NEWS ARCHIVE


New Indexes Evaluate College Football Kickers and Punters

By | August 29, 2018

The on-the-field performance of two of the most often overlooked positions in college football - kicker and punter - are the focus of new indexes developed by a FAU College of Business instructor.

Manmade Mangroves Could Address Threats to Coastal Areas

By | August 29, 2018

With threats of sea level rise and other natural disasters, researchers from the College of Engineering and Computer Science are turning to nature to create bioinspired materials that mimic mangrove trees.

Immigration and the First Amendment with Maria Hinojosa

By | August 27, 2018

Hinojosa is anchor and executive producer of NPR's "Latino USA," and the PBS series "America By the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa."

Researcher Examines Bilingual Development in Children

By | August 23, 2018

Bilingual children from immigrant families should not be expected to be two monolinguals in one. It takes them longer to learn two languages at once compared to just one, but a researcher says, "Don't worry."

Endowment to Name LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy

By | August 23, 2018

FAU's Public Ethics Academy recently received a $475,000 endowment from the LeRoy Collins Legacy Group, Inc. to name the LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy in honor of former Florida Gov. LeRoy Collins.

DeSantis and Putnam Tied, Graham Leads Pack in Governor Race

By | August 22, 2018

In the race for Florida's next governor, Ron DeSantis and Adam Putnam are in a statistical tie on the Republican side and Gwen Graham has opened up a 12-point lead on Philip Levine among the Democrats.

Annual Pap Test a 'Thing of the Past?'

By | August 21, 2018

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has updated its 2012 guidelines for cervical cancer screening. A leading OB/GYN physician provides an important review of these new guidelines in an editorial in "JAMA."

Women in Leadership Program Tackles Gender Bias in Workplace

By | August 21, 2018

With women continuing to be underrepresented at all levels in corporate America, FAU launches new program to provide highly driven professionals with the skills to succeed in executive management positions.

Manuel Oliver to Speak at FAU's Student Activism Program

By | August 20, 2018

“The Barb Schmidt Fellowship: Cultivating Community Involvement, Activism and Social Change,” will launch on Saturday, Aug. 25

In Teen Friendships, Misery Does Love Company

By | August 20, 2018

A study that examined anxiety, depression, social withdrawal, and submissiveness found that teens with similar levels of anxiety and depression are more likely to remain friends from one year to the next.