College of Science News

Celebrate Earth month with the legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle, Ph.D.!
April 17, 2024
Celebrate Earth month with the legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle, Ph.D.! Earle will be the keynote speaker at the Wave Makers Ocean Symposium at Manatee Lagoon on Friday, April 26, at 9:00 a.m.
Florida Wildlife Corridor Eases Worst Impacts of Climate Change
April 16, 2024
A first-of-its-kind study by Florida Atlantic Schmidt College of Science researchers highlights how Florida can buffer itself against both climate change and population pressures by conserving the remaining 8 million acres...
2024 Solar Eclipse Event Draws Large Crowd on FAU’s Boca Raton Campus
April 16, 2024
Well over 1,000 people gathered to watch a rare partial solar eclipse on Florida Atlantic’s Boca Raton campus on April 8, hosted by the Schmidt College of Science’s Department of Physics and FAU Observatory.
Explore the Sciences at the 2024 FAU Science Fest
April 12, 2024
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,...
Global Conservation of Knowledge and Ecosystems Public Lecture
April 04, 2024
This April 23 public lecture seeks to understand how people connect with their ecosystems throughout the globe, with FAU professor of Geosciences, National Geographic Emerging Explorer, and TEDx speaker, Maria Fadiman, Ph.D....
Two Science Graduate Students Named Inaugural Recipients of Guy Harvey Fellowship for Marine Science Research
March 29, 2024
Congratulations to Schmidt College of Science graduate students Zeke Tuszynski and Sarah F. Webb! Both were recently named the inaugural recipients of the 2024 Guy Harvey Fellowship for Marine Science Research by the Guy...
FAU Experts Available to Discuss Upcoming Solar Eclipse
March 28, 2024
A total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States and Canada, on Monday, April 8. The last solar eclipse took place on Aug. 21, 2017, and this astronomical event will not happen again...
‘Back to the Future’ to Forecast the Fate of a Dead Florida Coral Reef
March 28, 2024
What can thousands of years of history tell us about what lies ahead for coral reef communities? A lot. In a new study, Florida Atlantic University researchers and collaborators provide geological insights into coral range...
Alumna Kayla Harris ’23 Discovered Her Passion for Sea Turtles Thanks to Kelly/Strul Scholarship
March 20, 2024
Following her graduation in December 2023, Schmidt College of Science graduate Kayla Harris B.A. ’23, landed an impactful job as a sea turtle field technician for Ecological Associates, Inc., in Delray Beach.
Grant Supports Strategic Planning for New School of Environmental, Coastal, and Ocean Sustainability
March 05, 2024
The new Florida Atlantic University School of Environmental, Coastal, and Ocean Sustainability (ECOS) secured its first grant in February. The school was awarded $25,000 from the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach...
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