Researchers Receive $500,000 NASA Award to Study, Demonstrate Kite-Surfing in the Stratosphere

A team led by professors in the College of Engineering at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus have received one of eight NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program Phase II grants for $500,000. The award will allow the faculty and student research team to continue developing a futuristic concept using unmanned aircraft to gather wind and solar power at 60,000 feet above the Earth. Read More.

Prescott Students Walk All Night to Make A Difference for Cancer

Harsh temperatures did not stop students from walking all night in the Relay For Life while raising more than $3,300 and increasing awareness. Read More.

Council on Undergraduate Research Elects Boettcher as President

Dr. Anne Boettcher, director of Prescott's Undergraduate Research Institute and Honors Program, will serve as president for 2017-2018. Read More.

Worldwide Campus Faculty Member Awarded Air Force Research Grant

Dr. Brian Sanders and Dr. Chris Fuller, of Virginia Tech, have received a $357,000 grant from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research. Read More.

Wallyball Club Serves as Local Family for Daytona Beach Students


What started with a single game became a tradition most Saturday nights for a growing number of students, many of whom are now Embry-Riddle graduates. Read More.

Alumnus Launches RedWorks, Company to Build Habitats on Mars


Alumnus Keegan Kirkpatrick and his startup company, RedWorks, were recently featured in the Fast Company article “RedWorks Wants to Build Your First Home on Mars.” Read More.