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Study Reveals Police Officers' Views on Body-worn Cameras

By | November 14, 2018

A study is the first to use qualitative research to generate insider knowledge into law enforcement officers' experiences with and views on body-worn cameras in a post-Ferguson era.

Workers without Paid Sick Leave Endure Financial Worries

By | November 1, 2018

A study is the first to find a connection between paid sick leave and financial worry in the U.S. Americans without paid sick leave worry significantly about both short-term and long-term financial issues.

Study Reveals Hurricane Preparedness in 67 Florida Counties

By | October 11, 2018

A study by FAU's Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions shows that the vast majority of counties in the Florida Panhandle were less prepared for emergency evacuation compared to the rest of the state.

Study Uncovers 'Sextortion' Prevalence in Teens

By | October 9, 2018

A study on sextortion, the fastest-growing cyberthreat to children, is the first to empirically examine the prevalence of this behavior among adolescents across the United States.

Endowment to Name LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy

By | August 23, 2018

FAU's Public Ethics Academy recently received a $475,000 endowment from the LeRoy Collins Legacy Group, Inc. to name the LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy in honor of former Florida Gov. LeRoy Collins.

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.