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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

Florida Atlantic University

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

FAU student Erica Eisesser with Kol, a certified therapy dog, at FAU’s Wimberly Library. (Courtesy FAU).

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…

FAU Researchers Developing Ebola Tracking System

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From FAU) — Identifying and tracking individuals affected by the Ebola virus in densely populated areas presents a unique and urgent set of challenges in public health surveillance. Currently, mapping the spread of the Ebola virus is done manually. Researchers at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science have received…

FAU Announces Summer Camp Schedule

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If you’re looking for great activities for your kids over the summer, consider FAU’s massive list of fun things to do: Florida Atlantic University will offer a variety of youth summer camps for students in kindergarten through 12th grade this summer. Areas of focus include arts and enrichment, athletics, engineering, environment,…