NEWS ARCHIVE


Back to School? FAU Pandemic Expert Answers Most FAQs about COVID-19

By | July 21, 2020

Dr. Terry Adirim in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 and return to school for school-age children.

College of Business Expert: Florida's Grim Coronavirus Outlook is False Narrative

By | July 20, 2020

Inaccurate data points or misconceptions when it comes to testing, hospitalizations and deaths are giving the wrong impression that Florida is losing the coronavirus battle.

Hispanics' Consumer Confidence Rises Despite Persistence of COVID-19

By | July 15, 2020

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the United States edged higher in the second quarter, even as it became clear that the coronavirus pandemic would not be a temporary disruption.

Big Data Analytics Enables Scientists to Model COVID-19 Spread

By | July 14, 2020

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers receive NSF RAPID grant to work with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to use big data analytics techniques to predict the spread of COVID-19.

Traffic Data Show Drastic Changes in Human Behavior at Pandemic Onset

By | July 1, 2020

Using same-day traffic volumes for March 2019 and March 2020 across Florida, researchers examined the relationship of key governmental requests for public isolation and travel limitations.

Seeing is Believing: Effectiveness of Facemasks

By | June 30, 2020

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers use flow visualization to qualitatively test social distancing and the efficacy of facemasks in obstructing respiratory droplets.

COVID-19 Knowledge Base and Risk Assessment Tool is Powered by AI

By | June 24, 2020

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has received an NSF RAPID grant for modeling outbreak and mutation of COVID-19 and to develop a multi-source deep neural network-based predictive tool.

Renting a Home is Clearly Better Than Buying in Much of the Nation

By | June 17, 2020

The cost of homeownership is outpacing the cost of renting across the United States, and the discrepancy between the two is rising sharply in parts of the Southeast, Midwest and Pacific Northwest

COVID-19 Contact Tracing and Risk-Reduction Public Health Certificate

By | June 15, 2020

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has launched a new, online public health certificate course on COVID-19, contact tracing and risk-reduction in response to one of the fastest-growing jobs in the U.S.

Researchers Urge Halt in Prescribing Hydroxycholoroquine for COVID-19

By | June 3, 2020

Researchers urge a halt on prescribing hydroxychloroquine, with or without azithromycin, to treat or prevent COVID-19, and caution that the reassuring safety profile of the drug may be more apparent than real.