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Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

Scientific Excellence and Discovery

Through its academic departments and research centers, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science provides outstanding opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate science majors.

In addition to the eight academic departments in the College, there is a group of strong interdisciplinary and sub-disciplinary research centers engaged in cutting-edge research.

The education and research programs of our College span the sciences and mathematics with major efforts in many fields ranging from biotechnology, bioinformatics, and brain science to cryptology, developmental systems, dynamical systems, environmental sciences, exercise sciences, geo-information science, marine science, and space-time physics. The College's programs are offered at FAU's campuses in Boca Raton, Davie, Jupiter, and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.

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Alexis Surtel
New Graduate Alexis Surtel, B.S. ’23, Lands Position with National Institutes of Health
Spring 2023 Schmidt College of Science graduate Alexis Surtel will begin working with the National Institutes of Health this September, as a postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award trainee. More specifically, Surtel will be housed in the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Jennifer Giordano
A State-of-the-Art AI Sandbox Gives Ph.D. Student a Boost With Neuroscience Research
Jennifer Giordano, a second year Ph.D. student in the Graduate Neuroscience Training ֱ and Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences, greatly relies on the Rubin and Cindy Gruber Sandbox’s transformative technology
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Soar-in-4 Medical School Pathway ֱ Students
Newly Launched Soar-in-4 Medical School Pathway ֱ
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science and the Schmidt College of Medicine are pleased to announce the launch of a collaborative pathway program for outstanding Schmidt College of Science Soar-in-4 Scholars.
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Explore the Sciences at the 2024 FAU Science Fest
Explore the Sciences at the 2024 FAU Science Fest
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,...
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Global Conservation of Knowledge and Ecosystems Public Lecture
Global Conservation of Knowledge and Ecosystems Public Lecture
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
Two Science Graduate Students Named Inaugural Recipients of Guy Harvey Fellowship for Marine Science Research
Congratulations to Schmidt College of Science graduate ֱ 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...
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FAU Experts Available to Discuss Upcoming Solar Eclipse
FAU Experts Available to Discuss Upcoming Solar Eclipse
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...
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‘Back to the Future’ to Forecast the Fate of a Dead Florida Coral Reef
‘Back to the Future’ to Forecast the Fate of a Dead Florida Coral Reef
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...
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Alumna Kayla Harris ’23 Discovered Her Passion for Sea Turtles Thanks to Kelly/Strul Scholarship
Alumna Kayla Harris ’23 Discovered Her Passion for Sea Turtles Thanks to Kelly/Strul Scholarship
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.
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Mathematics
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Physics
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Psychology
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Biology
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