NEWS ARCHIVE


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.

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

By | March 20, 2019

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

By | March 20, 2019

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.

FAU Receives Record-breaking Engineers' Council Awards

By | March 13, 2019

With 10 awards, FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science had the largest designation to a singular entity in the nine-year history in Florida, representing 22 percent of the total awards in 2019.

FAU Inducted as Chapter of Association for Women in Science

By | March 13, 2019

FAU's Association for Women in Science chapter will be dedicated to promoting diversity as well as supporting women in scientific careers.

Downward Pressure on Demand Present in Major Housing Markets

By | March 11, 2019

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

By | March 7, 2019

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.

Machines Predict Recovery Time from a Sports Concussion

By | March 7, 2019

Scientists in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and collaborators are teaching machines to predict recovery time from sports-related concussions based on symptoms like headache and dizziness.