In cooperation with American Medical Response (AMR), the Florida Division of Emergency Management and Florida Atlantic University, Palm Beach County is opening a new community based testing site in Boca Raton. The drive through testing site will be l
White Coats-4-Care, FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine’s principal scholarship fundraising event, raised more than $185,000 to “dress and equip” the incoming class of 2023 and fund scholarships.
Several donors increased their annual gifts.
Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute received $801,000 from the Florida Department of Health’s Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program to investigate the use of marine natural compounds as potential trea
Jang-Yen Wu, Ph.D., professor of biomedical science in Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine, and Dr. Brian Snelling, chief of cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery and medical director of the Marilyn and Stanley Barry Cen
Florida Atlantic University recognized Robert F. Kennedy Jr. with the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Making Waves Award. The award, presented during a lecture with the activist, attorney and author, was given in honor of Kennedy’s pub
Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s $250 million campaign, launched in mid-January, is off to a good start. “Keeping the Promise … The Campaign for B
FAU honored Barbara and Richard Schmidt, whose 1998 gift helped launch the Schmidt College of Medicine. Barbara Schmidt stands between her husband and her daughter, Michelle Maros. Also (l-r): Phillip Boiselle, college dean; FAU President John Kelly;
The Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters welcomed P. Scott Cunningham to the Theatre Lab. Cunningham is an essayist, poet and translator originally from Boca Raton whose new publication is titled ‘Ya Te Veo.’ LEFT: (l-r) Lou Tyrrell, artist
The Advisory Council of FAU’s Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies organized a special event highlighted by actress Sharon Gless. More than $30,000 was raised for scholarships. LEFT: (l-r, front) Mary Wong, Gless, Lalita Janke, and Gabriel
Florida Atlantic University benefactor Fara Love has made another gift to the school’s commercial music program, which doubles the Jerry and Devon Love Endowed Commercial Music Scholarship. The scholarship, which supports three students annually, was
By Mary Hladky
The Related Group is making a new pitch to the city to build an indoor performing arts center downtown while also buying city-owned land to build about 300 luxury apartments.
In another sign of its interest in doing projects in the cit
Howard Schnellenberger and Bobby Bowden, legendary former coaches with ties to the Boca Raton Bowl, took part i
The 64 members of the incoming Class of ’17 in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at FAU each received a doctor’s white coat in a ceremonial rite of passage. The event formally marked their entry into the profession. ‘The power of the symboli
Theatre Lab, Florida Atlantic University’s professional production company dedicated to the development of new work in American stage, has landed its first corporate donor. SunTrust joined the Theatre Lab Inner Circle, created to raise private suppor
By Emily J. Minor
BOCA RATON — Dr. Samuel S. Stephenson III, who picked up his wife and two small children in 1968 to move to Florida and help lead a fairly new college called Florida Atlantic University, died June 21 in hospice care. He was 93.
The Department of Music at the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters received a $50,000 donation to continue funding the Georgina Dieter Dennis Vocal Scholarship Fund. This year marks the sixth that the college received the donation, which a
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has presented the Friends of the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge with an award for making extraordinary contributions to the conservation of natural resources in the southeast region.
have opportunities to sail, snorkel and surf.
By Janis Fontaine
Summer camp opportunities for children 12 and younger abound. But what about our
ABOVE: FAU student Ryan Uber does a back flip March 25 at South Beach Park in Boca Raton. BELOW: Aquatic-themed kites fly at the Air Waves event in mid-March at Boynton Beach’s Oceanfront Park.
Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
A South Florida-based digital-marketing agency and Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business have teamed up to launch the Cause Marketing Project, an initiative designed to help eight area nonprofits.
The project aims to increase brand awarene
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