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FAU Launches Nation's First M.D. Pipeline Program

By | May 19, 2017

"Signing Day" brought new meaning for four of the nation's brightest teens as they were officially accepted into an innovative medical school pipeline program through the "FAU High School M.D. Direct" program.

FAU Poll Shows Americans Split on Tax Reform Proposals

By | May 4, 2017

Americans are split on the tax reform proposals being considered in Washington, D.C., and most believe U.S. President Donald Trump should release his own tax returns, according to a national survey by FAU.

Phyllis & Harvey Sandler Donate $7M to Name School of Social Work

By | April 28, 2017

FAU announced a $7 million gift from longtime benefactors Phyllis and Harvey Sandler to name The Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work within the College for Design and Social Inquiry.

Rising Rents Making This a Good Time to Buy a Home in U.S.

By | March 9, 2017

Rising rents and narrowing spreads between the cost of ownership and the cost of renting are making this a good time to buy a home in most cities in the U.S., according to national index by FAU and FIU faculty.

Americans Are Having Less Sex than Ever Before Study Shows

By | March 7, 2017

Across the board, Americans are less sexually active than ever with the sharpest decline among people in their 50s, people with a college degree, people with school-aged children, and people in the South.

U.S. Workers without Paid Sick Leave Forgo Preventive Care

By | March 1, 2017

A new study is the first to use data after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to get to the root of what factors are contributing to the low rates of preventive health care use in this country.

National Bullying Study Finds Major Issues Impacting Teens

By | February 21, 2017

One of the latest and most ambitious studies on bullying and cyberbullying in middle and high school students begs to differ with the adage, "sticks and stones can break my bones, but names can't hurt me."

Respected and Successful Florida Policymaker Will Join FAU

By | February 10, 2017

Jeff Atwater, member of the Governor’s cabinet with years of experience in public and private finance, will become FAU's vice president for strategic initiatives and chief financial officer.

FAU Poll Shows Floridians Support Sanctuary Cities

By | February 7, 2017

A majority of Floridians favor sanctuary city policies that offer safe harbor for undocumented immigrants, according to a statewide survey by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

First Video Footage of Monkey Population Nearing Extinction

By | February 1, 2017

Using remote sensing cameras and sound recorders, FAU scientists are the first to capture rare video footage of a newly discovered population of critically endangered monkeys in a remote region in the world.

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