Diplomacy Program Receives Distinguished Delegation Award

By | March 23, 2018

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at Florida Atlantic University received the Distinguished Delegation Award at the National Model United Nations competition in New York City.

Public Ethics Academy Honored By Palm Beach County

By | March 19, 2018

The Public Ethics Academy at FAU has been honored by the Palm Beach County Commission with a proclamation naming April "Ethics Awareness Month."

Paid Sick Days Impact Use of Preventive Care Like Flu Shots

By | March 5, 2018

A new study is the first to measure the link between an employee's number of paid sick leave days and the use of vital preventive health care services like getting a flu shot.

FAU Appoints New Ethics Commissioner

By | February 6, 2018

Peter L. Cruise, Ph.D., executive director of the Public Ethics Academy, was appointed by FAU President John Kelly to the Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics for a four-year term.

Study Shows Alarming Number of Teens Cyberbully Themselves

By | October 30, 2017

A new form of self-harm in youth has emerged and is cause for concern. "Digital self-harm," where adolescents post, send or share mean things about themselves anonymously online, could be a cry for help.

Study Reveals if a Child Survives or Thrives When Bullied

By | October 11, 2017

Why are some children devastated by bullying while others are not? A new study validates how "resilience" differentiates children who just survive bullying from those who thrive when faced with adversity.

FAU Re-Launches Public Ethics Academy

By | October 10, 2017

Florida Atlantic University has re-launched the Public Ethics Academy within the School of Public Administration at the College for Design and Social Inquiry.

U.S. Workers Without Paid Sick Leave Endure Mental Distress

By | September 18, 2017

A new study is the first to show the link between psychological distress and paid sick leave among U.S. workers and illuminates the effects of exacerbated stress on Americans without paid sick leave.

College for Design and Social Inquiry Names New Dean

By | July 13, 2017

esley Hawkins, Ph.D., has been named the new dean of the College for Design and Social Inquiry at Florida Atlantic University, following a national search.

Sexism is Alive and Well, But this Time Men are the Target

By | July 10, 2017

A new study debunks a long-standing theory that sexual assault isn't as emotionally traumatizing for men as it is for women and that it doesn't result in similar emotional impacts, especially depression.