One of the latest and most ambitious studies on bullying and cyberbullying in middle and high school students begs to differ with the adage, "sticks and stones can break my bones, but names can't hurt me."
February 21, 2017
Jeff Atwater, member of the Governor’s cabinet with years of experience in public and private finance, will become FAU's vice president for strategic initiatives and chief financial officer.
February 10, 2017
A majority of Floridians favor sanctuary city policies that offer safe harbor for undocumented immigrants, according to a statewide survey by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.
February 7, 2017
FAU has received federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, which only is awarded to colleges and universities with enrollment of full-time Hispanic undergraduate students of at least 25 percent.
February 7, 2017
Using remote sensing cameras and sound recorders, FAU scientists are the first to capture rare video footage of a newly discovered population of critically endangered monkeys in a remote region in the world.
February 1, 2017
Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Black History Month with a series of events throughout the month of February at its Boca Raton, Jupiter, and Davie campuses.
January 31, 2017
There is limited research and only anecdotal evidence suggesting that the public supports the use of body-worn cameras in policing. A new study reveals general public perceptions with some unexpected results.
January 26, 2017
While golf courses around the country face an uncertain economic future, homes adjacent to them continue to command higher prices from prospective buyers, according to a new real estate study by FAU.
January 25, 2017
Transformational facility to play central role in FAU's athletic program and help student-athletes excel in the classroom, on the field.
January 20, 2017
FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, as well as FAU's College of Business, are both listed in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report national rankings for "Best Online Graduate Programs."
January 12, 2017
As the nation approaches the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States this month, Hispanic Republicans and Democrats differ greatly in their opinions about the economy.
January 11, 2017
FAU will lead the Freight Mobility Research Institute to improve the nation's mobility of people and goods. A combined match from the state and private sectors will result in more than $10 million in total.
December 14, 2016
A majority of Hispanics think U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will not be good for the country's economy or the United States' relationships with other countries, according to a new FAU national poll.
December 12, 2016
Florida Atlantic University's Brain Institute in Jupiter is now home to a Nikon Center of Excellence.
December 1, 2016
Hispanics are more cautious about their holiday spending this year with 1 in 5 saying they will not be shopping at all, according to a national survey by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.
November 17, 2016
FAU researchers and collaborators conducted a first-of-its-kind longitudinal study on twins to identify the degree to which siblings contribute to the increase in delinquent behavior and alcohol misuse.
November 14, 2016
This Hispanic Serving Institution project (Title III) will increase underrepresented Hispanics in computer-related careers, and facilitate successful post-degree employment or graduate school enrollment.
October 26, 2016
Donald Trump has closed to within three points of Hillary Clinton in what the Republican nominee has called the "must-win" state of Florida, according to a poll of 500 likely Florida voters conducted by FAU.
October 26, 2016
A study on a plaque identifying toothpaste has shown significant reductions in dental plaque and inflammation throughout the body. These findings support the premise of reductions in heart attacks and strokes.
October 19, 2016
The Wallace Foundation has selected Florida Atlantic University as one of seven universities to participate in a national $47-million initiative.
October 19, 2016
Hillary Clinton has opened up a six-point lead over Donald Trump in the critical battleground state of Florida, according to a new survey by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.
October 13, 2016
Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump among Hispanics in the key battleground states of Florida, Ohio, Nevada, Colorado and North Carolina, according to a new survey by FAU.
September 22, 2016
Florida Atlantic University's Hospitality & Tourism Management program is among the top 30 in the United States, according to the latest rankings published by The Best Schools Magazine.
September 13, 2016
Results of a study using nationally representative surveys of 10 million U.S. residents show that Americans are not only more politically polarized than ever but that more people identify as independent.
September 7, 2016
Florida Atlantic University has appointed one of the country's most successful fundraisers to lead the university into a new era of donor relations and to spearhead a capital campaign.
September 6, 2016
FAU's College of Nursing will use the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to grow South Florida's primary care workforce and address unmet health care needs of underserved populations.
August 30, 2016
FAU announces a $5 million gift from Phil and Susan Smith to establish The Phil Smith Center for Free Enterprise at the College of Business, which will name its main tower Phil Smith Hall in his honor.
August 24, 2016
FAU's Police Department is launching "FAU Guardian," a free mobile app that turns any smartphone into a personal safety device.
August 22, 2016
Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump nationally by 48 percent among Hispanics - nearly twice the 26 percent margin she held in May - and has greatly increased her favorability rating, according to a new FAU poll.
August 4, 2016
You're wrong, according to a new sex study that really contradicts the widespread notion that Millennials are the "hookup" generation, which is popularized by dating apps like "Tinder" and others.
August 2, 2016
Cherene Castillo and Steve Grotowski – both employees of FAU – reflect back on their once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Castillo represented her native Canada in the 2000 Olympic Summer Games in Sydney, Australia playing softball. Grotowski represented his native Great Britain in the 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London, England playing beach volleyball.
August 1, 2016
FAU's I-SENSE and Dioxide Materials(TM) have formed a unique partnership to develop and evaluate a novel low-cost, low-power, wireless CO2 sensing system for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning applications.
July 14, 2016
FAU poll finds four out of five Hispanics believe that global warming is a serious problem and a majority of them said it's an important issue that will guide who they'll vote for in 2016 presidential election.
July 7, 2016
Binge drinking -- almost a rite of passage -- peaks during the college years. So this begs the question, "Are there specific characteristics associated with high-level binge drinking habits in college students?"
June 30, 2016
A researcher has developed a new device for assisted reproductive technology that can quickly, easily and cost effectively select only the healthiest sperm without causing DNA damage.
June 16, 2016
Florida Atlantic University is remembering the 49 victims and dozens injured in the recent Orlando mass shooting with a series of events at its Boca Raton and Davie campuses.
June 16, 2016
Florida Atlantic University's College of Business MBA in Sport Management program is among the best in the world and first in Florida, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness International.
June 7, 2016
Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 23 percent among Hispanics, who see her as better prepared for improving the economy and keeping them safe from terrorism, according to a new national survey by FAU.
June 2, 2016
A new study shows that since the 1990s, the percentage of adults who accept same-sex behavior has quadrupled, and those who have participated in same-sex experiences has doubled.
June 1, 2016
FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received initial accreditation for residency programs in general surgery and emergency medicine, in collaboration with its member teaching hospitals.
May 23, 2016
In what is considered one of the oldest and most important archaeological digs in North America, scientists uncovered what they believe are the bones of a 13,000- to 14,000-year-old extinct species of bison.
May 11, 2016
Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D., a renowned neuroscientist and leading expert in synaptic pharmacology, neurotransmitter transporters, and neurogenetics, is at the helm of the newly-formed FAU Brain Institute.
May 10, 2016
Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 3,190 degrees today and tomorrow during six commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.
May 5, 2016
Alumni from eight of FAU's colleges were honored for their career accomplishments, and Brent Burns, B.B.A. '81, was introduced as the 2016 inductee into the FAUAA Hall of Fame.
May 4, 2016
FAU's College of Medicine celebrated a long-anticipated day as it conferred the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees to 61 members of the class of 2016, making them the nation's newest physicians.
April 29, 2016
New study finds that vivid language intended to assure potential whistleblowers they will be protected from retaliation is instead likely to evoke fear and make them less likely to report misconduct.
April 26, 2016
Which party wins the United States presidential election in November could change how investors play the stock market for years to come, says an FAU College of Business professor
April 13, 2016
Florida Atlantic University High School student Hannah Herbst participated in President Barack Obama's sixth annual White House Science Fair on Wednesday, April 13 at 1 p.m.
April 11, 2016
Florida Atlantic University recently celebrated its sixth annual gala in the FAU Stadium.
April 8, 2016
The gift will name the Bobby and Barbara Campbell Academic Success Center within the Complex
April 4, 2016
Florida Atlantic University's annual Dance Marathon fundraiser raised a record $188,234.16 for the Children's Miracle Network (CMN).
April 3, 2016
Florida Atlantic University's Diplomacy Program has received the Distinguished Delegation Award at the National Model United Nations competition in New York City.
March 31, 2016
Florida Gov. Rick Scott visited A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School today to witness firsthand the innovative education within the world of STEM that is being offered to its students.
March 30, 2016
A psychology professor will continue a unique longitudinal study of bilingual development in children, focusing on language, literacy, cognitive growth, and academic achievement for Spanish-speaking children.
March 30, 2016
Leon Charney played a pivotal role in achieving the historic 1978 peace accords
March 22, 2016
The soon-to-be graduates in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine participated in "Match Day" to learn where they will be spending the next several years of medical training as residents.
March 18, 2016
FAU today was ranked as the top-performing public university in the state by The Florida Board of Governors (BOG), which oversees the State University System.
March 16, 2016
Donald Trump leads Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz by 23 points in the latest survey of likely Republican voters in Florida, where Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders by 28 points among Democrats, a new FAU poll says
March 12, 2016
Florida Atlantic University High School student Hannah Herbst was featured live on Discovery Education to talk about her experience as "America's Top Young Scientist."
March 8, 2016
A new study is the first to examine the relationship between paid sick leave benefits and delays in medical care and forgone medical care for both working adults and their family members.
March 7, 2016
The latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty indicates the housing market in the nation as a whole remains in buy territory, meaning homeowners can expect to build wealth faster than renters.
March 3, 2016
A boycott of the Academy Awards to protest the lack of racial diversity among the nominees is unlikely to create the change many hoped for, says an FAU professor who has studied boycotts for almost 20 years.
February 25, 2016
Bjorn Nils Anders Lamborn, Ph.D., former physics professor and chair, has left a $1.1 million endowment to establish an Eminent Scholar Chair in Theoretical Physics, and a $100,000 scholarship endowment.
February 23, 2016
Robotic boats that can move, think and make decisions on their own to help humans may be closer than you think. The College of Engineering and Computer Science has received an NSF grant for the project.
February 17, 2016
Twenty-two registered nurses studying to become nurse practitioners in FAU's Lynn College of Nursing will join professors on a trip that will transform their lives and how they think about providing healthcare.
February 11, 2016
Researchers will work to define the mechanisms governing how cells decide whether to become a mature cell or whether to die. Their work will shed light on how to make transplantable tissues to cure diseases.
February 4, 2016
The gift will allow the College to develop and establish curriculum, facilitate laboratory improvements, and provide an annual award to the top Bidtellect Laboratory researcher.
January 26, 2016
FAU poll shows Donald Trump has surged nearly 12 points in the last two months and is closing on half of the GOP vote in Florida, where Hillary Clinton has improved in all matchups against GOP frontrunners.
January 20, 2016
Lab school wins first place in First Lady's 2015 Summer Literacy Adventure by reading more than 9,000 books.
January 14, 2016
The Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center in FAU's Lynn College of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
December 14, 2015
Researchers from FAU and collaborators measured law enforcement leadership attitudes toward police wearing body cameras, and published results of their study in the American Journal of Criminal Justice.
December 14, 2015
The latest national housing market index produced by FAU and FIU faculty indicates the housing market in several cities -- including Dallas, Denver and Houston -- is nearing pricing bubble territory.
December 8, 2015
Results of a five-year study by FAU researchers tested the hypothesis that adolescents become less similar to their friends and more similar to romantic partners after they start a new romantic relationship.
December 2, 2015
An FAU analyses of nationwide data on individuals who were killed as a result of legal intervention or law enforcement in the U.S. between 1999 and 2013, shows a 45 percent increase mostly among non-whites.
December 1, 2015
Donald Trump has doubled the vote of his nearest challenger in Florida, where Hillary Clinton trails in matchups with GOP frontrunners, according to a poll by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.
November 18, 2015
Hispanics will be spending more on holiday shopping this year and are more likely to buy gifts online than in the past, according to a national survey by the FAU Business and Economic Polling Initiative.
November 12, 2015
Florida Atlantic University has been named to Military Times "Best for Vets: Colleges 2016" rankings for the fifth year in a row.
November 10, 2015
FAU and University MRI have entered into a joint research agreement to propel the University's focus in the neurosciences and provide researchers with access to the newest imaging technologies available today.
November 5, 2015
The gift, a first of its kind from Lynn to FAU Athletics, will name The Christine E. Lynn Sports Medicine Center.
November 3, 2015
FAU and Max Planck have signed an innovative agreement to facilitate a research and education program that will recruit promising scientists to FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.
October 28, 2015
Yitshak Kreiss, M.D., an internationally renowned leader in disaster, emergency and humanitarian medicine and former Israel Defense Forces surgeon general, will visit Florida Atlantic University.
October 21, 2015
The shift in climate is shifting turtles as well, because as the temperature of their nests change so do their reproduction patterns. Warmer conditions produce females and cooler conditions produce males.
October 15, 2015
Florida Atlantic University High School student Hannah Herbst was named the winner of the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, recently held at the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minn.
October 14, 2015
- Eleanor R. Baldwin, a longtime benefactor of FAU and FAU Athletics, has donated $1 million to name the History and Tradition Hall.
October 9, 2015
More students with autism are being taught in the general classroom setting. Preparing professionals to teach these students is critical in alleviating the dire shortage of special education teachers.
September 24, 2015
Marco Rubio jumped into second place in Florida, a pivotal swing state where Hillary Clinton trails in most general election matchups with Republican presidential contenders, according to latest survey by FAU.
September 23, 2015
Hispanics think the United States government is doing a better job at reducing the threat of terrorism but most are still worried about the possibility of a major terrorist attack on American soil.
September 9, 2015
For the first time ever, FAU will host a "power five" conference member at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton. Don't miss a minute of the action!
September 8, 2015
The Academy for Community Inclusion is the first-of-its-kind in Florida and will be located on FAU's Jupiter campus. The program is made possible by a generous multi-year commitment from The Taft Foundation.
August 20, 2015
Racial disparity in mortgage rates is widespread between black and white borrowers, according to a newly published study which found more financially vulnerable black women suffer the most.
August 19, 2015
Determining whether or not an individual has dementia and to what degree is a long and laborious process that can take an experienced professional such as a clinician about four to five hours to administer.
August 17, 2015
Florida Atlantic University conferred more than 1,700 degrees on August 4 during three commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium on the Boca Raton campus.
August 7, 2015