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FAU Now Serves as Home to 'C-P.A.W.W.'

By | October 16, 2018

"Canines Providing Assistance to Wounded Warriors" in FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is improving the understanding of palliative effects of animal-assisted interventions.

FAU I-SENSE and K-Rain Team Up on Water Irrigation

By | October 15, 2018

FAU I-SENSE and K-Rain have formed a partnership to develop next-generation products to enhance how commercial, municipal and residential entities control and manage their irrigation systems.

Hispanics' Consumer Confidence Improves as Optimism Grows

By | October 9, 2018

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. improved in the third quarter of 2018 as optimism has grown about their financial situation as well as the U.S. economy as a whole, a new FAU Index finds.

Educate Tomorrow at FAU Holds Inaugural Celebration Event

By | October 3, 2018

Educate Tomorrow at FAU within University Advising Services recently hosted its inaugural celebration event for students in the program.

FAU Tech Runway to Celebrate 2018 Maverick Reception

By | September 26, 2018

FAU Tech Runway® will host its 2018 Maverick Reception on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 6 to 8:45 p.m. at its headquarters, 901 NW 35th St., Boca Raton.

FAU Poll Finds Tight Races for Florida Governor, U.S. Senate

By | September 20, 2018

Bill Nelson and Rick Scott are in a statistical tie in Florida's U.S. Senate race, while Andrew Gillum holds a narrow lead on Ron DeSantis in the battle to be the state's next governor, a new FAU poll finds.

U.S. Housing Markets As a Whole Moving into Rent Territory

By | August 30, 2018

U.S. housing markets are now in rent territory, meaning renting and reinvesting, on average, will outperform owning and building equity in terms of wealth creation, according to latest index from FAU and FIU.

Endowment to Name LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy

By | August 23, 2018

FAU's Public Ethics Academy recently received a $475,000 endowment from the LeRoy Collins Legacy Group, Inc. to name the LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy in honor of former Florida Gov. LeRoy Collins.

DeSantis and Putnam Tied, Graham Leads Pack in Governor Race

By | August 22, 2018

In the race for Florida's next governor, Ron DeSantis and Adam Putnam are in a statistical tie on the Republican side and Gwen Graham has opened up a 12-point lead on Philip Levine among the Democrats.

Southeast Florida Real Estate Above Long-term Pricing Trends

By | August 20, 2018

Residential real estate markets in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach are all well above their long-term pricing trends, according to a new market update produced by FAU College of Business faculty.