Events and News

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
“Motherhood and Career Retention in STEMM: Systematic Barriers and Actionable Solutions” Virtual Conference
General admission fee: $25 USD
10:00 am

October 28 - 30, 2021
*Application Deadline: April 16, 2021*
SACNAS’s (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science) National Diversity in STEM Conference

June 28 - 30, 2021
American University Summer Institute on Education, Equity, and Justice
Free Webinars on Demand from National Conference on Race and Ethnicity.

Previous Events

In the News

Student Spotlight: SEA Scholar Sammy Trail

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Sammy Trail, is a graduate student pursuing her M.S. and Ph.D. in integrative biology, and a SEA Scholar working in the Department of Biological Sciences Marine Science Laboratory who is researching sensory biology and behavior with leatherback sea turtle hatchlings. Read more.

 

FAU Honors Distinguished Alumna Maria Jasin

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Maria Jasin, Ph.D., award-winning researcher, professor and William E. Snee Chair in the Developmental Biology Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute, was presented the Distinguished Alumni Award at the 2021 Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni ceremony. Read more.

Undergraduate Researcher Named FAU's Wimberly Scholar

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Student Daniel Gil Valenzuela was named FAU’s Stan and Renee Wimberly Scholar. He is a double major pursuing a bachelor’s in physics and chemistry. The Wimberly Scholar award, which has been given to one FAU student each year since 1971, is the most prestigious student academic prize given by our university. Read more.

 

Medical Physics Students Accepted to Residency Programs

Medical Physics Students Congratulations to our four medical physics students and graduates, Alianna Gomex Gacenda, Atdhe Beqiri, Maryam Chonchehnazi, and Mahboob Rehman, who were accepted into fully-funded residency positions to become Certified Medical Physicists with a doctorate from the American Board of Radiology. Read more.

Chemistry Student Researcher Earns Alzheimer's Research Fellowship

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Brandon Lubin, an undergraduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was awarded the Alzheimer’s Disease Summer Research Fellowship. The award will assist Brandon’s research on “the role of methionine sulfoxide reductase in Alzheimer’s disease pathology,” and is funded by the I-BRAIN and I-HEALTH Pillars.


Statement on Violence Against the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

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The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science stands in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities in denouncing increased violence, xenophobia, discrimination, and micro-aggression directed against Asian Americans across the nation. Read more.


 

Let Us Stand Together: Message from the Schmidt College of Science

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The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science stands with all students, faculty, and staff during this unprecedented time in history, when we all feel the unfathomable impact of the pandemic and numerous incidents of racially motivated aggressions and violence. Read more.


 

Student Stands Out at Honors Convocation and Research Symposium

Starr Warner

Starr Warner, a student in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, was recognized as a University Scholar for the college at the 52nd Annual Honors Convocation and is second place winner for Cross-Disciplinary Research at the 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.



Marianne Porter Receives Faculty Advocate Award

Marianne Porter Marianne Porter, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, received the Faculty Advocate Award at the 6th Annual Women/Womxn’s Leadership Institute on March 27, 2021.  Read more.

 

 

Formation of the COS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

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Dean Teresa Wilcox appointed Dr. Yanmei Li as an administrative fellow for the newly formed Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee. Please direct any questions to yli22@fau.edu

 

 

 

 

Meet the Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion

lat In 2020, the dean appointed Ms. Latarsha Morgan as the Assistant Director for Diversity & Inclusion. Her role will be to ensure that all College of Science projects related to diversity aligns with the overall vision of the college to celebrate diversity, facilitate equity and inclusiveness, and inspire positive change.  Find out more here.

 

 

Young CryptograpHers Cybercamp Summer 2019

cybercamp The first  Young CryptograpHers Cybersecurity Summer Camp  took place at FAU’s Boca Raton campus on July 29 to August 2, 2019. Read more.

 


Congratulations to Elected Fellow of APS

apsProfessor 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.


 

FAU Inducted as Chapter of AWIS

awisAs 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), a global network inspiring bold leadership, research and solutions that advance women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). Read more.