Science & Health

FIU to host one-day conference on natural gas and renewable energy

Concerns about climate change and energy security have converged to boost the development of alternative and renewable fuels that can […]

FIU student’s Everglades project receives national recognition

FIU student’s Everglades project receives national recognition

An FIU landscape architecture student received the General Design Honor Award from the National American Society of Landscape Architects in […]

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FIU professor selected as “Outstanding Dietetics Educator”

FIU professor selected as “Outstanding Dietetics Educator”

The American Dietetic Association (ADA) has honored an FIU professor as an outstanding educator in recognition of her achievements as […]

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Flu shots available for FIU students, faculty and staff

Flu season is just around the corner, and students, faculty and staff can get a flu shot without ever having […]

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Department of Dietetics & Nutrition up for Examples of Excelencia award

Department of Dietetics & Nutrition up for Examples of Excelencia award

The departments work to accelerate Latino students’ success in higher education this year. The recognition carries a $5,000 financial award […]

FIU summit to examine role of medical schools in improving health in urban communities

MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: Florida International University, in partnership with the Commonwealth Fund and the University of Oklahoma School of Community […]

Google Research Award goes to Vagelis Hristidis

Google Research Award goes to Vagelis Hristidis

Vagelis Hristidis, assistant professor in FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS), has won a Google Research Award in […]

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Incoming freshman agroecology student wins Future Farmers of America competition

Incoming freshman agroecology student wins Future Farmers of America competition

Joey Tardanico, an incoming freshman, won first place in the zoology category in the science competition at the annual state-wide […]

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Biology professor awarded NSF grant for pioneering work on coral reefs

Biology professor awarded NSF grant for pioneering work on coral reefs

Coral reefs around the world are in crisis. In the Caribbean alone, coral reefs have experienced drastic losses in the […]

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FIU students in national finals of sustainable design competition

Two FIU graduate students are among 49 finalists nationally in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) 2010 Natural Talent Design […]

FIU medical and nursing students get lesson on home visits

FIU medical and nursing students get lesson on home visits

Florida International University medical and nursing students on Wednesday got an interactive lesson on how to make home visits. United […]

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FIU medical students to learn from unlikely teachers: residents of South Florida

MIAMI – A study released today by the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University paints a […]

Neurosurgeon Gonzalez-Arias joins FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Neurosurgeon Gonzalez-Arias joins FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

MIAMI – Dr. Sergio Gonzalez-Arias, medical director of the Baptist Hospital Neuroscience Center and chief of the division of neurosurgery […]

College of Medicine welcomes students with white coat ceremony

Forty-three aspiring doctors who make up the second class of the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine received their traditional […]

FIU students welcomed to medical profession in White Coat Ceremony

MIAMI – The FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine will hold a White Coat Ceremony for its second incoming class […]