Archive for 2018

FIU biologist Steven Oberbauer (standing) conducts research in Toolik Field Station in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Climate change drives tundras out of sync

Warming temperatures in cold places are causing plants to flower earlier, according to a new study. Shorter flowering seasons can […]

Analyzing Latin American history through heavy metal music

Analyzing Latin American history through heavy metal music

Inspired by the late Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class in […]

Torch Awards Gala showcases the best and brightest

Torch Awards Gala showcases the best and brightest

The 2018 Torch Awards Gala attracted a record-breaking 1,000 attendees to make it the largest in FIU history. The November […]

Local doctors help fund program for developmentally disabled adults

Local doctors help fund program for developmentally disabled adults

Local doctors Jeffrey Simmons and Yolangel Hernandez Suarez have made a $2 million gift to FIU to establish the Simmons+Hernandez […]

Nicaraguan student opposition leader discusses political crisis with faculty experts, calls for freedom for his homeland

Nicaraguan student opposition leader discusses political crisis with faculty experts, calls for freedom for his homeland

Lesther Alemán, a 20-year-old student opposition leader in Nicaragua, recently visited FIU and joined a panel of faculty experts for […]

New tradition honors veteran graduates

New tradition honors veteran graduates

  FIU’s Office of Veteran and Military Affairs held its first Graduating Veterans Recognition Ceremony in December. Surrounded by families and […]

Rene Formoso, project manager at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

Alumnus works with NASA on making rocket fuel on Mars

Mars, known as the Red Planet and fourth planet from the Sun, has an atmosphere of more than 95 percent […]

Worried about traveling with your kids over the holidays? Read this first.

Worried about traveling with your kids over the holidays? Read this first.

A little preparation can spare parents who travel with their children – and those around them – from feeling the […]

Field journal: Providing occupational therapy to Bahamians

Field journal: Providing occupational therapy to Bahamians

By Meagan Osteen, occupational therapy student Before last summer, I’d never traveled outside of the country, much less to the […]

WDNA’s student-run show spotlights FIU talent

WDNA’s student-run show spotlights FIU talent

It’s a regular Tuesday morning at Miami public jazz station WDNA and Colin Miller, the host of its weekly FIU […]

Local conditions shape plant communities

Local conditions shape plant communities

The local environment plays a key role in determining what kinds of plants grow there, according to a new study that could […]

MIAMI, FL - NOVEMBER 4:  FIU cornerback Brad Muhammad (27) celebrates a defensive stop late in the fourth quarter as the FIU Golden Panthers defeated the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners, 14-7, on November 4, 2017, at Riccardo Silva Stadium in Miami, Florida.  With the win, FIU officially became bowl eligible for the third time in school history.

One week left to book your FIU Football Bowl travel package!

FIU Football will play in the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl on Friday, December 21. If you’re planning to travel to […]

Architecture student interns with Renzo Piano in Paris

Architecture student interns with Renzo Piano in Paris

By Andrea Perez Earlier this semester, Camila Lohezic, a fourth year FIU architecture student, received a once in a lifetime opportunity to […]

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Children with ADHD or autism could be early indicator for younger siblings, new study finds

Children with ADHD or autism could be early indicator for younger siblings, new study finds

Younger siblings of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorder are more likely to develop either […]

Recruiters scout for talent at Senior Design Showcase

Recruiters scout for talent at Senior Design Showcase

Brian Cuadra is sporting a Microsoft t-shirt and making his way down the aisles at the College of Engineering & […]