NEWS ARCHIVE


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.

Targeted Health Spending Decreases Infant Mortality Rates

By | November 8, 2018

A new study by researchers at FAU College of Business shows that targeted spending on public health activities specifically related to infant health significantly reduces infant mortality.

Bank of America's Brumley 2018 Business Leader of the Year

By | October 29, 2018

Fabiola Brumley, Bank of America's market president in Palm Beach County, will be honored as the 2018 Business Leader of the Year by FAU's College of Business on Jan. 30, 2019, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.

Florida's U.S. Senate and Governor's Races Tight, Poll Finds

By | October 24, 2018

Rick Scott leads Bill Nelson by less than two points in Florida's critical U.S. Senate race, while Andrew Gillum maintains a narrow lead over Ron DeSantis in the battle to be the state's next governor.

Hispanics' Consumer Confidence Improves as Optimism Grows

By | October 9, 2018

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. improved in the third quarter of 2018 as optimism has grown about their financial situation as well as the U.S. economy as a whole, a new FAU Index finds.

FAU First in Florida to Partner with Barron's in Education

By | October 4, 2018

FAU's College of Business announces new partnership with Barron's in Education program, sponsored by wealth management firm PagnatoKarp, whose founder and CEO Paul A. Pagnato is an FAU alumnus.

FAU Poll Finds Tight Races for Florida Governor, U.S. Senate

By | September 20, 2018

Bill Nelson and Rick Scott are in a statistical tie in Florida's U.S. Senate race, while Andrew Gillum holds a narrow lead on Ron DeSantis in the battle to be the state's next governor, a new FAU poll finds.

Firms Going Public Reduce Underpricing with a Two-Stage IPO

By | September 20, 2018

Firms that are planning to go public may want to consider a two-stage Initial Public Offering to reduce underpricing and volatility of the stock, according to research by faculty at FAU's College of Business.