Post Tagged with: "College of Arts & Sciences"

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. […]

14-year-old receives scholarship to FIU 

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 […]

Valerie Regis reads her Haitian-Creole children's book "Ti Ble" to peers and faculty at FIU.

Little blue crab and 3 siblings give voice to Miami’s Haitian children

When linguistics professor Melissa Baralt is not teaching in the classroom or conducting research in the community, she volunteers at […]

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In 1914, a Miami Beach gala attracted more than 200 of the city’s elite, all dressed in costumes representing the many nations allied against Germany in the First World War.

Wolfsonian–FIU invites you to participate in #GreatWarStories

  Inspired by the current exhibition Myth and Machine: The First World War in Visual Culture, The Wolfsonian–FIU has created the #GreatWarStories […]

Community members to share their immigration stories

Community members to share their immigration stories

As a historian, Professor Rebecca Friedman teaches courses on the wars and revolutions of Europe in 20th century. As the […]

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Alumna is Disney’s first Latina princess

Alumna is Disney’s first Latina princess

Disney will introduce its first ever Latina princess in 2016 and the woman behind the voice is FIU alumna Aimee […]

FIU to host immigration reform discussion March 18

FIU to host immigration reform discussion March 18

With more than 50 percent of its population having been born outside the United States, Miami-Dade is a county of […]

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Currently, five canines are undergoing training to detect a deadly fungus attacking South Florida's avocado industry.

Dogs, drones battle deadly avocado fungus

In just a few weeks, redbay ambrosia beetles will be on the move in Florida, a major concern for the […]

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Scientists discuss Nicaragua canal project

Scientists discuss Nicaragua canal project

A group of international scientists convened this month for a two-day workshop at FIU to discuss the data used in […]

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Monkey Jungle, Miami, Fla.

Spider monkeys point to new understanding of hand dominance

Spider monkeys aren’t the hook-handed primates scientists always believed they were. FIU psychologist Eliza L. Nelson has observed several of the lanky-armed […]