NEWS ARCHIVE


Virtual Reality Headset Reduces Children's Fear of Needles

By | June 18, 2018

A study led by an affiliate faculty member in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine is the first to use a 3D virtual reality headset to test this tool as a distraction method in a pediatric setting.

HRSA $2.8 Million Grant Will Enhance RN Role in Primary Care

By | June 14, 2018

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing will establish a primary care workforce of BSN degree students who are practice ready and willing to serve veterans and patients in rural and underserved communities.

Three FAU High Students Named National Merit Recipients

By | June 14, 2018

Three Florida Atlantic University High School students have been named winners of the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition.

Metabolic Effects of Antipsychotic Medications in Youths

By | June 13, 2018

A study led by a researcher at FAU is the first to use gold-standard measures to show that antipsychotic medication use in youths adversely affects body fat and insulin sensitivity.

FAU Teams Win Top Awards at SeaPerch Competition

By | June 6, 2018

Six teams from Florida Atlantic University High School and A.D. Henderson University School (ADHUS) recently competed in the 2018 International SeaPerch Underwater Robotics Championship at the University of Massachusett... Mores Dartmouth in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Renters Create More Wealth than Home Buyers in Many Markets

By | June 6, 2018

Renters who reinvest their money have an increasingly better chance at creating wealth than individuals who purchase a home, according to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty.

Common Myths and Truths About Alzheimer's Disease

By | June 4, 2018

One of the country's leading neuroscientists has developed eight myths and truths about Alzheimer's disease to shed light on this form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

Alumna's Gift Establishes Women in Leadership Program at FAU

By | May 30, 2018

Kathleen E. Brush, who earned an M.B.A. from FAU in 1980, has donated more than $1.3 million to the College of Business to establish the Kathleen Brush Program for Women in Leadership.

Research Park at FAU to Celebrate 2018 Awards

By | May 29, 2018

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® recently named the recipients of its fourth annual Research Park Annual Awards.

Lack of Paid Sick Leave Increases Poverty

By | May 24, 2018

Research conducted by Florida Atlantic University and Cleveland State University has, for the first time, quantified the relationship between the lack of paid sick leave and poverty in the United States.