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What do you want to know about sharks?

What do you want to know about sharks?

Shark Week is approaching and FIU News is ready to talk predators. With some of the top marine researchers in […]

FIU in DC opens, focused on expanding research partnerships and propelling student success

FIU in DC opens, focused on expanding research partnerships and propelling student success

Florida International University will open the doors this week to FIU in Washington, D.C., (FIU in DC). The FIU initiative […]

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Two gray reef sharks encounter a baited remote underwater video camera deployed by FIU marine scientist Jeremy Kiszka in the waters off Madagascar.

Shark conservation efforts garner support from Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Jeremy Kiszka is advancing conservation efforts of sharks and rays in East Africa, an effort supported by the Leonardo DiCaprio […]

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Education Effect to expand into Little Haiti with $2 million donation 

Education Effect to expand into Little Haiti with $2 million donation 

  With a local philanthropist’s $2 million donation, the Education Effect, a groundbreaking partnership between FIU and Miami-Dade County Public […]

FIU receives $5 million NSF grant to launch Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment

FIU receives $5 million NSF grant to launch Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment

When an explosion at the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig sent millions of gallons of oil spilling into the Gulf of […]

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Legal psychology experts convene at FIU

Legal psychology experts convene at FIU

Some of the world’s top legal psychologists convened May 19 in the Kovens Center at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus for […]

FIU dual enrollment student Rebecca Rauch-Thane collects water samples in the estuary adjacent to FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus and Oleta River State Park.

Young scientist revitalizes Biscayne Bay

Rebecca Rauch-Thane, a dual enrollment student at FIU from Miami Beach Senior High School, is on a mission to improve […]

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Psychologist turns to horses as therapy for kids in foster care

Psychologist turns to horses as therapy for kids in foster care

Horses could help foster care youth overcome challenges thanks to a new FIU program. Researchers at FIU-BRIDGE and the Family […]

Kabuli chickpeas earn farmers more money for their desired appearance and thin seed coats that are easier to cook. 
Photo by northerngate.ca.

Scientific discovery could revolutionize one of world’s most important crops

Conservation geneticist wants to arm Ethiopian and Indian farmers with revolutionary new varieties of chickpea. A team of researchers, including […]

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New initiative targets solutions for violence against women

New initiative targets solutions for violence against women

Social gender-based violence is a global pandemic. One in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual abuse in her […]

Wertheim Conservatory at FIU's Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Young plant scientists are top emerging botanists

Two FIU biology students were recently recognized by the Botanical Society of America as the country’s top, emerging botanists. Imeña […]

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The-state-of-the-art Mastery Math Lab in the Green Library.

‘The Chronicle of Higher Education’ learns what it means to be FIU learning assistant

Randy Juste was a math Learning Assistant at FIU who earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry this spring. As a student, […]

Photo courtesy of Joshua Ginsberg, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.

Conservation scientist talks carnivores

Climate change, urbanization and growing populations can affect the survival of bears, jaguars, hyenas, lions, tigers and other of the […]

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A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

By Eric Barton and JoAnn Adkins | Photos by Doug Garland ’10 Tiffany Troxler takes a right turn from Miami […]

Hatchlings give hope for endangered songbird’s survival

Hatchlings give hope for endangered songbird’s survival

The first captive-bred Florida Grasshopper Sparrow hatched this week under the care of researchers with FIU’s Tropical Conservation Institute. One […]

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