FAU Jupiter News

FAU Research Reveals Internet Crime Becoming More Sophisticated and Persistent in Florida and Other Large States

FAU Research Reveals Internet Crime Becoming More Sophisticated

By | January 16, 2020

Internet crimes are becoming more sophisticated and persistent in Florida and several of America's other most populous states.

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New Test Detects Harmful Algal Blooms Toxin Exposure in Human Urine

By | January 16, 2020

FAU's Harbor Branch collaborated with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to test a newly developed method that can detect even low-dose human exposure to harmful algal blooms in human urine.

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FAU Announces 2020 'Frontiers in Science' Public Lecture Series

By | January 15, 2020

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will host its 2020 "Frontiers in Science" series with seven different lectures on Fridays, beginning Jan. 17 through April 3.

2020 Election

Poll Finds Biden Widening Lead in FL, Where Trump Has Fallen Behind

By | January 15, 2020

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has widened his lead to 26 points among Florida voters in the race for the Democratic party's nomination for president in 2020.

Safe Sexting, Teens, Youth, Adolescents, Smart Phones, Empowering Youth, Sex, Sex Education, Sexting

It's 2020: Time to Teach Teens 'Safe' Sexting Researchers Say

By | January 15, 2020

FAU cyberbullying expert provides safe sexting tips so teens can avoid significant and long-term consequences, such as humiliation, extortion, victimization, reputational damage, and even criminal charges.

Steve Clemons

The Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents Steve Clemons

By | January 14, 2020

The Osher LLI at FAU in Jupiter will present a lecture by Steve Clemons, the editor-at-large of The Hill magazine, on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Osher LLI complex at FAU Jupiter.

From left to right, Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D., FAU provost and vice president for academic affairs; Steven Bourassa, Ph.D., director of FAU’s School of Public Administration; Naelys Luna, Ph.D., interim dean of FAU’s College for Design and Social Inquiry; Glenda Sheffield, chief academic officer of the School District of Palm Beach County; Peter Cruise, Ph.D. executive director of the LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy; and Keith Oswald, deputy superintendent of the School District of Palm Beach County.

FAU Partners with Palm Beach County School District for Ethics Bowl

By | January 13, 2020

FAU's LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy has partnered with The School District of Palm Beach County to host the annual Palm Beach County Regional High School Ethics Bowl.

Brain, fMRI, Cognitive Behavior, Neuroscience, Calculated Surprise, Human Behavior

Calculated Surprise Leads to Groundbreaking Neuroscience Discovery

By | January 13, 2020

Neuroscientists used functional magnetic resonance imaging to provide insights into the role of the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex as a component network of brain regions that support motivated behavior.


Hispanics' Consumer Confidence Weakens Entering 2020

By | January 10, 2020

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. was weaker in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Self-driving cars, Trust, Psychology, Virtual Reality, Simulation, Autonomous Systems, Autonomous Vehicles, Humans, Human Trust

Immersive Simulator Tests 'Trust' Between Humans and Self-driving Cars

By | January 9, 2020

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has developed a unique immersive simulator that provides a convincingly lifelike virtual reality simulation to test trust between humans and self-driving cars.