Tracking Black Tip SharksStudent Danielle Bartz has always loved sharks, so she jumped at the opportunity to intern with an FAU professor who is an expert in shark migration.
Owls are making a difference in their communities and around the world. The University is extraordinarily proud of the accomplishments of our students, faculty, staff and alumni.
First and Proud
Yenileisy, like many Florida Atlantic University students, is the first in her family to attend a four-year university. Originally from Caibarién, Cuba, her family moved to the United States in search of better opportunities for both their children. As a result of their many sacrifices and consistent support, she attributes her accomplishments thus far to both her parents and older sister, Yesenia. Inspired by her academic journey and her Father, Yenileisy intends to pursue Law in hopes to work for the United Nations.
Award-Winning Undergraduate ResearchNeuroscience major Wayne Robinson discusses FAU’s award-winning undergraduate research program in his feature on Amazon’s The College Tour series. Watch to find out how Wayne made connections and found new ways to share the research knowledge he learned with his peers.
Creating an Inclusive CommunityKennedy Mckinney, journalism major and founder of The Paradigm Press, FAU’s first Black student-led newspaper, shares how she is creating an inclusive community at FAU in her feature on Amazon’s The College Tour.
FPL Manatee ExpertsFlorida Power and Light's Manatee Lagoon invites the public to observe manatees in the wild and employs FAU students to serve as manatee experts.
Preparing to PilotCristina Silva earned her degree in mechanical engineering from FAU as an active member of the U.S. Coast Guard College Student Commissioning Initiative (CSPI).
FAU Innovators and EntrepreneursEntrepreneur Aiden Natalie shares his story of starting a business by combining an idea with his passion on Amazon’s The College Tour series. Learn how student innovators can use the resources at FAU to turn their dreams into reality.
Fighting Ocean Plastic
While on a post-graduation surf trip, FAU alumni Andrew Cooper and Alex Schulze were devastated by the amount of plastic they encountered on remote beaches. The experience inspired them to launch a company that has pulled more than 5 million pounds of plastic from the ocean.
Lock-it PlatesAlumni-founded lockable food container company, Lock It Plates, has eliminated more than 8,000 foam plates and 75,000 foam boxes from FAU's dining hall in one year.
Music Therapy for Alzheimer’sTwo alumnae created an organization, Mind & Melody, that uses music to improve the quality of life for individuals with neurological impairments including dementia and Alzheimer's.
Community Change MakerAlumnus Jervonte Edmonds talks about his organization, Suits For Seniors, and its success helping students prepare for college.
Islamorada Beer CompanyInspired by the South Florida lifestyle, four alumni founded a craft beer company that has become a well-known name in the region.
Reinventing eCommerceThe brainchild of alumnus Jan Bednar, ShipMonk helps small businesses grow by offering technology-driven solutions to fulfill orders. What started as an award-winning business plan has become an international operation.
Rich Men LooksFrantz Junior Cherilus combined his affinity for fashion with business savvy to bring affordable fashion and the mobile boutique trend to South Florida.