Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Frequently Asked Questions

Florida Atlantic University’s Terry Adirim, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., chair and professor of pediatrics, Integrative Medical Sciences Department, and senior associate dean for clinical affairs, Schmidt College of Medicine, provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding coronavirus (COVID-19).... more

Unintended Consequence of COVID-19: Cyberbullying Could Increase

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has taken the world by storm and disrupted so many aspects of life in the United States and around the world. School districts across America are now providing K-12 education online, and an increasing number will not resume face-to-face classes until the fall. As a result, a cyberbullying expert from Florida Atlantic University cautions that there will likely be some unintended consequences that merit attention and response from both educators and parents. Among these unintended consequences: a possible increase in cyberbullying among youth.... more


Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine and Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, in collaboration with the Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Center, Boca Raton Regional Hospital/ Baptist Health South Florida and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, have published a commentary online ahead of print in The American Journal of Medicine about the urgent need for public health leadership in the wake of the emerging coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.... more


Unintended Consequence of COVID-19: Cyberbullying Could Increase

Stuck at home all day, students are using apps even more than they already do, which could increase cyberbullying. FAU's Dr. Sameer Hinduja, provides tips for educators and parents during the pandemic.

Mother/Infant Skin-to-Skin Touch Boosts Baby's Brain Development

As the world prioritizes social distancing, new FAU research shows that a skin-to-skin, chest-to-chest method of caring for a baby, can positively benefit full-term infants and their mothers.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Frequently Asked Questions

FAU expert in pandemic planning and response, health care quality improvement and patient safety, and health policy and management, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19.

FAU Offers Help to Workers Struggling During Coronavirus Pandemic

FAU's nationally ranked Hospitality and Tourism Management program is offering a free certificate to industry workers and professionals who may be affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

FAU's Soon-to-be Physicians Celebrate Match Day 'Virtually'

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine's class of 2020 is now ready for their next phase of training - medical residency. They celebrated Match Day "virtually" with their classmates, faculty and staff today at noon.

FAU Makes 'U.S. News & World Report' Lists for Best Graduate Programs

More than one dozen FAU graduate programs are included in the latest U.S. News & World Report's 2021 "Best Graduate Programs."

The Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents Barry Weinberg

The Osher LLI at FAU will present a lecture by Barry Weinberg, on Tuesday, March 17 at 4:30 p.m. in the Osher LLI complex at FAU Jupiter.

Osher LLI at FAU Announces Spring Course Schedule

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the spring semester, which begins Tuesday, March 14.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU Presents Terry Virts

The Osher LLI at FAU in Jupiter will present a lecture by Terry Virts, on Wednesday, March 4 at 7 p.m.

MPLT Healthcare Joins Research Park at Florida Atlantic University®

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® recently announced that MPLT Healthcare has relocated its corporate headquarters to join the Research Park at FAU.

Home Ownership More Attractive as Prospect of Housing Crash Decreases

Home ownership is becoming a more attractive option over renting a home in markets across the country as the likelihood of a housing crash decreases.

FAU Poll Finds Biden With Big Lead on Sanders in Florida

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has opened up a commanding lead on U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders among Florida voters in the race for the Democratic party's nomination for president.


One Key Way to Curb Coronavirus Spread: More Paid Sick Leave

As the coronavirus makes its way across America, imagine you are a waitress with no paid sick leave and children at home. Rather than falling ill from a case of COVID-19, your biggest worry is losing pay, or possibly your job. So, if you don't feel well, you still go to work.... more