Who's Tougher? Baby Sharks or Daddy Sharks?
Scientists from Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science and the National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), predicted that the solid central part of the vertebrae in mature, older sharks would be stiffer and tougher. So they decided to put their theory to a test. Read more here...
Congratulations Fall 2018 Graduates!
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Dr. Rainer Steinwandt Awarded 2018 NATO Science for Peace and Security Partnership Prize
FAU’s Dr. Rainer Steinwandt was awarded the 2018 NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Partnership Prize at the NATO SPS program’s 60th anniversary on November 29, 2018. The anniversary was celebrated with a gala at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, where Dr. Steinwandt and his team were one of three outstanding multi-year projects to earn an SPS Partnership Prize award. Read more here...
Warner Miller to Serve on Specialized Agency of the United Nations
Dr. Miller was appointed as a member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) focused on information and communication technologies.
Middle School Math Day 2018
The Department of Mathematical Sciences hosted its ninth annual Middle School Math Day on Saturday, November 17, 2018 with nearly 120 middle school students from grades 6-8 in attendance. Read more here...
National Save the Sea Turtle Foundation Provides Funding for Scholarships!
Many thanks to The National Save The Sea Turtle Foundation for providing four senior-year undergraduate scholarships during the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarships will provide financial assistance to Charles E. Schmidt College of Science seniors enrolled at the Boca Raton Campus who demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, and a commitment to become scholars and ambassadors that represent the Marine Science program at Florida Atlantic University. Read more here!
Listen to the FAU South Florida Journal's interview with Science Dean, Dr. Ata Sarajedini, and Center for Environmental Studies Director and professor, Dr. Colin Polsky. Dr. Sarajedini discusses the foundational principles of science, and Dr. Polsky talks about sea level rise, its impact on the world, and how the scientific method is applied to an issue so large that its impact is felt across the globe. Listen to the interview here.
"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...