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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.

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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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Jenna Lutes Receives $10,000 Scholarship from The Land Conservancy of New Jersey
Jenna Lutes Receives $10,000 Scholarship from The Land Conservancy of New Jersey
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.
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Alumnus Richard DiMarchi Honored for Pioneering Research in Obesity Drug Discovery
Alumnus Richard DiMarchi Honored for Pioneering Research in Obesity Drug Discovery
Richard DiMarchi, Ph.D., B.S. ’74, was honored with the prestigious 2024 Mani L. Bhaumik Breakthrough of the Year Award by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The recognition celebrates his groundbreaking...
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FAU has received $1.6 million from the Glenn W. Bailey Foundation to extend its Marine SEA Scholars Program. (Photo by Alex Dolce)
FAU Marine Science Lab Receives $1.6M from Glenn W. Bailey Foundation
Florida Atlantic University has received $1.6 million from the Glenn W. Bailey Foundation to extend its Marine SEA (Science, Education, and Arts) Scholars Program within the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science’s Marine...
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2024 Golberg Scholarship Winners Announced
2024 Golberg Scholarship Winners Announced
Congratulations to Charles E. Schmidt College of Science students Sadine Al-Farauki and Seymour Haque who have been named the 2024 recipients of the Golberg Scholarship. The scholarship provides additional support for pre-health...
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FAU Sea Turtle Experts Provide ‘Best Practices’ During Nesting Season
FAU Sea Turtle Experts Provide ‘Best Practices’ During Nesting Season
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.
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FAU Researchers Land $1M in FDOH Grants to Fight Alzheimer's Disease
FAU Researchers Land $1M in FDOH Grants to Fight Alzheimer's Disease
Three Florida Atlantic University researchers at the forefront of Alzheimer’s disease research have each received a $350,000 grant from the Florida Department of Health’s “Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research...
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