Posts tagged with: "College of Arts Sciences & Education"

Focus on innovation: Better chemical testing

Focus on innovation: Better chemical testing

Research coming out of FIU combines advanced chemical coatings created in a campus lab with one of the most commonly […]

Philosophy gender gap not tied to hiring

Philosophy gender gap not tied to hiring

Women are under-represented in philosophy careers, but it has nothing to do with finding jobs at colleges or universities, according […]

Researchers who participated in the Aladdin Project's Summer University recently shared their findings with United Nations leaders and former heads of state.

Alumna studies why women travel to support Islamic State

Curious about reports of Western women traveling across the globe to support the Islamic State (IS) group, an FIU linguistics […]

Hand cycling program provides exercise for students with disabilities

Hand cycling program provides exercise for students with disabilities

Once a week, a gazebo nestled among Tamiami Park’s ubiquitous baseball fields becomes a garage for recreational therapy students and […]

Researchers adapt coated fabric to determine freshness of fruit

Researchers adapt coated fabric to determine freshness of fruit

Scientists have found a quick and reliable way to test the freshness of the fruit in your grocer’s produce section. […]

Professor wins national Word Gap Challenge

Professor wins national Word Gap Challenge

After successfully completing three rounds of competition with more than 100 entries nationally, FIU Linguist Melissa Baralt won the Bridging the […]

Biologist Ross Boucek (pictured) and a team of FIU researchers found common snook in deeper waters of the Florida Everglades survived the 2010 cold spell that brought temperatures down to the 30s.

Snook survive cold spell in deeper waters of Everglades

Restoring freshwater flow to the Florida Everglades could help snook, one of the state’s prized gaming fish, survive extreme climate […]

Chemical sampling technology: an industry game-changer

Chemical sampling technology: an industry game-changer

FIU patent produces accurate results in minutes A new method developed at FIU makes toxicological, biological and environmental sampling and […]

MAST@FIU celebrates commencement of inaugural class

MAST@FIU celebrates commencement of inaugural class

The Marine Academy of Science and Technology at FIU celebrated its first commencement this week, four years after opening its […]

FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

At this year’s eMerge Americas conference, FIU is showcasing new companies associated with StartUP FIU, in addition to scientific breakthroughs […]

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

Retired FIU Biology professor Ophelia Weeks has been named president of the University of Liberia. Already at work in her […]

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From immigrant to NSF Graduate Research Fellow

From immigrant to NSF Graduate Research Fellow

By Giselle Heraux Born and raised in Colombia, Marcela Jaramillo was exposed to the beauty of nature from early childhood. […]

FIU Paris Agreement experts

FIU Paris Agreement experts

President Trump has announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement. The landmark climate accord looks to […]

Florida sets the standard for water efficiency in the south

Florida sets the standard for water efficiency in the south

Florida leads the south in water efficiency, according to a study examining water use across the United States. While states […]

Green pigeon pea. Photo by croptrust.org.

FIU geneticist wants to arm farmers with improved pigeon pea plants

Researchers have identified key genes associated with flowering time in the pigeon pea, a finding that could lead to more […]