Data Transparency and Health Equity Study in U.S. COVID-19 Response

State governments varied widely in mitigation measures to address the COVID-19 pandemic such as school and workplace closings, travel restrictions, stay-at-home orders, and restrictions on public gatherings. More specifically, states varied in how they defined and reported key metrics, such as testing data, cases, hospitalizations and deaths. For example, during the first wave of the pandemic, it was reported that one-third of states were not even reporting hospital admission data, which was key to understanding the surge in the spread of the virus.... more

Rising Interest Rates Not Likely to Give Renters Relief

Crushing rent increases remain the norm across Florida and beyond, and the Federal Reserve’s recent interest rate hike is unlikely to improve the landscape for cash-strapped renters, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and two other schools.... more

New Tool Will Assess Water Discharge Impacts from Florida’s Everglades

The ongoing Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) is working to restore the historical flow of the Florida Everglades to bring back the health of the ecosystem, which has seen declines in water quality and habitat loss and degradation.... more

 


Data Transparency and Health Equity Study in U.S. COVID-19 Response

FAU researchers conducted a study examining data transparency and compared how state responses varied in their COVID-19 reporting of health metrics and ethnicity metrics.

Rising Interest Rates Not Likely to Give Renters Relief

Crushing rent increases remain the norm across Florida and beyond, and the Federal Reserve's recent interest rate hike is unlikely to improve the landscape for cash-strapped renters

FAU Names New Dean of University Libraries

Florida Atlantic University has announced Linda Marie Golian-Lui, Ed.D., as its new dean of university libraries, effective Aug. 15.

FAU Recognized as Military Spouse Friendly® School

Florida Atlantic University has earned the 2022-2023 Military Spouse Friendly® Schools designation status award.

FAU to Host Event in Honor of Juneteenth

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Juneteenth with a special recognition and celebration on Monday, June 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at FAU's Housing Pavilion.

Charna Larkin Donates $1.6 Million to FAU

This generous gift will support student scholarships and establish the American Presidential Study.

Florida Atlantic University's Courtney Jones at Carnegie Hall

Courtney Jones, DMA, recently made history when he played with the Gateways Orchestra in its debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU Awards $9,000 in Scholarships

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter recently awarded nine $1,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students at the Northern Campus Achievement Awards.

FAU's María de los Ángeles Ortega to Lead Nursing Clinical Care

Dr. Ortega will lead clinical care at FAU's Green Memory and Wellness Center and the FAU and Northwest Community Health Alliance's Community Health Center, operated by the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing.

FAU Health Network Quickly Adds More Partners

Several South Florida leading hospitals and patient care providers have joined the FAU Health Network's groundbreaking collaboration to greatly benefit the region.

FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its 10th Venture Class

FAU Tech Runway® recently hosted its annual Launch Competition, revealing its 10th class, "Venture Class 10."

FAU IN THE NEWS

Women responded better than men to early Alzheimer’s intervention, study found

“Two out of every three brains affected by Alzheimer’s disease are women’s brains,” said Dr. Richard Isaacson, director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic in the Center for Brain Health at Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine.... more

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