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Gregg B. Fields Named Executive Director of FAU's I-HEALTH

By | June 10, 2019

Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., has been named as executive director of FAU's Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), one of the university's four research pillars.

Major Cities in U.S. Experiencing Downward Pressure on Housing Markets

By | June 5, 2019

Most major cities in the U.S. are experiencing downward pressure on the demand for homeownership, according to the latest national index produced quarterly by FAU and FIU faculty.

FAU Participates in Historic Trip to Israel with Gov. Ron DeSantis

By | June 4, 2019

During the trip, FAU signed five MOUs with both universities and organizations to further strengthen the university's ties with higher education and research in the State of Israel.

FAU Receives $750,000 from Gangal Foundation to Name Innovation Hall

By | May 22, 2019

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science received a $750,000 gift from the GANGALS nonprofit Foundation, Inc. to name the Lata and Shiva Gangal Global Innovation Hall in the Engineering East building.

FAU Poll Finds Trump and Biden with Commanding Leads in Florida

By | May 22, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden hold commanding leads in the race for their parties' nominations for president in 2020, and are in a dead heat in a head-to-head matchup.

FAU Announces 2020 President's Gala Date

By | May 21, 2019

Florida Atlantic University has announced the date of next year's President's Gala - mark your calendars for Saturday, April 4, 2020.

FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Seventh Venture Class

By | May 8, 2019

FAU Tech Runway® hosted its 2019 Launch Competition and Demo Day, revealing its seventh class, known as "Venture Class 7."

FAU Graduates First Doctor of Social Work Class

By | May 3, 2019

FAU's first class of Doctor of Social Work (DSW) graduates from the Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work within the College for Design and Social Inquiry recently earned their degrees.

FAU Honors 2019 Hall of Fame Inductee & Distinguished Alumni

By | May 2, 2019

The Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association (FAUAA) hosted its annual Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni ceremony and reception recently.

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.