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Attention Urban and Regional Planning Students

Urban and Regional Planning has joined the FAU College of Science.  Click here for academic program requirements and advising details.


Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium Winners

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Congratulations to the student scientist winners from the 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium! The college has winners in the Basic Sciences, Cross Disciplinary, Environmental, Ecological & Marine Sciences categories. Learn more and see the winners.


Students Develop Neural Networks at the Nexus of Data Science and Electron Microscopy

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Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience FAU data science students developed an AI-based algorithm to help researchers identify gold particles in electron microscopy images and can help streamline research breakthroughs. Read more.


2020 Soar-in-4 Student Scholars

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Congratulations to our 2020 Soar-in-4 Scholars cohort of high achieving undergraduate students. The college has 27 students in the 2020 cohort, pursuing a range of disciplines, from psychology, biological sciences, neuroscience and behavior, chemistry, health sciences, and more. Read more.


FAU High Graduates Receive Bachelor's Before High School Diplomas

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Three FAU High students will receive their bachelor’s from the Schmidt College of Science prior to receiving their high school diploma. Read more.


Let Us Stand Together: Message from the Schmidt College of Science

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The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science stands with all students, faculty, and staff during this unprecedented time in history, when we all feel the unfathomable impact of the pandemic and numerous incidents of racially motivated aggressions and violence. Read more.


Student Spotlight: SEA Scholar Sammy Trail

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Sammy Trail, is a graduate student pursuing her M.S. and Ph.D. in integrative biology, and a SEA Scholar working in the Department of Biological Sciences Marine Science Laboratory who is researching sensory biology and behavior with leatherback sea turtle hatchlings. Read more.


Picture Perfect: Camera Traps Find Endangered Dryas Monkeys

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Daniel Alempijevic, M.S., first author and a doctoral student in Integrative Biology, and Kate Detwiler, Ph.D., senior author and an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology in FAU’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, developed a species-specific camera-trap that captured picture-perfect details of the elusive dryas monkey species. Read more.


Announcing the Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences

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The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is pleased to announce that Stephen C. Locke, Ph.D., was appointed as chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences . Locke was serving as the interim chair of the department and is a distinguished member of the Schmidt College of Science, joining FAU in 1981. Read more.


Marianne Porter Receives Faculty Advocate Award

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Marianne Porter, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, received the Faculty Advocate Award at the 6th Annual Women/Womxn’s Leadership Institute on March 27, 2021. Read more.


Alumna Reveals New Insights into Behavior of Two Dolphin Species

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In a new study recently published in the journal Animal Behavior and Cognition, lead author and Schmidt College of Science alumna Cassie Volker of Wild Dolphin Project explored the aggressive fights between the males of two species of dolphins that coexist in the Bahamas. Read more.


How Did 500 of a Species Form in a lake? Very Different Body Clocks

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Researchers from Florida Atlantic University are the first to identify a single nocturnal species of a Malawi cichlid – the Tropheops sp. “red cheek.” Read more.


Pursue a B.S. in Medical Biology

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FAU’s new B.S. in Medical Biology prepares students for competitive professional training programs in the health sciences with a streamlined, pre-professional degree program. Learn more and apply.


Partner with the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science as we race towards excellence!

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At the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, we have an unprecedented obligation and opportunity to provide our students and community with the highest caliber of research, scientific invention, and education in the country. Donate Here.