Science & Health

College of Medicine professor named AAAS Fellow

College of Medicine professor named AAAS Fellow

Barry Rosen, Ph.D., associate dean for Research and Graduate Programs and distinguished professor, Department of Cellular Biology and Pharmacology, has […]

Miles Medina built six aqaponics systems in the FIU Organic Garden where he studied the effects of different feeds on aquaponic cultivation.

Alumnus finds solutions for food insecurity through aquaponics

During a routine stop at the grocery store, Miles Medina MS ’14 had a random thought. Why couldn’t the store […]

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Ignoring early warning signs of defiance can lead to deviant behaviors in adolescence

Ignoring early warning signs of defiance can lead to deviant behaviors in adolescence

Rule breaking is not uncommon for preschool children, but being able to identify those children most at risk of long-term […]

Charleotte Farolan, FIU CIS undergrad and Women in Computer Science president, assists children with their projects at the Miami Mini Maker Faire.

School of Computing and Information Sciences promotes ingenuity, invention to students of all ages

Amazon, Google, Mattel, Manolo Blahnik, Nike. What do all these companies have in common? They are started with vision, technology […]

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Battle-tested veterans earn FIU nursing degrees

Battle-tested veterans earn FIU nursing degrees

In his 20-year Army career, Victor Arvizu was used to making split-second, life-saving decisions on the battlefield. Now the retired […]

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Jason Downing (left)  and Shan Wong (right) spent their summer months with Hong Liu (center) studying orchid conservation in southwest China.

Students study orchid conservation in China

These articles are part of our Summer Sojourns 2014 series highlighting summer adventures of FIU students. Jason Downing and Shan […]

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Partnership establishes International Center for Tropical Botany at The Kampong

Partnership establishes International Center for Tropical Botany at The Kampong

FIU and the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) have joined forces to create the International Center for Tropical Botany (ICTB) […]

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MAST@FIU and SJMC students team up to study, raise awareness about sea level rise

MAST@FIU and SJMC students team up to study, raise awareness about sea level rise

Fifty high school students from MAST @ FIU broke up into groups to collect water samples at 12 different monitoring stations […]

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Research on how and when birds collide with buildings could inform future construction plans.

Urban ecologist conducts research for the birds

Dead birds might be the last thing you would think of collecting, but they were the target of a recent […]

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‘My meeting with Stephen Hawking’

‘My meeting with Stephen Hawking’

Mathematician shares encounter with acclaimed physicist before release of biopic  When Ada Monserrat walked into the office of Stephen Hawking, her […]

Ask FIU bat biologist anything on Reddit Nov. 3

Ask FIU bat biologist anything on Reddit Nov. 3

Update: Follow the discussion at: http://go.fiu.edu/batAMA. Send your questions in now, and Dr. Bohn will answer questions starting at 1 […]

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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 […]