College of Science News

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...
Aerial Surveys Reveal Ample Populations of Rays in Southeast Florida
February 28, 2024
Using aerial surveys, Florida Atlantic University researchers conducted a unique long-term (2014 to 2021) study to quantify the spatial (latitude) and temporal (month, year) abundance of the whitespotted eagle rays and giant...
2024 Jumpstart Postdoctoral Program Awardees Announced
February 23, 2024
This is the second year of the initiative, which Dean Valery Forbes launched in 2022 to “jumpstart” multidisciplinary research collaborations between faculty and postdoctoral associates to solve some of today’s most...
Frontiers in Science Panel Discussion
February 22, 2024
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.
To Boost a Preschooler’s Language Skills, Consider Reminiscing
February 19, 2024
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...
First Soar-in-4 Medical School Pathway Program Participants Announced
February 13, 2024
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 –...
Student Spotlight: Alexandra Hoey Studies Stressors That Influence Tropical Seagrass in Florida Bay
February 02, 2024
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.
Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., Named AAS Fellow
February 01, 2024
Congratulations to Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., Professor of Physics and Bjorn Lamborn Endowed Chair in Astrophysics, was named a 2024 American Astronomical Society (AAS) Fellow.
Immigrant Bilingual Latina Mothers Have Dual-language Personalities
February 01, 2024
Children who hear a language other than English at home currently make up more than 25 percent of the school-aged population in the United States.
Student Spotlight: Matt McCormick Studies Storm Impacts to Better Protect Florida’s Coast
January 24, 2024
Second-year geoscience master’s degree student Matt McCormick is hoping that when his thesis research is completed, he will be able to help coastal communities better predict future storm-related impacts and promote improved...
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