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FAU President Quits, Blames Media For Woes

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The president of Florida Atlantic University, Mary Jane Saunders, has resigned. The embattled president — in a rambling press release/letter/resume — blames the media for her downfall. Read the official statement here: Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees Chair Anthony K. G. Barbar accepted FAU President Mary Jane Saunders’ letter…

FAU Research Confirms Aspirin Benefit For Heart Health

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University is front and center today with news that its latest research confirms that Asprin may help prevent heart attacks. From the increasingly impressive Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine: Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first Sir Richard Doll professor and senior academic advisor to the dean…

FAU To Host Ice Cream Social

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Like ice cream? Like silent movies? Then you’ll love the upcoming celebration set for FAU: Florida Atlantic University will celebrate the 92nd birthday of benefactor Arthur Jaffe, founder and curator of the Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts, by hosting an old-fashioned ice cream social, silent movies and a…

Presidential Honor Roll For FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University continues to gain national attention — this time, for its Weppner Center. Florida Atlantic University's Weppner Center for Civic Engagement and Service recently received recognition from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) for its commitment to service and civic engagement on campus, in the community…

GEO Group Bolts FAU, Pulls Stadium Money

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton-based Geo Group, the private prison firm that entered into an agreement with Florida Atlantic University for stadium naming rights, has pulled its money in the midst of international controversy. GEO Group, which is contracted by the federal government to run private prisons — at least one of which…

FAU Business Incubator Grows, Again

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — As the economy turns around, businesses are finding it’s a great time to grow, and many are relying on the resources and expertise of Florida Atlantic University to make it happen. Ten months ago, the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University and Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida expanded the Technology Business Incubator™ (TBI) by 5,000…

HAZING: FAU Fraternity Expels Members After Attack

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com was first to tell you that the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office was investigating the alleged assault of a young man by brothers of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. The incident happened at the Oasis night club, which is off campus. The victim claimed that several active members of…