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Rhinella marina, commonly known as Bufo Toad, Marine Toad, or Cane Toad.

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Florida pet owners warned about deadly giant toads

Florida’s rainy season is in full force and pet owners are being cautioned to keep an eye out for toxic […]

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Promoting democratic, local governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

Promoting democratic, local governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

The city of Miami recently welcomed more then 550 authorities and public servants from Latin America and the Caribbean for […]

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Luckily, we have more to go on now than just knowing the tracks of previous named storms. Titoxd

Better hurricane observation techniques make big storms less deadly

As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. […]

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Peer-mentoring program revolutionizes the classroom

Peer-mentoring program revolutionizes the classroom

Growing up in Jamaica, Garfield Jugar was never a “math person.” Actually, he hated math. Tired of his mother always […]

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New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

Florida International University’s (FIU) International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC)  in partnership with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Hurricane Center […]

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Should I stay or should I go: Timing affects hurricane evacuation decisions

As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. […]

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D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

With the final appropriations bill markups nearing a close, FIU works with officials, agencies and organizations to advance the South […]

‘Inside Out’ provides roadmap for navigating emotions

‘Inside Out’ provides roadmap for navigating emotions

Pixar’s new film Inside Out is putting the spotlight on children’s emotions. But navigating those emotions and helping children understand them is […]

What the Rachel Dolezal case can teach us about race, identity

What the Rachel Dolezal case can teach us about race, identity

As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. […]

The science of smell featured in Royal Society journal

The science of smell featured in Royal Society journal

The forensic research of an FIU team headed by Provost and Executive Vice President, Kenneth G. Furton, has been published in the journal Philosophical […]

The Class of 2015 at Miami Northwestern Senior High School is the first graduating class to have been part of The Education Effect since their freshman year.

The Education Effect marks 4 years at Miami Northwestern

When Taylor Williams first set foot on the campus of Florida International University, she found it more than a little […]

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Map locator and description of proposed canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific across Nicaragua. MCT 2014 (Newscom TagID: krtgfxlive046412.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]

Scientists question Nicaraguan canal in newly released report

A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about […]

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Looking to hire Hispanic STEM graduates? FIU a top producer of science and engineering talent

Looking to hire Hispanic STEM graduates? FIU a top producer of science and engineering talent

FIU graduates more Hispanics with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) than any other university […]

New program empowers teens to make choices about ADHD meds

New program empowers teens to make choices about ADHD meds

FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) is offering a new program to help teens with ADHD make healthy, informed […]

What makes a math person? Interest, recognition are key factors, researchers say

What makes a math person? Interest, recognition are key factors, researchers say

You’re either a math person or you’re not – at least that’s what we’ve always heard. Now, National Science Foundation-funded […]