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FAU Professor Receives Award for Academic Advising

By | September 5, 2017

Jennifer Bloom, Ed.D., an associate professor in the College of Education at FAU, will receive the Virginia N. Gordon Award for Excellence in the Field of Advising.

Placenta-on-a-Chip: Microsensor Mimics Malaria in the Womb

By | August 29, 2017

By combining microbiology with engineering technologies, researchers are developing a novel 3D model to study malaria-infected placenta, and have received a $400,000 NIH grant to develop this microsensor.

Psychotic Disorders and Obesity: Blame Big Waistlines

By | August 23, 2017

A researcher in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and collaborators are the first to compare the long-term course of weight across different psychotic disorders in a newly published report.

FAU's Incoming Freshmen Set Record for GPA, Test Scores

By | August 21, 2017

Florida Atlantic University's incoming freshman class has the highest GPA and test scores in the University's history.

Keep Safety in Mind during Solar Eclipse

By | August 18, 2017

It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to observe the first solar eclipse in more than 40 years. Experts at Florida Atlantic University caution safety first to ensure that the experience is a pleasant one.

Uncovering One of Cuba's Hidden Natural Treasures

By | August 17, 2017

An ocean exploration led by FAU's Harbor Branch with scientists from the U.S. and Cuba has explored never-before-studied mesophotic coral reefs during a month-long circumnavigation of the entire coast of Cuba.

Researchers 'Count Cars' - Literally - to Manage Traffic

By | August 9, 2017

Researchers are "counting cars" to improve traffic on overcrowded roads. And with more than 263 million passenger vehicles in the U.S. and more than 14 million vehicles in Florida alone, this is no small feat.

Nursing Home Guide Could Save U.S. Millions of Dollars

By | August 8, 2017

An innovative yet simple and inexpensive approach using a guide for residents in nursing homes and their families could have a dramatic impact nationwide on health care savings, morbidity and quality of life.

Students Receive First Doctor's White Coats at Ceremony

By | August 4, 2017

The 64 members of the incoming class of 2017 in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine each received their first doctor's white coat today during the symbolic White Coat Ceremony.

It's Not Just What You Eat, It's What's Eating You

By | August 2, 2017

A new study shows that it's not just what or how much you eat that matters. Smelling food in addition to consuming calories could influence the aging process and provide clues for a longer lifespan.

 
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