Photo by Tom Archer

FAU’s Harbor Branch finds cause of 2016 St. Lucie toxic algal bloom

January 10, 2018

Runoff from Lake Okeechobee was originally thought to be the source of the problem.

A pair of African penguins on a South African beach. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

FAU researcher works to save endangered penguins

November 28, 2017

Adam Schaefer has contributed to the rehabilitation of the birds in South Africa.

FAU Harbor Branch Johnson Education Center. Photo courtesy of Carin Smith.

Harbor Branch Foundation sues FAU

September 22, 2017

It started when FAU requested a $50,000 donation from a marine science foundation to help build its football stadium in 2012. I...

A view of Huaca Prieta, a prehistoric settlement that sits on Peru's Pacific Ocean coastline. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

FAU professor discovers evidence of early complex societies in Peru

June 8, 2017

Harbor Branch archaeology professor James M. Adovasio was among a group of archaeologists in Peru who discovered artifacts indicating early humans in the area were more advanced than originally believed.

Photo of Harbor Branch Oceanic Discovery Center courtesy of Harbor Branch's Facebook page.

Harbor Branch Campus showcasing oceanographic technology in first ever rotating exhibit

January 16, 2016

Less than five percent of the entire ocean has been explored to date, according to the National Ocean Service. But scientists at FAU's Harbor Branch have been developing tools and technology to discover what lies beneath the deep. On Saturday Jan. 16, the FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) will be unveiling a showcase that will feature the tools scientists and engineers of the institute use to explore the ocean. Named “Sight, Sound and Dynamics in the Sea: The Role of Technology in Ocean Exploration,” it will be Harbor Branch’s first ever rotating exhibit.

FAU Harbor Branch Campus photo courtesy of FAU Media Relations

FAU’s Newest Research Destination

January 23, 2015

Here at FAU, there are many places around the world that students can travel to with the Study Abroad program. Joining this gr...

FAU employee fired after dolphin rescue

Miranda Schumes, News and Multimedia Editor

April 29, 2014

No decision was made in the Tuesday, April 29 grievance hearing for Steve McCulloch, founder and program manager of FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute’s Marine Mammal Research and Conservation program. At the meeting, witnesses made statements on McCulloch’s behalf and now have 10 days to file affidavits. McCulloch was fired on Feb. 14...