FAU Brain Institute Awarded $780,000 to Launch ASCEND

To address the national shortage in STEM (science-technology-engineering and math) career-oriented students, the Florida Atlantic University Brain Institute has received a $780,000 grant from the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation to launch an innovative program targeted at middle and high school students in Palm Beach County.... more

Innovative Couples’ Intervention Significantly Helps People With Alzheimer’s Communicate

For couples with decades of shared memories, a partner’s decline in the ability to communicate is one of the most frightening and frustrating consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.... more

Who's Your Daddy? Good News for Threatened Sea Turtles

Who’s your daddy? No, it’s not a TV clip from “The Jerry Springer Show” to identify who the “real” father is. Rather, it is a groundbreaking study of sea turtle nests and hatchlings using paternity tests to uncover “who are your daddies?”... more

 


Intervention Helps Couples Affected by Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College Nursing have developed a first-of-its-kind in-home intervention for couples affected by dementia, which can improve communication behavior in just 10 weeks.

Who's Your Daddy? Good News for Threatened Sea Turtles

FAU researchers are the first to document multiple paternity in sea turtle nests and hatchlings to uncover "who are your daddies?" Results of the study are very good news for this female-biased species.

Blind Cavefish, Extreme Environments and Insomnia

A new study provides the first genetic insight into the evolution of sleep loss and may explain variation in sleep between animal species, or even between individual people.

FAU Online MBA Student Takes Home Top Prize in Competition

Jazmin Campos-Chiodin won the X-Culture Business Proposal Elevator Pitch Award at the 2017 AIB-SE conference in Washington D.C., where students from around the world pitched a business idea in a real elevator.

FAU Jupiter Hosts Second Annual Owl Games Fundraiser

FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus will host its second annual "Owl Games" fundraising event on Saturday, Feb. 6 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Resources building (SR), 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.

First-year FAU Medical Student Wants to Make a Real Impact

Benjamin R. Childs is not a typical first-year medical student. Before coming to FAU, he was in real estate finance, taught at a public school in Harlem, and volunteered as an EMT for Central Park Medical Unit.

'Washington Post' Editor Eugene Robinson at FAU

Robinson will present the lecture "Covering the Presidency in the Modern Media Age."

Theatre Lab Receives Three Carbonell Award Nominations

The nominations went to Niki Fridh for best supporting actor in "Most Wanted"; Kent Barrett for best scenic design in "Motherland"; and Karen Stephens for best actress in "Motherland."

FAU & Latin American Training Center Inaugurate Partnership

The first initiative of the partnership is a Brazilian film series, opening with "Dear Ambassador" - the story of the Brazilian ambassador that saved hundreds of Jews in France during World War II.

FAU Brain Institute Awarded $780,000 to Launch ASCEND

FAU's Brain Institute has received a $780,000 grant from the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation to launch an innovative STEM program targeted at middle and high school students in Palm Beach County.

FAU's CHHRE to Recognize Outstanding Holocaust Educators

Florida Atlantic University's Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education (CHHRE) recently hosted the annual Educator Appreciation Dinner, sponsored by Polen Capital.

Osher LLI at FAU to Host National Film Festival

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University will host the LUNAFEST® Film Festival on Thursday, March 15 at 6 p.m.

FAU's Board of Trustees Elect New Vice Chair

The Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees met recently to make several decisions related to the University's operations, including electing its new vice chair, Abdol Moabery.

FAU Tech Runway Reveals Third Annual Economic Impact Report

Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway® has released the results of its third annual economic impact report.

FL SBDC Network, FAU Announce Selection of Regional Director

The Florida SBDC Network, the state's principal provider of small business assistance, and FAU are pleased to announce the selection of Rafael Cruz as the regional director of the Florida SBDC at FAU.

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