In March 2013 members of the FIU Honors College traveled to Nicaragua’s Ometepe Island – one of the world’s natural wonders and a UNESCO-designated Biosphere Reserve – as part of alternative Breaks. Students worked alongside local community members and scoured the forest floors for seeds of specific species of trees that are on the brink of local extinction. Then, they collected organic soil that they mixed with sand and planted the collected seeds in small containers. Once planted, the seeds will be organized into sections and the local population will assume responsibility for continued watering and care until the saplings are ready for replanting.
- Longstanding FIU partnership leads to legislative experience, full-time job
Tuesday, May 21, 2019Department of Emergency Management earns rare distinction
Tuesday, May 21, 2019Student-athletes collectively achieve record GPA
Tuesday, May 21, 2019The kilogram changed while you were sleeping
Monday, May 20, 2019Stempel College signs partnership with Universidad de Cartagena
Monday, May 20, 2019
- Accounting alumna appointed CEO of facial recognition company
Wednesday, May 8, 2019International Visiting Physicians Program welcomes first physicians from China
Friday, May 10, 2019Taking STEM careers out for a spin
Monday, May 13, 2019Engineering students teach FIU retirees how to be tech-savvy
Thursday, May 9, 2019Next Horizon campaign to "change the face of this institution"
Wednesday, May 8, 2019