Florida Atlantic University

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Name: Florida Atlantic University
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Vocal Fry, Made Famous By Kim Kardashian, Is Making Young Women 'Less Hirable'

There's a new speech trend common among young women today, and it's called vocal fry.Best described as a female's voice descending into a lower register as they complete a sentence, it's becoming more and more prevalent among young women as vocal fry ... [Published Huffington Post - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Intentional speech helps close childhood word gap

This still is good advice, but new research suggests it’s far more than just the quantity of words a baby or toddler hears that is important. It’s the quality of each interaction that makes a difference.At a recent White House event on bridging the word ... [Published Columbia Daily Tribune - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

This little light of ours

By Liza FieldSome wonderful bad news is emerging — the kind that easily converts to good news.A powerful toxin is now sprawling across land, water and sky. This pollutant degrades everything from phytoplankton to entire food webs, water quality, climate, ... [Published RappNews.com - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Poll finds Hispanics prefer Democrats

BOCA RATON, Fla. - A national poll recently conducted by Florida Atlantic University’s Business and Economic Polling Initiative found that 50 percent of Hispanics say they will vote for a Democratic candidate in the November 4 general elections, compared ... [Published WPTV TV Channel 5 - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Florida Atlantic University Poll Finds Democrats Keep Edge with Hispanic Voters Despite Split on U.S. President Obama

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national poll by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economic Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) finds 50 percent of Hispanics said they will vote for a Democratic candidate in the midterms ... [Published Scottrade - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Obituary: John Nambu, Former Associate Professor of Biology

John Robert Nambu, 55, former associate professor of biology, died Oct. 15 in Hermosa Beach, Calif., of heart and renal failure.Born in Los Angeles, he graduated from University of California at Santa Cruz in 1982 and received his doctorate in biology ... [Published Noodls - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lessons and legacies of the Holocaust

Books by Bristol historians Professor Tim Cole and Dr Joanna Beata Michlic will be the two featured books under discussion at the biannual Lessons and Legacies conference – the most important international Holocaust Studies conference – hosted by Florida ... [Published University Of Bristol - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Wilfred Rovinelli (80)

Richard Wilfred Rovinelli, 80, of Spring Field, Tenn., beloved husband, father and grandfather, gifted musician and teacher passed peacefully to Heaven on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Born June 27, 1934, to Fred Benedetto and Mable Agnes Boushey Rovinelli, ... [Published Rhea County Online - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Northwestern ranks 38th in annual sexual health ranking

Northwestern ranked 38th on the Trojan Sexual Health Report Card this year, dropping eight spots from 2013, according to a news release from the condom brand. The study, sponsored by Trojan and conducted by Sperling's BestPlaces, ranks universities on ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

University salaries: Who's the highest-paid employee at Florida Atlantic University?

Head coaches at state universities are often the highest-paid employee, and it's no different at Florida Atlantic University.This coach, who rakes in $500,000 a year for coaching the Owls, is the highest paid employee at the university. The only other ... [Published South Florida Business Journal - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Database: 2014 Florida universities employee salaries

This is a master database of 2014 Florida universities employee salaries. As of Oct. 27, Florida Atlantic University was listed, but we will be adding more universities in the future. ... [Published South Florida Business Journal - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Hard times hit those who fail to finish college

Taking some college courses isn't enough these days.You need that sheepskin in a post-recession world.Looking at the two South Florida counties of Broward and Palm Beach, for example, workers who experienced the worst drop in earnings from 2008 to 2013 ... [Published Idaho Statesman - Oct 27 2014]

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"There was a study by Florida Atlantic University and they determined that women who had vocal fry were perceived as less competent, less educated and less trustworthy and less hirable" she told HuffPost Live on Thursday
"I'm proud of the fact that I'm from here," she said. "I always tease that I never got far in life, but I travel a lot — everywhere and anywhere."
The cruise had such an impact on the couple, she said, that "the following year we decided to get married on a cruise ship. The actual ceremony took place on a beach in Saint Thomas. But I spent the day walking around in my wedding dress."
According to Mike Hampton, Dean of the FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality, in his keynote speech, "The Changing World of Hospitality and HowHow We Can Raise Our Performance to the Next Level" , given at the Florida Superior Small Lodging Association annual conference, the FSSLA is the ideal solution for a small owner-operated property to gain...

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Health First ER manager thrives under pressure [Published Florida Today - 10 hours ago]
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Intentional speech helps close childhood word gap [Published Columbia Daily Tribune - Oct 30 2014]
Cruise nostalgia: Fans keep vintage ships afloa... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 30 2014]
UF, FSU presidential selections before state bo... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Oct 30 2014]
This little light of ours [Published RappNews.com - Oct 30 2014]
Finding his inner Carrot-Top [Published Canton Repository - Oct 30 2014]
Teams go pink for breast cancer awareness [Published North Texas Daily - Oct 30 2014]
Florida Universities' Schools of Hospitality Em... [Published PRWeb - Oct 30 2014]
UF, FSU presidential picks before state board [Published News4Jax.com - Oct 29 2014]
Poll finds Hispanics prefer Democrats [Published WPTV TV Channel 5 - Oct 29 2014]
Scripps Florida to host life science career event [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 29 2014]
New leadership team guides Crestdale’s future [Published Mint Hill Weekly - Oct 29 2014]
Broward County Damage Restoration Company Resto... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 29 2014]
Florida Atlantic University Poll Finds Democrat... [Published Scottrade - Oct 29 2014]
Florida Atlantic University Poll Finds Democrat... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Oct 29 2014]
Obituary: John Nambu, Former Associate Professo... [Published Noodls - Oct 29 2014]
McDonald’s horse-meat ad: Engaging or nuts? [Published The Palm Beach Post - Oct 29 2014]
Lessons and legacies of the Holocaust [Published University Of Bristol - Oct 29 2014]
Richard Wilfred Rovinelli (80) [Published Rhea County Online - Oct 29 2014]
Republicans lead in votes cast so far, Democrat... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 28 2014]
Northwestern ranks 38th in annual sexual health... [Published Individual.com - Oct 28 2014]
Haslam: Tennessee Promise signups double projec... [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Oct 28 2014]
Apple Pay Peer Pressure: What Will Drive iPhone... [Published International Business Times - Oct 27 2014]
Database: 2014 Florida universities employee sa... [Published South Florida Business Journal - Oct 27 2014]
University salaries: Who's the highest-paid emp... [Published South Florida Business Journal - Oct 27 2014]
Haslam: Tennessee Promise signups double his es... [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Oct 27 2014]
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Florida Atlantic University Poll Finds Democrat... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Oct 29 2014]
BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national poll by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economic Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) finds 50 percent of Hispanics said they will vote for a Democratic candidate in the midterms ...
Students Push Ocean Robotics Envelope in New Gl... [Published militaryfeed.com - Oct 23 2014]
ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) — College students from around the world will have a hand in shaping the future of ocean robotics as they compete in the first Maritime RobotX Challenge, which takes place Oct. 24-26 in Singapore. Fifteen teams from five countries ...
A new rallying cry for the big game: Save the m... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Oct 11 2014]
This weekend, hundreds of thousands of fans will yell themselves hoarse in support of polar bears, red wolves, wolverines, and lynx. At least the ones that appear with smiles and snarls on T-shirts and football helmets. Do these mascots bring to mind ...
Florida Atlantic University Poll Finds One in F... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Oct 09 2014]
BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The second national survey by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economic Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) found that there has been little improvement in health insurance coverage for Hispanic ...
FAU Poll Finds Hispanics Less Optimistic on Eco... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Sep 18 2014]
BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first survey conducted by Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) within the College of Business finds Hispanics are significantly less optimistic ...
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