James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., to Lead FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute

An internationally renowned researcher and leading oceanographer has been named executive director of Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., who joined FAU’s Harbor Branch in 2015, has served as interim executive director since March.... more

Scientist Receives Grant for Cancer Metastasis Research

Metastasis – the spread of cancer – often is considered the deadliest aspect of solid tumors. A leading scientist at Florida Atlantic University has been working to identify what contributes to the ability of tumor cells to move through the body and find other places to “set up shop.” He has identified a number of enzymes that he believes are responsible for this process and is working to develop novel compounds to slow down this spreading aspect of cancer. ... more

Medical Students Receive First Doctor’s White Coat

Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine celebrated its eighth White Coat Ceremony to officially welcome its newest medical students during this symbolic event, which took place in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium on the Boca Raton campus. ... more

 


Scientist Receives Grant for Cancer Metastasis Research

A leading FAU scientist has received $708,044 from the Florida Department of Health to identify what contributes to the ability of tumor cells to move through the body and find other places to "set up shop."

NSF Grant Will Support Health Care Delivery Network Systems

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $599,983 NSF research grant for data mining models and algorithms for complex dynamic information networks for health care delivery.

FAU $1.8 Million NIH Grant Will Address Pain, Addiction

A scientist's ground-breaking work on the basic mechanisms and biochemical basis of chronic pain and drug addiction have opened new avenues of research and identified novel drug targets for these disorders.

Medical Students Receive First Doctor's White Coat

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine celebrated its eighth White Coat Ceremony to officially welcome its newest medical students during a symbolic ceremony.

Graduate, 81, Fulfills Lifelong Dream and Receives Degree

If you looked at Nicoletta Sorice’s bucket list, you would find “Receive my Degree” written at the very top.

FAU and Sheba Medical Center Partner on Emergency Management

In this collaboration, Sheba's world-class experts will work with FAU to develop and deliver educational programs, conduct research and build additional response and leadership capabilities in Florida.

FAU Department of Theatre Presents 'Easy Virtue'

Graduate students are joined by professionals in this breezy, wonderful splash of comedy.

'Washington Post' Editor Eugene Robinson at FAU

Robinson will present the lecture "Covering the Presidency in the Modern Media Age."

Theatre Lab Receives Three Carbonell Award Nominations

The nominations went to Niki Fridh for best supporting actor in "Most Wanted"; Kent Barrett for best scenic design in "Motherland"; and Karen Stephens for best actress in "Motherland."

FLDOE Awards $100,000 to FAU's Holocaust Education Center

The Florida Department of Education recently awarded FAU's CHHRE $100,000 to serve as the administrator of the Commissioner's Task Force on Holocaust Education.

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., to Lead FAU's Harbor Branch

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., an internationally renowned researcher and a leading oceanographer, has been named executive director of FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.

Scott Maintains Lead on Nelson in Florida U.S. Senate Race

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has maintained a slight lead over U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in the U.S. Senate race, according to the statewide survey by FAU's Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

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Why the endangered green sea turtle is losing its male population

"Biologist Jeanette Wyneken directs Florida Atlantic University's marine lab, and has studied Florida's sea turtle population since 2002. She's alarmed by what she doesn't see in her tanks of hatchlings."... more

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