NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Index Shows Hispanics Souring on Direction of Economy

By | October 11, 2017

Hispanics in the U.S. are souring on the direction of the economy and showing growing dissatisfaction with U.S. President Donald Trump, according to a new national consumer sentiment index conducted by FAU.

Size Doesn't Matter - At Least for Hammerheads and Swimming

By | October 10, 2017

Researchers from FAU have conducted the first study to examine the whole body shape and swimming kinematics of two closely related yet very different hammerhead sharks, with some unexpected results.

Financial Awards Can Actually Discourage Whistleblowers

By | October 5, 2017

Financial awards can unintentionally discourage a whistleblower from reporting fraud in a timely manner by hijacking their moral motivation to do the right thing, according to a new FAU study.

Young-onset Dementia Costs Nearly Twice That of Alzheimer's

By | October 5, 2017

The first economic study on frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), the most common dementia for people under age 60, shows that FTD inflicts a much more severe burden on families than Alzheimer's disease.

3MT® Competition to Showcase Graduate Student Research

By | October 3, 2017

Can an 80,000-word thesis or dissertation be explained in three minutes or less?

New Way to Assess Safety of Aging Timber Railroad Bridges

By | September 27, 2017

In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a cutting-edge way to gauge the condition of aging timber railroad bridges.

'Out-of-the-box' Thinking May Build a Better Brain

By | September 25, 2017

The "Dementia Prevention Initiative" abandons generalized methods used to research and treat Alzheimer's disease. The secret weapon: a novel "N-of-1 design" that personalizes medicine down to a single patient.

FAU Tech Runway to Celebrate Annual Maverick Reception

By | September 21, 2017

FAU Tech Runway® is set to celebrate its 2017 Maverick Reception on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at FAU Tech Runway, 901 NW 35th St., Boca Raton.

Homeowners Coming Out Ahead of Renters, But Just Barely

By | September 20, 2017

According to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty, owning and renting are in a virtual tie in terms of wealth creation.

NIH Grant to Further Neuropsychiatric Disorders Research

By | September 20, 2017

A $2.3 million National Institutes of Health grant will help FAU neuroscientists to continue research to better understand and treat several neuropsychiatric disorders including depression and autism.