NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Index Shows Slight Drop in Hispanic Consumer Confidence

By | April 10, 2019

Consumer confidence among Hispanics dropped slightly in the first quarter of 2019 as political divisions became apparent in their economic outlook for the U.S., according to a national index conducted by FAU.

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.

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.

FAU Tech Runway to Host Annual 'Meet the Angels' Event

By | March 28, 2019

FAU Tech Runway® and Prototype House will host the annual "Meet the Angels" event on Friday, March 29 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at FAU Tech Runway, 901 NW 35th St., Boca Raton.

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.