NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Poll: Biden Regains Lead on Trump in Battleground Florida

By | October 13, 2020

Democratic nominee Joe Biden pushed ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump in the battleground Sunshine State, according to a survey of likely Florida voters.

Assaults on Science Causing Alarming and Avoidable Deaths in the U.S.

By | October 12, 2020

In a commentary, FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers say "pandemic politics" is causing assaults on science, the FDA, the CDC as well as the health of the U.S. public.

Trick-or-treat for Halloween? Here's What You Need to Know

By | October 8, 2020

Terry Adirim, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine, answers some of the most frequently asked questions and offers tips regarding COVID-19 and "trick-or-treating" during the pandemic.

Empty Stadiums Present New Challenge for Sports Marketers

By | October 6, 2020

One of the best ways to promote a product or company is to buy advertising or sponsorships at a sporting event, but marketers need a new game plan now that many stadiums are empty.

Deep Price Cuts Will Set Bad Precedent for Hotels After Pandemic Ends

By | October 1, 2020

Hoteliers are bracing for a tenuous tourist season as the fallout from the COVID-19 recession lingers, but deep discounting should not be part of the recovery playbook

Florida Housing Markets Overpriced as Buyers Stay Busy During Pandemic

By | September 17, 2020

Housing markets in eight of 10 key metro areas of Florida are overpriced as home values continue to climb in much of the state despite the uncertainty created by the pandemic.

Face Shield or Face Mask to Stop the Spread of COVID-19?

By | September 1, 2020

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers illustrate why face shields alone don't work and how a face mask with a valve allows droplets to pass through the exhale valve unfiltered.

COVID-19: How South Korea Prevailed While the U.S. Failed

By | August 20, 2020

In a commentary in "The American Journal of Medicine," researchers demonstrate the stark differences in public health strategies from two democratic republics: South Korea and the United States.

Hurricanes and Vulnerable Populations: How Will They Cope and Adapt?

By | August 19, 2020

FAU researchers and collaborators have received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study populations in risky housing conditions in the midst of a pandemic and a very busy hurricane season.

Expert: COVID-19 Decisions Based on Potentially Misleading Statistic

By | August 11, 2020

Florida's COVID-19 daily percent positive rate, a key metric driving economic and public policy decisions, offers a distorted snapshot of the effect the virus is having across the state.