Study Reveals Alarming Increases of Firearm Deaths in U.S. School-age Children

A study led by researchers at Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine explored temporal trends in deaths from firearms among U.S. schoolchildren by age and race from 1999 to 2017. Their report quantifies these recent epidemics using data from the Multiple Cause of Death Files of the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).... more

FAU Autism Spectrum Disorder Study Finds No Differences in Children’s Ability to Recognize Facial Emotion of Familiar Faces

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science conducted a study in children with and without ASD, ages 4 to 8 years old, using five distinct facial emotions; happy, sad, anger, fear, and neutral, which served as a control.... more

It’s a 100 Percent ‘Match’ for FAU’s Soon-to-be Physicians!

The soon-to-be graduates of the class of 2019 at Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine joined thousands of medical students across the nation to celebrate “Match Day.” The 55 members of the class of 2019 achieved a 100 percent match as they participated in this rite of passage to find out where they will be spending the next several years of medical training as residents.... more

 


Alarming Surges of Firearm Deaths in School-age Children

Researchers in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine examined trends of deaths from firearms among U.S. schoolchildren from 1999 to 2017, and found that 38,942 firearm-related deaths occurred in 5 to 18 year olds.

Children with Autism Are 'In-tune' With Mom's Feelings

A study assessing the ability of children with and without autism spectrum disorder to recognize facial emotions in familiar faces shows no differences in these two groups of children.

NSF CAREER Award Aimed at Key Information in Emergencies

A $500,011 NSF grant awarded to a researcher in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science will focus on evacuation route planning, resource assignment, and transportation resilience.

National Academy of Sciences Names Alex Keene Kavli Fellow

Alex Keene, Ph.D., a leading neuroscientist, has been named a Kavli Fellow by The National Academy of Sciences. He is only the second faculty member at FAU to receive this recognition.

FAU Hosts 2019 Violence Summit

FAU's Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work recently hosted the 2019 Violence Summit.

It's a 100 Percent 'Match' for FAU's Soon-to-be Physicians!

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine soon-to-be graduates celebrated "Match Day." The class of 2019 achieved a 100 percent match and now know where they will spend the next few years of training as residents.

FAU Presents the Fifth Annual Palm Beach Book Festival

Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters is hosting the fifth annual Palm Beach Book Festival with an exciting group of New York Times bestselling, celebrity authors.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents David Valle

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter will present a lecture by David Valle, M.D., the director of the Institute of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

FAU Symposium Addresses Origins of the American Presidency

The Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium presents scholars from around the world.

Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Celebrates 40 Years

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing recently celebrated 40 years of excellence during a special anniversary event at the college to support initiatives for education, research and community service.

Downward Pressure on Demand Present in Major Housing Markets

Many U.S. metropolitan residential real estate markets are exhibiting downward pressure on the demand for homeownership, according to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty.

Research Park at Florida Atlantic University Elects Officers

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® recently elected its 2019 officers, naming Bob Swindell as chairman and Daniel Flynn, Ph.D., as vice chairman.

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Aspirin Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer, But Many at Risk Don't Take It

"To assess low-dose aspirin use, Florida Atlantic University researchers analyzed interviews with 84 patients who had advanced colon or rectal polyps."... more

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