Owls Among Us: How Jeron Bornstein went from owning a single dollar to free tuition

September 4, 2018

After being homeless, going to jail, and recovering from drugs, 27-year-old engineering major Jeron Bornstein made a new life for himself at FAU.

A robotic hand. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

FAU researcher looks to create sensation of touch in those with robotic limbs

November 30, 2017

The project is funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Photo courtesy of FAU Media Relations.

Four FAU students win first place in Business Plan Competition

April 29, 2017

A team of four engineering students took home first prize at this year’s Business Plan Competition at FAU.

Maya-Laura Vizcaino | Contributing Writer

Ten campus study spots perfect for finals week

April 6, 2016

Finding the motivation to study can be tough.

Astronaut Steven R. Swanson pose for a photo with students from different high schools. Mohammed F Emran | Asst. Creative Director

Astronaut Steve Swanson Has Landed At FAU

November 1, 2015

Living in space isn’t too different from college life. “We each had one spoon to use for six months. We took special care of them because we’d be in trouble if we lost it,” joked recently retired NASA Commander Steven Swanson, referring to his time in the International Space Station (ISS).

Illustrations by Ivan Benavides | Creative Director

How Video Games Affect The Mind

October 12, 2015

Walking into the far corner of the Student Union at the Boca Raton campus, the faint clicking of buttons, playful bickering and the occasional uproar can be heard: These are the tell-tale sounds of video games.

Last week, thousands of copies of the UP went missing — but they weren't hard to find. Mohammed F Emran | Staff Photographer

COLUMN: Burning Bridges — Engineering Students Steal Thousands Of UP Issues For Class Project

September 9, 2015

p and down FAU’s Breezeway, bins that should’ve been filled with hundreds of issues were stark empty a day after they hit sta...

Tim Murphy | Asst Photo Editor

Engineering East is LEED certified, but what does that mean?

May 2, 2015

Eco-friendly designed buildings have always seemed to be something seen in utopian movies, and FAU seems to have one. The environmentally conscious Engineering Building is boasted about on school tours and when entering FAU as being certified in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) through the U.S. Green Building Council because of its green technology. But how exactly does this certification process work and why does it matter?