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

By | June 29, 2022

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

By | June 28, 2022

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

Seat Assignments Drive Friendships Among Elementary School Children

By | June 28, 2022

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 Tourism Slowing Amid Recession Fears, Robust Competition

By | June 23, 2022

Florida leisure travel is showing signs of decline in recent weeks, offering yet another challenge to employers and tourism officials still trying to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

By | June 22, 2022

Researchers from FAU Harbor Branch have received a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study the connectivity between the Everglades and Florida Keys via the Florida Bay.

FAU Study: States of New England Best at Attorney Discipline

By | June 16, 2022

The New England states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont are best among the 50 states at attorney discipline, devoting more resources to addressing and resolving complaints of wrongdoing.

Phillip A. Hough, Ph.D., Selected for Fulbright Global Scholar Award

By | June 16, 2022

Phillip A. Hough, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, received a Fulbright Global Scholar Award based on his important sociological research in rural Colombia.

FAU Receives $1 Million Grant for Equity in Instructional Performance

By | June 15, 2022

FAU's College of Education School Leaders Program has been awarded a three-year, $1,039,041 grant from Broward County Public Schools to support two graduate degree programs.

Alarming Increases in Deaths from Alcoholic Cirrhosis in the U.S.

By | June 14, 2022

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers conducted an original research study comparing trends in mortality from alcoholic cirrhosis in the U.S. in 1999 with those 20 years later in 2019.

Fort Myers, Other Florida Metros Have Largest U.S. Rent Increases

By | June 6, 2022

Rents for homes and apartments have soared nationwide over the past year, and Florida remains at the heart of a problem overwhelming U.S. consumers.