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President’s Gala Raises $1.2M for Scholarships

Florida Atlantic University raised more than $1.2 million in support of scholarships and student success at its recent 2024 President’s Gala. The signature event at the Eleanor R. Baldwin Arena was attended by more than 600 friends of the university. Thank you to our guests and sponsors who made this an evening to remember.  

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Transcend Tomorrow Campaign Raises $500M

We are thrilled to announce Transcend TomorrowThe Campaign for Florida Atlantic University raised an impressive $500+ million to date. Thank you to our more than 58,000 donors for helping us reach this fundraising milestone, as we continue to soar towards our goal.  

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Florida Atlantic Receives Gift to Create the Craig and Barbara Weiner Holocaust Museum

Florida Atlantic University has received a significant gift to establish the Craig and Barbara Weiner Holocaust Museum of South Florida at FAU. The gift includes the donation of a substantial collection of authentic artifacts from the Holocaust, as well as funds to build the 2,000-square-foot museum within the Kurt and Marilyn Wallach Holocaust and Jewish Studies Building in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. 

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Florida Atlantic Receives Record-Breaking Number of Applications

Florida Atlantic University received more than 46,000 first-year applications for fall 2024 – an all-time university record. This 27% increase in applications comes at a time when graduating students are also making history, with more than 3,600 students graduating this spring. 

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Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Celebrates 45 Years of Excellence

Florida Atlantic University’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, marking a legacy of excellence and innovation to health care education, research and practice. Throughout its history, transformational philanthropists and partners have helped build and shape the College to meet the evolving needs of health care and nurture the next generation of nurses.

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John Jakus Named Head Men’s Basketball Coach

John Jakus was announced as Florida Atlantic’s head men's basketball coach after spending the last 12 seasons on staff at both Baylor and Gonzaga. One of the most highly-regarded assistant coaches in the nation, Jakus has spent his entire collegiate coaching career under two of the game's most successful head coaches — Baylor's Scott Drew and Gonzaga's Mark Few. 

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Florida Atlantic Lands $1.3 Million Grant to Clean Up Stinky Seaweed

The Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute has been awarded a $1.3 million grant by the Florida Department of Emergency Management to explore the feasibility of in-water harvesting of Sargassum, a type of seaweed. This approach aims to clean up the seaweed before it reaches the shores, potentially offering a more efficient solution to the problem of seaweed accumulation on Florida's beaches. 

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Community Gathers at Florida Atlantic for Eclipse Viewing

Florida Atlantic’s Astronomical Observatory invited the community to an on-campus solar eclipse viewing event on April 8. Attendees experienced the phenomenon through telescopes and specialized glasses, marking the final solar eclipse visible from the U.S. until August 2044.

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