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FAU Index Shows Hispanics Souring on Direction of Economy

By | October 11, 2017

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 FAU.

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

By | October 10, 2017

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

By | October 5, 2017

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 to Host Events for Disability Awareness Month

By | October 2, 2017

Florida Atlantic University will host events at its Boca Raton and Davie campuses to commemorate Disability Awareness Month during October.

JM Family's Colin Brown is 2017 Business Leader of the Year

By | September 26, 2017

FAU's College of Business will honor Colin Brown, chairman and chief executive officer of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., as its 2017 Business Leader of the Year on Jan. 26, 2018 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club

Homeowners Coming Out Ahead of Renters, But Just Barely

By | September 20, 2017

According to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty, owning and renting are in a virtual tie in terms of wealth creation.

One Year from Primary, Poll Shows Tight Race for U.S. Senate

By | August 29, 2017

With the 2018 state primary election now one year away, voters in Florida give a slight edge to Sen. Bill Nelson over current Gov. Rick Scott in a hypothetical matchup in the U.S. Senate race, FAU poll says.

Keep Safety in Mind during Solar Eclipse

By | August 18, 2017

It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to observe the first solar eclipse in more than 40 years. Experts at Florida Atlantic University caution safety first to ensure that the experience is a pleasant one.

Students Receive First Doctor's White Coats at Ceremony

By | August 4, 2017

The 64 members of the incoming class of 2017 in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine each received their first doctor's white coat today during the symbolic White Coat Ceremony.

FAU Appoints Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D., as Dean

By | August 1, 2017

Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D., will lead FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and brings vast leadership and research expertise in secure communications and information systems.

 
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