Online Graduate Nursing Program Soars to No. 7 in National Rankings

Florida Atlantic University’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing’s online master’s degree in nursing is ranked No. 7 in the nation for “Best Online Graduate Programs” in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report. The college soared to No. 7 from the No. 23 spot in 2019, and is the top-ranked program for private and public institutions in Florida. FAU’s College of Business, College of Education and overall online bachelor’s programs also made the list this year.... more

FAU Poll Finds Biden Widening Lead in Florida, Where Trump Has Fallen Behind in Matchups with Democrats

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has widened his lead to 26 points among Florida voters in the race for the Democratic party’s nomination for president in 2020, according to a statewide survey by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI). ... more

New Test Detects Harmful Algal Blooms Toxin Exposure in Human Urine

A researcher from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute collaborated with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to test a newly developed immunocapture protein phosphatase inhibition assay (IC-PPIA) method for detection of microcystins and nodularin in human urine. This method uses a commercially available antibody to specifically isolate microcystins and nodularine from human urine prior to measurement.... more

 


Most Rehabilitating Sea Turtles with Infectious Tumors Don't Survive

FAU Harbor Branch researchers examined survival rates of green sea turtles with fibropapillomatosis in rehab facilities in the southeastern U.S. and found that 75 percent did not survive.

New Test Detects Harmful Algal Blooms Toxin Exposure in Human Urine

FAU's Harbor Branch collaborated with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to test a newly developed method that can detect even low-dose human exposure to harmful algal blooms in human urine.

FAU Research Reveals Internet Crime Becoming More Sophisticated

Internet crimes are becoming more sophisticated and persistent in Florida and several of America's other most populous states.

FAU Announces 2020 'Frontiers in Science' Public Lecture Series

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will host its 2020 "Frontiers in Science" series with seven different lectures on Fridays, beginning Jan. 17 through April 3.

Online Graduate Nursing Program Soars to No. 7 in National Rankings

'U.S. News & World Report' has ranked FAU's online graduate nursing program No. 7 in 2020. FAU's online MBA, master's business, master's education and overall bachelor's programs also made the list.

FAU Athletics Receives $5 Million Sponsorship to Name FAU Arena

The FAU Athletic Department has partnered with Brian Wedding and RoofClaim.com on a $5 million, 10-year sponsorship to name the RoofClaim.com Arena.

The Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents Steve Clemons

The Osher LLI at FAU in Jupiter will present a lecture by Steve Clemons, the editor-at-large of The Hill magazine, on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Osher LLI complex at FAU Jupiter.

Osher LLI at FAU Presents Dana Weiss

The Osher LLI at FAU in Jupiter will present a lecture by Dana Weiss, Israel's Channel 2 chief political analyst and host of the "Saturday Evening News with Dana Weiss," on Thurs., Jan. 23 at 12 p.m.

Osher LLI at FAU Announces Winter Course Schedule

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the winter semester, which begins Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

Poll Finds Biden Widening Lead in FL, Where Trump Has Fallen Behind

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has widened his lead to 26 points among Florida voters in the race for the Democratic party's nomination for president in 2020.

FAU Partners with Palm Beach County School District for Ethics Bowl

FAU's LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy has partnered with The School District of Palm Beach County to host the annual Palm Beach County Regional High School Ethics Bowl.

Hispanics' Consumer Confidence Weakens Entering 2020

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. was weaker in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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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

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