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Researchers confront weather extremes through infrastructure resiliency

Researchers confront weather extremes through infrastructure resiliency

South Florida’s predisposition to weather extremes renders the region’s infrastructure acutely vulnerable. But weather extremes are not exclusive to South […]

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The 25 Washington Mandela Fellowship for Young African Leaders participants at FIU with Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth Furton.

Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders brings new class of fellows to FIU

In KwaZulu Natal, one of the smallest provinces in South Africa, children are often left to fend for themselves after […]

Cultural identity through the eyes of inaugural poet, alumnus

Cultural identity through the eyes of inaugural poet, alumnus

By Gisela Valencia “Abuela and the entire family ate breakfast dunking Pop-Tarts into their café con leche.” –Richard Blanco, The […]

10 tips for a great start to kindergarten

10 tips for a great start to kindergarten

Kindergarten is a big leap from preschool. The expectations for a child entering kindergarten are not what you or your […]

Trotting the globe for education

Trotting the globe for education

Medjy Pierre-Louis’ parents didn’t receive the best education in Haiti, she says, but it provided enough opportunity for them to […]

White House selects FIU to host climate resilience seminar

White House selects FIU to host climate resilience seminar

D.C. weekly update in a nutshell: FIU is chosen by the White House to work with FEMA to help better […]

Training program inspires local STEM teachers through active learning

Training program inspires local STEM teachers through active learning

As part of FIU’s commitment to improving STEM education, the Department of Physics is training South Florida teachers to implement […]

Mike Heithaus takes a swim with a grouper outside of FIU Aquarius Reef Base, the world's only undersea research lab.

Coral reefs become training ground for NASA

As a team of international astronauts splashes down for a 14-day training mission in FIU’s Aquarius Reef Base, they will […]

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Tropical forests just got a little more diverse

Tropical forests just got a little more diverse

After decades of relying on scientific opinion, an international team of researchers has come close to determining the number of […]

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Kathryn A. DePalo: Florida’s term limits just aren’t working

Kathryn A. DePalo: Florida’s term limits just aren’t working

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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Countdown to Pluto

Countdown to Pluto

  All eyes will be on Pluto Tuesday at FIU’s Stocker AstroScience Center. Researchers will open the doors to the […]

Peer tutoring helps local young writers

Peer tutoring helps local young writers

By Gisela Valencia It was their voices. Brandi Spires recognized it immediately when they spoke with unmatched enthusiasm. The Miami Northwestern […]

Police misconduct tied to larger departments

Police misconduct tied to larger departments

The size of a community’s police force is a greater predictor for police misconduct than its ethnic diversity, according to […]

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Medical marijuana laws increase use among juveniles

Medical marijuana laws increase use among juveniles

Juvenile use of marijuana is increasing substantially as more medical marijuana laws pass nationwide. In a recent study published in […]

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Odaimy Ayala, left, and Bryant Estadella won first place for their class' biology presentation.

Freshmen take top prize for virus research

FIU freshmen Odaimy Ayala and Bryant Estadella noticed subtle splashes of color on posters on display at a recent Howard […]

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