FAU POLL: Warren Cuts Into Biden’s Lead, Top Democrats in Dead Heat with Trump

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has doubled her support in Florida in the last four months to pull within 10 points of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in the race for the Democratic party’s nomination for president in 2020, according to a statewide survey of Florida voters by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI). ... more

Novel Study Identifies Three Distinct Types of Teen Popularity

Adolescents place a lot of emphasis on popularity and they are keenly aware of the difference between being liked and being popular. If forced to choose, many opt for popularity.... more

Antibiotic Resistance Surges in Dolphins, Mirroring Humans

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in collaboration with Georgia Aquarium, the Medical University of South Carolina and Colorado State University, conducted a unique, long-term study (2003 to 2015) of antibiotic resistance among pathogens isolated from bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops trun­catus) in Florida’s Indian River Lagoon.... more

 


Novel Study Identifies Three Distinct Types of Teen Popularity

A new study finds three distinct types of teen popularity: prosocial popular; aggressive popular; and bistrategic popular or Machiavellian. Loved and feared, Machiavellian-like teens were the most popular.

New Method Reveals Effects of Mechanical Fatigue on Biological Cells

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers developed a method to measure the effects of mechanical fatigue on biological cells using microfluidics and amplitude-modulated electro-deformation.

Antibiotic Resistance Surges in Dolphins, Mirroring Humans

FAU Harbor Branch researchers and collaborators conducted a long-term study examining 13 years of antibiotic resistance trends in wild Bottlenose dolphins in Florida's Indian River Lagoon.

25 FAU High Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Twenty-five Florida Atlantic University High School students have been named semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Competition.

FAU's International Business Program Ranked in Top 25 by U.S. News

FAU College of Business' International Business undergraduate program is ranked No. 25 in the country in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

FAU to Host Events in Honor of 2019 Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

FAU will celebrate Hispanic/Latinx Heritage with a series of events for students and staff beginning Saturday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 15, at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Broward campuses.

Jaffe Center to Host 10th Annual Letterpress Appreciation Day

The Jaffe Center for Book Arts (JCBA) at Florida Atlantic University will host its tenth annual Letterpress Appreciation Day.

Jaffe Center for Book Arts to Host Annual Wayzgoose Festival

The Jaffe Center for Book Arts at Florida Atlantic University will host its second annual Library Wayzgoose Festival on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Wimberly Library.

FAU PROFESSOR'S BOOK MAKES OPRAH'S AUGUST LIST OF BOOKS TO READ

Associate Professor of English Ayse Papatya Bucak’s latest book “The Trojan War Museum, and Other Stories” was listed in Oprah Magazine’s “10 August Books You Should Read Right Now” list for August 2019.

Warren Cuts Into Biden's Lead, Top Democrats in Dead Heat with Trump

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has pulled within 10 points of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in the race for the Democratic party's presidential nomination in 2020, according to a statewide survey of by FAU.

FAU Ranked by 'U.S. News & World Report' as Top Public School

U.S. News & World Report ranked FAU in its list of "Top Public Schools" in the nation for the first time in the university's history, landing at No.140 in the annual ranking of the nation's best universities.

FAU Pine Jog Selected as 2019 ULIEA Grand Prize Winner

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) recently selected Pine Jog Environmental Education Center as the 2019 UL Innovative Education Award (ULIEA) grand prize winner.

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Drinking Coffee Does Not Have Impact on Your Sleep, Major Study Finds

"US researchers from Florida Atlantic University and Harvard Medical School monitored 785 people for a total of 5,164 days and nights, recording how much caffeine, alcohol and nicotine they consumed."... more

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