Post Tagged with: "College of Arts & Sciences"

Take Back the Night highlights bravery and strength in numbers

Take Back the Night highlights bravery and strength in numbers

Brittany Catalano stood on the stage with dim lights around her. As the audience listened attentively, she recounted the last […]

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Research links extreme sleep deprivation to health and behavior problems in teens

Research links extreme sleep deprivation to health and behavior problems in teens

Nationally, 17 percent of teenagers say they get less than six hours of sleep per night, which FIU researchers say […]

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Two hopefuls shoot for tuition

Two hopefuls shoot for tuition

FIU Online and the Miami HEAT partnered to offer a possible $20,000 toward tuition to two lucky people. Out of […]

Denise Duhamel, professor in the FIU Creative Writing Program in the Department of English

Duhamel becomes third creative writing professor to earn Guggenheim Fellowship

FIU creative writing professor Denise Duhamel has been named a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow. Duhamel is one of 178 scholars, artists […]

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Former FIU professor is Costa Rican president-elect

Former FIU professor is Costa Rican president-elect

Former FIU professor and Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) researcher Luis Guillermo Solís won Costa Rica’s presidential elections with a commanding […]

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Researchers and USAID representatives pose at the launch of the Innovation Lab for Climate Resilient Chickpeas in Ethiopia.

Innovation lab to improve chickpea production in Ethiopia

FIU researchers are expanding their efforts to breed climate resilient, higher yielding chickpeas. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International […]

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Long-term predictions for Miami sea level rise could come soon

Long-term predictions for Miami sea level rise could come soon

Miami could know as early as 2020 how high sea levels will rise into the next century, according to a […]

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FIU grad P. Scott Cunningham turns Miami into a hip poetry hub

FIU grad P. Scott Cunningham turns Miami into a hip poetry hub

By Dan Grech The invitation, in true P. Scott Cunningham style, was irresistible. He’s throwing an “old-fashioned book party” in […]

FIU and Zoo Miami hosted students from West Miami Middle School to restore pine rockland on Earth Day, April 9.

FIU celebrates Earth Day, restores pine rockland with West Miami Middle School

The FIU School of Environment, Arts and Society (SEAS) and the Office of University Sustainability celebrated Earth Day by restoring […]

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Cousteau’s Mission 31 to descend on Aquarius June 1

Cousteau’s Mission 31 to descend on Aquarius June 1

Dates have been released for filmmaker Fabien Cousteau’s Mission 31, a historic saturation mission at the FIU Aquarius Reef Base. Cousteau, […]

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Amy Tan shares her journey of creativity with FIU

Amy Tan shares her journey of creativity with FIU

Critically acclaimed author Amy Tan charmed a crowd of hundreds of people at BBC last week for the Creative Writing […]

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Combination of treatments could lead to lower, safer doses of medication in children with ADHD

Combination of treatments could lead to lower, safer doses of medication in children with ADHD

Balancing a low dose of behavior therapy with a low dose of medication may be the key to helping children […]

President, university leaders address pressing issues in Town Hall

President, university leaders address pressing issues in Town Hall

President talks new appointments, strategic plan, finances at Town Hall Proclaiming “these are times that demand clarity and a sense […]

Furton appointed provost, Béjar VP of Academic Affairs

Furton appointed provost, Béjar VP of Academic Affairs

The following message was sent from President Mark B. Rosenberg to the university community on April 2, 2014: (This is a […]

Ribes cynosbati, a North American species of gooseberry similar to the Miccosukee gooseberry, is found widespread across eastern North America.

Researchers outline plan to save threatened gooseberry

The Miccosukee gooseberry is on the verge of extinction, but geneticist Eric J. B. von Wettberg believes genetic variation is […]

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