Antibiotic Resistance Surges in Dolphins, Mirroring Humans

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in collaboration with Georgia Aquarium, the Medical University of South Carolina and Colorado State University, conducted a unique, long-term study (2003 to 2015) of antibiotic resistance among pathogens isolated from bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops trun­catus) in Florida’s Indian River Lagoon.... more

FAU Ranked by ‘U.S. News & World Report’ as Top Public School for First Time in University’s History

U.S. News & World Report ranked Florida Atlantic University in its list of “Top Public Schools” in the nation for the first time in the university’s history, landing at No.140 in the annual ranking of the nation’s best universities.... more

‘Dream Team’ Awarded $1.1 Million for Blind Mexican Cavefish Research

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University and collaborators have received a three-year, National Science Foundation EDGE grant totaling $1,148,464 to integrate the expertise of multiple laboratories at FAU, Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City, the University of Minnesota, and Barr-Ilan University in Israel to develop powerful transgenic tools and gene-editing technologies in the blind Mexican cavefish to significantly advance it as a research model system. ... more

 


Antibiotic Resistance Surges in Dolphins, Mirroring Humans

FAU Harbor Branch researchers and collaborators conducted a long-term study examining 13 years of antibiotic resistance trends in wild Bottlenose dolphins in Florida's Indian River Lagoon.

It's About More People in Fewer Vehicles, Not Self-driving Cars

Despite the current fascination with the concept of self-driving cars, a researcher at FAU says that they may not be a solution for sustainability and reducing traffic congestion.

Index Shows Downward Pressure on Demand for Homeownership Lessening

Downward pressure on the demand for homeownership is lessening in major housing markets as the United States nears the peak in the current housing cycle, according to the latest index produced by FAU and FIU.

FAU to Host Events in Honor of 2019 Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

FAU will celebrate Hispanic/Latinx Heritage with a series of events for students and staff beginning Saturday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 15, at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Broward campuses.

FAU's International Business Program Ranked in Top 25 by U.S. News

FAU College of Business' International Business undergraduate program is ranked No. 25 in the country in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

FAU Attracts Record Number of National Merit Scholars

Florida Atlantic University has welcomed a record number of National Merit Scholars for the fall 2019 semester.

Jaffe Center for Book Arts to Host Annual Wayzgoose Festival

The Jaffe Center for Book Arts at Florida Atlantic University will host its second annual Library Wayzgoose Festival on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Wimberly Library.

FAU PROFESSOR'S BOOK MAKES OPRAH'S AUGUST LIST OF BOOKS TO READ

Associate Professor of English Ayse Papatya Bucak’s latest book “The Trojan War Museum, and Other Stories” was listed in Oprah Magazine’s “10 August Books You Should Read Right Now” list for August 2019.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Announces Fall Course Schedule

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU Jupiter announced its course offerings for the fall semester, which begins Tuesday, Oct. 15.

FAU Ranked by 'U.S. News & World Report' as Top Public School

U.S. News & World Report ranked FAU in its list of "Top Public Schools" in the nation for the first time in the university's history, landing at No.140 in the annual ranking of the nation's best universities.

FAU Pine Jog Selected as 2019 ULIEA Grand Prize Winner

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) recently selected Pine Jog Environmental Education Center as the 2019 UL Innovative Education Award (ULIEA) grand prize winner.

FAU Medicine, Florida Blue Team Up to Offer Free Wellness Programs

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine and Florida Blue have teamed up to offer free community wellness programs and activities as part of an initiative - the "FAU Medicine Wellness Hub" in Boca Raton.

FAU IN THE NEWS

Drinking Coffee Does Not Have Impact on Your Sleep, Major Study Finds

"US researchers from Florida Atlantic University and Harvard Medical School monitored 785 people for a total of 5,164 days and nights, recording how much caffeine, alcohol and nicotine they consumed."... more

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