DIGITAL SELF-HARM SURGES AMONG U.S. TEENS FROM 2016 TO 2021

Adolescents worldwide have embraced social media and online platforms for self-expression and to explore their identity. This freedom, however, can lead to risky behaviors, especially with limited adult supervision.... more

FPL AND FAU ENGINEERING UNVEIL NEW AI-ENABLED CENTER

Florida Atlantic University College of Engineering and Computer Science (COECS) and Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) officially unveiled the newly established “FPL Center for Intelligent Energy Technologies” (InETech) today at the university’s Boca Raton campus.... more

‘FIT2DRIVE’ TRANSFORMS ASSESSING OLDER DRIVERS WITH COGNITIVE DECLINE

As the world’s population ages, so does the proportion of older drivers on the road. Safe driving requires adequate memory, perceptual and motor skills, and executive function abilities.... more

 


Digital Self-Harm Surges Among U.S. Teens from 2016 to 2021

A new study finds that digital self-harm, where individuals anonymously post or share hurtful content about themselves online, has increased more than 88% since 2016 among 13 to 17 year olds in the U.S.

National Poll: 45% of Democrat Voters Say Biden Should Not Run

A new poll conducted by Florida Atlantic University's PolCom Lab and Mainstreet Research USA examines the state of the presidential election as reverberations of last week's debate continue to play out.

Data Analysis: Unbooked Losses at Banks Spike in First Quarter of Year

More banks reported unbooked losses over at least half of their capital equity, in response to spiking interest rates, according to a screener from an FAU finance expert.

U-Ride: Transforming Transit for College Students in Southeast Florida

FAU is leading a first-time transportation collaboration using a novel app. U-ride is the first app that allows users to easily compare and track the environmental and health impacts of their trip.

FAU Alumni Association Board Welcomes New Members

Florida Atlantic University's Alumni Association (FAUAA) Board of Directors welcomed three new members to its board.

FAU High State Champs Head to National Invitational

The Florida Atlantic University High School girls' golf team has earned a bid to play in the upcoming Girls High School Golf National Invitational in Frisco, Texas.

FAU Researcher Receives Grant for 'Somaesthetics of Atmosphere'

Richard Shusterman, Ph.D., in FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, has received a grant to explore a recent topic in the humanities and arts that commands growing attention - "atmosphere."

OLLI at FAU Presents Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Florida Atlantic University presents Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.

FAU Receives Gift to Support Theater Performances and Arts Education

FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters has received a significant gift from the Edith and Martin Stein Family Foundation to support performances and arts education at the university's Theatre Lab.

FAU College of Business to Host Second Annual Golf Classic

Florida Atlantic University's College of Business will host its second annual Golf Classic to support students through scholarships and resources on Oct. 4 at Broken Sound Club, the event's premier host.

FAU Programs Among U.S. News & World Report's 'Best Graduate Programs'

Several Florida Atlantic University graduate programs are included in the latest U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Programs" for 2024-25.

FAU IN THE NEWS

Fear the Tails, Not the Jaws, of These ‘Weirdo’ Sharks

Scientists studied how thresher sharks use “extreme yoga” to whip their tails at prey.... more

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