Study Reveals if a Child Survives or Thrives When Bullied

A new study from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, published in the journal Child Abuse & Neglect , validates how resilience differentiates children who just survive bullying from those who thrive when faced with adversity.... more

FAU Index Shows Hispanics Souring on Direction of Economy

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 the FAU BEPI in the College of Business. ... more

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

Sharks come in all shapes and sizes and perhaps the most unusual is the hammerhead shark, easily recognized by its oddly shaped head.... more

 


Study Reveals if a Child Survives or Thrives When Bullied

Why are some children devastated by bullying while others are not? A new study validates how "resilience" differentiates children who just survive bullying from those who thrive when faced with adversity.

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

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.

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

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.

FAU Jupiter Hosts Second Annual Owl Games Fundraiser

FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus will host its second annual "Owl Games" fundraising event on Saturday, Feb. 6 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Resources building (SR), 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.

First-year FAU Medical Student Wants to Make a Real Impact

Benjamin R. Childs is not a typical first-year medical student. Before coming to FAU, he was in real estate finance, taught at a public school in Harlem, and volunteered as an EMT for Central Park Medical Unit.

Honors College Student Achieves 99th Percentile on MCAT

Senior Kendyl Stewart recently placed in the 99th percentile among Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) takers -- an astonishing accomplishment that has opened the doors to many new opportunities.

FAU Lecture: 'The Modern Presidency from Kennedy to Trump'

Duke University's William H. Chafe will examine how personality helped shape the politics of many of our modern presidents.

FAU's Theatre Lab Welcomes Playwright Nilo Cruz

Nilo Cruz received the Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for his play "Anna in the Tropics."

FAU Presents 2017 Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition

This exhibition features the work of more than 30 FAU faculty members who simultaneously continue their practice as professional artists.

FAU Launches Graduate Neuroscience Training Program

Florida Atlantic University's Brain Institute is now accepting applications for its new Graduate Neuroscience Training Program, which will begin in fall 2018.

FAU to Host 'Wayzgoose' to Celebrate Hand Papermaking Lab

The Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts at Florida Atlantic University's Wimberly Library will host an "Autumn Wayzgoose" to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the opening of its hand papermaking lab.

Daszkal Bolton Fund to Reward Teaching and Research at FAU

South Florida accounting and advisory firm Daszkal Bolton will reward faculty teaching and research excellence at Florida Atlantic University's College of Business by establishing a fund with a gift of $50,000.

FPL Donates $100,000 to FAU Tech Runway

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) continues its longstanding support of technology and innovation by announcing a $100,000 gift to help renovate the entrance to FAU Tech Runway®.

FAU Re-Launches Public Ethics Academy

Florida Atlantic University has re-launched the Public Ethics Academy within the School of Public Administration at the College for Design and Social Inquiry.

Walk to Benefit FAU's Memory and Wellness Center

The Caring Hearts Auxiliary of the Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center within the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University will host the 12th annual "Keep Memories Alive.

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