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FAU To Host Ice Cream Social

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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

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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

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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

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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…

Milestone For New FAU Medical School

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University is a step closer to securing complete accreditation. According to the school: The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) has granted provisional accreditation to the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University. The LCME is the…