Highlights


Colgan Foundation Supports FAU Shark Research


The migration and behavioral patterns of blacktip sharks can tell us a lot about the health of our oceans. That’s why we’re grateful for the generous and ongoing support from the Colgan Foundation to renowned shark researcher Dr. Stephen Kajiura, professor of Biological Sciences in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science.


To Learn English, Bilingual Children Need Robust Vocabulary

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A new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University, Including our own professor of Psychology, Erika Hoff, Ph.D. at the College of Science and collaborators at The George Washington University digs deep into these differences and finds that differences in the vocabulary used while talking to children affect how useful that speech is to the child trying to figure out the patterns of language. Read more.


College of Science and Pre-Health Advising now Available on Davie Campus

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Beginning in November, the College of Science will position articulation specialist/advisor Ana Botero on the Florida Atlantic Davie campus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays. In Spring 2020, Ana will be available full-time on the Davie campus. Read More.


Ask a Scientist with Dr. Christine Spadola

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Florida Atlantic University College of Science Dean, Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., discusses what Science is and how it works. He interviews Assistant Professor from the School of Social Work in the College of Design and Social Inquiry, Christine Spadola, Ph.D., who discusses how sleep can impact our health and behavior, and how alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine may impact your night of sleep. Christine also researches health promotion interventions that are accessible to underserved populations. Listen Here.


Theodora Leventouri, Ph.D. Elected a 2019 Fellow of the American Physical Society

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Professor of Medical Physics, Theodora Leventouri, Ph.D., was elected a 2019 Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). APS recognizes members who have made exceptional contributions to the physics enterprise. Read More. 


Second Annual Research Showcase at FAU

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The second annual FAU Research Showcase, hosted by the FAU Division of Research, celebrated a wide range of research and scholarly activities by both faculty and students. A number of researchers from the College of Science were featured, including Alex Keene, Ph.D., Science Dean, Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., as well as William Hahn, Ph.D. Friend of the college, Rubin Gruber, discussed artificial intelligence on the first day of the showcase. Read More.


Meet Maria Fadiman, Ph.D., Ethnobotanist


Maria Fadiman, Ph.D., is an ethnobotanist who studies the relationship between plants and people, focusing on conservation and sustainability. Maria serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Geosciences and is also a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, whose studies take her all over the world.


FAU Dynamical Systems and Topology Research Group


Meet some members of the Dynamical Systems and Topology Research Group from the Mathematical Sciences Department. Learn about what our faculty and students are working on in these areas of research. Learn more at fau.edu/math. 


Partner with the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science as we race towards excellence!

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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.