College of Science News

NSF News Features Thresher Shark Research from FAU
July 19, 2024
National Science Foundation (NSF) News featured associate professor Marianne Porter's research on the thresher shark, which is known for its long tail that whips prey. Using micro-CT scanning, Porter and team imaged the internal...
Alumna Spotlight: Stephanie Toleno, ‘23
July 16, 2024
Accomplished alumna Stephanie Toleno, B.S., ’23, is ready to take her significant scientific talents and apply them to a different discipline — medicine. The outstanding first-generation college student graduated in just...
FAU Experts Predict a Highly Active 2024 Hurricane Season
July 16, 2024
This year, U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coast residents are bracing for what could be an unprecedented 2024 Atlantic hurricane season. While June 1 marked the official start of hurricane season, the date also ushered in the very...
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.
Alumnus Richard DiMarchi Honored for Pioneering Research in Obesity Drug Discovery
July 11, 2024
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...
FAU has received $1.6 million from the Glenn W. Bailey Foundation to extend its Marine SEA Scholars Program. (Photo by Alex Dolce)
July 03, 2024
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...
2024 Golberg Scholarship Winners Announced
June 27, 2024
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...
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.
FAU Researchers Land $1M in FDOH Grants to Fight Alzheimer's Disease
June 18, 2024
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...
90% of Floridians Believe Climate Change is Happening
June 18, 2024
The latest edition of Florida Atlantic University’s “Florida Climate Resilience Survey,” found that 90% of Floridians believe that climate change is happening. The Florida Climate Resilience Survey also shows belief...
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