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

What to read your kids this winter break

What to read your kids this winter break

With the holidays quickly approaching and schools ready to close for winter break, how can parents keep their young kids […]

Les Standiford's "The Man Who Invented Christmas" is being adapted for film starring Dan Stevens, left, as a young Charles Dickens, right.

Les Standiford didn’t invent Christmas, but he knows who did

Charles Dickens self-published A Christmas Carol in 1843 in a desperate attempt to save his struggling writing career. The book […]

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Origins of the Christmas Star are scientific mystery

December is a month of celebration throughout the world and across cultures and religions. Perhaps one of the most widely observed […]

Best books to give as last-minute holiday gifts

Best books to give as last-minute holiday gifts

With final exams, work and family commitments piling up this month, chances are you might have put off your holiday […]

The American anole, or the green anole, is the only native species of anole found in Florida.

Biologist rounds up lizards on the loose

Lizards are on the loose in South Florida and FIU biologist James Stroud needs local middle schoolers to help him […]

My internship in magazine publishing

My internship in magazine publishing

Name: Carina Zatarain Hometown: Miami, Florida Major: English, College of Arts, Sciences and Education, and Honors College Where did you intern? I […]

Kenneth G. Furton named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Kenneth G. Furton named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

The 2016 National Academy of Inventors Fellows Selection Committee has named Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. Furton an […]

Cheap, fun ways kids can learn through play this holiday break

Cheap, fun ways kids can learn through play this holiday break

Children learn best through play, but expensive toys are not necessary. With winter break fast approaching, parents can make the […]

FIU graduates overcome odds, uplift our community

FIU graduates overcome odds, uplift our community

FIU to celebrate the graduation of more than 4,900 in ceremonies Dec. 11 – 14 Tiffany Gomez, 27, and her […]

Student-grown poinsettias for sale this holiday season

Student-grown poinsettias for sale this holiday season

Decorating for the holidays? Need a host gift for a party? Consider giving back to FIU at the same time […]

From left to right: Michael Leon, Xristian Carvajal, Paola Lopez and Paola Arango are helping restore the Pine Rockland ecosystem in a reserve behind Zoo Miami by removing weeds that could hurt species that only thrive in this ecosystem.

Tri-Beta commits to giving back

Biology is the study of living organisms. It’s all about life! That’s the point the biological honor society Beta Beta […]

Members of more than 300 Native American tribes are camped at the pipeline site in opposition to the project, creating the largest gathering of Native Tribes in the past 100 years.

What you should know about Standing Rock

In response to months-long protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota, the Steven J. Green School of […]

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Algae give freshwater clues in the face of sea level rise

Sea level rise is a monumental threat, but one FIU biologist is tracking levels using one of the Florida Everglades’ […]

From ABCs to lifelong friends

From ABCs to lifelong friends

When Roxanna Concepción walks across the commencement stage at FIU Arena this month, she will be following in Carol Iglesias’ […]

November 2016 in photos: TEDxFIU, Walk on Water, Thanksgiving

November 2016 in photos: TEDxFIU, Walk on Water, Thanksgiving

The fall semester is almost over and November has been an exciting month at FIU. Between all the Thanksgiving festivities, […]

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