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Safiya George, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Nursing

By | April 24, 2019

FAU has named Safiya George, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. George is a leading scholar in the fields of HIV research, spirituality, religion and health.

Life-Metrics Mobile App Wins FAU's Business Plan Competition

By | April 19, 2019

Life-Metrics, an activity tracking mobile app created by Wilkes Honors College student David Gorski, won first place and $12,000 in prize money at the annual FAU Business Plan Competition.

Technology Senses Parkinson's Patients' Medication Response

By | April 17, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed a novel approach that automatically senses how Parkinson's patients respond to medication without patient or physician engagement.

It's Safer to be a Cop in the U.S. Today than 50 Years Ago

By | April 10, 2019

A study analyzing police officer deaths from 1970 to 2016 shows that despite more violent crimes, the hazards of policing have dramatically declined since 1970 with a 75 percent drop in line-of-duty deaths.

FAU Celebrates 'Stellar' 2019 President's Gala

By | April 8, 2019

Florida Atlantic University recently celebrated its ninth annual President's Gala in the Martin F. and Jane Greenberg Foundation Tower of FAU Stadium at its Boca Raton campus.

Board of Governors Approves New Student Housing for FAU

By | March 28, 2019

Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus and John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter will soon offer two new state-of-the-art student housing facilities.

FAU Poll Finds Gov. Ron DeSantis Riding a Wave of Popularity

By | March 28, 2019

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to ride a wave of popularity among Florida voters, who support many of his public policy priorities, according to a survey by FAU's Business & Economics Polling Initiative.

Alarming Surges of Firearm Deaths in School-age Children

By | March 21, 2019

Researchers in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine examined trends of deaths from firearms among U.S. schoolchildren from 1999 to 2017, and found that 38,942 firearm-related deaths occurred in 5 to 18 year olds.

Children with Autism Are 'In-tune' With Mom's Feelings

By | March 20, 2019

A study assessing the ability of children with and without autism spectrum disorder to recognize facial emotions in familiar faces shows no differences in these two groups of children.

It's a 100 Percent 'Match' for FAU's Soon-to-be Physicians!

By | March 15, 2019

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine soon-to-be graduates celebrated "Match Day." The class of 2019 achieved a 100 percent match and now know where they will spend the next few years of training as residents.