When an FIU professor met the veep

FIU Assistant Professor Leonard Scinto recently met Vice President Joe Biden during an event highlighting Everglades restoration.

Vice President Joe Biden recently joined U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., along the north shore of the Tamiami Trail Canal to show support for Everglades restoration. FIU professor  Leonard Scinto was among the invited guests.

Scinto, an aquatic biogeochemist, is the associate director of the Southeast Environmental Research Center. He has been conducting research in the Everglades since 1987.