Highlights


FAU Researchers Study Impact of Oil Spill on Stingrays

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Researchers at Florida Atlantic University are the first to quantify the physiological effects of whole crude oil on the olfactory function of a marine vertebrate. Read more here...


12th Annual Physics Pumpkin Drop

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The 2018 Department of Physics Pumpkin drop was a success! Thank you to President Kelly, who dropped the first pumpkin off the Science building roof. Physics professors drop pumpkins to demonstrate common physics principles such as constant acceleration of gravity, terminal velocity, and Newton's laws. About 150 5th and 6th grad students from A.D. Henderson and Grandview Preparatory, as well as the FAU community, were in attendance. See more photos of the drop here and the carnival that followed here


Inaugural Data Science and Analytics Conference 2018

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The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science held its inaugural Data Science and Analytics Conference Saturday, October 13, attracting 138 participants from 40 local companies, five colleges and numerous departments across the University. Read more.


Explore FAU 2018 at The College of Science

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The College of Science was packed with prospective students during Explore FAU Saturday, October 13! Take a look at all the fun and view photos from the event here. 


Past Memory Cues Help People Juggle Pieces of Information

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Findings from the study suggest that the brain can use several different methods to re-prioritize mental representations depending on how long they’ve been stored. More here...


Dr. Sarah Milton Featured in National Geographic Kids Magazine!

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Dr. Sarah Milton, Associate Professor, and Integrative Biology Program Associate Director, and Karen Pankaew have been featured in the September 2018 issue of National Geographic Kids magazine. More here!


Perspectives: Shark Scientist Dr. Marianne Porter Reviews "The Meg"

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This week, I was invited to see The Meg at the AutoNation IMAX Theater with a reception in Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale, home of a 50 foot Megalodon model. Read more here.


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"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." Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., Dean, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science


 

 
 


College News

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NAT GEO WITH MARIA FADIAN PhD
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GREGG FIELDS RECEIVES GRANT
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BLACK TIP SHARKS VANISH
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EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FUNDING
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FLORIDA ALGAE BLOOMS
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MPCR BEGINS SHORT COURSE SUMMER 2018


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