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

My internship bringing sustainable solutions to Nicaragua

My internship bringing sustainable solutions to Nicaragua

ColName: Annette Dominguez  Hometown: Miami, Florida Major: Sustainability with a certificate in public policy (Global Learning) Where did you intern and what […]

NSF grant to attract women, minority engineering and science professors to FIU

NSF grant to attract women, minority engineering and science professors to FIU

FIU has been awarded a $3.2 million National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant aimed at developing strategies to increase […]

Election results contribute to stress, anxiety for Arab Americans

Election results contribute to stress, anxiety for Arab Americans

Already feeling the strains of being an ethnic and religious minority, many Arab Americans are experiencing added anxiety after the […]

Photo: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

Look up tonight, supermoon on the rise

As the moon reaches full phase Monday, Nov. 14, it will be the closest it’s been to Earth since 1948. There […]

John Kominoski (R) performs maintenance on a water pump as part of a study on the ability of streams to support aquatic life. Credit: Jon Benstead/University of Alabama

Collaboration helps solve environmental global concerns

Researchers from around the world often struggle with similar challenges, but by coming together to share their experiences, they are […]

Don’t give up on teaching, union president urges

Don’t give up on teaching, union president urges

With high stakes testing taking over class time and a national teacher shortage that keeps growing, being a teacher today […]

My internship viral mapping Zika

My internship viral mapping Zika

Name: Lillie Garvin Major: Psychology/Pre-Med track Hometown: Miami, Florida Where did you intern? Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ), an organization that works with communities […]

The art of faculty mentoring: Student-professor relationships benefit both parties

The art of faculty mentoring: Student-professor relationships benefit both parties

As an undergraduate, Shonda Witherspoon ’16 co-published an article in a scientific journal. Her identical twin Shalisha ’16 led the […]

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Kathy Quardokus Fisher was finishing her post-doc studies at Oregon State University in readiness for a move to FIU, where she had […]

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President, provost announce preeminent programs

President, provost announce preeminent programs

President Mark B. Rosenberg and Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. Furton sent the following memo to the university community on […]

NSF grant to increase computer science graduates in Florida

NSF grant to increase computer science graduates in Florida

As part of a grant from the National Science Foundation, FIU and two other Florida universities will receive $1 million each […]

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Helplessness turns to hope

Helplessness turns to hope

FIU’s Center for Children and Families revolutionizes treatments for childhood mental health and behavior disorders. —By Ayleen Barbel Fattal and JoAnn […]

Florida's mangroves move inland to keep up with salt water intrusion caused by sea level rise.

Everglades mangroves worth billions in fight against climate change

When it comes to storing carbon, scientists have put a price tag on the value of mangroves in Everglades National […]

FIU Theatre produces play highlighting immigration

FIU Theatre produces play highlighting immigration

A love story. A Thanksgiving dinner. A 20-page midterm paper. And two undocumented immigrants. So begins “The Pot” – a play […]

Mangroves at sunset in the Shark River before the 2010 cold event. Photo by Jennifer Rehage, Florida International University.

Cold spells chill tropical species

Two cold spells, two years apart, in two subtropical regions of the world have given scientists clues to what happens […]