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Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

Scientific Excellence and Discovery

Through its academic departments and research centers, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science provides outstanding opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate science majors.

In addition to the eight academic departments in the College, there is a group of strong interdisciplinary and sub-disciplinary research centers engaged in cutting-edge research.

The education and research programs of our College span the sciences and mathematics with major efforts in many fields ranging from biotechnology, bioinformatics, and brain science to cryptology, developmental systems, dynamical systems, environmental sciences, exercise sciences, geo-information science, marine science, and space-time physics. The College's programs are offered at FAU's campuses in Boca Raton, Davie, Jupiter, and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.

Spotlight Stories
Alexis Surtel
New Graduate Alexis Surtel, B.S. ’23, Lands Position with National Institutes of Health
Spring 2023 Schmidt College of Science graduate Alexis Surtel will begin working with the National Institutes of Health this September, as a postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award trainee. More specifically, Surtel will be housed in the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
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Jennifer Giordano
A State-of-the-Art AI Sandbox Gives Ph.D. Student a Boost With Neuroscience Research
Jennifer Giordano, a second year Ph.D. student in the Graduate Neuroscience Training Program and Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences, greatly relies on the Rubin and Cindy Gruber Sandbox’s transformative technology
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Soar-in-4 Medical School Pathway Program Students
Newly Launched Soar-in-4 Medical School Pathway Program
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science and the Schmidt College of Medicine are pleased to announce the launch of a collaborative pathway program for outstanding Schmidt College of Science Soar-in-4 Scholars.
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Explore the Sciences at the 2024 FAU Science Fest
Explore the Sciences at the 2024 FAU Science Fest
All are invited to celebrate the sciences at this community event: April 12 on the Boca Raton campus Breezeway! Come enjoy science-related exhibitions, student poster competition, interactive games, scavenger hunt with prizes,...
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Frontiers in Science Panel Discussion
Watch the Jan. 25 Frontiers in Science Panel Discussion: "What's Happening to Water Quality in Florida?"
Did you miss the January 25 Frontiers in Science panel discussion? Watch the recording to learn about the current state of water quality issues in Florida and the responses to them from the experts.
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To Boost a Preschooler’s Language Skills, Consider Reminiscing
To Boost a Preschooler’s Language Skills, Consider Reminiscing
A new study on “parent talk” by Florida Atlantic University, in collaboration with Aarhus University in Denmark, provides an alternative. To boost the quality of a preschooler’s language experience and skills, consider...
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Schmidt College of Science to Host Annual Pre-Health Professions Week
Schmidt College of Science to Host Annual Pre-Health Professions Week - March 18 - 22
FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is gearing up to host the 2024 Pre-Health Professions Week. The annual event will begin on Monday, March 18 and run through Friday, March 22, and aims to provide students with...
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First Soar-in-4 Medical School Pathway Program Participants Announced
First Soar-in-4 Medical School Pathway Program Participants Announced
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine are pleased to announce the acceptance of the first two undergraduate students into the Soar-in-4 Medical School Pathway program –...
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Student Spotlight: Alexandra Hoey Studies Stressors That Influence Tropical Seagrass in Florida Bay
Student Spotlight: Alexandra Hoey Studies Stressors That Influence Tropical Seagrass in Florida Bay
Alexandra Hoey, a senior Honors in Biological Sciences Research Pathway student, is studying the mass die-offs of seagrass meadows in Florida Bay and how scientists can help prevent them from occurring in the future.
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Mathematics
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Physics
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Psychology
No. 203
Biology
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