NEWS ARCHIVE


Early Disinterest in School Snowballs into Academic, Social Problems

By | November 18, 2022

A prior study by a researcher at FAU and collaborators found starting off on the wrong foot academically, particularly with math and reading, cascades into peer problems during the first years of school.

Climate Change Consensus Endures in Florida

By | October 19, 2022

Seven sequenced FAU surveys since October 2019 paint a comprehensive picture of Floridians' climate resilience attitudes during a period of particularly dynamic political, economic and environmental events.

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.

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.

FAU Celebrates Spring 2022 Commencement

By | May 5, 2022

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 3,200 degrees on Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6 during six commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium

Program Matches FAU Military Veteran Students with Shelter Dogs

By | March 16, 2022

FAU and the Humane Society of Broward County have teamed up for the "FAU Veteran Canine Rescue Mission" to match FAU student and alumni veterans with dogs from the shelter, which will be trained by Happy With Dogs.

Both Mothers and Friends Shape Adolescent Self-esteem

By | January 27, 2022

A new longitudinal study takes a deep dive into adolescent self-esteem and the role that parents - specifically mothers - and friends play in shaping how youth feel about themselves.

Identical Twins and Soon-to-be Nurses 'Lean on Each Other'

By | December 16, 2021

Identical twins Keren and Kerline Geffrard are among 62 classmates who will become nurses today during Florida Atlantic University's commencement ceremony at 1 p.m.

FAU Engineering in Top Three Fastest Improving Colleges in the U.S.

By | October 8, 2021

The College of Engineering and Computer Science is rapidly rising and is ranked by 'U.S. News & World Report' (2020 to 2022) as one of the top three fastest improving engineering colleges in the U.S.

FAU Experts for the 2021 Hurricane Season

By | August 12, 2021

With hurricane season in full force, several Florida Atlantic University faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding hurricane preparedness, evacuation and aftermath.