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Major Grant For FAU Nursing

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University has received a three-year, $2 million grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for an advanced nursing education program titled, “Caring-based Academic Partnerships (CAPPs) to Enhance…

Welcome To FAU Nick Martins, This Is Jail

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Nick Martins, an 18 year old resident of 777 Glades Road (aka FAU housing) spent the better part of Thursday in the Palm Beach County Jail. Martins was arrested just past midnight and charged with possessing a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of alcohol by a minor, and —…

FAU Nursing Students Give A Hand To Help Feet Of The Homeless

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU College Of Nursing) — Among the many health issues that negatively impact the homeless population, issues related to their feet are ever present and often left untreated resulting in significant health risks and decreased quality of life. At a recent event to address this health issue, a team of…

Huge, Seriously, Huge Grant For FAU From NIH

Florida Atlantic University

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — A professor of psychology at Florida Atlantic University has received a $2.9 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue a unique longitudinal study of bilingual development in children from Spanish-speaking homes. Thirty-five…

Huge Grant For FAU Alzheimer’s Program

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University’s Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center operated by FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.3 million grant from the Administration on Aging (AoA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for a project titled “Bridging the Gap: Providing Specialized Dementia Care…

FAU Offers Peaceful Mind Workshop

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — Florida Atlantic University’s Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative and Peaceful Mind/Peaceful Life will present two workshops titled “Transforming the Addictive Habits of the Mind.” The sessions will be offered on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.in…

ADT President To Be Honored At FAU Business Breakfast

Florida Atlantic University

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business will host the 24th annual Business Leader of the Year breakfast on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 at 8 a.m., at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 East Camino Real, in Boca Raton.  This year’s program celebrates the accomplishments of ADT and the leadership of…

FAU Tattoo Film Inked For Film Festival

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) —  “Stories on the Skin: Tattoo Culture at FAU,” a 39-minute documentary created by Florida Atlantic University students, staff and faculty to support the notion that tattooed bodies are walking books, has been accepted into the 30th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) for screening on Wednesday, Nov.…

National Science Foundation Awards FAU With Major Grant

Florida Atlantic University

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — Florida Atlantic University has received a $620,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to work in collaboration with the University of Central Florida and Western Carolina University to increase the number of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or STEM undergraduates. This collaboration will result in the creation of a…

FAU Research Leads To Guide For Nursing Home Patients Considering Hospitalization

Florida Atlantic University

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com)(Source: FAU) — Hospitalization of nursing home residents are common and often result in complications and excessive costs. Nearly 1 in 4 people admitted to a skilled nursing facility from acute care are rehospitalized within 30 days at a cost of $14.3 billion annually. It is estimated that as many as two-thirds of…

FAU Professor Receives $1.2 Million For Autism Teacher Training

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — Preparing professionals to be highly-qualified and appropriately equipped with the knowledge and resources needed to teach students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is critical in alleviating the dire shortage of special education teachers in the United States. Cynthia L. Wilson, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Exceptional Student Education…