Post Tagged with: "College of Arts & Sciences"

Physics and engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER awards for STEM research

Physics and engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER awards for STEM research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recognized physicist Jin He and environmental engineer Omar Abdul-Aziz as recipients of the Faculty Early […]

Mini-symposium highlights light-based technologies

Mini-symposium highlights light-based technologies

Using lasers to heal scars caused by third-degree burns or past surgeries. Redesigning microscopes in order to place them inside […]

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Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

On Thursday, Apr. 2, the annual Outstanding Student Life Awards recognized three student organizations and 21 student leaders who serve […]

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Mike Heithaus

Heithaus appointed dean of Arts & Sciences

Mike Heithaus has been appointed the dean of FIU’s College of Arts & Sciences. Heithaus, who has served as interim […]

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14th Annual Torch Awards Gala breaks attendance record

14th Annual Torch Awards Gala breaks attendance record

With over 800 people in attendance this year, the 14th Annual Torch Awards Gala broke a university record. “We know […]

Common buckeye butterfly 
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Butterflies fall victim to mosquito control

South Florida’s butterflies have become the unintended victim of insecticide control, according to FIU researchers. A five-year study by scientists […]

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D.C. Update: Federal budget proposal puts Pell grants in peril

D.C. Update: Federal budget proposal puts Pell grants in peril

This week in D.C., Congress passed a troubling budget proposal for federal financial aid, but FIU advocates were not deterred from promoting FIU […]

Sen. Anitere Flores, center, joins members of FIU's Student Government Association during FIU Day at the Capitol.

Students, trustees meet legislators during FIU Day at the Capitol

When Sen. Anitere Flores looked out at the group of FIU Panthers gathered at the state Capitol recently, she felt […]

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Astrophysicist Fiorella Terenzi performs at Miami Beach Centennial celebration

Miami Beach gets astrophysical for centennial celebration

In honor of Miami Beach’s centennial anniversary, 60 FIU physics students participated in a high-energy performance starring FIU astrophysicist Fiorella Terenzi earlier this week. […]

Miami Beach Senior High School freshman Rebecca Rauch-Thane was awarded a scholarship to FIU during the Miami Beach Community Resiliency Summit in March.

14-year-old receives scholarship to FIU 

Just midway through her freshman year of high school, Miami Beach Senior High School student Rebecca Rauch-Thane has been awarded […]

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Xavier Cortada

Artist-in-residence Xavier Cortada creates art for Miami Beach Centennial

In honor of Miami Beach’s centennial anniversary, FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) artist-in-residence Xavier Cortada unveiled a […]

Michael Ondaatje
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FIU to honor author of ‘The English Patient’ March 26

FIU will honor Michael Ondaatje, author of The English Patient (1992), at this year’s Lawrence A. Sanders Award in Fiction. […]

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Biomolecular Sciences Institute Director Yuk-Ching Tse-Dihn with one of her students working in the lab.

Scientists developing new method to combat prostate cancer

FIU scientists are battling prostate cancer at the cellular level. Researchers from FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) and the Herbert […]

Alumna gives speech at the U.N. General Assembly

Alumna gives speech at the U.N. General Assembly

Less than a month after arriving in New York to begin an internship at the United Nations, FIU alumna Valeriana Chikoti-Bandua received an […]

FIU scientists light up the brain at science museum

FIU scientists light up the brain at science museum

Scientists from FIU’s Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging Center (CNIC) celebrated Brain Awareness Week at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum […]