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Hispanics More Confident of Personal Finances, FAU Poll Says

By | August 18, 2015

Hispanics have grown steadily more confident in their personal finances over the past year, according to the latest survey conducted by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

Neuroscientist Develops New, Rapid Dementia Screening Tool

By | August 17, 2015

Determining whether or not an individual has dementia and to what degree is a long and laborious process that can take an experienced professional such as a clinician about four to five hours to administer.

Researcher Sheds Light on Bilingual Development in Children

By | August 17, 2015

A professor of psychology at FAU provides important information that should help clinicians as they assess bilingual children and advise their parents.

'The Last Word: Our Favorite Colophons' at Wimberly Library

By | August 17, 2015

The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, features 43 artists' books and 21 broadsides whose colophons, or last pages, run the gamut from the historic and classic to the whimsical and brilliant.

Study Shows Candidate Voice Pitch Influences Voters

By | August 7, 2015

FAU researcher shows how tone of candidates' voices can make a difference at the polls. Findings from the study suggest a preference for age and experience and possible impact on female candidates.

FAU Pre-med Student and Surgeon Collaborate on New, Alternative Procedure to Radical Mastectomy

By | August 3, 2015

Elizabeth Hopkins, an aspiring physician and FAU student, has spent more than 640 hours shadowing Hilton Becker, M.D. In 2014, she had a double mastectomy as a preventive measure, using a revolutionary procedure develop... Moreed by Becker that is an alternative to radical mastectomy.

FAU Receives Florida Department of Transportation Grant

By | July 28, 2015

The task of inspecting and maintaining Florida's 11,450 bridges is arduous, espcially since so many of them span rivers, canals and saltwater areas. Researchers at FAU have received a grant from the Florida Department o... Moref Transportation to develop unmanned marine vehicles for on-water bridge inspections.

Florida Hispanics Better Off Financially, Latest FAU Poll Says

By | July 21, 2015

A majority of Hispanics in Florida say they're better off financially than they were a year ago and expect the good times to continue for themselves and business in the United States, according to the latest survey cond... Moreucted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) in the College of Business.

Unique FAU Study on Adolescent Friendships

By | July 20, 2015

No one likes to lose a friend, especially adolescents. But why do friendships end? Researchers in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University sought to answer this question with a study exam... Moreining whether adolescent friendships end because of undesirable characteristics of friends, because of differences between friends, or both.

FAU's Unique Alzheimer's Study on Spouse-Caregiver Relationships

By | July 13, 2015

In a unique study conducted at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University, researchers looked at how couples affected by Alzheimer's disease maintained their relationships, over the course ... Moreof many years of marriage, and uncovered 10 patterns of communication that help couples sustain engagement in their relationships.

 
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