Scientists are First in the World to Spawn Bonefish in Captivity

It took scientists in Japan more than 50 years to successfully spawn eels in captivity to help preserve the species. In a race to solve a major challenge for conservation aquaculture, a breakthrough by researchers at Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in collaboration with Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT) is the first in the world to successfully spawn bonefish in captivity – in just four years. ... more

Opioid Use Disorder? Electronic Health Records Help Pinpoint Patients

Opioid use disorder affects about 2 million Americans each year and is the No. 1 cause of accidental death. Between 50 to 90 percent of individuals with this disorder were exposed to a prescription opioid first. Opioid use disorder is likely underdiagnosed within the healthcare system setting, which may be due in part to the reticence of practitioners who lack the specialized training in addiction medicine. ... more

Study: Airlines, Airports Must Do More for Stressed-Out Passengers

With the coronavirus crisis dealing the travel industry one of the biggest blows in its history, a new study from researchers at Florida Atlantic and Florida Gulf Coast universities suggests that airlines and airports should be doing more to help passengers cope with stress.... more


FAU Awarded U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant for AI

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers receive $653,393 grant to improve learning and operation of artificial intelligence systems.

Opioid Use Disorder? Electronic Health Records Help Pinpoint Patients

A retrospective cross-sectional study by FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers and collaborators, shows that information in electronic health records may help identify patients with opioid use disorder.

Scientists are First in the World to Spawn Bonefish in Captivity

FAU Harbor Branch and Bonefish & Tarpon Trust have reached a groundbreaking milestone in fish reproduction research by successfully inducing captive bonefish to spawn in aquaculture tanks.

FAU High Receives 2020 College Success Award

FAU High School has received a prestigious College Success Award from, the nation's leading nonprofit empowering parents to unlock educational opportunities for their children.

FAU A.D. Henderson University School Ranked Second in America for K-5

FAU's A.D. Henderson University School has been ranked the No. 2 Best Public Elementary School and the No. 11 Best Public Middle School in America by Niche.

FAU Student Wins Prestigious Florida Startup Competition

For the first time since 2014, a Florida Atlantic University student has taken first-place honors and a $10,000 cash prize in Florida Venture Forum's Statewide Collegiate Startup Competition.

Mitch Albom in Virtual FAU/Palm Beach Book Festival Event

Mitch Albom will discuss his book "Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake and the Making of a Family."

OLLI at FAU Jupiter Presents Lectures on U.S. Presidential Election

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU in Jupiter will present two online lectures by Ralph Nurnberger, Ph.D. on Oct. 15 and Nov. 12, via Zoom.

FAU and the Palm Beach Book Festival Present Jeffrey Toobin

Jeffrey Toobin will discuss his book "True Crimes and Misdemeanors" with Joe Klein, author of "Primary Colors."

FAU's Board of Trustees Elects Vice Chair

The Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees recently elected Brent Burns as its vice chair.

Research Park at FAU Welcomes New Authority Board Member

Sherry Ambrose was recently announced as a new member of the Florida Atlantic Research and Development Authority.

FAU's Board of Trustees Reelects Chair

The Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees reelected current chair Abdol Moabery during its recent annual retreat.


Which face masks provide best protection

Bandanas and loosely folded masks still allow droplets to travel in the air, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University.... more