NEWS ARCHIVE


Neighborhood Features and Genetic Risk Interact to Affect Cognition

By | February 19, 2020

A new FAU study is the first to examine how neighborhood environment affects cognition in older adults based on their genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Many Teens are Digital Dating Abuse Victims; Boys Get the Brunt of It

By | February 12, 2020

It's almost Valentine's Day, but there is nothing romantic about new research illuminating how teen dating abuse is manifesting online. A study explores the problem among U.S. middle and high school students.

FAU Presents 'Only One' Play About Sex Trafficking

By | February 7, 2020

FAU's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, along with the Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative, present "Only One".

Oh My Aching Back: Do Yoga, Tai Chi or Qigong Help?

By | February 6, 2020

Researchers provide a comprehensive review of the effects of movement-based mind-body interventions on chronic low back pain.

It's 2020: Time to Teach Teens 'Safe' Sexting Researchers Say

By | January 15, 2020

FAU cyberbullying expert provides safe sexting tips so teens can avoid significant and long-term consequences, such as humiliation, extortion, victimization, reputational damage, and even criminal charges.

FAU Partners with Palm Beach County School District for Ethics Bowl

By | January 13, 2020

FAU's LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy has partnered with The School District of Palm Beach County to host the annual Palm Beach County Regional High School Ethics Bowl.

Partnership Will Help 6,000 Students Have a Smoother College Commute

By | December 18, 2019

FAU has received $375,000 from The Kresge Foundation to lead a first-time transportation collaboration to improve southeast Florida's transit ecosystem for college students.

FAU and GSU Partner to Help Families Affected by Addiction

By | December 10, 2019

FAU and Georgia State University have partnered on a program to assist children and families affected by addiction and have received a $2.64 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Regular Use of Pain, Sleep Prescriptions Linked to High Frailty Risk

By | November 14, 2019

A novel study by FAU and the Oregon Research Institute is the first to show that regular use of prescription drugs for pain and sleep increases frailty risk in older adults by 95 percent.

Paid Sick Leave, Flextime Benefits Result in More Retirement Savings

By | November 5, 2019

A study by FAU and Cleveland State is the first to explore the relationships between workplace employment benefits such as paid sick leave, flextime, and vacation days and retirement savings.