NEWS ARCHIVE


Knight Foundation Awards Grant to FAU's Adams Center

By | February 21, 2019

The $110,000 grant enables center to expand its Entrepreneur Boot Camp, Business Plan Competition and other activities that will contribute to the growth of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Palm Beach County.

FAU Poll Finds Florida Gov. DeSantis Off to a Good Start

By | February 12, 2019

Gov. Ron DeSantis is enjoying widespread popularity from Florida voters who support his proposals to reduce the impacts of harmful algae blooms and eliminate Common Core standards, according to a new survey.

FAU Develops 'State of Downtown West Palm Beach' Report

By | January 24, 2019

FAU's Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions teamed up with the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority on a comprehensive metrics report to track progress and expansion in downtown over time.

Palm Beach County Real Estate Cycle May Be Nearing Its Peak

By | January 22, 2019

The housing market in Palm Beach County is 19.76 percent above its long-term pricing trend, according to a new study from faculty at FAU College of Business.

FAU Programs Among the Best in 'U.S. News & World Report'

By | January 15, 2019

FAU's nursing, business and education programs are listed in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report national rankings for "Best Online Graduate Programs." Nursing is ranked No. 23 nationwide and No. 1 in Florida.

Hispanics' Consumer Confidence is Strong Going into 2019

By | January 14, 2019

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. improved in the fourth quarter of 2018 as optimism grew about their financial situation as well as the nation's economic outlook, a new FAU index says.

U.S. Housing Cycle Nears Peak as Property Appreciation Slows

By | January 3, 2019

Housing prices are slightly overheated and residential real estate markets are experiencing minimal downward pressure on the demand for home ownership, a new FAU study says.

Laws to Curb Use of Cell Phones Save Lives of Motorcyclists

By | December 5, 2018

Laws to ban or curb drivers' use of cell phones and other handheld devices have greatly reduced the rate of fatalities for motorcyclists, according to a new study by faculty at FAU and the University of Miami.

Real Estate Markets Peaking and Some are in a Pricing Bubble

By | December 4, 2018

U.S. metropolitan residential real estate markets are peaking and some cities are in another pricing bubble, according to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty.

Political Donations Lead to Sweetheart Deals in Contracts

By | November 19, 2018

Companies that make political donations are more likely to be awarded government contracts with terms containing "sweetheart deals" for the firms, according to a study by faculty at FAU College of Business.