NEWS ARCHIVE


Can't Sleep? Fruit Flies, Energy Drinks Offer New Clues

By | November 8, 2018

FAU neuroscientists and collaborators have discovered a gene and a new mechanism for regulating sleep in fruit flies using an ingredient commonly found in energy drinks like Red Bull(TM).

The 'Atlantic Awakens' for FAU Homecoming 2018

By | November 2, 2018

FAU will celebrate Homecoming 2018 "Atlantic Awakens" beginning Sunday, Nov. 4 through Saturday, Nov. 10, at its Boca Raton, Broward, and Jupiter campuses.

FAU Receives National Science Foundation I-Corps Grant

By | October 31, 2018

Florida Atlantic University recently received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to create an NSF I-Corps Site at FAU as a component of FAU Tech Runway®.

Researchers Teach 'Machines' to Detect Medicare Fraud

By | October 30, 2018

Researchers from the College of Engineering and Computer Science are the first to use big data from Medicare Part B for advanced data analytics and machine learning to automate the fraud detection process.

Florida's U.S. Senate and Governor's Races Tight, Poll Finds

By | October 24, 2018

Rick Scott leads Bill Nelson by less than two points in Florida's critical U.S. Senate race, while Andrew Gillum maintains a narrow lead over Ron DeSantis in the battle to be the state's next governor.

First-Generation Student Success Hosts Urban Male Institute

By | October 22, 2018

The Urban Male Initiative within FAU's Office of First Generation Student Success recently hosted a free, two-day institute at FAU's College of Business for faculty, staff and students.

Study Reveals Hurricane Preparedness in 67 Florida Counties

By | October 11, 2018

A study by FAU's Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions shows that the vast majority of counties in the Florida Panhandle were less prepared for emergency evacuation compared to the rest of the state.

Diplomacy Program Students Attend World Leadership Forum

By | October 9, 2018

Five students in the Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at FAU recently traveled to New York City to attend the Foreign Policy Association's World Leadership Forum.

Hispanics' Consumer Confidence Improves as Optimism Grows

By | October 9, 2018

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. improved in the third quarter of 2018 as optimism has grown about their financial situation as well as the U.S. economy as a whole, a new FAU Index finds.

Study Pinpoints Pathway Impacting Autism Features

By | October 8, 2018

A team of FAU scientists has uncovered a brain-signaling pathway that can be pharmacologically manipulated in genetically engineered mice to reverse an autism-related pathway.