NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Study: Banks Boost Out-of-Market Lending for Small Businesses

By | January 13, 2021

Banks are increasingly lending to small businesses outside of markets where the banks have offices, a geographic diversification that fuels job creation and economic growth.

FAU Develops Simplified COVID-19 Diagnostic Method to Ramp Up Testing

By | January 12, 2021

Researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine have developed a simplified COVID-19 testing protocol that is rapid, reliable and offers distinct advantages with less labor, expertise and equipment needed.

Hispanics' Consumer Confidence Declines in Fourth Quarter

By | January 12, 2021

Hispanics in the United States did not end 2020 with an optimistic view of their financial situations.

FAU Hospitality Expert: Pent-Up Demand Could Buoy Cruise Lines in 2021

By | December 21, 2020

The hospitality and tourism industry will lead Florida out of the coronavirus pandemic starting in 2021, but a full recovery likely will take years.

Restaurant Franchisors May Regret Sweetheart Deals to Grow Businesses

By | December 16, 2020

Restaurant franchisors should think twice about loosening contract terms and lowering fees to expand operations during a recession, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and two other schools.

FAU Offers K-12 Teachers Free Course on Tips to Teach Online

By | December 14, 2020

To address the many challenges of teaching during the pandemic, FAU's College of Education is offering a free eight-hour online certificate course for K-12 teachers to assist them with teaching online.

Empowering Advanced Practice Nurses Key to Better Healthcare Access

By | December 10, 2020

The pandemic helped to upend the typical status quo bias by showing that advanced practice nurses (APNs) are worthy of expanded powers in underserved areas, according to research by FAU professors.

FAU Receives Grant to Study Health Effects of Harmful Algal Blooms

By | December 10, 2020

A Florida Department of Health grant will help FAU researchers to evaluate health effects of exposure to harmful algal blooms in Florida and possible increased susceptibility in those infected with COVID-19.

Index: Even in a Pandemic, Demand for Homes Remains Robust

By | December 7, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has led to a surge in joblessness and economic uncertainty, but interest in homeownership across the country remains as strong as it was before the pandemic.

FAU's eLearning is Award Winning, Nationally Recognized

By | December 7, 2020

In response to the global pandemic, FAU's COCE needed to respond quickly and meaningfully to the sudden transition required of faculty and graduate teaching assistants to switch to an online/remote setting.