Science & Health

CCF puts focus on child mental health

CCF puts focus on child mental health

Up to 20 percent of children in the U.S. experience a mental disorder in a given year. That’s one out […]

Professor helps lead effort to contain Ebola in Nigeria

Professor helps lead effort to contain Ebola in Nigeria

FIU College of Medicine Professor Dr. Aileen Marty crisscrossed Southern Nigeria for 31 days this fall leading an international team […]

Quantum mechanics to charge your laptop? FIU prof is on it

Quantum mechanics to charge your laptop? FIU prof is on it

By Jim Harper Top scientists from UC Berkeley and MIT found the expertise they lacked at FIU. They invited Sakhrat […]

FIU Hosts webinar series on life sciences industry in Florida

FIU Hosts webinar series on life sciences industry in Florida

When most people think high-tech, they think of Silicon Valley in California or the Research Triangle in North Carolina. What […]

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D.C. back in session: Advancing global health and job opportunities

D.C. back in session: Advancing global health and job opportunities

September means back to school and back in session season. The U.S. Congress came back to session this Monday after […]

Public health researcher ignites debate on e-cigarettes

Public health researcher ignites debate on e-cigarettes

Wasim Maziak, M.D., Ph.D., one of the world’s leading experts in nicotine and tobacco research, has come out strong against […]

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Dr. Herbert Wertheim, FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg, Class of 2014 grad Dr. Hanadys Ale, and HWCOM Dean John A. Rock, M.D., pose for a photo on inaugural graduation day

HWCOM named one of Top 10 medical schools for Hispanics

The FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) has been rated among the top 10 medical schools in the country […]

Cloud forests struggle to keep pace with climate change

Cloud forests struggle to keep pace with climate change

The cloud forests of the Andes Mountains are not migrating fast enough in the face of global warming, according to […]

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Strawberry poison frog

Herpetologist takes helm of national society

Maureen Donnelly, associate dean of graduate studies in the College of Arts & Sciences and professor in the Department of […]

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Physicist recognized as one of the world’s most influential scientists

Physicist recognized as one of the world’s most influential scientists

FIU associate professor of physics Angela Laird has been named one of the world’s most highly cited researchers by Thomson Reuters […]

Marine sciences researcher Jordan Thomson poses with a sea turtle donning a Go-Pro cam in Shark Bay, Australia.

Heat wave offers glimpse into climate change

An unprecedented marine heat wave that swept the Southeast Indian Ocean in 2011 has given FIU scientists a glimpse into […]

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Tropics at a crossroads: FIU addresses changing planet through research, partnerships and policy

Tropics at a crossroads: FIU addresses changing planet through research, partnerships and policy

The greatest concentration of biodiversity occurs in the tropics, especially in rainforests and coral reefs. Biodiversity is the diversity of […]

Physicist ignites big bang in fashion industry

Physicist ignites big bang in fashion industry

When Fiorella Terenzi transformed a Milan fashion show into an astronomical marvel, she did not anticipate the impact it would […]

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7 tips for parents to manage back to school anxiety

7 tips for parents to manage back to school anxiety

Child anxiety expert, Jeremy Pettit, shares some tips for parents whose children may be exhibiting signs of back to school […]

8 signs of back to school anxiety in children

8 signs of back to school anxiety in children

With the start of the school year only a few days away, one of FIU’s child anxiety experts, Jeremy Pettit, […]