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.
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.
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.
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, 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!
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.
"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