NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Receives NSF Grant for Critical Infrastructure Systems

By | September 30, 2015

Extreme events like hurricanes can disrupt infrastructure systems like power and water. Researchers will develop a decision framework to rapidly restore these functions and services for disaster management.

First Study on Hard-to-treat Depression in Older People

By | September 30, 2015

About half of older adults don't respond to first-line medication for depression. A new study shows that adding a second drug to treatment with an antidepressant medication alone helps many of these patients.

Harbor Branch ECC Takes Students to Ocean Floor of Hawaii

By | September 29, 2015

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

Scientists Study Phytoplankton in the Pacific

By | September 29, 2015

A team of researchers from FAU Harbor Branch conducted experiments to better understand phytoplankton in the Pacific Ocean.

FAU Honors 2015 Outstanding Young Owl Award Recipients

By | September 29, 2015

The FAU Alumni Association recently hosted its second annual ceremony to honor outstanding young alumni under age 40 from eight of FAU's colleges for their personal and professional accomplishments.

Dramatic Increase of Alcohol Abuse in Early Maturing Girls

By | September 28, 2015

A new study published in 'Pediatrics' shows that early maturing girls given the most parental autonomy had the highest rates of alcohol abuse, with intoxication frequency increasing an average of 234 percent.

Hoot/Wisdom's Album Receives Latin GRAMMY Nomination

By | September 25, 2015

FAU faculty and students in the Department of Music received two Latin GRAMMY nominations.

FAU Receives $1.2 Million Grant for Autism Training Program

By | September 24, 2015

More students with autism are being taught in the general classroom setting. Preparing professionals to teach these students is critical in alleviating the dire shortage of special education teachers.

FAU University Galleries Awarded $143,857 in Grants

By | September 24, 2015

The University Galleries were recently awarded three major grants.

FAU Poll Shows Rubio Jumping to Second Place in Florida

By | September 23, 2015

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.