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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.

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.

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.

Gift Will Establish 'Gangal Family Endowed Scholarship Fund'

By | May 24, 2018

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $500,000 gift from the Gangal family's nonprofit foundation to establish an endowed scholarship fund for engineering graduate students.

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.

FAU Awarded $1.25 Million by United States Navy

By | May 23, 2018

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded a $1.25 million grant by the United States Navy for research on autonomous unmanned marine vehicle platforms.

FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Largest Class

By | May 11, 2018

FAU Tech Runway® held its 2018 Launch Competition and Demo Day, revealing its sixth and largest class. The top seven winners each received a $15,000 check, totaling $105,000 in cash investments.

How Parents Cause Children's Friendships to End

By | May 10, 2018

A new study reveals why childhood friendships fall apart and is the first to demonstrate that parents are an important source of these breakups.

FAU Poll Finds Florida U.S. Senate Race Remains Close

By | May 9, 2018

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has opened a four-point lead on U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, 44 to 40 percent, with 16 percent undecided, according to a statewide survey by FAU's Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

New Physicians Will Serve in U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force

By | April 27, 2018

Red, blue, and now white, brought new meaning for FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as five members of its graduating class proudly represented three branches of the U.S. military during graduation.