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NSA Keeping Watch On FAU

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The NSA is watching FAU and the agency likes what it sees. According to the school, Florida Atlantic University has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research (CAE-R) for academic years 2014-19 by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland…

FAU Graduation Set For Thursday, Friday

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — You may want to stay away from Glades Road east of I-95 on Thursday and Friday as FAU's graduation season hits high gear. From FAU: Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 2,890 degrees during its spring commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 1 and Friday, May 2. The ceremonies are…

Technology Incubator at FAU Refocuses On Technology

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University has completed a restructuring of its Technology Business Incubator (TBI) that returns it to exclusively serve technology-based startups.  “The Technology Business Incubator was created 14 years ago with the mission to provide a place for a cluster of young, emerging technology companies to reside…

Tri-County Networking Sets Speakers

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Our friends at Tri-County Networking Group have bestowed upon us the latest list of speakers for events in April and May: Friday April 11th- Andrew Duffell, President and CEO of the Research Park of Florida Atlantic University   Friday May 9th- Congresswoman Lois Frankel   Time: 11:30am   Location: Boca…

Major Money Sailing In To FAU's Making Waves Gala

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University will host the “Making Waves Gala” on Saturday, March 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Martin F. and Jane Greenberg Foundation Tower of FAU Stadium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Proceeds will provide scholarships and support for veterans and first generation students. FAU has secured 15 sponsors at the $10,000…

FAU Seeks Local Recording Superstars For Label

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University’s student-run/faculty-advised record label, Hoot/Wisdom Recordings, is currently seeking new talent to be recorded for CompOWLation Vol. 4.  All students, faculty, staff and alumni from FAU are encouraged to apply, as well as current students from Palm Beach State College. All genres and musical styles are welcome and…

FAU Sets 'Stand Among Friends' Event For February 23

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Stand Among Friends (SAF), a Boca Raton-based charitable 501©3 nonprofit organization, will host the fourth annual “emb(race)®” at FAU’s Boca Raton campus. The walk/run event celebrates abilities, not disabilities, and will take place on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 a.m. “I hope all of the FAU community will come out to support…

FAU Student, Communications Intern, Busted For Cocaine

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Zachary Gross — an FAU Communications student — may soon be practicing the art of “crisis communication” as he tries to explain his arrest Wednesday for cocaine. The 20-year-old Boca Raton resident reveals on his LinkedIN page that he is an intern at an area communications firm that specializes in…

Contemporary Art, With Southeastern Flare, On Display At FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The University Galleries in Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents the final installation of “southXeast: contemporary southeastern art,” at the Schmidt Center Gallery, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. The exhibition will open on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. with a performance by Valerie George titled “Dancing…