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Medical Students Receive First Doctor's White Coat

By | August 10, 2018

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine celebrated its eighth White Coat Ceremony to officially welcome its newest medical students during a symbolic ceremony.

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., to Lead FAU's Harbor Branch

By | August 10, 2018

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., an internationally renowned researcher and a leading oceanographer, has been named executive director of FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.

Scientist Receives Grant for Cancer Metastasis Research

By | August 8, 2018

A leading FAU scientist has received $708,044 from the Florida Department of Health to identify what contributes to the ability of tumor cells to move through the body and find other places to "set up shop."

FAU Places No. 1 in Florida for R.N. Licensure Exam

By | August 6, 2018

The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing placed No. 1 in Florida for the graduates of its Bachelor of Science in Nursing who had a 100 percent passage rate on the National Council Licensure Examination.

FAU $1.8 Million NIH Grant Will Address Pain, Addiction

By | July 31, 2018

A scientist's ground-breaking work on the basic mechanisms and biochemical basis of chronic pain and drug addiction have opened new avenues of research and identified novel drug targets for these disorders.

Scott Maintains Lead on Nelson in Florida U.S. Senate Race

By | July 26, 2018

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has maintained a slight lead over U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in the U.S. Senate race, according to the statewide survey by FAU's Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

Where Baby White Sharks 'Hang Out' in the North Atlantic

By | July 18, 2018

A study is the first to confirm the movement patterns and seasonal migrations of baby white sharks in the north Atlantic Ocean. Results provide novel insights into this vulnerable early stage of life.

FAU and Collaborators Receive $1.68 Million NIH Grant

By | July 17, 2018

FAU neuroscientist Alex Keene, Ph.D., is working on a joint project that uses genomic and transgenic technology in Mexican cavefish to identify genetic loci that contribute to sleep, feeding, and metabolism.

FAU Names Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D. as University Provost

By | July 9, 2018

Florida Atlantic University has named Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D. as its provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1.

Report Gives 24-hour View of Cyberattacks in Florida, U.S.

By | June 20, 2018

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science recently launched FloridaSOAR, a first-of-its-kind, large-scale analysis of the magnitude of compromised Internet of Things devices globally.