Articles by: JoAnn Adkins

Scanning of a human brain by X-rays

Psychologist concentrates on learning how we learn

People are capable of learning so much, yet how we learn is a mystery. We recognize a dog as a […]

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Einstein, gravitational waves and the rippling effects of scientific discovery

Einstein, gravitational waves and the rippling effects of scientific discovery

People around the world celebrated the news last week that scientists at the Large Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory have finally detected gravitational […]

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Overly critical parents tied to ongoing ADHD symptoms in children

Overly critical parents tied to ongoing ADHD symptoms in children

Though symptoms often decrease over time for children living with ADHD, those with overly critical parents don’t always experience the […]

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Deering Estate in Cutler Bay, Fla.

FIU, Deering Estate formalize partnership

Florida International University and Deering Estate are joining forces to create new research and education opportunities. FIU and Deering Estate, […]

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‘Making a Murderer’ interrogation of intellectually disabled teen not unique, says FIU expert

‘Making a Murderer’ interrogation of intellectually disabled teen not unique, says FIU expert

Psychologist Lindsay C. Malloy has devoted her career to improving the treatment of children in the legal system, including the development of better […]

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FIU’s a stage for Shakespeare first edition

FIU’s a stage for Shakespeare first edition

William Shakespeare’s First Folio is on display at FIU, the only site in Florida to host a first edition of […]

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FIU presents ‘Zika Watch: What South Florida Needs to Know’

FIU presents ‘Zika Watch: What South Florida Needs to Know’

FIU will present “Zika Watch: What South Florida Needs to Know” Wednesday, Feb. 3, in room 243 of the Graham […]

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Arts & Sciences, Education join forces to form new college

Arts & Sciences, Education join forces to form new college

The College of Arts & Sciences and College of Education are integrating to form the College of Arts, Sciences & […]

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FIU presents Good Governance in Times of Crisis

FIU presents Good Governance in Times of Crisis

  With a focus on building and strengthening governance throughout the world, FIU’s Center for Democracy and Good Governance will […]

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Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, FIU partner to enhance science education

Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, FIU partner to enhance science education

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and FIU have created a partnership to strengthen science education through funding […]

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FIU pledges action during White House climate event

FIU pledges action during White House climate event

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg and student Salome Garcia will join United States Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy Nov. 19 in […]

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Climate reality sets in

Climate reality sets in

When 24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth: The World is Watching airs Nov. 13 and 14, FIU will be […]

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FIU, National Hurricane Center join forces to improve storm surge forecasting in Haiti and Dominican Republic

FIU, National Hurricane Center join forces to improve storm surge forecasting in Haiti and Dominican Republic

FIU and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Hurricane Center (NOAA-NHC) will develop a storm surge database for Haiti […]

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Canines detect deadly disease in historic avocado trees

Canines detect deadly disease in historic avocado trees

Nestled within the lush tropical foliage of The Kampong resides 20 avocado trees. They were planted nearly 100 years ago […]

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Marine predators take bite out of climate change

Marine predators take bite out of climate change

When it comes to mitigating climate change, marine predators could be a key factor. Coastal habitats full of vegetation, including […]

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