NEWS ARCHIVE


Unintended Consequence of COVID-19: Cyberbullying Could Increase

By | March 26, 2020

Stuck at home all day, students are using apps even more than they already do, which could increase cyberbullying. FAU's Dr. Sameer Hinduja, provides tips for educators and parents during the pandemic.

FAU Makes 'U.S. News & World Report' Lists for Best Graduate Programs

By | March 17, 2020

More than one dozen FAU graduate programs are included in the latest U.S. News & World Report's 2021 "Best Graduate Programs."

U.S. Workers Need Paid Sick Leave to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

By | March 4, 2020

One-third of Americans do not have access to paid sick leave FAU and Cleveland State University researchers urge the critical need to consider the role of paid sick leave in stopping a contagious virus.

Neighborhood Features and Genetic Risk Interact to Affect Cognition

By | February 19, 2020

A new FAU study is the first to examine how neighborhood environment affects cognition in older adults based on their genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Many Teens are Digital Dating Abuse Victims; Boys Get the Brunt of It

By | February 12, 2020

It's almost Valentine's Day, but there is nothing romantic about new research illuminating how teen dating abuse is manifesting online. A study explores the problem among U.S. middle and high school students.

FAU Presents 'Only One' Play About Sex Trafficking

By | February 7, 2020

FAU's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, along with the Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative, present "Only One".

Oh My Aching Back: Do Yoga, Tai Chi or Qigong Help?

By | February 6, 2020

Researchers provide a comprehensive review of the effects of movement-based mind-body interventions on chronic low back pain.

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.

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.

Partnership Will Help 6,000 Students Have a Smoother College Commute

By | December 18, 2019

FAU has received $375,000 from The Kresge Foundation to lead a first-time transportation collaboration to improve southeast Florida's transit ecosystem for college students.