FAU Among Most Ethnically Diverse Universities in United States

For the second year in a row, U.S. News and World Report has included Florida Atlantic University on the list of the most ethnically diverse universities in the United States.... more

FAU Poll Finds Tight Races for Florida Governor, U.S. Senate

With less than seven weeks before Election Day, Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican Gov. Rick Scott are in a statistical tie in Florida’s critical U.S. Senate race, while Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum holds a narrow lead over Republican nominee Ron DeSantis in the battle to be the state’s next governor, according to the statewide survey by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI). ... more

Manmade Mangroves Could Address Threats to Coastal Areas

The on-the-field performance of two of the most often overlooked positions in college football – kicker and punter – are the focus of new indexes developed by a Florida Atlantic University instructor. ... more

 


Past Memory Cues Help People Juggle Pieces of Information

A study using EEG suggests that the brain has several different mechanisms to help boost memory performance following a sudden change in the priority or relevance of a given piece of information.

Manmade Mangroves Could Address Threats to Coastal Areas

With threats of sea level rise and other natural disasters, researchers from the College of Engineering and Computer Science are turning to nature to create bioinspired materials that mimic mangrove trees.

Researcher Examines Bilingual Development in Children

Bilingual children from immigrant families should not be expected to be two monolinguals in one. It takes them longer to learn two languages at once compared to just one, but a researcher says, "Don't worry."

Firms Going Public Reduce Underpricing with a Two-Stage IPO

Firms that are planning to go public may want to consider a two-stage Initial Public Offering to reduce underpricing and volatility of the stock, according to research by faculty at FAU's College of Business.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Announces Fall Schedule

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the fall semester, which begins Monday, Oct. 16.

Events in Honor of 2018 Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

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

Alexander Hamilton: Blood, Honor and Politics

The lecture will examine what drove U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr to fatally shoot his fellow revolutionary, Alexander Hamilton, on the banks of the Hudson River in 1804.

Immigration and the First Amendment with Maria Hinojosa

Hinojosa is anchor and executive producer of NPR's "Latino USA," and the PBS series "America By the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa."

Manuel Oliver to Speak at FAU's Student Activism Program

“The Barb Schmidt Fellowship: Cultivating Community Involvement, Activism and Social Change,” will launch on Saturday, Aug. 25

FAU Poll Finds Tight Races for Florida Governor, U.S. Senate

Bill Nelson and Rick Scott are in a statistical tie in Florida's U.S. Senate race, while Andrew Gillum holds a narrow lead on Ron DeSantis in the battle to be the state's next governor, a new FAU poll finds.

U.S. Housing Markets As a Whole Moving into Rent Territory

U.S. housing markets are now in rent territory, meaning renting and reinvesting, on average, will outperform owning and building equity in terms of wealth creation, according to latest index from FAU and FIU.

Endowment to Name LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy

FAU's Public Ethics Academy recently received a $475,000 endowment from the LeRoy Collins Legacy Group, Inc. to name the LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy in honor of former Florida Gov. LeRoy Collins.

FAU IN THE NEWS

Why the endangered green sea turtle is losing its male population

"Biologist Jeanette Wyneken directs Florida Atlantic University's marine lab, and has studied Florida's sea turtle population since 2002. She's alarmed by what she doesn't see in her tanks of hatchlings."... more

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