NEWS ARCHIVE


Sleep Interrupted: What's Keeping Us Up at Night?

By | August 6, 2019

A researcher from FAU and collaborators conducted one of the largest longitudinal sleep studies on evening use of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine in an African-American cohort.

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.

FAU Graduates First Doctor of Social Work Class

By | May 3, 2019

FAU's first class of Doctor of Social Work (DSW) graduates from the Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work within the College for Design and Social Inquiry recently earned their degrees.

Overwhelmed Clients; Unrealistic Agency Expectations

By | April 16, 2019

Researchers from FAU's Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work conducted a study to examine challenges among therapists in contracted private agencies working in child welfare systems.

It's Safer to be a Cop in the U.S. Today than 50 Years Ago

By | April 10, 2019

A study analyzing police officer deaths from 1970 to 2016 shows that despite more violent crimes, the hazards of policing have dramatically declined since 1970 with a 75 percent drop in line-of-duty deaths.

FAU Hosts 2019 Violence Summit

By | March 20, 2019

FAU's Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work recently hosted the 2019 Violence Summit.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T? LGBT Views on Police Legitimacy and Authority

By | January 29, 2019

A new study examines the relationship between fairness and perceived respect of the police-citizen encounter and willingness to recognize police authority among a historically marginalized population.

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.

Donald & Elaine Singer Donate Frank Lloyd Wright Collection

By | January 23, 2019

FAU's School of Architecture in the College for Design and Social Inquiry was recently gifted a Frank Lloyd Wright collection by Donald and Elaine Singer.

Study First to Examine Osteoarthritis and Risk of Death

By | January 8, 2019

Researchers are the first to study the differences in the risk of death associated with osteoarthritis involving 51,983 Americans who were followed for up to 20 years and reveals some unexpected results.