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Gift Will Establish 'Gangal Family Endowed Scholarship Fund'

By | May 24, 2018

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $500,000 gift from the Gangal family's nonprofit foundation to establish an endowed scholarship fund for engineering graduate students.

Lack of Paid Sick Leave Increases Poverty

By | May 24, 2018

Research conducted by Florida Atlantic University and Cleveland State University has, for the first time, quantified the relationship between the lack of paid sick leave and poverty in the United States.

FAU Awarded $1.25 Million by United States Navy

By | May 23, 2018

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded a $1.25 million grant by the United States Navy for research on autonomous unmanned marine vehicle platforms.

FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Largest Class

By | May 11, 2018

FAU Tech Runway® held its 2018 Launch Competition and Demo Day, revealing its sixth and largest class. The top seven winners each received a $15,000 check, totaling $105,000 in cash investments.

How Parents Cause Children's Friendships to End

By | May 10, 2018

A new study reveals why childhood friendships fall apart and is the first to demonstrate that parents are an important source of these breakups.

FAU Poll Finds Florida U.S. Senate Race Remains Close

By | May 9, 2018

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has opened a four-point lead on U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, 44 to 40 percent, with 16 percent undecided, according to a statewide survey by FAU's Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

New Physicians Will Serve in U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force

By | April 27, 2018

Red, blue, and now white, brought new meaning for FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as five members of its graduating class proudly represented three branches of the U.S. military during graduation.

FAU and Max Planck Team Up on First Joint Position

By | April 26, 2018

As of May 1, Ken Dawson-Scully, Ph.D., will be newly appointed to the role of associate vice president for strategic initiatives and head of institutional partnerships for FAU and Max Planck.

Monkeys See, Monkeys Do Cross Species Boundary

By | April 23, 2018

A study is the first to provide genetic evidence of two distinct species of guenon monkeys in Gombe National Park that have been mating and producing hybrid offspring for hundreds maybe even thousands of years.

Charisma Trumped Narcissism for Voters in 2016 Election

By | April 10, 2018

New FAU study suggests charisma counterbalances the negative effects of a narcissistic personality in people's perceptions of a leader and may have helped push U.S. President Donald Trump to victory in 2016.