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FAU Poll Finds Tight Races for Florida Governor, U.S. Senate

By | September 20, 2018

Bill Nelson and Rick Scott are in a statistical tie in Florida's U.S. Senate race, while Andrew Gillum holds a narrow lead on Ron DeSantis in the battle to be the state's next governor, a new FAU poll finds.

U.S. Housing Markets As a Whole Moving into Rent Territory

By | August 30, 2018

U.S. housing markets are now in rent territory, meaning renting and reinvesting, on average, will outperform owning and building equity in terms of wealth creation, according to latest index from FAU and FIU.

Endowment to Name LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy

By | August 23, 2018

FAU's Public Ethics Academy recently received a $475,000 endowment from the LeRoy Collins Legacy Group, Inc. to name the LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy in honor of former Florida Gov. LeRoy Collins.

DeSantis and Putnam Tied, Graham Leads Pack in Governor Race

By | August 22, 2018

In the race for Florida's next governor, Ron DeSantis and Adam Putnam are in a statistical tie on the Republican side and Gwen Graham has opened up a 12-point lead on Philip Levine among the Democrats.

Southeast Florida Real Estate Above Long-term Pricing Trends

By | August 20, 2018

Residential real estate markets in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach are all well above their long-term pricing trends, according to a new market update produced by FAU College of Business faculty.

FLDOE Awards $100,000 to FAU's Holocaust Education Center

By | August 17, 2018

The Florida Department of Education recently awarded FAU's CHHRE $100,000 to serve as the administrator of the Commissioner's Task Force on Holocaust Education.

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., to Lead FAU's Harbor Branch

By | August 10, 2018

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., an internationally renowned researcher and a leading oceanographer, has been named executive director of FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.

Scott Maintains Lead on Nelson in Florida U.S. Senate Race

By | July 26, 2018

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has maintained a slight lead over U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in the U.S. Senate race, according to the statewide survey by FAU's Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

Consumer Confidence Deteriorating Among Hispanics in U.S.

By | July 10, 2018

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. has deteriorated, as concerns have grown over the perceived rising cost of living, according to a new national consumer sentiment index conducted by FAU.

FAU Names Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D. as University Provost

By | July 9, 2018

Florida Atlantic University has named Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D. as its provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1.