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FAU Receives Florida Department of Transportation Grant

By | July 28, 2015

The task of inspecting and maintaining Florida's 11,450 bridges is arduous, espcially since so many of them span rivers, canals and saltwater areas. Researchers at FAU have received a grant from the Florida Department o... Moref Transportation to develop unmanned marine vehicles for on-water bridge inspections.

Florida Hispanics Better Off Financially, Latest FAU Poll Says

By | July 21, 2015

A majority of Hispanics in Florida say they're better off financially than they were a year ago and expect the good times to continue for themselves and business in the United States, according to the latest survey cond... Moreucted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) in the College of Business.

Unique FAU Study on Adolescent Friendships

By | July 20, 2015

No one likes to lose a friend, especially adolescents. But why do friendships end? Researchers in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University sought to answer this question with a study exam... Moreining whether adolescent friendships end because of undesirable characteristics of friends, because of differences between friends, or both.

FAU's Unique Alzheimer's Study on Spouse-Caregiver Relationships

By | July 13, 2015

In a unique study conducted at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University, researchers looked at how couples affected by Alzheimer's disease maintained their relationships, over the course ... Moreof many years of marriage, and uncovered 10 patterns of communication that help couples sustain engagement in their relationships.

FAU PlutoPalooza

By | July 10, 2015

Florida Atlantic University's Astronomical Observatory, Department of Geosciences, as well as the University Libraries will host "PlutoPalooza," a free, open house event that will showcase various aspects of the science... More involved with NASA's historic mission.

Global Warming is a Serious Concern to Hispanics

By | July 8, 2015

A majority of Hispanics believe that global warming is a serious problem and an important issue in the 2016 presidential election, according to the latest survey conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and... More Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) in the College of Business.

FAU Receives Grant to Fund New Mentoring Project

By | July 6, 2015

Florida Atlantic University's Division of Student Affairs and Division of Academic Affairs has received an anonymous grant for more than $764,000 to fund a new, comprehensive mentoring program called "The Mentoring Proj... Moreect at FAU," designed to assist with improving student success.

FAU Awarded $2.1 Million to Study Effectiveness of Medication for Schizophrenia

By | June 30, 2015

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine was recently awarded a $2.1 million, two-year contract by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc. to conduct a study to examine the effectiveness of an injectable long-acting anti... Morepsychotic medication for schizophrenia and its impact on 30-day hospital readmission rates.

 
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