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Very Hungry and Angry, Caterpillars Head-butt to Get What They Want

By | November 19, 2020

An FAU study shows that when food is scarce, monarch butterfly caterpillars go from peaceful feeders to aggressive fighters. The results look something like a combination of boxing and "bumper" cars.

It's Not Too Late to Cast Your Vote...For Best FAU Research Images

By | November 12, 2020

FAU is giving everyone the chance to cast their votes (again), but this time for the best images captured by its researchers in a contest that highlights work from across all of FAU's 10 colleges.

Diplomacy Team Wins Second National Title at Model U.N.

By | November 9, 2020

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at FAU recently competed in the virtual National Model United Nations competition and finished first overall out of 43 competing universities and received seven awards.

Study First to Show Relationship between a Bird's Gut and its Brain

By | November 4, 2020

FAU scientists studied songbirds' gut microbiome and have identified potentially critical bacteria affecting cognition and performance.

Boo! How Do Mexican Cavefish Escape Predators?

By | October 29, 2020

A few fish, like Mexican cavefish, have evolved in unique environments without predators. A study on escape evolution reveals vast differences in startle reflex responses between cavefish populations.

FAU Offers New 'Dermatology NP Post-graduate Certificate Program'

By | October 27, 2020

The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has launched a new certificate program for nurse practitioners to enable them to provide high-quality, holistic care for their patients with dermatological conditions.

Opioid Use Disorder? Electronic Health Records Help Pinpoint Patients

By | October 21, 2020

A retrospective cross-sectional study by FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers and collaborators, shows that information in electronic health records may help identify patients with opioid use disorder.

FAU A.D. Henderson University School Ranked Second in America for K-5

By | October 20, 2020

FAU's A.D. Henderson University School has been ranked the No. 2 Best Public Elementary School and the No. 11 Best Public Middle School in America by Niche.

FAU Student Wins Prestigious Florida Startup Competition

By | October 19, 2020

For the first time since 2014, a Florida Atlantic University student has taken first-place honors and a $10,000 cash prize in Florida Venture Forum's Statewide Collegiate Startup Competition.

FAU to Host Virtual Events in Honor of LGBTQ+ History Month

By | October 1, 2020

FAU will celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with a series of virtual events for students and staff beginning Thursday, Oct. 8 through Wednesday, Oct. 28 at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Broward campuses.