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FAU professor to compete on ABC’s extreme mini-golf show Thursday

FAU professor to compete on ABC’s extreme mini-golf show Thursday

August 22, 2019

Economics professor Eric Chiang takes on obstacles and mini-golf on the season finale of ABC’s new extreme game show Holey Moley for the chance to win $25,000.

Former FAU librarian dies after being beaten, burned by delivery man in Boca

Former FAU librarian dies after being beaten, burned by delivery man in Boca

August 21, 2019

Former FAU librarian Evelyn Smith Udell, 75, died after she was beaten and burned in her home by a delivery man dropping off ...

Former FAU professor, Sandy Hook conspiracist to appeal his firing

Former FAU professor, Sandy Hook conspiracist to appeal his firing

August 2, 2019

FAU fired James Tracy in 2015 after writing on his blog that Sandy Hook was a “hoax.” Now a federal court could overturn his case.

FAU to raise mental health awareness using virtual program

FAU to raise mental health awareness using virtual program

July 18, 2019

FAU and nearly 300 other colleges are taking a new approach toward teaching how to spot potential mental health problems in friends and family.

Student affairs vice president resigns from university Friday

Student affairs vice president resigns from university Friday

July 12, 2019

Corey King will act as President John Kelly’s adviser until his replacement is found.

FAU’s online college ranked one of the ‘best’ online schools for students with disabilities

FAU’s online college ranked one of the ‘best’ online schools for students with disabilities

July 1, 2019

SR Education Group, who has been helping students find online colleges since 2004, found FAU to be suitable for students with audio, visual, and learning disabilities.

FAU “stomp on Jesus” professor running for Palm Beach office

FAU “stomp on Jesus” professor running for Palm Beach office

June 21, 2019

Dr. Deandre Poole is running for the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections in 2020. His main goal is eliminating voter suppression.

HIV researcher appointed as new FAU College of Nursing dean

HIV researcher appointed as new FAU College of Nursing dean

June 11, 2019

Safiya George was an assistant dean at the University of Alabama’s College of Nursing. She officially starts at FAU on July 8.

FAU philanthropy event raises $247,000 for children with chronic illnesses

FAU philanthropy event raises $247,000 for children with chronic illnesses

April 29, 2019

OwlThon generates thousands of dollars annually, typically raised by FAU fraternity and sorority members.

FAU’s newest environmental student organization: Tritons of the Sea

FAU’s newest environmental student organization: Tritons of the Sea

April 26, 2019

The organization’s mission is to protect marine life and keep South Florida’s beaches clean.

Hillel hosts final Shabbat dinner of the semester

Hillel hosts final Shabbat dinner of the semester

April 16, 2019

About 200 people were in attendance, including FAU President John Kelly and Congressman Ted Deutch.

FAU hosts 25th annual Festival of Nations

FAU hosts 25th annual Festival of Nations

April 14, 2019

Students were able to learn about different cultural traditions and even eat food from different countries around the world.