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90% OF FLORIDIANS BELIEVE CLIMATE CHANGE IS HAPPENING

The latest edition of Florida Atlantic University’s “Florida Climate Resilience Survey,” found that 90% of Floridians believe that climate change is happening.... more

ALARMING RISE OF ELECTRONIC VAPING USE IN U.S. ADOLESCENTS

Electronic vapor products (EVPs), also known as e-cigarettes or vaping devices, have an allure because of their marketed image as a safer alternative to traditional cigarette smoking and for their variety of appealing flavors.... more

REMOTE SENSING TECHNIQUE CAPTURES DETAILS OF HURRICANE IAN’S AFTERMATH

Category 4 Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida’s Lee County on Sept. 28, 2022, battering the region with wind speeds of 155 miles per hour and storm surge up to 13 feet – the highest storm surge documented in Southwest Florida in the past 150 years.... more



After Hundreds of Years, Study Confirms Bermuda Home to Cownose Rays

Using citizen science and morphological and genetic data, FAU Harbor Branch researchers are the first to provide evidence that the Atlantic cownose ray has recently made a new home in Bermuda.

Biohybrid Robotic Hand Will Help Unravel Complex Sensation of Touch

FAU engineering researchers have developed a novel biohybrid neuro-prosthetic research platform to refine control of artificial hands and lead to a better understanding of the complex sensation of touch.

90% of Floridians Believe Climate Change is Happening

The latest FAU survey found that 90% of Floridians believe that climate change is happening and that belief in human-caused climate change has surged among Independents and slipped among Republicans.

FAU Executive Education Ranked No. 2 in the U.S. for the Second Year

Florida Atlantic University's College of Business Executive Education program garnered the No. 2 spot in the U.S. for exceptional program offerings from the Financial Times for the second year in a row.

FAU Hosts Inaugural Amyloid Related Diseases Summit

The summit brought together leading scientists in the field across North America and Europe to discuss the latest research and advancements in the study of amyloid-related diseases.

2024 Florida Atlantic WAVE Competition ֱ Announced

Florida Atlantic's Division of Research has announced the 2024 winners of the ninth annual Florida Atlantic WAVE Competition, an undergraduate and graduate applied research and entrepreneurial competition

FAU Researcher Receives Grant for 'Somaesthetics of Atmosphere'

Richard Shusterman, Ph.D., in FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, has received a grant to explore a recent topic in the humanities and arts that commands growing attention - "atmosphere."

OLLI at FAU Presents Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Florida Atlantic University presents Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.

FAU Receives Gift to Support Theater Performances and Arts Education

FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters has received a significant gift from the Edith and Martin Stein Family Foundation to support performances and arts education at the university's Theatre Lab.

FAU President's Gala Benefits Scholarships and Student Success

Florida Atlantic University has raised more than $1.2 million in support of scholarships and student success at its recent 2024 President's Gala

Noble Capital Markets Brings the 'Sharks' to FAU for NobleCon20

Noble Capital Markets and Florida Atlantic University's College of Business will host NobleCon20, the 20th annual emerging growth equity conference at the College's Executive Education Complex.

FAU Receives Record-breaking Number of Applications

Florida Atlantic University has received more than 46,000 first-year applications for fall - an all-time university record.

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Fear the Tails, Not the Jaws, of These ‘Weirdo’ Sharks

Scientists studied how thresher sharks use “extreme yoga” to whip their tails at prey....

Florida Atlantic University Magazine Spring 2024 Issue