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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.

Doctoral Student Sarah Hoffman Published and Featured in Biology Open

Read more about Sarah’s research and interview in Biology Open.

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