College of Science News

Acclaimed Physicist Carlo Rovelli Explores the Mysteries of White Holes at FAU
June 11, 2024
Carlo Rovelli, Ph.D., enthralled a captive audience during his “White Holes: Inside the Horizon” lecture on May 9. The free event, hosted by the Department of Physics, attracted about 300 guests who were brought on an...
Schmidt College of Science Confers Record Number of Degrees
June 04, 2024
Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science conferred a record number of degrees during the 2023-24 academic year (AY). This marks the highest number of credentials conferred in the college’s histo...
100 Percent of Pre-Health Students Admitted to Health Professional Graduate Programs
June 03, 2024
On May 1, faculty, staff and families came together for the 21st Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Future Doctors’ Reception, in the Acura Club at FAU Stadium on the Boca Raton campus. This year’s celebration was...
New Book Released by Former Schmidt College of Science Dean
May 28, 2024
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Emeritus Professor of Physics Nathan Dean, Ph.D., and former dean of the college, released a new book that demonstrates an easier and healthier way to lose weight permanently. According...
Alumna Emma Susi Takes First Place at 2024 WAVE Competition
May 15, 2024
Congratulations to recent Schmidt College of Science alumna Emma Susi, who captured first place at the 2024 Florida Atlantic University WAVE Competition, an undergraduate and graduate applied research and entrepreneurial...
New Alumna Abigail Eccles, ’24, Has Her Sights Set on Space
May 15, 2024
Congratulations to new Schmidt College of Science graduate Abigail Eccles, who crossed the stage on May 3. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in geosciences with a focus in geology. With one milestone behind her, Eccles...
Sea Turtle Grants Program Awards Funding to FAU Researchers
May 14, 2024
Sadly, scientists already know how detrimental ocean plastics are for sea turtles and other marine life. Ingesting plastics can kill sea turtles directly, by perforating the gut or jamming it up so that the animals starve....
Grant Renewed by National Cancer Institute to Study Next Generation of Cancer Immunotherapies
May 13, 2024
With the goal of helping to unlock the future of cancer treatments, Mare Cudic, Ph.D., an associate professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and director, Honors in Chemistry Program, Florida Atlantic Charles...
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...
Remote Sensing Technique Captures Details of Hurricane Ian’s Aftermath
April 30, 2024
Using remote sensing technology, Florida Atlantic University researchers have developed a novel technique that provides rapid, high-resolution assessments of detailed damage after a hurricane.
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