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

Hong Liu (left) and her students Haydee Borerro (center) and Jason Downing (right) conduct research in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park in 2014.

Ecologist suggests wild approach to selling threatened plants

Selling plants could save them from extinction. The key is growing them in their natural habitats, not on private properties […]

5 tips to improve your critical thinking

5 tips to improve your critical thinking

Every employer would like an employee who is a good problem solver. But in a world that increasingly puts an […]

Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

“Firsts are best because they are beginnings” is a phrase that could well be one of FIU’s mottos as a […]

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

Psychologist Asia Eaton is helping Facebook in its fight against revenge porn. Eaton, other researchers, lawyers and victim advocates from […]

Flooding was among the major impacts when Hurricane Harvey struck Texas in 2017.

Flooding, storm surge as destructive as a hurricane’s winds

  When hurricanes and powerful storms threaten land, people typically focus on wind speed. That could be a mistake. Damage […]

Students help make a positive impact on 9/11 Day of Service

Students engage in 9/11 Day of Service

This past Saturday, more than 200 students and members of the community convened at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus to take […]

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

The bonnethead shark has finally been outed for what it truly is — an omnivore! Gone are the stereotypical characterizations […]

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Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

A broker could be the key to saving the Florida Everglades. That is one of the recommendations put forth by […]

Svetlana Roudenko, left, and Suzanna Rose

FIU launches diversity mentor professorships in STEM

The STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)  have traditionally been male-dominated. Additionally, there is generally a low representation of […]

Miami - September 12, 2017: Workers clean up Ocean Drive, the historic Art Deco seafront street in South Beach, after the city was damaged in Hurricane Irma.

Tools being developed to improve response times in disasters

A research team led by FIU is trying to remove the chaos from responses when natural disasters strike. The team, […]

Treatment being developed for manatees poisoned by red tide

Treatment being developed for manatees poisoned by red tide

NOAA funds veterinary care research in response to toxic algae Florida International University and Mote Marine Laboratory are developing new […]

BBC comes into its own

BBC comes into its own

Maybe it’s because of its location on the water’s edge. Perhaps it’s because of its smaller physical footprint. Possibly it’s […]

Emeritus Professor creates professorship in Tropical Ecology

Emeritus Professor creates professorship in Tropical Ecology

If you want to know about FIU Professor Emeritus Walter M. Goldberg’s distinguished academic career, you should first dial your […]

Sean Brown

My internship at the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Name: Sean Brown Hometown: Miami, Fla. Major: Sustainability and the Environment with a certificate in Agroecology Where did you intern? At the […]

Our researchers can’t work without their…

Our researchers can’t work without their…

Researchers go into the field sometimes with just a backpack, other times with suitcases full of gear. Some tools can […]