Pandemic Escalated Teen Cyberbullying - Asian Americans Targeted Most

By | October 13, 2022

Until now, no research has explored cyberbullying trends among youth in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic, and especially whether Asian American youth were disproportionately targeted.

Becoming Sober - A 'Voice' for Mothers Within the Child Welfare System

By | October 4, 2022

Pregnant women and mothers with substance use disorders often are voiceless. A study captured their lived experiences navigating the child welfare system and recovery services using documentary photography.

Digital Self-Harm Linked to Dramatic Rise in Youth Suicide Attempts

By | August 30, 2022

A study is the first to demonstrate an association between digital self-harm (online posting, sending or sharing of hurtful content about oneself anonymously) and suicidality in youth.

FAU Celebrates Summer 2022 Commencement

By | August 9, 2022

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 1,800 degrees on Tuesday, Aug. 9 during four commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.

Greater Empathy in Adolescents Helps Prevent Bias-based Cyberbullying

By | August 8, 2022

A study by FAU researcher Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., is the first to explore empathy types in early adolescents and its relationship to race-based and religion-based online bullying.

Online Chair Yoga Viable for Isolated Older Adults with Dementia

By | July 28, 2022

During the pandemic, FAU researchers evaluated a remotely supervised online chair yoga intervention for older adults with dementia and measured clinical outcomes virtually via Zoom under the remote guidance.

FAU to Offer 2022 Summer Camps

By | May 17, 2022

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, the Pine Jog Environmental Education Center, and the Department of Athletics will host summer camps for summer 2022.

LeaAnne DeRigne Cited in '2022 Economic Report of President Biden'

By | May 5, 2022

FAU's LeaAnne DeRigne, Ph.D., has been cited in the U.S. "2022 Economic Report of the President" for her research and contributions on paid sick leave benefits.

FAU Celebrates Spring 2022 Commencement

By | May 5, 2022

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 3,200 degrees on Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6 during six commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium

Under 6 Percent of Criminal Justice Cases Get Treatment for Opioid Use

By | March 30, 2022

A study examined disparities within a U.S. criminal justice population and showed that fewer than 6 percent of cases received opioid agonist treatment for opioid use disorder as part of the treatment plan.