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Scientists Find Novel Approach to Treating Number 1 Cause of Blindness in Elderly

Scientists at Florida Atlantic University have found that sulindac, a known anti-inflammatory drug, can protect against oxidative damage due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Their studies suggest that sulindac could be an inexpensive...Show More Summary

Plump turtles swim better: First models of swimming animals

MADISON, Wis. — Bigger is better, if you're a leatherback sea turtle. For the first time, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Florida Atlantic University (FAU), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationShow More Summary

Watch Jozy Altidore Score For USA Against Honduras [VIDEO]

last monthSports / Football : EPL Talk

USA striker Jozy Altidore scored in front of his hometown Tuesday night during the USA against Honduras friendly at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. Altidore showed his physical presence to beat the Honduran defense and slot the ball … Continue reading ? Watch Jozy Altidore Score For USA Against Honduras [VIDEO] is a post from World Soccer Talk.

Professors Provide Most Updated Information on Aspirin in the Prevention of a First Heart Attack

Professors from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Arizona have published an article emphasizing that the evidence in treatment indicates that all patients having a heart attack or who have survived a prior event should be given aspirin. Show More Summary

Facts and Myths About Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements

Clinicians and patients have become concerned about the possible, but unproven links between calcium supplements and heart attacks. Professors at Florida Atlantic University provide reassurance, supporting the benefits of these important supplements, and emphasizing that there is no strong evidence for hazards on heart attacks.

Small-scale ocean turbines could expand U.S. renewable energy portfolio

5 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Thanks to a recently-signed five-year lease agreement between Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), researchers at FAU’s Southeast National Marine Renewable...Show More Summary

Teen Graduates From High School And College In The Same Week

A Florida teen graduated from high school and college in the same week. Grace Bush, age 16, attended Florida Atlantic University High School, where she earned credits for her high school diploma and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. School officials said Grace is the youngest student to complete the combined program. Grace said she

Keith Reaser NFL Draft 2014: Grading 49ers' 5th-Round Pick

With the 170th overall pick, the San Francisco 49ers selected Keith Reaser from Florida Atlantic University. The 5'10", 189-pound cornerback had a total of 158 tackles in his collegiate career and played four years within the Owls program. Watch Bleacher Report's NFL analysts break down what Reaser will bring to the 49ers. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com

Sixteen-Year-Old Becomes High School and College Grad in the Same Week

Grace Bush, 16, of South Florida, will receive her high school diploma this Friday, May 9. Oddly enough, she earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice just last week. Through Florida Atlantic University’s dual enrollment program, Grace will have both a high school diploma and a college degree within a week. Grace began taking classes Keep Reading ?

Florida Teen Graduates College Before Receiving Her High School Diploma

7 months agoNews : ABC Headlines Blog

Grace Bush, 16, took part in her college graduation ceremony earlier this month and tomorrow will be celebrating another educational milestone — high school graduation. Grace attends Florida Atlantic University High School, where students have the opportunity to pursue a full-time college degree while completing...

Librarian Peenalized for his Peeculiar Behavior

So much for privacy, at Florida Atlantic University anyway. When Seth Thompson was asked why he decided to shoot videos of men urinating in bathrooms at Florida Atlantic University, he told campus police he launched his strange hobby merely to see if he could get away with it. Show More Summary

Enormous Hammerhead Shark Drags Florida Fisherman for Several Miles

8 months agoGenres / Horror : Fearnet

Florida Atlantic University student Viktor Hluben is part of a team that catches sharks for sport and returns them to the sea... but all his experience hadn't quite prepared him for the harrowing struggle that occurred last week, when...Show More Summary

Video Voyeur Haunted College's Men's Restrooms

Suspect termed secret filming as "personal challenges" Seth Thompson, 40, is facing 17 felony counts for allegedly videotaping men inside bathrooms at Florida Atlantic University. College Urinal Voyeur read more

Campus Librarian Secretly Tapes Students Masturbating, Urinating

Seth Thompson, a librarian and Florida Atlantic University allegedly taped men urinating and touching themselves and then uploading the pictures to a porn site. He reportedly gave the clips names such as, “A college kid and his dad taking a leak at a public bathroom” and “My buddy jerking off in the stall next to me.” […]

Former FAU Employee Accused Of Filming Male Students Peeing, Masturbating In Bathroom

11 months agoNews / Crime : The Dreamin' Demon

Boca Raton, FL — A former employee of Florida Atlantic University is facing charges after police say he secretly filmed students pissing and masturbating in the men’s restroom on the campus, then uploaded those video files to several pornographic websites. Seth Thompson, a.k.a. Show More Summary

Florida Man Taped Students Masturbating in College Library's Bathroom

11 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

On Xtube.com and Pornhub.com, where he shared his voyeuristic clips, he called himself "JERKING_BUD." In real life, Seth Thompson was a collection specialist at one of Florida Atlantic University's libraries. And oh, what a collection he had on his university laptop. Read more...

Carl Pelini Resigns As FAU Football Coach After Admitting Illegal Drug Use

Carl Pelini is out as head coach at Florida Atlantic University after he and defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis were confronted over their illegal drug use. The university announced the changes this week, saying that athletic director Pat Chun confronted the two men, who in response turned in their resignations. Show More Summary

University official refuses to lend student a computer, says he looks “like a girl”

I wish this was surprising. Abdul Asquith, a senior at Florida Atlantic University, was refused use of a library laptop last Wednesday while he was trying to study. ASQUITH: She looked down at the ID, and said, “You sound, look, and act like a girl and in this ID is a man, therefore I’m not giving you [...]

School Librarian To Gay Male Student: “You Sound, Look, and Act Like a Girl”

last yearLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The librarians at Florida Atlantic University could use a lesson or ten in manners. Abdul Asquith (pictured) is an openly gay senior majoring in communications. When he went to check out a laptop from the school library last week, the librarian turned him away. He told his local news station in an interview: ”She looked at the […]

Student Was Refused Laptop At Library Becasue ‘You…Look Like A Girl’

Florida Atlantic University student Abdul Asquith was told by a school librarian that he couldn’t check out a laptop computer because, “You sound, look, and act like a girl and in this ID is a man, therefore I’m not giving you a laptop.” Though Asquith admits he sometimes wears feminine clothes, on this particular day […]

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