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Tim O’Brien receives Sanders Award

Tim O’Brien receives Sanders Award

The FIU Creative Writing Program and The Betsy-South Beach honored author Tim O’Brien with the 2016 Lawrence A. Sanders Award in Fiction […]

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April 2016 in photos

April 2016 in photos

We have reached the end of April, which means that the Spring 2016 semester is almost over and summer is right […]

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Alumnae poets publish new books

Alumnae poets publish new books

April is National Poetry month, and FIU News spoke to alumni who have broken into the ranks of published poets. The […]

Alumni earn M-DCPS principal, assistant principal of the year honors

Alumni earn M-DCPS principal, assistant principal of the year honors

Two FIU alumni earned top honors from Miami-Dade County Public Schools recently. Manuel Sanchez ’94, MS ’95 of Miami Lakes […]

FIU eMerges as a leader in innovation

FIU eMerges as a leader in innovation

A wise man recently said that F-I-U stands for the Future Is Us. Nowhere was that more evident than at […]

FIU Earthquake Experts

FIU Earthquake Experts

Following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador and the twin earthquakes in southern Japan, FIU researchers are available to […]

Unstressed moon jellyfish (immature stage) exposed to water-only control. 

Photo courtesy of  of G.M. Rand, FIU Southeast Environmental Research Center.

Jellyfish become unintended victims of oil spill mitigation

A chemical used to disperse oil following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been proven to severely harm and […]

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Diving deep, student examines crustacean life after an oil spill

Diving deep, student examines crustacean life after an oil spill

Laura Timm is taking a closer look at what life is like for nine species of crustaceans six years after […]

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Evelyn Gaiser is a wetland ecologist examining long-term changes in lakes and wetlands, including the Everglades.

New biodiversity designation brings Everglades to the forefront

The North American Coastal Plain, stretching from the Florida Keys north to Massachusetts, was recently declared a global diversity hotspot […]

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Students from MAST@FIU and volunteers from the FIU School of Environment, Arts and Society deploy a seine net into northern Biscayne Bay as part of a long-term ecological monitoring program of the bay's fish populations.

High school scientists experience living lab at Biscayne Bay

Once a month, students from MAST@FIU gather along the shores of northern Biscayne Bay to study its fish populations. Under […]

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Agoyan dam in Ecuador
Photo by Elizabeth Anderson

Cultural costs of building dams

People must be a consideration when building dams, according to FIU researchers. The world’s tropical regions are in the midst […]

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Alumnus uses poetry to overcome friend’s suicide

Alumnus uses poetry to overcome friend’s suicide

– by Gabriela Polanco August 6, 2014 is a day that alumnus Christopher Mazzara ‘15 will never forget. While still […]

Rare species are more important than originally believed, according to new research

Rare species are more important than originally believed, according to new research

The world’s rarest species — both plants and animals — contribute disproportionally to the ecosystems where they reside, according to […]

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City of Miami Police Department detective interviews a victim’s girlfriend in a homicide investigation. Photo: A&E, The First 48 Pictures, Hot Ride/Debt Collector

Ignorance is bliss when conducting witness interviews

Current investigative interviewing guidelines recommend interviewers review all available case information prior to questioning a witness. However, a recent study […]

Institute of Water and Environment launches

Institute of Water and Environment launches

Essential for life, water is the most important resource on the planet, and also one of the most imperiled. FIU […]

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