Science & Health

STEM Institute looking for faculty fellows

STEM Institute looking for faculty fellows

FIU’s STEM Transformation Institute (STEM-TI) is looking for founding faculty fellows; the institute announced the search at its internal launch reception Oct. […]

FIU scientists to use tiny particles to fight big diseases

FIU scientists to use tiny particles to fight big diseases

Physicians will tell you: They are not winning the war on ovarian cancer. But FIU researchers are crafting a new weapon for […]

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Research conference gives undergrads a perfect showcase

Research conference gives undergrads a perfect showcase

The racket emanating from the Graham Center recently made one thing clear: research by undergraduates has reached new heights. The […]

Brainhack movement comes to FIU, promotes global collaboration in neuroscience research

Brainhack movement comes to FIU, promotes global collaboration in neuroscience research

FIU’s Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging Center (CNIC) hosted the Miami Brainhack Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) conference Oct. 18. Brainhack is a unique […]

FIU College of Medicine launches TV show

FIU College of Medicine launches TV show

The FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (FIU HWCOM) has launched a local health television show, For Your Health. The […]

FIU's infectious disease expert Dr. Aileen Marty

Promoting Ebola awareness

At FIU we are always monitoring and planning for events that might have an impact on the university community. As […]

Ross Boucek retrieves underwater equipment used to detect spawning migrations of snook in the Shark River, Everglades National Park.

Biologist reels in data to predict snook production

FIU researcher Ross Boucek wants to give more predictability to anglers hoping to catch a bounty of snook. In Everglades […]

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Braman Family Foundation and HWCOM partner to“drive out” breast cancer from our community

Braman Family Foundation and HWCOM partner to“drive out” breast cancer from our community

The Braman Family Foundation has partnered with the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) to bring 3D mammography, the […]

Nikiema Moustapha has successfully implemented Climate Smart Agriculture techniques in his corn field in the village of Tama, Burkina Faso.

FIU offers hope for Burkina Faso’s abandoned crop fields

FIU’s Global Waters for Sustainability Program (GLOWS) is bringing life to unhealthy and abandoned crop fields in Burkina Faso. Loss […]

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Telemedicine could revolutionize access to mental health treatment

Telemedicine could revolutionize access to mental health treatment

For millions of Americans, mental health treatment is largely out of reach — a fact one FIU psychologist is trying […]

GeekiWood conference promotes STEM education, innovation at FIU

GeekiWood conference promotes STEM education, innovation at FIU

FIU’s School of Integrated Science and Humanity along with the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies hosted the GeekiWood conference Sept. 27. The […]

On land and sea, astronomers and astronauts meet for virtual chat

On land and sea, astronomers and astronauts meet for virtual chat

A group of FIU astronomy students recently chatted with NASA astronauts participating in the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 19 Mission at […]

The White House comes to campus

The White House comes to campus

This week, President Obama’s top science adviser was on campus, FIU research was on center stage –both in Miami and Washington, […]

FIU becomes major research partner of Florida Keys sanctuary

FIU becomes major research partner of Florida Keys sanctuary

Florida International University has been named a major research, monitoring and education partner of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary […]

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White House chief science adviser John P. Holdren (left) speaks with students at FIU during a visit on Oct. 1.

White House chief science adviser visits FIU for STEM education workshop

FIU welcomed Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology John P. Holdren to campus for the STEM Education […]

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