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
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.
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
A new study is the first to show that classroom seat assignments have important implications for children's friendships and the enormous influence that teachers wield over the interpersonal lives of children.
Florida Atlantic University has announced Linda Marie Golian-Lui, Ed.D., as its new dean of university libraries, effective Aug. 15.
Florida Atlantic University has earned the 2022-2023 Military Spouse Friendly® Schools designation status award.
This generous gift will support student scholarships and establish the American Presidential Study.
Courtney Jones, DMA, recently made history when he played with the Gateways Orchestra in its debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
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.
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.
Several South Florida leading hospitals and patient care providers have joined the FAU Health Network's groundbreaking collaboration to greatly benefit the region.
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