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Future FAU Nurse Practitioners to Head to Guatemala to Care for Indigenous Maya


FAU advanced nursing students and professors will set up clinics and will team up with local health care workers and interpreters in Guatemala. By the time they arrive there, they expect to have in excess of 400 patients lined up each day eagerly...
11-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

‘A Word's Worth More Than a Thousand Pictures’ According to New FAU Study on Young Children


Children play an important role in ensuring that they are cared for by adults by using physical and cognitive cues. But what’s more important in how they influence adults and elicit their nurturing spirit? Is it their physical features or what...
9-Feb-2016 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

FAU Researchers and Collaborators Receive $2.8 Million NIH Grant


Researchers will work to define the mechanisms that govern how cells decide whether to become a mature cell or whether to die. This "to be or not to be" decision is at the heart of discovering those cell controls that determine how healthy cells...
4-Feb-2016 8:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Arthur J. Ross, III, M.D. to Serve as Interim Dean of FAU’s Schmidt College of Medicine


Arthur J. Ross III, M.D., M.B.A., has joined the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University as interim dean.
2-Feb-2016 8:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

FAU's Harbor Branch, Aquaculture Without Frontiers Partner to Alleviate Poverty and Hunger


The old proverbial saying, “Give a Man a Fish and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man to Fish and You Feed Him for a Lifetime,” aptly describes the newly-formed partnership between FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute and Aquaculture...
27-Jan-2016 8:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Latest FAU Poll Shows Trump Surging to 48 Percent in Florida as Clinton Closes Gap in Matchups with GOP


Donald Trump has surged nearly 12 points in the last two months and is closing on half of the GOP vote in Florida, where Hillary Clinton has improved in all head-to-head matchups against GOP frontrunners, according to a new poll by the Florida...
20-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

FAU Receives NIH Grant to Develop Novel Biodegradable Stent for Esophageal Cancer


Using a special 3D printing technique, a bioengineer at FAU will develop a novel biodegradable polymer stent that will be designed to prevent complications while at the same time serving as a drug delivery system for esophageal cancer therapy.
19-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New FAU Report Shows 45 Percent Increase in Death by Law Enforcement From 1999 to 2013


Between 1999 and 2013, there were 5,511 deaths by legal intervention or law enforcement in the U.S., and in 2013, an estimated 11.3 million arrests resulted in approximately 480 deaths from law enforcement.
15-Jan-2016 1:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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