The Schmidt College of Science is undertaking a major strategic hiring initiative to recruit 16 new faculty members across the College’s eight academic departments that will build on our areas of strength in Environment, Health, and Computational and Data-Driven Science. Learn more.
Last summer, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science alumna Maria S. Altieri, M.S., M.D., became Section Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania. Read more.
Belief in climate change among Florida adults has climbed to more than 90 percent, including 84 percent of self-identified Republicans, according to a new analysis of the seven sequenced surveys conducted by Colin Polsky, Ph.D., a Professor and Director of the Center for Environmental Studies, FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Science and FAU's College of Business. Read more.
FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, along with the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, signed the new M.D./Ph.D. joint neuroscience program into effect in early October. Read more.
Florida Atlantic University has received a $599,503 grant from the United States Department of Defense for a powerful high resolution imaging technique that can reveal nanoscale structures. Read more.
Join us for this virtual talk with author, Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University and renowned animal welfare program advocate, Temple Grandin, Ph.D., November 29, 2022 from 12:00-1:30pm (EST). RSVP here.
The graduate students' projects were each awarded $1,000 by NPCA, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the National Park System for present and future generations. Read more.
FAU’s Pre-Health Professions Office hosted an inaugural Pre-Health Professions Summit. The three-day summit, themed “How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted Healthcare and Communities,” featured healthcare professionals from surrounding universities and practitioners from the local community. Read more.
Thursday, Oct. 27 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.: Students, meet with advisors, academic departments in the college, student organizations, faculty, the Pre-Health Professions team, and more. Learn more and register!
This Summer 2022, Dodlee Mosilme, a first-year Biological Sciences student, was the first FAU participant to join the 2022 Yale Summer Enrichment Medical Academy (YSEMA) in New Haven, Connecticut. Read more.
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is serving as a key partner for a major National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Center (ERC) at Florida Atlantic University. Two faculty members in the Schmidt College of Science are part of the leadership team for the grant. Read more.
NBC’s TODAY Show featured our FAU Marine Lab's critical sea turtle conservation research. Jeanette Wyneken, Ph.D., professor and director of the lab discusses why there are more female turtles than male turtles being born. Watch here.
Florida Atlantic moves up in U.S. News & World Report’s list of "Top Public Schools" to No. 132 from No. 140 in this year’s ranking of the nation’s best universities. This marks the largest rise out of all public universities in the state of Florida. Read more.
Akshay S. Naraine, MSc., is the project lead, a Ph.D. student in the Schmidt College of Science and the International Max Planck Research School for Synapses and Circuits. Read more.
According to a first-of-its-kind study by Florida Atlantic University researchers in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, reveals only marginal improvements with respect to evacuation planning in America’s 50 largest cities. Read more.
Associate professor and senior author of the study, Marianne Porter, Ph.D., is part of a team researching the newly-discovered walking shark that breaks all of the rules for survival. Read more.
The new Engineering Research Center for Smart Streetscapes (CS3) will be supported for five years with $26 million; renewable for an additional five years, for a total of up to $52 million. The ERC program is NSF’s flagship engineering program to catalyze convergent research to address large-scale societal challenges. Read more.
Congratulations to Tiffany Roberts Briggs, Ph.D., on her new role as director of the Environmental Science Program in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. Dr. Briggs began her new role on August 2. Read more.
Researchers Katie Buckman and River Vanderveer visited remote areas of Big Cypress National Preserve by helicopter to survey vegetation, bird nesting sites, and use a hollow box to sample fish populations in the wetlands. Katie is the crew lead and River is an undergraduate researcher studying Environmental Science. Learn more about the Environmental Science program.
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