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FAU Honors Local Veterans with Flag Pole Dedication

By | November 16, 2017

A new flag pole now sits in front of the Student Union on Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus.

Homeowners Can't Count on Property Appreciation for Wealth

By | November 16, 2017

A new study finds that the property appreciation most homeowners expect when buying a home may be relatively meaningless in terms of building wealth.

Experts Team Up on Study to Save Endangered African Penguins

By | November 15, 2017

There are less than 25,000 breeding pairs of African Penguins in existence today. A first-of-its-kind study on prognostic health indicators in this seabird provides invaluable information to help preserve them.

First-of-its-kind Bioengineered Robotic Hand to Sense Touch

By | November 14, 2017

FAU has received a $1.3 million NIH grant for a "living" robot with its own nervous system. Researchers are creating a living pathway from the robot's touch sensation to the user's brain to help amputees.

New FAU Program Supports Foster Care and Homeless Students

By | November 13, 2017

Less than 3 percent of youth raised in foster care graduate from a four-year college.

Most Hospice Workers Don't Have an Advance Directive

By | November 9, 2017

A new study finds that the majority of hospice providers don't have end-of-life wishes themselves. Procrastination, fear of the subject and costs were reported as the most common barriers.

FAU Recognized as a 2018 Military Friendly® University

By | November 9, 2017

Florida Atlantic University has earned the 2018 Military Friendly® School Designation by Victory Media.

Most Floridians Pleased with Hurricane Irma Response

By | November 8, 2017

A majority of Floridians are pleased with the state's preparedness for and response to Hurricane Irma and believe it will boost Gov. Rick Scott's expected 2018 run for the U.S. Senate, according to an FAU poll.

A.D. Henderson Teacher Wins Hispanic Heritage Month Award

By | November 2, 2017

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott recently awarded Tzeitel Chacon-Rosado the 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Excellence in Education Award.

Study Shows Alarming Number of Teens Cyberbully Themselves

By | October 30, 2017

A new form of self-harm in youth has emerged and is cause for concern. "Digital self-harm," where adolescents post, send or share mean things about themselves anonymously online, could be a cry for help.

 
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