Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill’s Dramatic Effect on Stingrays
Researchers at Florida Atlantic University are the first to quantify the physiological effects of whole crude oil on the olfactory function of a marine vertebrate – the Atlantic stingray, Hypanus sabinus, an elasmobranch fish. ... more
Study Reveals Police Officers’ Views on Body-worn Cameras
A study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and the University of the West of Scotland, is the first to use ethnographic or qualitative research to provide deeper insight into law enforcement officers’ personal experiences with and perspectives on body-worn cameras. The study, published in the Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology , illustrates police officers’ perspectives on one of the most overt strategic changes to modern American policing.... more
Targeted Health Spending Decreases Infant Mortality Rates
Despite its preventable nature, infant mortality is a major healthcare problem in the United States, where mortality rates are significantly higher than most other developed nations. Now, a new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University shows that targeted spending on public health activities specifically related to infant health significantly reduces infant mortality.... more
A study is the first to use qualitative research to generate insider knowledge into law enforcement officers' experiences with and views on body-worn cameras in a post-Ferguson era.
A study is the first to measure the physiological effects of whole crude oil on the sensory system of a marine animal - the Atlantic stingray. Results show a significant impact after just 48 hours of exposure.
A new study by researchers at FAU College of Business shows that targeted spending on public health activities specifically related to infant health significantly reduces infant mortality.
Florida Atlantic University and Miami Dade College (MDC) recently announced a new partnership to establish the LINK Transfer Success Program.
FAU will celebrate Homecoming 2018 "Atlantic Awakens" beginning Sunday, Nov. 4 through Saturday, Nov. 10, at its Boca Raton, Broward, and Jupiter campuses.
Fabiola Brumley, Bank of America's market president in Palm Beach County, will be honored as the 2018 Business Leader of the Year by FAU's College of Business on Jan. 30, 2019, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.
Just in time for Halloween, Florida Atlantic University's John D. MacArthur Campus Library is featuring 89 spooky Zombie films.
The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at FAU recently competed in the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C. and finished first overall out of 60 competing universities.
Florida Atlantic University recently hosted its annual Talon Leadership Awards ceremony as part of Homecoming 2018.
Florida Atlantic University recently received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to create an NSF I-Corps Site at FAU as a component of FAU Tech Runway®.
Many Teens Are 'Sextortion' Targets
"Parents of teens can add "sextortion" to the list of things to worry about, because a new study shows that 5 percent of teenagers are targets of this cybercrime."... more