Post Tagged with: "College of Arts & Sciences"

Stocker AstroScience Center opens new space frontier for students, community

Stocker AstroScience Center opens new space frontier for students, community

Ever since Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon almost 46 years ago, our knowledge of the universe has changed […]

Author Kekla Magoon meets with FIU students to discuss her latest book "How It Went Down" as part of the Writers for Young Readers program.

Nationally-recognized authors inspire young writers

Kekla Magoon, award-winning author of children’s and young adult books, recently visited campus. She met with students in Rhona Trauvitch’s […]

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Title page of the First Folio. Photo courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Shakespeare first edition coming to Miami

FIU has been selected as the only site in Florida to host a first complete edition of William Shakespeare’s plays. […]

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President Obama addresses FIU community during nationally televised town hall on immigration

President Obama addresses FIU community during nationally televised town hall on immigration

Eric Narvaez, an Army veteran and wounded warrior, said he fought for his country – only to come home to […]

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Youngsters wait outside the Parliament building (background) in Montevideo while lawmakers debate the bill legalizing marijuana. Photo by Pablo Bielli, AFP/Getty Images.

Legalizing marijuana fails to solve problems in Uruguay

One year after the legalization of marijuana in Uruguay, a study has found that 70 percent of Uruguayans feel that […]

CCF spring break program boosts organization skills in adolescents

CCF spring break program boosts organization skills in adolescents

FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) is offering a unique program to help middle school students who struggle with organization, […]

7 questions for immigrant-rights advocate Francesca Menes

7 questions for immigrant-rights advocate Francesca Menes

Miami native Francesca Menes ’08, MPA ’13 knows something about getting the job done. The policy and advocacy coordinator for […]

Midnight and rainbow parrotfishes are among the many herbivores helping to preserve Caribbean coral reefs.

Grazing fish can help save imperiled coral reefs

Grazing fish can help save coral reefs, but not all grazers are created equal, according to an FIU study published this month in Marine […]

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Jewish-Romanian author, Holocaust survivor and Bard College professor Norman Manea. Photo courtesy of worldvoices.pen.org.

Holocaust survivor, author to talk patronage, exile at FIU tonight

Jewish-Romanian author and Holocaust survivor Norman Manea will give a talk at FIU titled “Patronage and the Exile Writer.” The […]

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FIU's Miami Beach Urban Studios is collaborating with Miami Beach on the city's centennial.

FIU partners with Miami Beach on centennial, sea level rise and more

The City of Miami Beach is throwing a year-long birthday bash and FIU is getting in on the party. As […]

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FIU's Model UN team at the Harvard National Model United Nations competition.

FIU wins big at Harvard National Model United Nations

For the second year in a row, FIU’s Model United Nations (Model UN) team captured the Outstanding Large Delegation award […]

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President Mark B. Rosenberg and USHCC President and CEO Javier Palomarez sign a partnership agreement at the Reagan House this week.

FIU partners with U.S. Hispanic Chamber to promote research, economic development and advocacy

In a move that could bolster internships, jobs and scholarships for students – and promote FIU’s research and legislative priorities […]

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"Diatoms-Silica" (2015) by Xavier Cortada, FIU Artist In Residence in the College of Architecture + The Arts.  The pieces are made of glazed porcelain and rest on glass mosaic tiles.

Exploring Florida’s algae at the Frost Art Museum

Algae. To some, that word might conjure unpleasant images of an algal bloom in a lake or an infestation inside […]

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Composite showing secretory luminescence as a defensive mechanism. Photo by Edith Widder.

Researchers have traced the evolution of glowing shrimp

FIU researchers have traced the evolution of bioluminescence in deep-sea shrimps. The study, led by marine scientists Juliet Wong, Jorge […]

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Sea level rise in our backyard: How do we adapt?

Sea level rise in our backyard: How do we adapt?

Curious to know if flooding will destroy your house by the end of the century? Take a trip over to […]