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Brainy Days 2020

FAU Brain Institute Announces ‘Brainy Days 2020,’ a Celebration of Neuroscience Sponsored by Palm Health Foundation

By | February 24, 2020

Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute is proud to announce “Brainy Days 2020,” a celebration of neuroscience throughout the month of March and sponsored by Palm Health Foundation.

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FAU to Celebrate 2020 President's Gala

By | February 24, 2020

Florida Atlantic University is set to celebrate its ninth annual gala on Saturday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Martin F. and Jane Greenberg Foundation Tower of FAU Stadium at its Boca Raton campus.

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Could This Toothpaste Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke?

By | February 24, 2020

A study by FAU and collaborators shows Plaque HD®, the first toothpaste that identifies plaque so that it can be removed with directed brushing, significantly reduces inflammation throughout the body.

From left to right, Jeffrey Morton, FAU Distinguished Teacher of the Year; FAU President John Kelly; Tim Steigenga, interim dean, FAU Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College.

20th Anniversary Wilkes Honors College Benefactors Dinner

By | February 21, 2020

Nearly 200 people attended the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors 20th Anniversary Benefactors Dinner on February 20 at the Pelican Club.

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FAU Recognized as 'Gold' Military Friendly® University

By | February 20, 2020

FAU has earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation" for the first time, based on the expanding services and spaces offered by FAU's Military and Veterans Student Success Center.

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Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum Opens at FAU

By | February 20, 2020

The Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum recently opened in the Schmidt Family Complex for Academic and Athletic Excellence.

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Neighborhood Features and Genetic Risk Interact to Affect Cognition

By | February 19, 2020

A new FAU study is the first to examine how neighborhood environment affects cognition in older adults based on their genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU Presents Terry Virts

By | February 18, 2020

The Osher LLI at FAU in Jupiter will present a lecture by Terry Virts, on Wednesday, March 4 at 7 p.m.

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Researchers Challenge New Guidelines on Aspirin in Primary Prevention

By | February 17, 2020

New guidelines recommend aspirin use in primary prevention for people ages 40 to 70 years old who are at higher risk of a first cardiovascular event, but not for those over 70.

Sunil Raju


By | February 13, 2020

Sunil Raju, a Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College National Merit student in the Medical Scholars Program, was recently published in Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, one of the most prestigious journals in the field of Hispanic literature.