NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Lab Schools Named "District of Distinction"

By | July 22, 2019

The FAU Lab Schools District was recently named a "District of Distinction" by District Administration magazine.

FAU's Charles Yang Honored for Article Analyzing Medicare Advantage

By | July 17, 2019

Yang and his co-authors were invited to present their research on Medicare savings and Data Envelopment Analysis approaches to Medicare cost efficiency at the 2019 health meeting of the Society of Actuaries.

Nationwide Study on Teen 'Sexting' Has Good News, Bad News

By | July 17, 2019

The good news is that adolescent sexting is not at epidemic levels as reported in some media headlines. The bad news is that it also has not decreased despite preventive efforts by educators and others.

Thirty Years of Unique Data Reveal What's Really Killing Coral Reefs

By | July 15, 2019

A long-term study by FAU's Harbor Branch shows that the coral bleaching problem is not just due to a warming planet, but also a planet that is simultaneously being enriched with reactive nitrogen.

Neuroscientists Find Novel Role for 'Skin Plumping' Molecule

By | July 11, 2019

Neuroscientists have discovered a novel mechanism and role in the brain for hyaluronic acid -- a clear, gooey substance popularized by cosmetic and skin care products.

Hispanics' Consumer Confidence Drops for Second Straight Quarter

By | July 10, 2019

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. dropped as concerns for the economic outlook for the U.S. worsened, according to a new national index from FAU's Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

FAU High School Students Visit Galápagos Islands for Research

By | July 10, 2019

For the first time ever, a group of FAU High School (FAUHS) students recently traveled to the Galápagos Islands for a summer course to conduct field research.

Teens 'Mocked' by Parents at Greater Risk for Bullying, Victimization

By | July 9, 2019

A unique longitudinal study provides a more complete understanding of how parents' belittling and critical interactions with adolescents thwart their ability to maintain positive relationships with peers.

Scientists Discover World's Largest Seaweed Bloom

By | July 5, 2019

A researcher from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is among a team of scientists who discovered the world's largest seaweed bloom, which spans from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico.

Dramatic Differences in Tests Assessing Preschoolers' Language Skills

By | July 2, 2019

A study by a researcher in FAU's College of Education and collaborators examined language outcomes of children born preterm and full-term using different tests.