FAU Names Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D. as University Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs

Florida Atlantic University has named Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D. as its provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1.... more

FAU and Collaborators Receive $1.68 Million NIH Grant

A neuroscientist from Florida Atlantic University’s Jupiter Life Science Initiative (JLSI) and collaborators from the University of Minnesota and Stowers Institute for Medical Research recently received a four-year, $1.68 million R01 research grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) for a project titled, “Understanding Complex Trait Architecture through Population Genomics.”... more

Deep-sea Sponges May Hold Key to Antibiotic Drug Resistance

Drug resistance to antibiotics is on the rise and there is an urgent need to develop new drugs to treat infectious diseases that are a major threat to human health globally. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute may have a solution to this problem using sea sponges collected from the ocean depths.... more


FAU and Collaborators Receive $1.68 Million NIH Grant

FAU neuroscientist Alex Keene, Ph.D., is working on a joint project that uses genomic and transgenic technology in Mexican cavefish to identify genetic loci that contribute to sleep, feeding, and metabolism.

'Skinny Fat' in Older Adults May Predict Alzheimer's Risk

A novel study has found that "skinny fat" - the combination of low muscle mass and strength in the context of high fat mass - may be an important predictor of cognitive performance in older adults.

FAU Enrolling for Alzheimer's Prevention Research Program

FAU's Comprehensive Center for Brain Health is now enrolling patients for the pioneering Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative Generation Program that is made up of two clinical trials.

FAU Team Takes First Place at SECME Nationals

The ADHUS SECME team recently took first place in the mousetrap car competition in the 2018 SECME National Competition at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach.

FAU Professor Serves as Guest Curator for MoMA Exhibit

Vladimir Kulić, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Architecture within the College for Design and Social Inquiry, is a guest curator for an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.

Professor Invited to Speak at President's Palace in Malta

Eileen Ariza, Ed.D. was a guest speaker at the second Frederick Ofosu Memorial Lecture under the distinguished patronage of Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca.

FAU Department of Theatre Presents 'Easy Virtue'

Graduate students are joined by professionals in this breezy, wonderful splash of comedy.

'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."

Consumer Confidence Deteriorating Among Hispanics in U.S.

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. has deteriorated, as concerns have grown over the perceived rising cost of living, according to a new national consumer sentiment index conducted by FAU.

FAU Names Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D. as University Provost

Florida Atlantic University has named Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D. as its provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1.

Research Park at FAU to Celebrate 2018 Awards

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® recently named the recipients of its fourth annual Research Park Annual Awards.


Deep sea sponges could be source of new antibiotics

"Deep sea sponges could be a source of new antimicrobials capable of fighting diseases resistant to current antibiotic drugs, researchers from the Florida Atlantic University and University of Plymouth have found."... more