NEWS ARCHIVE


Safiya George, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Nursing

By | April 24, 2019

FAU has named Safiya George, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. George is a leading scholar in the fields of HIV research, spirituality, religion and health.

Scientists Offer New Alzheimer's, Amyloid Connection Theory

By | April 23, 2019

In a new study, FAU Brain Institute researchers sought to answer a fundamental question -- "Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's disease or is it just an accomplice?"

Life-Metrics Mobile App Wins FAU's Business Plan Competition

By | April 19, 2019

Life-Metrics, an activity tracking mobile app created by Wilkes Honors College student David Gorski, won first place and $12,000 in prize money at the annual FAU Business Plan Competition.

Technology Senses Parkinson's Patients' Medication Response

By | April 17, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed a novel approach that automatically senses how Parkinson's patients respond to medication without patient or physician engagement.

FAU Hosts 50th Annual Honors Convocation

By | April 16, 2019

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Bret Danilowicz will host the University's 50th annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 17 at 4 p.m. at the University Theatre.

Overwhelmed Clients; Unrealistic Agency Expectations

By | April 16, 2019

Researchers from FAU's Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work conducted a study to examine challenges among therapists in contracted private agencies working in child welfare systems.

Real Estate Connect Conference Draws Industry Stakeholders

By | April 11, 2019

FAU recently hosted its first-ever Real Estate Connect Conference, which drew industry stakeholders from around the country to discuss the outlook for various markets in the United States and across the globe.

It's Safer to be a Cop in the U.S. Today than 50 Years Ago

By | April 10, 2019

A study analyzing police officer deaths from 1970 to 2016 shows that despite more violent crimes, the hazards of policing have dramatically declined since 1970 with a 75 percent drop in line-of-duty deaths.

Finalists Compete Friday in Business Plan Competition Finals

By | April 10, 2019

The competition encourages FAU students, faculty, staff and recent graduates to pitch their game-changing ideas for a chance to obtain funding for their new ventures.

New Tool Gauges Rural, Older Adults' Alzheimer's Knowledge

By | April 8, 2019

Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing have developed the "Basic Knowledge of Alzheimer's Disease" survey to measure and assess Alzheimer's knowledge in rural and underserved communities