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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 […]

Walk, events shine light on suicide prevention

Walk, events shine light on suicide prevention

The parents of Alejandra Ares, freshman political science major, and her sister Adriana Ares Trespalacios, assistant director of the Graham Center, […]

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Controlling mothers add to anxiety risk for young children

Researchers have found a strong link between maternal intrusiveness and child anxiety in young children from low-income families. A team […]

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Black at FIU: Discussing the state of policing in the United States

Black at FIU: Discussing the state of policing in the United States

Two recent panel discussions on campus addressed the use of police force against men of color. The SGA-BBC lecture series brought […]

Student success at center of performance funding investments at FIU

Student success at center of performance funding investments at FIU

FIU student Christian Otero hopes to be a surgeon one day, but he had to dissect college algebra first. Otero […]

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David Manning (L), University of Georgia doctoral student, and John Kominoski (R) perform maintenance on the pump used to add nutrients to one of the streams in their experiment. Credit: Jon Benstead/University of Alabama

Nutrients could reduce streams’ ability to support aquatic life, researchers find

America’s fresh waters are being challenged as increases in nutrient pollution are causing a significant loss of terrestrial-derived carbon from […]

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Each of our cells contains a genetic message encoded in a DNA molecule which is almost 6 feet long. The packing and regulation of the DNA (represented in the figure using sticks) is possible thanks to its wrapping around chromosomal proteins (represented here by yellow, red, blue and green dots)

Scientists unlock tangled mysteries of DNA

Chromosomal proteins hold the key to our DNA and they are changing, according to Jose Eirin-Lopez, marine sciences professor in […]

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From coastlines to the Everglades, researchers tackle sea level rise

From coastlines to the Everglades, researchers tackle sea level rise

Under the streets of Miami Beach, seeping up through the limestone, water creeps into storm drains and pours into the […]

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Stocker AstroScience Center opens new space frontier for students, community

Stocker AstroScience Center opens new space frontier for students, community

Ever since Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon almost 46 years ago, our knowledge of the universe has changed […]