Posts tagged with: "Biological Sciences"

Watch highlights from TEDxFIU 2013

Watch highlights from TEDxFIU 2013

In case you missed the university’s event of the year, TEDxFIU, watch the highlights: FIU News will be featuring two […]

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The Florida bonneted bat has large broad ears, which project forward over the eyes and are joined at the midline of the head. This feature distinguishes it from the smaller Brazilian free-tailed bat. Photo credit – Kathleen Smith, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Rare bat species receives endangered status

FIU biologist Kirsten Bohn has helped to secure endangered status for Florida’s rarest bat species. Less than 500 of the Florida bonneted bats […]

FIU students descend on Aquarius

FIU students descend on Aquarius

Four FIU students embarked on a seven-day mission to Aquarius this week, the first FIU research mission to the world’s […]

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FIU Jogging Path opens at MMC

FIU Jogging Path opens at MMC

On Friday, Nov. 15, Modesto A. Maidique Campus celebrated the grand opening of yet another outdoor recreation space for students, […]

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Aneysis Gonzalez (right) with two postdoctoral colleagues while researching at Stanford.

Biology student conducts research under Nobel Prize recipient

For the past two summers, FIU biology student Aneysis Gonzalez did what few students get a chance to do: train […]

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Feeley stands atop in Puerto Maldonado in southeastern Peru in 2012.

Researchers find 16,000 tree species in the Amazon

After decades of research, scientists from around the world have quantified the number of individual trees and species scattered throughout […]

A life changing journey: student perspectives of Papua New Guinea

A life changing journey: student perspectives of Papua New Guinea

They were a scene in motion, the four of them pinballing through airports and slogging into the muddy backwaters of […]

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TEDxFIU watch parties on South Beach & at BBC

TEDxFIU watch parties on South Beach & at BBC

Don’t have tickets to the university’s event of the year – TEDxFIU? Don’t fret. You can still get the TEDx […]

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DreamMakers Luncheon raises more than $220,000 for First Gen scholarships

DreamMakers Luncheon raises more than $220,000 for First Gen scholarships

To date, FIU has raised more than $4 million for its First Generation Scholarship Fund. Ashmara Williams was a ward […]

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Georgia Aquarium is first stop on Worlds Ahead Tour

Georgia Aquarium is first stop on Worlds Ahead Tour

On Nov. 15, FIU is going to the Georgia Aquarium and Miami is coming along for the ride. The trip […]

Chickpea plant

Geneticist breeds new hope for chickpeas

Eric von Wettberg, professor in the FIU Department of Biological Sciences, has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) […]

Peer advisors see personal growth, help incoming students acclimate to college

Peer advisors see personal growth, help incoming students acclimate to college

It doesn’t take long for somebody to find out that Celeste Charles loves FIU. Whenever family members or friends drop […]

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Donnelly (left) and Eluvathingal (right) tour the tea plantations of Kanon Devan Hills Plantation Co. in Munnar, India.

Cruising with Indian elephants

Maureen Donnelly, associate dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and professor of biological sciences, recently traveled to Bangalore, […]

TEDxFIU announces speakers for 2013

TEDxFIU announces speakers for 2013

This year’s TEDxFIU speakers will take the audience to an underwater sea laboratory, a remote village of Papua New Guinea […]

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Judith H. Stiehm receives top faculty honor at Faculty Convocation

Judith H. Stiehm receives top faculty honor at Faculty Convocation

Professor Judith H. Stiehm came away with the top honor Sept. 26 at the annual Faculty Convocation and Awards Ceremony […]

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