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Endangered Juvenile Smalltooth Sawfish Found in St. Lucie River

By | November 19, 2020

FAU Harbor Branch and FWC scientists successfully caught, tagged and released a juvenile smalltooth sawfish in the Indian River Lagoon - a major step for sawfish research and recovery efforts in Florida.

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FAU Brain Postdoctoral Fellow Receives Pilot Grant to Study Behavioral Changes in Mice Related to Autism and ADHD

By | November 18, 2020

Lorena B. Areal, Ph.D., a FAU Brain postdoctoral fellow, received a pilot grant to evaluate, through functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), network-level changes in the brain that might underlie behavioral changes observed in genetically engineered mice expressing the DAT Val559 mutation.

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FAU Announces Largest Gift in School's History

By | November 17, 2020

Florida Atlantic University officially announced today that it has received its largest gift in school history - a $20 million gift from benefactors Kurt and Marilyn Wallach.

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FAU and Memorial Healthcare System Establish Research Partnership

By | November 16, 2020

FAU and Memorial Healthcare System have formed a research partnership, which combines their expertise and resources in clinical research, clinical trials, basic research and translational biomedical research.

FAU Lecture "Mascots: Native American Representation in Sports"

By | November 13, 2020

The controversy over Indigenous mascots has been a part of U.S. cultural conversations for decades and now it looms ever larger in our public consciousness.

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It's Not Too Late to Cast Your Vote...For Best FAU Research Images

By | November 12, 2020

FAU is giving everyone the chance to cast their votes (again), but this time for the best images captured by its researchers in a contest that highlights work from across all of FAU's 10 colleges.

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Dopamine Surge Reveals How Even for Mice, 'There's No Place Like Home'

By | November 12, 2020

A study by FAU neuroscientists demonstrates how 'coming home' produces a signal of comfort in mice and is the first to show that home evokes a surge of dopamine that mimics the response to a dose of cocaine.

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FAU Tech Runway to Celebrate Virtual Maverick Reception

By | November 10, 2020

FAU Tech Runway® will host the 2020 Maverick Reception virtually on Thursday, Nov. 19 from 6 to 7 p.m.



By | November 9, 2020

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at FAU recently competed in the virtual National Model United Nations competition and finished first overall out of 43 competing universities and received seven awards.

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What's That Growing on Your Face Mask?

By | November 9, 2020

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researcher has developed a novel device to conveniently sanitize contaminated masks and other items at home or at work and has received a provisional patent for the technology.