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Nation’s first National Science Foundation and National Institute of Justice jointly supported forensic science center launched

Nation’s first National Science Foundation and National Institute of Justice jointly supported forensic science center launched

Florida International University (FIU) is in partnership with four universities to develop the next generation of forensic science tools for government […]

CasaCuba: a home for all things Cuban at FIU

CasaCuba: a home for all things Cuban at FIU

The Knight Foundation provides seed funding A group of Cuban-American community leaders has stepped forward to support “CasaCuba,” an initiative […]

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5 things to know about the solar eclipse

On Aug. 21, America will witness an astronomical phenomenon that hasn’t been seen in the continental United States for 99 […]

Deficiencies in early brain activity linked to delinquent behavior in teens

Deficiencies in early brain activity linked to delinquent behavior in teens

Lower levels of brain activity during childhood may lead to decreased self-control and, eventually, delinquent behavior in adolescence, according to […]

Provost takes engineering students’ race car for a test drive

Provost takes engineering students’ race car for a test drive

It was all systems go recently at the College of Engineering & Computing as FIU Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. […]

James Fourqurean spoke about the importance of and threats to Biscayne Bay at the 2017 Biscayne Bay Marine Health Inaugural Summit.

Marine ecologist takes helm of national federation

FIU marine ecologist James Fourqurean has been elected president of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. Fourqurean will lead the […]

Constance Lee, who graduated this summer, is the first recipient of the Rebecca Salokar Scholarship and will enter the College of Law in the fall.

Salokar Scholarship helps first generation student pursue law school dream

First generation college student Constance Lee never imagined her dream of attending law school would come true. She always felt […]

FIU announces 2017-2018 Foundation Board of Directors officers

FIU announces 2017-2018 Foundation Board of Directors officers

The FIU Foundation Board of Directors has named four alumni as officers: Richard Brilliant, Humberto “Burt” Cabañas, Andre L. Teixeira, […]

Inaugural poet to teach at FIU

Inaugural poet to teach at FIU

Richard Blanco is returning to FIU, this time as a professor. The FIU alumnus has spent his career writing and […]

My internship at the Nuclear Chemistry Summer School

My internship at the Nuclear Chemistry Summer School

Name: Alejandro Hernandez Major: Chemistry Hometown: Miami, FL Where did you intern? I was competitively selected as one of 12 […]

Jennifer Richards

Humanities major turned botanist rises to top of her field

Every time FIU botanist Jennifer Richards looks at a plant she sees something new that amazes her. Nearly 40 years […]

How to get a great deal with FIU’s textbook price match program

How to get a great deal with FIU’s textbook price match program

Let’s face it: textbooks can be expensive. According to the College Board, college students spend between $600 and $1,400 on […]

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Interest in science classes is contagious

Interest in science classes is contagious

Excitement is contagious in a science classroom and could lead to greater interest in science careers, a new study has […]

Physician assistant students learn ropes of their new program

Physician assistant students learn ropes of their new program

Cheers of encouragement, reassurance and optimism fill the sunny, hot July air at the FIU Biscayne Bay Campus ropes course. […]

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Pelham honored for contributions to clinical psychology

Pelham honored for contributions to clinical psychology

William E. Pelham, Jr. received the 2017 Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology Award last week during the American Psychological Association […]