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Jenna Lutes Receives $10,000 Scholarship from The Land Conservancy of New Jersey
July 11, 2024
The funding will support Jenna’s research that focuses on conducting annual breeding wading bird monitoring on Lake Okeechobee and studying wading bird prey in the wetlands that surround the lake.
FAU Sea Turtle Experts Provide ‘Best Practices’ During Nesting Season
June 18, 2024
Three internationally renowned Florida Atlantic University researchers provide “best practices” and answer some of the most frequently asked questions to help protect Florida’s nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings.
Transition Announcement for ECOS and CES
May 22, 2024
Congratulations to Colin Polsky, Ph.D., who was named the associate vice president for the FAU Broward Campuses.
Inaugural ECOS Award Winners Announced
May 07, 2024
The Schmidt College of Science is pleased to announce the inaugural winners of the School of Environmental, Coastal, and Ocean Sustainability (ECOS) Research Award, Weibo Liu, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department...
Florida Wildlife Corridor Eases Worst Impacts of Climate Change
April 16, 2024
A first-of-its-kind study by Florida Atlantic Schmidt College of Science researchers highlights how Florida can buffer itself against both climate change and population pressures by conserving the remaining 8 million acres...
The Invading Sea: Florida Wildlife Corridor benefits imperiled species and state’s resilience, FAU panelists say
March 05, 2024
Participants in a Florida Atlantic University panel discussion on February 22 emphasized how the nearly 18 million acres of connected land and waterways providing resilience to climate change is one of those benefits.
The Invading Sea: Preserving Everglades National Park: Peat Soils Key to Understanding Climate Change and Saving 'River of Grass'
March 05, 2024
At Everglades National Park, Florida Atlantic University scientist Xavier Comas, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Geosciences, is using scientific solutions to protect and preserve these fragile wetland areas for future...
The Invading Sea: Septic Tanks Among Water-quality Concerns in Florida — But Fix is Costly, FAU Panelists Say
March 05, 2024
Participants in a Florida Atlantic University panel discussion on January 25 emphasized the need for funding to improve water quality while also recognizing the state legislature’s current efforts.
Meet the FAU Shark Lab Team in Advance of the ‘Jaws’ Movie Screening at Festival of the Arts Boca
February 29, 2024
Dive into an adventure — at your own risk — filled with fins and fun! In anticipation of the Festival of the Arts Boca premiere of the original blockbuster ”Jaws” movie with a live symphony orchestra, members from...
Watch the Feb. 22 Frontiers in Science Panel Discussion:
February 29, 2024
Learn about the ~18 million acre Florida Wildlife Corridor in this February 22 Frontiers in Science Public Lecture Series event. What tradeoffs are involved in setting aside such a large swath of land, and how will we tell...