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Tolerance to Stress is a "Trade-Off" as Fruit Flies Age

With the help of the common fruit fly (D. melanogaster), which ages quickly because it only lives about 60 days, neuroscientists from Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science provide insights into healthy aging by investigating the effects of a foraging gene on age and stress tolerance. Read More.

Ask a Scientist with Stephen Kajiura

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Florida Atlantic University College of Science Dean, Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., interviews Stephen Kajiura, Ph.D., who researches the seasonal aggregations of black tip sharks that visit south Florida during the winter months. Listen here.

Meet Sarah Price Professional Science Master of Medical Physics Alumna

Spring 2019 graduate of the Professional Science Master of Medical Physics (PSMMP) program, Sarah Price, will soon begin a clinical-focused residency as a medical physicist at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Read More.

FAU Grad is Real Life "Science Mermaid"

Chelsea Bennice, 33, could be described as a real life “science mermaid.” While spending more than 400 hours underwater studying octopus behavior as part of her Ph.D. research, she learned how two octopus species utilize different resources to allow coexistence, something that had previously never been studied. Read more. 

Meet Donna Marion, Psychology Instructor, and Researcher

Student Spotlight - Catherine Lo

Catherine Lo is the first student at Florida Atlantic University to receive a Master of Science in Marine Science and Oceanography. The new program was created by the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Read more.

2019 Graduate Research Day

Congratulations to the 2019 Graduate Research Day Winners and the many student competitors from the College of Science! Seven of the 11 Graduate Research Day winners are from the College of Science. View photos. 

2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium 

The 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium was held Monday, April 8, 2019 on FAU'S Boca Raton campus! Students engaged in undergraduate research and scholarly activity may present their findings either through a poster/visual arts presentation or an oral/performing arts presentation. View photos.

50th Southeastern International Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing

The Department of Mathematical Sciences hosted the 50th Southeastern International Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory and Computing (SEICCGTC) on March 4-8, 2019 on the FAU Boca Raton campus. This longstanding conference has been hosted by FAU’s Fred Hoffman, Ph.D., a Professor of Mathematics, for 40 years. Read more

FAU Inducted as Chapter of Association for Women in Science

As the nation continues to observe “Women’s History Month,” Florida Atlantic University has announced that it was recently accepted as an official chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS). Read more.

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"We have an unprecedented obligation and opportunity to provide our students and community with the highest caliber of research, scientific invention, and education in the country." Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., Dean, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. Donate Here.



College News

Sarah Hoffman Interview
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Ask a Scientist 
Faculty Spotlight: Mathematical Biologist Necibe Tuncer
Pre-Health Professions Day
Graduate Student Microbiologist Gets Creative With Instagram
Meet Medical Physics Alumna Marjan Shojaei


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