Science & Health

Biomedical engineering student earns prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Biomedical engineering student earns prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation named FIU biomedical engineering major Elizabeth Gallardo a Goldwater Scholar for […]

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Tempest in her lab at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Assistant professor wins Innovation in Academia Award for Science and Technology

Helen Tempest, assistant professor in the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, is about to receive an award that honors […]

Colwell and Alvarez will spend a year in the NIH Master Research Scholars Program

Two medical students chosen for NIH Medical Research Scholars Program

Nicole Colwell and Jason Alvarez –classmates at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine– not only share a passion for medicine and […]

FIU to launch graduate physician assistant program

FIU to launch graduate physician assistant program

FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine will launch a 27-month physician assistant (PA) master’s program this fall to help meet […]

Yves-Dany Accilien (dark blue scrubs) and other students at the makeshift clinic in Cap-Haitien.

Mission Accomplished: Medical students return from mission to Haiti

They’re back and already planning their return. Students from the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM), who spent their spring […]

Physics and engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER awards for STEM research

Physics and engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER awards for STEM research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recognized physicist Jin He and environmental engineer Omar Abdul-Aziz as recipients of the Faculty Early […]

Mini-symposium highlights light-based technologies

Mini-symposium highlights light-based technologies

Using lasers to heal scars caused by third-degree burns or past surgeries. Redesigning microscopes in order to place them inside […]

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Partnership between students, professors produces inspiring research

Partnership between students, professors produces inspiring research

  Undergraduate Joseph Hernandez researched and produced a new test tube design he hopes will soon ease chemistry demonstrations in […]

Chen mimics the Vetruvian Man outside the HWCOM's Albert and Debbie Tano Simulation Center.

College of Medicine to graduate youngest student to date

She never finished high school. She doesn’t have a GED. Yet, next month, Jennifer Chen will be graduating from FIU […]

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Butterflies fall victim to mosquito control

South Florida’s butterflies have become the unintended victim of insecticide control, according to FIU researchers. A five-year study by scientists […]

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Con Con highlights tech advances in building industry

Con Con highlights tech advances in building industry

A 30-story hotel goes up in China in just 15 days, and a fully customized elementary or high school in the […]

Using Lego robots to introduce STEM  to middle school students

Using Lego robots to introduce STEM to middle school students

Miami Edison Park K-8 Center student Lakeria Gathers hopes to one day secure a college scholarship so she can study […]

Miami Beach Senior High School freshman Rebecca Rauch-Thane was awarded a scholarship to FIU during the Miami Beach Community Resiliency Summit in March.

14-year-old receives scholarship to FIU 

Just midway through her freshman year of high school, Miami Beach Senior High School student Rebecca Rauch-Thane has been awarded […]

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Xavier Cortada

Artist-in-residence Xavier Cortada creates art for Miami Beach Centennial

In honor of Miami Beach’s centennial anniversary, FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) artist-in-residence Xavier Cortada unveiled a […]

Engineering students soar at aerospace competition

Engineering students soar at aerospace competition

Second in the nation and sixth worldwide: that’s how FIU placed at its first remote-controlled plane competition. The group of engineering […]