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FAU’s College Of Engineering And Computer Science Receives Major Gift

FAU Donation

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — Florida Atlantic University’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 with an emphasis on bioengineering research. The “Gangal Family Endowed Scholarship Fund” will support talented students as they…

FAU Tech Runway’s 2018 Launch Competition Date Set

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — FAU Tech Runway’s 2018 Launch Competition and Demo Day will take place on Thursday, May 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at FAU Tech Runway, 901 NW 35thSt., Boca Raton campus. The Venture Class 5 live pitches, demos and graduation will take place from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The…

FAU Stroke Treatment Discovery To Be Developed, Commercialized

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — Affecting about 795,000 people each year, stroke is the leading cause of disability and the third leading cause of death in the United States. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), health care costs to treat stroke exceeds $73 billion in the U.S. each year. Approximately 87…

FAU Monitoring Blacktip Sharks Heading To South Florida

FAU Shark migration

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — They’re back! In the largest migration in U.S. coastal waters, blacktip sharks are headed south in the thousands for their annual migration off Florida’s southeast coast. For eight consecutive years, Stephen Kajiura, Ph.D., an internationally renowned shark researcher at Florida Atlantic University, has been observing and tracking these…

Initial Accreditation For FAU College Of Medicine

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Florida Atlantic University — Just in time for Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month, Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received initial accreditation from the national Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for its first University-sponsored fellowship. The FAU Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship will be based at…

Top Honors For FAU’s Online Graduate Program

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and College of Education are listed in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report national rankings for “Best Online Graduate Programs.” FAU’s College of Business climbed from the No. 100 spot in 2017 to the No. 42…

FAU Sets Holiday Concerts

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Music in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will present several holiday concerts throughout the month of December. The first is the holiday classic Handel’s “Messiah,” on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca…

FAU Theater Lab Presents “Most Wanted” By Peter Sagal

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — Theatre Lab, the professional resident company of Florida Atlantic University, will present “Most Wanted,” a world premiere from Peter Sagal, playwright and host of NPR’s “Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me.” The play will run from Thursday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 17 in the Heckscher Stage theater space in…

FAU History Department Receives Gift Honoring Professor

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — Florida Atlantic University’s Department of History in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters recently announced a gift pledge of $25,000 from Delphina and Anthony (Tony) Anderson, who is a history alum from the class of ’79. The gift was made to honor Tony Anderson’s professor, Boyd…