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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

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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 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…

Peace Day Celebration Set For Florida Atlantic University

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From FAU) — Florida Atlantic University will host a United Nations International Day of Peace celebration on Monday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. in the University Theatre on FAU’s Boca Raton campus. The event will include a performance of “With Their Voices Raised,” along with the launch of the FAU Kindness Campaign,…

FAU Galleries Launch New Season With "New Art"

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From FAU) — The University Galleries in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University will present “New Art: South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artists Fellowship Exhibition” from Friday, Sept. 11 through Saturday, Nov. 7 in the Ritter Art Gallery, and Friday, Sept. 18 through…

Pat McKay Now Chair Of FAU Foundation

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From FAU) — The Florida Atlantic University Foundation Board recently held its annual meeting and election of officers. Patricia McKay ’78 was elected as the Board’s new chair, taking over for Bruce Allen ’71, who served as chair since 2013. Former treasurer Brett Greenberg was elected vice chair and Chris Fluehr continues…

FAU's 'She Loves Me' Opens July 3rd

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents the musical “She Loves Me” from Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 26 in the University Theatre at 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Tickets can be purchased at www.fauevents.com or by calling 800-564-9539. A full schedule of the performances can…

HEALTHY! FAU Medical School Now Fully Accredited

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com)(From FAU) — In less than four years since admitting its inaugural class, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University has earned full accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). Accreditation signifies that national standards for structure, function, and performance are met by a medical school’s…

ALL SMILES! Therapy Dog Helps FAU Students Prepare For Exams

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From FAU) — Hundreds of Florida Atlantic University students, stressed after a grueling semester and facing final exams, recently hung out with a therapy dog on the floor of the Wimberly Library, where they petted, cuddled, took selfies and even played a game of catch with the 71-pound golden retriever. Kol, the…