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FAU Professor 'Top Scientist for Computer Science & Electronics'

By | May 20, 2021

Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Ph.D., in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, is listed in the 2021 "Top Scientists Ranking for Computer Science & Electronics."

Federal Incentive Program Fails to Motivate Many Medicaid Providers

By | May 19, 2021

Florida has distributed roughly $100 million to Medicaid providers that ultimately did not demonstrate they used electronic health records in a meaningful way after collecting first-year financial incentives.

Origin of Monkeys Living Near an Urban Airport for Decades Confirmed

By | May 18, 2021

FAU scientists have confirmed the species type, origin and how a colony of wild African vervet monkeys landed in Dania Beach near the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport more than 70 years ago.

Study Reveals Health Status of Vulnerable Gopher Tortoises

By | May 12, 2021

FAU researchers have conducted a comprehensive health assessment of gopher tortoises at two sites in southeastern Florida, which provides important baseline information on this vulnerable species.

FAU Poll: Biden Has More Work to Do to Win Over Florida Voters

By | May 6, 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden won praise in Florida for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, but registered voters still issued only tepid approval for his first 100 days in office.

FAU Gets CDC Grant to Test PPE Efficacy and Workplace Virus Spread

By | May 5, 2021

To keep the workplace safe, researchers from the College of Engineering and Computer Science will test the efficacy of various types of personal protection measures against airborne viral transmission.

'Boys Will be Boys' - Study Explores Views of College Dating Violence

By | May 4, 2021

A study of college-age women finds that a poor understanding of violence in dating relationships perpetuates the idea that "boys will be boys" and that these behaviors are an innate part of men.

FAU Poll Tells Disturbing Tale of Hospitality and Tourism Employment

By | May 4, 2021

The world's battered hospitality and tourism industry has a long way to go to rebound from the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Florida Home Price Increases 'Could Become Worrisome'

By | April 23, 2021

Southeast Florida homes are selling for an average of roughly 13 percent more than they should, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University.

Common Antibiotic Effective in Healing Coral Disease Lesions

By | April 22, 2021

FAU Harbor Branch scientists have found that amoxicillin, an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections in humans, has a 95 percent success rate at healing individual disease lesions in stony corals.