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FAU Joins Partnership in Launching FL Food Waste Prevention Week

By | February 26, 2021

Florida Atlantic University has joined a public-private partnership to announce the first ever "Florida Food Waste Prevention Week" from Monday, April 5 through Friday, April 9.

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Wilkes Honors College Professor to aid Remembrance of the Ocoee Election Day Massacre of 1920 

By | February 24, 2021

William O’Brien, Ph.D., has been invited to serve as a member of the Ocoee Election Day Riots Historical Review and Dedication Committee. Formed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the committee’s mandate is to name/rename state park facilities and other potential sites...

Jupiter Arboretum Awarded Accreditation

By | February 24, 2021

The Robert J. Huckshorn Arboretum at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter has been awarded a Level I Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum.

Pictured: Raquel Tatar, Ph.D., Wilkes Honors College alumnae and Alyssa Payne, senior and Flagler scholar, Wilkes Honors College

Virtual Alumni Mentoring Program

By | February 24, 2021

The Wilkes Honors College Alumni Network is spearheading a program that fostered 54 alumni-student mentoring pairings spanning shared academic concentrations in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

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Drifter or Homebody? Study Reveals Where Whitespotted Eagle Rays Roam

By | February 23, 2021

Researchers from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators conducted the first multiyear study of large-scale movements of whitespotted eagle rays in U.S. waters using acoustic telemetry networks.

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FAU Brain Institute Announces ‘Brainy Days 2021,’ a Celebration of Neuroscience Sponsored by Palm Health Foundation

By | February 19, 2021

Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute is proud to announce “Brainy Days 2021,” a monthlong virtual celebration of neuroscience to engage, empower and educate the public about brain diseases and ultimately reduce the stigma associated with brain disorders.

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Cone Snail Venom Shows Potential for Treating Severe Malaria

By | February 18, 2021

A study by researchers at FAU and collaborators finds anti-adhesion drugs derived from cone snail venom may hold the key to treating malaria, COVID-19, AIDS and other diseases using blockage therapies.

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In Response to Stephen Colbert, FAU Professor Says 'Spice it Up'

By | February 17, 2021

An engineering research professor gives a "shout out" to comedian Stephen Colbert who has referred to mathematical equations as an infernal salad of numbers, letters and symbols.

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Osher LLI at FAU to Host National Film Festival LUNAFEST®

By | February 16, 2021

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University will present two virtual screenings of the 2021 LUNAFEST® Film Festival on Wednesday, March 3 and Thursday, March 4 at 4 p.m.

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FAU Launches COVID-19 Registry and Repository to Advance Research

By | February 15, 2021

FAU has launched a registry and repository to contribute to new discoveries and knowledge related COVID-19 and is currently enrolling participants with prior documented positive test reports.