at The Las Olas Company, general manager of the Riverside Hotel and chairman of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.

October 12, 2016

 

Owls Racing Takes First Place at Formula SAE Match Race

The Florida Atlantic University Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) racing team won first place in the 3rd Annual Formula SAE Match Race at the Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia.

October 10, 2016

 

FAU to Host Events for Disability Awareness Month

Florida Atlantic University will be hosting events at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Davie campuses to commemorate Disability Awareness Month during October.

October 4, 2016

 

Mahatma Gandhi's Grandson Shares Lessons Learned at FAU

Arun Gandhi felt it was important to share his grandfather’s views on nonviolence, forgiveness, and peaceful revolution.

October 4, 2016

 

Boynton Beach High Students Train at FAU Simulation Center

Students from Boynton Beach High School had the opportunity to experience what it's like to be a physician for the day as they learned how to respond to medical emergencies using simulation technology.

September 30, 2016

 

Former U.S. Ambassador 'Skipp' Orr to Lecture at FAU

Robert "Skipp" Orr, former U.S. ambassador and FAU alumnus, presents "The Evolution of a U.S. Ambassador: Policy and Perspective in a Global Age."

September 29, 2016

 

FAU's COM Affiliates with Local Jewish Academy for Medical Studies Program

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has entered into an agreement with the Donna Klein Jewish Academy (DKJA) to create a Medical Studies Program.

September 27, 2016

 

Hispanics Backing Clinton Over Trump in Five Key States

Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump among Hispanics in the key battleground states of Florida, Ohio, Nevada, Colorado and North Carolina, according to a new survey by FAU.

September 22, 2016

 

Max Planck-FAU Premier Doctoral Program

The nation's first International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Brain and Behavior via FAU collaboration launched this fall semester with five students from FAU.

September 22, 2016

 

Jupiter Arboretum Awarded Accreditation

The Robert J. Huckshorn Arboretum at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter has been awarded a Level I Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum.

September 14, 2016

 

FAU to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Events

Florida Atlantic University will commemorate Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month with a series of events for students, faculty and staff.

September 14, 2016

 

Hospitality Management Program Ranked Among Top 30 in U.S.

Florida Atlantic University's Hospitality & Tourism Management program is among the top 30 in the United States, according to the latest rankings published by The Best Schools Magazine.

September 13, 2016

 

Index Shows Housing Market Moving Deeper into Buy Territory

The latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty indicates the U.S. housing market as a whole is moving marginally deeper into buy territory.

September 13, 2016

 

FAU's Hispanic Honor Society Earns National Award

FAU's Rho Omicron Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, received the prestigious Ignacio and Sophie Galbis Award, presented to the most outstanding chapter nationwide.

September 12, 2016

 

'Keep Memories Alive - Walking with the Stars Affair'

FAU's Caring Hearts Auxiliary of the Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center will host "Keep Memories Alive -- Walking with the Stars Affair" on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 9 a.m. at the Town Center at Boca Raton.

September 12, 2016

 

FAU Student Group Celebrates Women in Computing

ACM-W has more than 100 chapters worldwide, and supports, celebrates, and advocates internationally for the full engagement of women in all aspects of the computing field.

September 9, 2016

 

The Thrill of the Vote: Episodes in Democracy

The exhibition includes rare books, newspaper illustrations and other pieces that portray the history of voting rights.

September 9, 2016

 

'Shark Tank' Entrepreneur Daymond John Shares Success Story

Celebrated fashion pioneer, best-selling author and branding guru Daymond John shared his rags-to-riches story and the lessons he's learned as a successful entrepreneur with an audience of more than 2,000.

September 9, 2016

 

Poll Shows Hispanics Turn to Social Media for Political News

Hispanics in the United States are increasingly optimistic about the nation's economy and their own personal financial situation, according to a new national survey by FAU.

September 8, 2016

 

New Graduate Study Lounge for Students

Graduate students enrolled at Florida Atlantic University, as well as students within the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, now have an exclusive lounge in the Wimberly Library.

September 8, 2016

 

FAU Celebrates Constitution Day

Florida Atlantic University will commemorate Constitution Day with a series of events on Thursday, Sept. 15

September 1, 2016

 

Affordable Care Act Improves Access but Disparities Persist

Faculty at Florida Atlantic University and the University of Miami reviewed nearly 100 studies of the ACA, dating back to 2010, compiling key findings about the ACA's impact on the U.S. health care system.

August 29, 2016

 

FAU Receives $5 Million Gift from Phil and Susan Smith

FAU announces a $5 million gift from Phil and Susan Smith to establish The Phil Smith Center for Free Enterprise at the College of Business, which will name its main tower Phil Smith Hall in his honor.

August 24, 2016

 

FAU Poll Finds Trump Edging Out Clinton in Florida

Republican nominee Donald Trump leads Democrat Hillary Clinton in Florida 43 to 41 percent, with Libertarian Gary Johnson taking 8 percent, Green Party candidate Jill Stein 2 percent and 5 percent undecided.

August 24, 2016

 

'Cans for Cites' to Benefit Beyond Food Program

Florida Atlantic University faculty, staff and students who find a parking ticket on their windshield this week can hold on to their money.

August 23, 2016

 

'FAU Guardian' to Enhance Student Safety

FAU's Police Department is launching "FAU Guardian," a free mobile app that turns any smartphone into a personal safety device.

August 22, 2016

 

Not In My Town

Not in My Town is a musical drama in one act based on the events surrounding the death of Matthew Shepard

August 19, 2016

 

New Collaboration Stations to Help FAU's Online Students

Florida Atlantic University's Center for e-Learning has gifted collaboration stations to the Wimberly Library.

August 18, 2016

 

FAU's Incoming Freshman Class Boasts Highest GPA Ever

Florida Atlantic University's incoming freshman class boasts the highest GPA in the university's history.

August 18, 2016

 

FAU Celebrates 2016 College Colors Day

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate College Colors Day on Friday, Sept. 2.

August 16, 2016

 

FAU Graduate Studying Deadly Bacteria in Florida

Gabrielle Barbarite received her doctorate in integrative biology on Tuesday, August 9.

August 10, 2016

 

Former Runner Swaps Sneakers for Lab Coat

Jana Olivova received bachelor's degrees in neuroscience and psychology from Florida Atlantic University on Tuesday, August 9.

August 10, 2016

 

Left-Most Digit on Home's Asking Price Matters Most

The best technique for pricing a home when listing it for sale is setting the asking price just below a round number, according to recent research published by the Journal of Housing Research.

August 10, 2016

 

FAU Graduate Named College President

Joaquin Martinez, Ph.D., received his doctorate in higher education leadership from FAU on August 9.

August 10, 2016

 

FAU Hosts Florida Developmental Research Schools Conference

More than 300 people attended the Florida Developmental Research Schools Conference hosted by Florida Atlantic University's A.D. Henderson University School on the Boca Raton campus on August 3.

August 5, 2016

 

FAU Poll Finds Two-Thirds of Hispanics Voting for Clinton

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump nationally by 48 percent among Hispanics - nearly twice the 26 percent margin she held in May - and has greatly increased her favorability rating, according to a new FAU poll.

August 4, 2016

 

FAU Jupiter's LLS Announces Fall Schedule

Florida Atlantic University has announced the Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter course offerings for the fall semester, which begins Monday, Oct. 10.

August 1, 2016

 

Two Former Olympians Call Florida Atlantic University Home

Cherene Castillo and Steve Grotowski – both employees of FAU – reflect back on their once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Castillo represented her native Canada in the 2000 Olympic Summer Games in Sydney, Australia playing softball. Grotowski represented his native Great Britain in the 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London, England playing beach volleyball.

August 1, 2016

 

Daymond John of ABC's 'Shark Tank' to Speak at FAU Sept. 8

Tickets are available at the FAU Box Office, located in the FAU Student Union, or online at www.fauevents.com.

July 28, 2016

 

Series of Courses in Entrepreneurship Open to Public in Fall

FAU's Adams Center for Entrepreneurship will host a special topic series of courses this fall in entrepreneurship, open to FAU students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as the public.

July 25, 2016

 

FAU's RoboBoat Team Takes Second Place

Florida Atlantic University's RoboBoat team recently won second place out of 13 teams at the ninth annual International RoboBoat Competition in Virginia Beach, Va.

July 22, 2016

 

New Chair of College of Nursing Advisory Board

Teresa "Terry" Fedele, a nurse and retired hospital executive who has served as a member of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing's Advisory Board since 2013, will now serve as chair of the board.

July 12, 2016

 

Sherry Bees Named Principal of A.D. Henderson and FAU High

Florida Atlantic University has named Sherry Bees as its principal/director of the A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School.

July 12, 2016

 

Hispanics Consider Global Warming a Serious Problem

FAU poll finds four out of five Hispanics believe that global warming is a serious problem and a majority of them said it's an important issue that will guide who they'll vote for in 2016 presidential election.

July 7, 2016

 

Study Shows Homes in Gated Communities Command Higher Prices

Homes in gated communities command significantly higher prices, but these neighborhoods' additional amenities can also reduce sale prices because they bring maintenance costs that outweigh their benefits.

June 30, 2016

 

FAU Flipping the Script on Sexual Assault

Florida Atlantic University will become the first public university in the United States to offer an evidence-based training proven to reduce a woman's risk of sexual assault.

June 29, 2016

 

New Dean of Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College

Florida Atlantic University has appointed Ellen S. Goldey, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, effective Monday, Aug. 1.

June 20, 2016

 

FAU Remembers Victims of Orlando Shooting

Florida Atlantic University is remembering the 49 victims and dozens injured in the recent Orlando mass shooting with a series of events at its Boca Raton and Davie campuses.

June 16, 2016

 

Sport Management MBA Ranks Among Top Three Programs in World

Florida Atlantic University's College of Business MBA in Sport Management program is among the best in the world and first in Florida, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness International.

June 7, 2016

 

FAU and UF Study Impact of Agriculture and Food Industries

The study analyzed the role and importance of agriculture, natural resources, and food industries in Palm Beach County.

June 7, 2016

 

U.S. Housing Market Moving Deeper into Buy Territory

The latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty indicates the United States housing market is moving deeper into buy territory, suggesting residential housing markets around the country are sound.

June 6, 2016

 

FAU Instructor on Mission to Bring Hope to Ugandan Village

When Elizabeth Gillespie first traveled to Uganda in the summer of 2013, she witnessed things that would trouble most people. Still, she goes back. "You physically leave, but a part of you never really does."

June 3, 2016

 

Poll Finds Hispanics Favor Clinton Over Trump by 23 Percent

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 23 percent among Hispanics, who see her as better prepared for improving the economy and keeping them safe from terrorism, according to a new national survey by FAU.

June 2, 2016

 

Summer May be the Hottest Season to Buy and Sell a Home

While spring is traditionally the busiest time for real estate sales, this summer could prove to be the hottest time for buying or selling a home, according to a real estate economist at FAU.

May 31, 2016

 

FAU Approved for Surgery, Emergency Medicine Residencies

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received initial accreditation for residency programs in general surgery and emergency medicine, in collaboration with its member teaching hospitals.

May 23, 2016

 

FAU's Theatre Lab Celebrates Successful First Season

Since its grand opening in August 2015, more than 1,500 people have attended a Theatre Lab event.

May 17, 2016

 

Alumna Honored at White House Correspondents' Dinner

Florida Atlantic University alumna Emiliana Molina recently received the Deborah Orin Scholarship from the White House Correspondents' Association.

May 12, 2016

 

FAU Graduate Shares War Experiences Through Writing

After five deployments overseas with the United States Army, Patrick Martin, 30, turned to writing as an outlet from his war experiences.

May 6, 2016

 

Fulbright Scholar Olga Bakina Graduates

Olga Bakina, a Fulbright scholar from the Ukraine, received her M.S. in biomedical science at FAU's graduation ceremony this morning. Bakina will be pursuing a Ph.D. at Helmholtz Zentrum in Munich, Germany.

May 6, 2016

 

FAU High to Host Drone Competition

Students from across the state will travel to Florida Atlantic University for the FAU Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Championship.

May 6, 2016

 

FAU Celebrates Spring 2016 Commencement

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 3,190 degrees today and tomorrow during six commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.

May 5, 2016

 

Apps, Drones Part of FAU's Senior Design Showcase

Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science will host its Senior Design Showcase on Wednesday, May 4, from 4 to 7 p.m., at FAU Tech Runway, 901 NW 35th St., in Boca Raton.

May 4, 2016

 

FAU Honors Brent Burns as 2016 Hall of Fame Inductee

Alumni from eight of FAU's colleges were honored for their career accomplishments, and Brent Burns, B.B.A. '81, was introduced as the 2016 inductee into the FAUAA Hall of Fame.

May 4, 2016

 

Eight FAU High Students to Also Earn College Degrees

Florida Atlantic University's spring commencement ceremonies highlights the accomplishments of eight FAU High School students.

May 3, 2016

 

First Graduate of FAU-Max Planck Degree Program

Brati Das, 32, recently became the first student approved to graduate with Florida Atlantic University's Integrative Biology and Neuroscience (IBAN) degree.

May 3, 2016

 

Cuba Native Secures 12-month Position to Continue Neuroscience Research

FAU's Wilkes Honors College senior Roberto Hernandez was awarded a research supplement from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

May 2, 2016

 

Medical Students Become Nation's Newest Physicians

FAU's College of Medicine celebrated a long-anticipated day as it conferred the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees to 61 members of the class of 2016, making them the nation's newest physicians.

April 29, 2016

 

State Farm Grant to Provide Financial Literacy Education

FAU's Center for Economic Education within the College of Business has received $5,000 from State Farm to supply financial literacy educational materials and workshops for local area educators.

April 28, 2016

 

Words To Assure Protection for Whistleblowers Can Evoke Fear

New study finds that vivid language intended to assure potential whistleblowers they will be protected from retaliation is instead likely to evoke fear and make them less likely to report misconduct.

April 26, 2016

 

Nursing Students, Faculty Offer Helping Hand to Feet in Need

Among the many health issues that negatively impact the homeless, issues related to their feet are ever present and often left untreated resulting in significant health risks and decreased quality of life.

April 26, 2016

 

FAU Jupiter's LLS Awards $11,000 in Scholarships

FAU Jupiter's LLS awarded 11 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students.

April 25, 2016

 

FAU Wave Competition Announces Winners

Florida Atlantic University's Division of Research recently hosted a celebratory event for the inaugural FAU Wave Competition, an undergraduate research and entrepreneurial contest.

April 25, 2016

 

FAU Preschoolers to Rally for Earth Day

Preschool students from FAU's Karen Slattery Educational Research Center for Child Development will stage their support for the environment as part of FAU's annual Earth Day celebration.

April 21, 2016

 

Steven D. Roper Named Founding Executive Director

Steven D. Roper, Ph.D., has been appointed as the founding executive director of the Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative at Florida Atlantic University.

April 20, 2016

 

MPFI Scholar Earns Top Spot in Competition

Five FAU students participating in the MPFI Scholars program showcased research at the Symposium for Young Neuroscientists and Professors of the Southeast (SYNAPSE) in Clinton, S.C.

April 19, 2016

 

FAU Hosts 47th Annual Honors Convocation

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Gary W. Perry will host the University's 47th annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 20.

April 19, 2016

 

New Video Messaging Platform Wins Business Plan Competition

FAU student David Parshenkov is the winner of this year's Business Plan Competition with an idea for a communications tool he hopes will bring users together to share an experience via picture and video.

April 15, 2016

 

Market Returns Affected By Which Party Wins White House

Which party wins the United States presidential election in November could change how investors play the stock market for years to come, says an FAU College of Business professor

April 13, 2016

 

FAU High Student Meets President Obama

Florida Atlantic University High School student Hannah Herbst participated in President Barack Obama's sixth annual White House Science Fair on Wednesday, April 13 at 1 p.m.

April 11, 2016

 
 

Wilkes Honors College to Host 14th Annual Symposium

Florida Atlantic University's Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College will host the 14th annual Honors College Symposium and Research Day on Friday, April 8.

April 6, 2016

 

FAU Announces Five Finalists in Business Plan Competition

Florida Atlantic University has announced the five finalists for this year's FAU Business Plan Competition, hosted by FAU's Adams Center for Entrepreneurship and the College of Business on Monday, April 11.

April 6, 2016

 

Students Showcase Findings at Research Symposium

Florida Atlantic University's Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI) hosted the sixth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.

April 5, 2016

 

Bobby and Barbara Campbell Donate $5 Million for Athletic Complex

The gift will name the Bobby and Barbara Campbell Academic Success Center within the Complex

April 4, 2016

 

FAU's OwlThon Raises Record Amount for Charity

Florida Atlantic University's annual Dance Marathon fundraiser raised a record $188,234.16 for the Children's Miracle Network (CMN).

April 3, 2016

 

FAU to Host Annual Dance Marathon Fundraiser

Florida Atlantic University's annual Dance Marathon fundraiser will begin on Saturday, April 2 at 1 p.m., and end on Sunday, April 3 at 2:15 a.m. in FAU's Recreation and Fitness Center.

April 1, 2016

 

A.D. Henderson to Host SeaPerch Competition

Florida Atlantic University's A.D. Henderson University School will host local middle school and high school teams in a regional SeaPerch competition on Saturday, April 2, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

April 1, 2016

 

FAU Diplomacy Team Receives Model UN Award

Florida Atlantic University's Diplomacy Program has received the Distinguished Delegation Award at the National Model United Nations competition in New York City.

March 31, 2016

 

Native Orchid Discovered at FAU's Boca Raton Campus

The Toothed Rein Orchid, native only to central and south Florida within the United States, has been discovered along the Tortuga Trail at Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus.

March 31, 2016

 

Daymond John of ABC's 'Shark Tank' to Speak at FAU Sept. 8

Daymond John, founder of FUBU and co-star of ABC's "Shark Tank," will speak at FAU on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. Tickets for the event will go on sale Friday, April 1.

March 30, 2016

 

New Grant for College of Nursing Doctoral Nursing Students

The College of Nursing has received a grant from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare to fund doctoral nursing students as part of a national initiative to support 1,000 nurse scholars.

March 29, 2016

 

FAU Offers Free Hearing Screenings

Florida Atlantic University's Department of Communication Science and Disorders will host free hearing screenings on Tuesday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to noon, and Thursday, April 7 from 1 to 3 p.m.

March 23, 2016

 

The Passing of a Champion of Peace: Leon Charney

Leon Charney played a pivotal role in achieving the historic 1978 peace accords

March 22, 2016

 

Medical Students Match 100 Percent for Residencies

The soon-to-be graduates in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine participated in "Match Day" to learn where they will be spending the next several years of medical training as residents.

March 18, 2016

 

‘U.S. News & World Report’ Ranks Graduate Nursing Programs

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing rapidly rises to No. 44 and No. 46 in latest "U.S. News & World Report" national ranking of best graduate nursing programs.

March 16, 2016

 

FAU Hosts Pre-Health Professions Day

Pre-Health Professions Day is an opportunity for FAU undergraduates, graduates, and the community to talk with admissions representatives from health-related graduate and professional programs.

March 15, 2016

 

Trump Up 23 Points in Florida, Where Clinton Leads by 28

Donald Trump leads Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz by 23 points in the latest survey of likely Republican voters in Florida, where Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders by 28 points among Democrats, a new FAU poll says

March 12, 2016

 

FAU Jupiter's LLS Presents Harbor Branch Series

FAU's Lifelong Learning Society will present a lecture series by the FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute beginning on Thursday, March 24.

March 10, 2016

 

FAU to Host 2016 Gala

Florida Atlantic University will host its annual gala on Saturday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Martin F. and Jane Greenberg Foundation Tower of FAU Stadium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

March 10, 2016

 

FAU High's Hannah Herbst Featured on Discovery Education

Florida Atlantic University High School student Hannah Herbst was featured live on Discovery Education to talk about her experience as "America's Top Young Scientist."

March 8, 2016

 

FAU to Offer Criminal Justice Summer Camp

Florida Atlantic University's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice within the College for Design and Social Inquiry will host a first of its kind criminal justice summer camp for high school students.

March 7, 2016

 

Unsteady Stocks Pushing Housing Market into Buy Territory

The latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty indicates the housing market in the nation as a whole remains in buy territory, meaning homeowners can expect to build wealth faster than renters.

March 3, 2016

 

OWLs Racing Takes First Place at Formula South Invitational

Florida Atlantic University's Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Racing Team recently finished first place overall at the fourth annual Formula South Invitational in Marietta, Ga.

March 1, 2016

 

Financial Analyst Team Advances in International Competition

A team of four FAU College of Business students enrolled in the college's Financial Analyst Program are heading to Chicago after advancing to the Americas regional of the CFA Institute Research Challenge.

February 25, 2016

 

#OscarSoWhite Boycott Unlikely to Affect Academy Awards

A boycott of the Academy Awards to protest the lack of racial diversity among the nominees is unlikely to create the change many hoped for, says an FAU professor who has studied boycotts for almost 20 years.

February 25, 2016

 

Diplomacy Program's First Endowed Scholarship Fund

Diplomacy Program announces its first endowed scholarship fund, established by Les and Judy Fishman.

February 24, 2016

 

4-Year-Old Students Rally for Peace at FAU

A group of preschoolers from FAU's Karen Slattery Center for Child Development advocated for peace on Tuesday, Feb. 23.

February 23, 2016

 

Former Physics Professor Leaves $1.1 Million Endowment

Bjorn Nils Anders Lamborn, Ph.D., former physics professor and chair, has left a $1.1 million endowment to establish an Eminent Scholar Chair in Theoretical Physics, and a $100,000 scholarship endowment.

February 23, 2016

 

FAU Celebrates National Engineers Week

Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science will celebrate "Engineers Week 2016: Engineering the Tides of Change" from Monday, Feb. 22 to Friday, Feb. 26.

February 22, 2016

 

Making a Difference Through Mentoring

Florida Atlantic University launches the Mentoring Project to offer students extra support.

February 22, 2016

 

FAU Honors Naren Gursahaney as Business Leader of the Year

FAU's College of Business honored Naren Gursahaney, ADT president and chief executive officer, on Wednesday at the 24th annual Business Leader of the Year Awards breakfast at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.

February 17, 2016

 

SNCF Supports Center for Holocaust & Human Rights Education

FAU received a gift of $260,000 from SNCF America, Inc., to establish the SNCF America Holocaust and Human Rights Education Fund.

February 16, 2016

 

FAU to 'Tee it Up' for Veteran Student Success

Florida Atlantic University's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, in conjunction with the Project Courage Foundation, will host the first FAU Veterans Scholarship Golf Classic.

February 15, 2016

 

Traveling Paper Studio to Stop at FAU's Jaffe Center for Gallery Talk

FAU will host Jillian Bruschera, creator of The Mobile Mill traveling hand papermaking studio, on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m.

February 12, 2016

 

FAU Holds 10th Annual Global Shemin Trialogue

Florida Atlantic University presents the 10th annual Global Shemin Trialogue Seminar titled "Beating Plowshares into Swords: Religion and Violence."

February 12, 2016

 

FAU to Host Science Olympiad

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will host its ninth annual southeast Florida regional competition for the Science Olympiad on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

February 11, 2016

 

FAU Jupiter Named A '2015 Tree Campus USA' for Sixth Year

FAU's Jupiter has received certification as a 2015 Tree Campus USA for the sixth year in a row by the Arbor Day Foundation.

February 11, 2016

 

New Tool Shows Available Computers

Florida Atlantic University has a new tool that displays the availability of the Wimberly Library's more than 230 student computers.

February 11, 2016

 

Future FAU Nurse Practitioners to Head to Guatemala

Twenty-two registered nurses studying to become nurse practitioners in FAU's Lynn College of Nursing will join professors on a trip that will transform their lives and how they think about providing healthcare.

February 11, 2016

 

Honors College Student Presents at International Conference

FAU's Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College senior Lauren Goldsworthy recently presented at the 18th International Conference on Marine Biology and Ecology (ICMBE) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

February 11, 2016

 

Dress for Success with OWL Professional Clothes Closet

Florida Atlantic University has launched the OWL Professional Clothes Closet, a new initiative aimed at helping FAU students dress appropriately for job interviews and networking events.

February 10, 2016

 

Award-Winning Columnist, Sports Commentator and Author

Florida Atlantic University's Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter will present a lecture by award-winning columnist, sports commentator and author John Feinstein.

February 8, 2016

 

The President and American Capitalism since 1945

Brian Balogh will present the keynote address titled "Shopper in Chief: Presidential Leadership in America's Consumer's Republic."

February 3, 2016

 

UN Representative at FAU

Zainab Bangura at FAU for Symposium on Sexual Violence in Conflict

February 3, 2016

 

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine Announces Interim Dean

Arthur J. Ross III, M.D., M.B.A., has joined FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as interim dean. Ross also will spearhead the national search for a permanent dean over the next several months.

February 2, 2016

 

'Beyond Food' to Help Students with Food Insecurity

Florida Atlantic University has partnered with Boca Helping Hands to launch "Beyond Food," a program aimed at helping FAU students experiencing food insecurity.

February 1, 2016

 

FAU to Host Events in Honor of Black History Month

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Black History Month with a series of events throughout the month of February at its Boca Raton, Jupiter, and Davie campuses.

January 29, 2016

 

FAU's Vice President for Financial Affairs Recognized as Top Nonprofit CFO

Dorothy, Russell won the award for a nonprofit organization at the South Florida Business Journal's 2016 CFO Awards event.

January 29, 2016

 

Honors Student Joins Ice Hockey Team Despite Challenges

Ramer studies neuroscience at the Honors College and believes his experience in the rink will help him prepare for his future.

January 29, 2016

 

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science Receives $300,000 Gift from Bidtellect

The gift will allow the College to develop and establish curriculum, facilitate laboratory improvements, and provide an annual award to the top Bidtellect Laboratory researcher.

January 26, 2016

 

U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch Visits College of Medicine

U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch visited Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine to meet and discuss health policies and the changing health care system with medical students.

January 22, 2016

 

FAU Hires New Head of Equal Opportunity, Title IX

Katrina Oliver, J.D., will join Florida Atlantic University as its new executive director of equity, inclusion and compliance and university Title IX coordinator on Monday, Feb. 1.

January 21, 2016

 

Latest FAU Poll Shows Trump Surging to 48 Percent in Florida

FAU poll shows Donald Trump has surged nearly 12 points in the last two months and is closing on half of the GOP vote in Florida, where Hillary Clinton has improved in all matchups against GOP frontrunners.

January 20, 2016

 

College of Nursing Receives $350,000 from Christine E. Lynn

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has received two gifts totaling $350,000 from local philanthropist, business owner and nurse Christine E. Lynn for faculty talent retention and student scholarships.

January 20, 2016

 

FAU Celebrates MLK Day with Events

Florida Atlantic University will hold a series of events in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day from Monday, Jan. 18 through Jan. 21.

January 18, 2016

 

Florida First Lady Visits A.D. Henderson University School

Lab school wins first place in First Lady's 2015 Summer Literacy Adventure by reading more than 9,000 books.

January 14, 2016

 

FAU Awarded First Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence

Florida Atlantic University's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice within the College for Design and Social Inquiry has been granted the University's first-ever Fulbright scholar-in-residence.

January 12, 2016

 

Richard Gordon Donates $200,000 to FAU's Honors College

Richard Gordon, a longtime benefactor of Florida Atlantic University’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, recently donated $200,000 to his two existing scholarship funds.

January 12, 2016

 

'Spirit of America: Colonial America Exhibition' at FAU

Rare editions of some of the books and publications that inspired our Founding Fathers will be featured in the "Spirit of America: Colonial America Exhibition" at FAU's Wimberly Library.

January 9, 2016

 

FAU Students Develop Meal Delivery App

FAU students develop meal delivery app with help from new IBM software.

January 6, 2016

 

Register Now for FAU 2016 Business Plan Competition

FAU students, faculty and staff are invited to compete for cash and prizes in the 2016 FAU Business Plan Competition, hosted by FAU's Adams Center for Entrepreneurship and the College of Business.

January 5, 2016

 

FAU Names Roland Kidwell Director of Adams Center

Roland Kidwell, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Management Programs within the College of Business, has been named director of FAU's Adams Center for Entrepreneurship.

January 4, 2016

 

FAU Jupiter's LLS Presents Kenneth R. Feinberg

Jupiter's LLS will present a lecture by Kenneth R. Feinberg on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 4 p.m. in the LLS complex at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.

January 3, 2016

 

Jupiter Lifelong Learning Society Presents Dr. Bennet Omalu

Jupiter's Lifelong Learning Society will present a lecture by Dr. Bennet Omalu on Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Society complex at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.

December 21, 2015

 

Leon Charney Awarded with Honorary Doctorate from FAU

Florida Atlantic University has awarded Leon Charney an honorary doctorate in humane letters in recognition of his lifelong commitment to peace through diplomacy.

December 21, 2015

 

Statement Regarding James Tracy

Statement Regarding James Tracy

December 16, 2015

 

Fall 2015 Commencement Profile: Elizabeth Reilly

When Elizabeth "Betty" Reilly applied to work at a local library nine years ago at the age of 80, they told her she wasn't qualified because she didn't complete high school.

December 11, 2015

 

Fall 2015 Commencement Profile: Denise Kutnick

Denise Kutnick doesn't have to worry about finding a job after she graduates. She's already landed her dream job as a design engineer at Intel Corporation.

December 11, 2015

 

FAU Celebrates Fall 2015 Commencement

FAU will confer more than 2,530 degrees today and tomorrow during five commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

December 10, 2015

 

FAU Receives Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program Grant

FAU's Tech Runway, FAU COB Dept. of Management Programs, FAU Military and Veterans Affairs and the Small Business Development Center at PBSC received $135,000 from the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurial Program.

December 9, 2015

 

Several U.S. Housing Markets Near Pricing Bubble Territory

The latest national housing market index produced by FAU and FIU faculty indicates the housing market in several cities -- including Dallas, Denver and Houston -- is nearing pricing bubble territory.

December 8, 2015

 

Therapy Dog Returns to FAU to Support Students During Finals

FAU will welcome back Kol, a certified therapy dog, on Monday, Dec. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. Kol will provide comfort to students studying for final exams in the Wimberly Library, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

December 7, 2015

 

FAU Receives $1 Million Gift from Walter and Lalita Janke

Florida Atlantic University recently received a $1 million gift from Dr. Walter and Lalita Janke to establish the Walter and Lalita Janke Innovations in Sustainability Science Research Fund.

December 3, 2015

 

FAU Ranks 19th for Intellectual Contributions in Real Estate

FAU faculty rank 19th in the world for their intellectual contributions to the real estate industry through their publications in top peer-reviewed journals, according to the Journal of Real Estate Literature.

December 1, 2015

 

MBA Program Ranks Fifth in the U.S. for Return on Investment

FAU's MBA program ranks fifth in the United States in terms of a student's return on investment, according to the new best business school rankings published by SoFi, a San Francisco-based marketplace lender.

November 30, 2015

 

President Kelly Delivers State of the University Address

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly delivered his second State of the University address today underlining the theme "Be Bold, Be Daring, Be FAU."

November 20, 2015

 

Trump Leads in Florida as Clinton Trails in GOP Matchups

Donald Trump has doubled the vote of his nearest challenger in Florida, where Hillary Clinton trails in matchups with GOP frontrunners, according to a poll by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

November 18, 2015

 

FAU Receives $25,000 Gift from Gotta Luv Them, Inc.

Florida Atlantic University recently received a $25,000 pledge from Gotta Luv Them, Inc. to establish the Gotta Luv Them Alumni Scholarship Endowment Fund.

November 13, 2015

 

FAU Celebrates International Education Week

FAU will celebrate International Education Week from Monday, Nov. 16 to Friday, Nov. 20.

November 12, 2015

 

FAU Honors Outstanding Leaders at 2015 Talon Awards Ceremony

Since 1997, FAU's annual Talon Awards ceremony has recognized outstanding leaders from the community, as well as FAU alumni, faculty and student body constituencies.

November 12, 2015

 

Hispanics Expect to Spend More Money this Holiday Season

Hispanics will be spending more on holiday shopping this year and are more likely to buy gifts online than in the past, according to a national survey by the FAU Business and Economic Polling Initiative.

November 12, 2015

 

FAU Recognized for Its Commitment to Veterans

Florida Atlantic University has been named to Military Times "Best for Vets: Colleges 2016" rankings for the fifth year in a row.

November 10, 2015

 

First Graduates of FAU Inducted into Majestic Owls Society

In April 1965, just seven months after opening its doors, Florida Atlantic University presented degrees to 30 students in its very first commencement ceremony.

November 10, 2015

 

Leading CEO Advisor John Mattone Headlines MBA Test Drive

John Mattone, one of the world's leading executive coaches and a well-known authority on leadership, will deliver a lecture to attendees at the MBA Test Drive event hosted by FAU's Executive Education program.

November 9, 2015

 

FAU's Part-Time MBA Ranked Among the Top in the Nation

FAU's part-time MBA is the top-ranked program in South Florida and 27th among public universities in the nation, according to rankings released by Bloomberg Businessweek.

November 4, 2015

 

FAU Expands 'Get Wise' Advising

Florida Atlantic University is continuing to "Get Wise" - this time with the addition of academic advisors in another student residence hall.

November 4, 2015

 

Nick Vujicic to Deliver Message to FAU Students

FAU welcomes motivational speaker Nick Vujicic on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. to the Carol and Barry Kaye Auditorium in FAU's Student Union.

November 4, 2015

 

Christine E. Lynn Gift Announcement

The gift, a first of its kind from Lynn to FAU Athletics, will name The Christine E. Lynn Sports Medicine Center.

November 3, 2015

 

Honors College Students Wrap Up Summer Research Internships

Nine Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College students recently presented their summer internship research at Scripps Research Institute's annual Undergraduate Summer Internship Research Poster Presentation.

October 31, 2015

 

FAU Hosts Annual Pumpkin Drop

Florida Atlantic University will host its annual pumpkin drop on Friday, Oct. 30 at 10 a.m.

October 29, 2015

 

FAU to Host Alumnus, Retired NASA Astronaut Steve Swanson

Swanson will deliver an interactive lecture about his time as an astronaut in the NASA space program, including a 30-minute presentation of his journey to the International Space Station.

October 28, 2015

 

ADT's Gursahaney Named 2015 Business Leader of the Year

FAU's College of Business will honor of Naren Gursahaney, ADT president and chief executive officer, as Business Leader of the Year on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 at 8 a.m., at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.

October 28, 2015

 

Online Brokerage Innovator Tom Sosnoff to Speak at FAU

Online brokerage innovator and financial educator Tom Sosnoff, founder and co-CEO of dough, Inc., will speak at Florida Atlantic University's College of Business on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

October 27, 2015

 

FAU Celebrates Homecoming 2015

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Homecoming 2015 beginning Saturday, Oct. 24 through Saturday, Oct. 31.

October 23, 2015

 

FAU Holds Expo for High School Students

Florida Atlantic University's Fall Expo for high school students will take place on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at FAU Stadium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

October 23, 2015

 

FAU Unlocking Voices of People Who Stutter

Florida Atlantic University is unlocking the voices of people who stutter in Rwanda by providing free speech therapy using video conferencing calls.

October 22, 2015

 

Former Israel Surgeon General Yitshak Kreiss to Visit FAU

Yitshak Kreiss, M.D., an internationally renowned leader in disaster, emergency and humanitarian medicine and former Israel Defense Forces surgeon general, will visit Florida Atlantic University.

October 21, 2015

 

FAU High Student Named Top Young Scientist

Florida Atlantic University High School student Hannah Herbst was named the winner of the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, recently held at the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minn.

October 14, 2015

 

Professor Receives Distance Learning Higher Education Award

Binu Pundir, Ph.D. recently received the Innovative Leader in Distance Learning Higher Education award from the Florida Distance Learning Association.

October 14, 2015

 

FAU Wins Second Place at Waste Design Competition

A group of Florida Atlantic University civil engineering students won second place at the Solid Waste Association of North America's (SWANA) inaugural National Solid Waste Design Competition (SWDC).

October 13, 2015

 

FAU Offers Free Hearing Screenings

Florida Atlantic University's Department of Communication Science and Disorders will host free hearing screenings in honor of National Audiology Awareness Month.

October 12, 2015

 

Eleanor R. Baldwin Donates $1 Million to Athletic Complex

- Eleanor R. Baldwin, a longtime benefactor of FAU and FAU Athletics, has donated $1 million to name the History and Tradition Hall.

October 9, 2015

 

Associate Director of Alumni Receives Boca Chamber Award

Paul Metcalf, Ph.D., associate director of alumni relations at FAU, received the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce's 2015 Chairman's Award.

October 8, 2015

 

Disability Awareness Month Events

Florida Atlantic University will be hosting events at its Davie, Jupiter, and Boca Raton campuses to commemorate Disability Awareness Month during October.

October 5, 2015

 

Harbor Branch ECC Takes Students to Ocean Floor of Hawaii

A new graduate course is allowing FAU students to see Hawaii's ocean floor without leaving Harbor Branch.

September 29, 2015

 

FAU Poll Shows Rubio Jumping to Second Place in Florida

Marco Rubio jumped into second place in Florida, a pivotal swing state where Hillary Clinton trails in most general election matchups with Republican presidential contenders, according to latest survey by FAU.

September 23, 2015

 

Theatre Lab: FAU's New Professional Resident Theatre Company

Theatre Lab will be dedicated to the development and production of new work in American theater, and will provide a training ground for FAU students.

September 22, 2015

 

Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society Presents Allida Black

Black’s lecture, “Eleanor Roosevelt and the Battle for Human Rights: 1945-Present,” is based on “ The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers.”

September 22, 2015

 

Medical Researcher's Gift Establishes Chair in Nursing

The Dr. Elizabeth E. Force Chair for Healthcare Research will bring a national leader in nursing research to serve in a key leadership role in the College.

September 22, 2015

 

Housing Market Trends More Favorable to Buying than Renting

The housing market index produced by FAU and FIU faculty indicates the country as a whole is moving deeper into buy territory, as owning a home is expected to produce greater wealth, on average, than renting.

September 17, 2015

 

Hispanics Believe Immigration is Important Election Issue

Hispanics say immigration is an important issue in the 2016 presidential race, and they support Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, according to the latest FAU survey.

September 16, 2015

 

FAU Receives $25,000 from the Rotary Club of Boca Raton

Florida Atlantic University recently received a $25,000 gift from the Rotary Club of Boca Raton to establish the Rotary Club of Boca Raton Scholarship Fund.

September 15, 2015

 

Hispanics Believe Government Better at Reducing Terror Threat

Hispanics think the United States government is doing a better job at reducing the threat of terrorism but most are still worried about the possibility of a major terrorist attack on American soil.

September 9, 2015

 

Keep Up with the FAU-Miami Game on Friday, Sept. 11

For the first time ever, FAU will host a "power five" conference member at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton. Don't miss a minute of the action!

September 8, 2015

 

FAU Celebrates Constitution Day with Several Events

Florida Atlantic University will commemorate Constitution Day with a series of events on Thursday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

September 8, 2015

 

FAU 8th Annual Bonfire and Concert

The Florida Atlantic University Program Board and Student Alumni Association invite the public to attend the eighth annual Fall Bonfire and Concert on Thursday, Sept. 10 at FAU's Boca Raton campus.

September 3, 2015

 

FAU's OSD Receives Record Scholarship Funding

Florida Atlantic University's Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) has received more than $250,000 in scholarship funding for the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters, the most ever awarded to OSD.

September 2, 2015

 

President Obama Honors FAU Alumna for Her Teaching

Robin O'Brien '14 recently earned the national Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

September 1, 2015

 

Harbor Branch Communication Team Wins State Award

The FAU Harbor Branch Communication Team recently was honored with a Judge's Award from the Florida Public Relations Association for its internal weekly eNewsletter.

September 1, 2015

 

Get In The Spirit - College Colors Day

The third annual College Colors Day Celebration event will be on Friday, Sept. 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Traditions Plaza in front of the bookstore on the Boca Raton campus.

August 19, 2015

 

Study Shows Lack of Meaning in Life Linked to Addiction

A commonly used treatment in addiction is the 12-step model developed in the 1930s. Yet, surprisingly, there is no clear understanding about how to nurture spirituality among people struggling with addictions.

August 17, 2015

 

FAU Students Return to Campus

Florida Atlantic University students will return to campus this week to mark the start of the University’s fall 2015 semester.

August 11, 2015

 

FAU Celebrates Summer 2015 Commencement

Florida Atlantic University conferred more than 1,700 degrees on August 4 during three commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium on the Boca Raton campus.

August 7, 2015

 

New Medical Students to Receive First Doctor's White Coats

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine will celebrate its fifth White Coat Ceremony as it officially welcomes the incoming class of 2015 on Friday, Aug. 7 at 4 p.m.

August 5, 2015

 

FAU RoboBoat Team Makes Waves

Florida Atlantic University's RoboBoat team recently won second place at the eighth annual International RoboBoat Competition in Virginia Beach, Va

July 21, 2015

 

Florida Hispanics Better Off Financially, Latest FAU Poll Says

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.

July 21, 2015

 

Students Educate the Community at Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex

Integrative biology doctoral students Alexandra Lolavar and Boris Tezak are helping to educate our community and its visitors on sea turtle research and conservation efforts.

July 14, 2015

 

Alumni Association Announces 2015-16 Executive Committee and New Board Members

The Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association (FAUAA) Board recently announced its 2015-16 executive committee.

July 13, 2015

 

FAU Alzheimer's Study Shows How Spouse-Caregivers Sustain Relationships

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.

July 13, 2015

 

Steve Swanson's Achievements Have Made For a Stellar Career

Taking a selfie while walking down the street is about as common today as walking itself ... but what about taking one while floating in outer space?

July 10, 2015

 

Global Warming is a Serious Concern to Hispanics

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.

July 8, 2015

 

Honors College Students Awarded Summer Research Scholarships

The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College has granted 17 students scholarships to conduct research over the summer at Scripps Florida, the Max Planck Florida Institute and FAU Jupiter.

July 7, 2015

 

FAU Receives Grant to Fund New Mentoring Project

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.

July 6, 2015

 

FAU Poll Says Hispanic Consumers More Optimistic About Current Conditions but Concerned About Future Economy

Hispanic consumers are more optimistic about current economic conditions but have concerns about the future, according to the latest survey conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) in the College of Business.

June 16, 2015

 

Sport Management MBA Ranks Among Top 10 Programs in the World

Florida Atlantic University's College of Business sport management MBA program is among the best in the world, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness International.

June 15, 2015

 

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