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Introducing Our New Interim Dean, Dr. Naelys Luna
September 11, 2019
Prior to her appointment as Interim Dean of the College for Design and Social Inquiry (CDSI) on July 1, 2019, Dr. Naelys Luna served for three years as professor and director of the Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social...
Special Statement in the Aftermath of Hurricane Dorian
September 06, 2019
Earlier this week, our neighbors in the Bahamas, specifically in the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island, were catastrophically impacted by Hurricane Dorian.
Congratulations Summer 2019 Graduates
August 07, 2019
On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, a record number of summer graduates walked across the commencement stage to receive their diploma.
SLEEP INTERRUPTED: WHAT’S KEEPING US UP AT NIGHT?
August 07, 2019
Between 50 to 70 million Americans have a sleep disorder. Findings from this study support the importance of sleep health recommendations that promote the restriction of evening alcohol and nicotine use to improve sleep conti...
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FAU Graduates First Class from Doctor of Social Work Program.
FAU GRADUATES FIRST DOCTOR OF SOCIAL WORK CLASS
May 06, 2019
Florida Atlantic University’s first class of Doctor of Social Work (DSW) graduates from the Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work within the College for Design and Social Inquiry recently earned their degrees.
Congratulations, Class of 2019!
May 03, 2019
On Thursday, May 2, 2019, 289 bachelor students, 139 masters students and 9 doctoral students – including the inaugural cohort of the first Doctor of Social Work program (DSW) in the state of Florida – accepted their...
IT’S SAFER TO BE A COP IN THE U.S. TODAY THAN 50 YEARS AGO
April 18, 2019
The study represents one of the most comprehensive assessments of the “dangerousness” of policing to date, and also shows a statistically significant decline in felonious killings of police following the Ferguson effect...
FAU HOSTS 2019 VIOLENCE SUMMIT
March 20, 2019
Florida Atlantic University’s Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work within the College for Design and Social Inquiry in partnership with FAU’s Brain Institute, FAU’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice,...
R-E-S-P-E-C-T? LGBT VIEWS ON POLICE LEGITIMACY AND AUTHORITY
January 29, 2019
While there is a lot of research on the LGBT community’s relationship with police, there is scant research on how they perceive police legitimacy and what predicts their willingness to obey, cooperate, and recognize police...