NEWS ARCHIVE


School of Social Work Professor Named 'Educator of the Year'

By | June 25, 2018

Marianna Colvin, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work within the College for Design and Social Inquiry recently was named the “2018 Social Work Educator of the Year” by ... MoreThe National Association of Social Workers for her outstanding contributions in social work education in the areas of teaching, research and service.

Lack of Paid Sick Leave Increases Poverty

By | May 24, 2018

Research conducted by Florida Atlantic University and Cleveland State University has, for the first time, quantified the relationship between the lack of paid sick leave and poverty in the United States.

FAU Architecture Professor Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

By | May 24, 2018

Jean Martin Caldieron, Ph.D., associate professor in the FAU School of Architecture, has been selected for the J. William Fulbright Scholarship award to conduct research in Mozambique.

Predicting Who Seeks, Stays in Substance-use Treatment

By | May 16, 2018

In a new study, FAU researchers investigated treatment readiness, or the characteristics that are likely to promote treatment engagement, to predict who seeks and who stays in substance-use treatment.

FAU School of Architecture Wins National AIA Honor Award

By | April 24, 2018

The FAU School of Architecture's design research project, "Salty Urbanism: A Sea Level Rise Adaptation Design Framework for South Florida," recently won a 2018 AIA Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design.

Study on Arthritis Trends Turns Up Some Unexpected Results

By | April 17, 2018

To get a closer look at U.S. trends of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other types of arthritis, a study examined data from 43,706 participants, turning up some unexpected findings.

Study Shows Vulnerable Inmates More Fearful of Prison Rape

By | March 28, 2018

Using data from 400 male inmates in 23 maximum-security prisons, a new study examines factors related to fear of rape in prison and the likelihood of inmates seeking mental health treatment while incarcerated.

Diplomacy Program Receives Distinguished Delegation Award

By | March 23, 2018

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at Florida Atlantic University received the Distinguished Delegation Award at the National Model United Nations competition in New York City.

Public Ethics Academy Honored By Palm Beach County

By | March 19, 2018

The Public Ethics Academy at FAU has been honored by the Palm Beach County Commission with a proclamation naming April "Ethics Awareness Month."

Paid Sick Days Impact Use of Preventive Care Like Flu Shots

By | March 5, 2018

A new study is the first to measure the link between an employee's number of paid sick leave days and the use of vital preventive health care services like getting a flu shot.