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

18 alumni have earned Miami-Dade’s top teaching honor

18 alumni have earned Miami-Dade’s top teaching honor

In the first 18 years of their lives, Florida students will spend an average of 2,340 days in school. Change […]

Student lands national scholarship, job at NIH after graduation

Student lands national scholarship, job at NIH after graduation

An FIU student was chosen as one of 16 undergraduates across the nation to receive a scholarship from the National […]

Education Professor Laura Dinehart has been named interim executive director of a new school being formed within the College of Arts, Sciences & Education.

Teacher diversity is a growing concern in education system

There’s no question about it – America is becoming increasingly diverse. The diversity of teachers, however, hasn’t quite caught up, […]

TEDxFIU announces speakers for fifth annual event

TEDxFIU announces speakers for fifth annual event

Eight speakers will introduce their unexpected discoveries this November at the biggest TEDxFIU to date. The event has moved from […]

Protected areas can’t keep rising temperatures out

Protected areas can’t keep rising temperatures out

Protected areas can stop people from cutting and burning trees in the Amazon, but they can’t keep rising temperatures out. […]

Aedes aegypti can spread  the Zika virus

The time for spraying is over in fight against Zika, professor says

Biologist Matthew DeGennaro conducts research on mosquito behavior with FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute. He hopes to uncover information that will someday lead […]

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Arrrr! Pirate speak be but a myth. Ye’ve been warned.

Arrrr! Pirate speak be but a myth. Ye’ve been warned.

Shiver me timbers, matey. It’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Every year, people throughout the world pay homage to […]

FIU geoscientist Gren Draper holds up his favorite rock, the Blueschist rock that set his career in motion.

Geologists get a rocky start

It’s National Collect Rocks Day, so FIU News reached out to faculty members in the Department of Earth and Environment […]

Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

  The largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the U.S. is underway and FIU researchers are at […]

Panther LIFE provides opportunities for young adults with intellectual disabilities

Panther LIFE provides opportunities for young adults with intellectual disabilities

Like many high school seniors, Nicholas Espinosa dreamed of getting a college education. But for Espinosa and the estimated 75,000 […]

FIU biology professor Phil Stoddard (left) and University of Miami geologist Harold Wanless (right) are recognized by Politico Magazine's Politico 50 list for their commitment to educating the public on sea level rise. Photo by Josh Ritchie for Politico Magazine.

Stoddard named to Politico 50

Sea level rise is as much a political issue as a scientific one. Philip Stoddard understands this well. He is […]

‘Big data’ research gets boost from National Science Foundation

‘Big data’ research gets boost from National Science Foundation

  FIU physicist Angie Laird is leading a team of researchers embarking on a new phase of the National Science Foundation’s BRAIN […]

When a child stops speaking, researcher helps find their voice

When a child stops speaking, researcher helps find their voice

Eleven-year-old Aylani Suazo has not spoken to anyone in school since age 7. Her mother, Aysel, knew there was a […]

Grab a book, it’s Read A Book Day

Grab a book, it’s Read A Book Day

It’s Sept. 6. Do you know what that means? It’s Read a Book Day, of course! In the 21st century, […]

Is homework really helpful?

Is homework useful?

The internet, if not the world, breathed a collective sigh of relief when the story of a Texas teacher ditching […]