NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Hosts 50th Annual Honors Convocation

By | April 16, 2019

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Bret Danilowicz will host the University's 50th annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 17 at 4 p.m. at the University Theatre.

Overwhelmed Clients; Unrealistic Agency Expectations

By | April 16, 2019

Researchers from FAU's Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work conducted a study to examine challenges among therapists in contracted private agencies working in child welfare systems.

Real Estate Connect Conference Draws Industry Stakeholders

By | April 11, 2019

FAU recently hosted its first-ever Real Estate Connect Conference, which drew industry stakeholders from around the country to discuss the outlook for various markets in the United States and across the globe.

It's Safer to be a Cop in the U.S. Today than 50 Years Ago

By | April 10, 2019

A study analyzing police officer deaths from 1970 to 2016 shows that despite more violent crimes, the hazards of policing have dramatically declined since 1970 with a 75 percent drop in line-of-duty deaths.

Finalists Compete Friday in Business Plan Competition Finals

By | April 10, 2019

The competition encourages FAU students, faculty, staff and recent graduates to pitch their game-changing ideas for a chance to obtain funding for their new ventures.

New Tool Gauges Rural, Older Adults' Alzheimer's Knowledge

By | April 8, 2019

Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing have developed the "Basic Knowledge of Alzheimer's Disease" survey to measure and assess Alzheimer's knowledge in rural and underserved communities

Researchers Join Forces to Treat Stroke

By | April 1, 2019

Researchers from FAU and Boca Raton Regional Hospital have joined forces to take treatment options for stroke to the next level by combining a breakthrough interventional procedure with a novel drug compound.

FAU Poll Finds Gov. Ron DeSantis Riding a Wave of Popularity

By | March 28, 2019

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to ride a wave of popularity among Florida voters, who support many of his public policy priorities, according to a survey by FAU's Business & Economics Polling Initiative.

National Academy of Sciences Names Alex Keene Kavli Fellow

By | March 22, 2019

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.

Alarming Surges of Firearm Deaths in School-age Children

By | March 21, 2019

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.