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FAU Study: Banks Boost Out-of-Market Lending for Small Businesses

By | January 13, 2021

Banks are increasingly lending to small businesses outside of markets where the banks have offices, a geographic diversification that fuels job creation and economic growth.

FAU Develops Simplified COVID-19 Diagnostic Method to Ramp Up Testing

By | January 12, 2021

Researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine have developed a simplified COVID-19 testing protocol that is rapid, reliable and offers distinct advantages with less labor, expertise and equipment needed.

Hispanics' Consumer Confidence Declines in Fourth Quarter

By | January 12, 2021

Hispanics in the United States did not end 2020 with an optimistic view of their financial situations.

'Hail to the Queen' - Saving the Caribbean Queen Conch

By | January 7, 2021

The world's leading expert on queen conch aquaculture who is a scientist at FAU's Harbor Branch has published a comprehensive, step-by-step manual to culture and restore the revered Caribbean queen conch.

FAU Hospitality Expert: Pent-Up Demand Could Buoy Cruise Lines in 2021

By | December 21, 2020

The hospitality and tourism industry will lead Florida out of the coronavirus pandemic starting in 2021, but a full recovery likely will take years.

South Florida Homebuyers Bear Burden of Keeping Prices Within Reach

By | December 17, 2020

South Florida homes remain significantly overpriced but not as much as they were during the summer, according to a study from researchers at Florida Atlantic and Florida International universities.

Restaurant Franchisors May Regret Sweetheart Deals to Grow Businesses

By | December 16, 2020

Restaurant franchisors should think twice about loosening contract terms and lowering fees to expand operations during a recession, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and two other schools.

Empowering Advanced Practice Nurses Key to Better Healthcare Access

By | December 10, 2020

The pandemic helped to upend the typical status quo bias by showing that advanced practice nurses (APNs) are worthy of expanded powers in underserved areas, according to research by FAU professors.

FAU Receives Grant to Study Health Effects of Harmful Algal Blooms

By | December 10, 2020

A Florida Department of Health grant will help FAU researchers to evaluate health effects of exposure to harmful algal blooms in Florida and possible increased susceptibility in those infected with COVID-19.

FAU's Lawrence Toll Among World's Most 'Highly Cited Researchers'

By | December 9, 2020

Lawrence Toll, Ph.D., has been named by The Web of Science(TM) among its most Highly Cited Researchers(TM). His publications rank in the top 1 percent by citations according to Clarivate(TM).