Posts tagged with: "Office of Research and Economic Development"

Harnessing the power of an ancient practice

Harnessing the power of an ancient practice

When life stressors started getting the best of her, FIU researcher Gladys Ibañez turned to kung fu to cope. The […]

Capturing cancer research on campus

Capturing cancer research on campus

“Either you start with a great story, find inspiration in the words or, in my case, find a song that moves […]

Students from Florida Christian School set up their model building in front of FIU's Wall of Wind fans

Wall of Wind Challenge attracts next generation of engineers

Eight students from Coral Park Senior High School huddled together, a question hanging in the air: Would the model building […]

Speaking truth to power: Please don’t call them natural disasters

Speaking truth to power: Please don’t call them natural disasters

The following article by Richard Olson appeared on the web site of the Natural Hazards Center as part of its Research […]

Be there as FIU social entrepreneurs enter “shark tank” Dec. 8

Be there as FIU social entrepreneurs enter “shark tank” Dec. 8

Doing good can also mean doing well. That oft-heard refrain is one that StartUP FIU has taken seriously. The business-development […]

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Richard Olson researches the political fallout from natural disasters and has been involved in more than 20 field responses and […]

Downed trees not necessarily a lost cause

Downed trees not necessarily a lost cause

Among the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma last week, many downed trees and uprooted plants were left in the storm’s […]

Serving up success: Food and beverage entrepreneurs get help from FIU

Serving up success: Food and beverage entrepreneurs get help from FIU

By Jane Schreiber Jones and Alexandra Pecharich FIU earlier this year launched an incubator to help new food and beverage […]

Building robots to protect the planet

Building robots to protect the planet

Video by Doug Garland ’10 For decades, the United States has faced the world’s largest and costliest environmental cleanup project: […]

New device expedites detection of harmful pathogens in food supply

New device expedites detection of harmful pathogens in food supply

When food shopping, it’s easy to overlook what it took to get your favorite meats and produce to the grocery […]

StartUP FIU launches food business incubator

StartUP FIU launches food business incubator

  StartUP FIU, the university-wide initiative in innovation and entrepreneurship at FIU, has announced the opening of its second program: […]

Center for Leadership earns high praise for leadership development programs

Center for Leadership earns high praise for leadership development programs

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  When it comes to developing leaders, FIU is among the best universities in the […]

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FIU in DC hosts the 2017 Health Disparities Symposium with over 50 guests in attendance.

D.C. Update: FIU hosts 2017 Health Disparities Symposium

FIU and UM host a research symposium in DC; President Trump addresses a joint session of Congress highlighting University priorities; […]

FIU awarded $3.4 million in fight against Zika

FIU awarded $3.4 million in fight against Zika

FIU researchers have been awarded $3.4 million for research to combat the Zika virus. The projects seek to undermine the […]

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FIU achieves top rank in Carnegie research classification

FIU achieves top rank in Carnegie research classification

In the newest edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education FIU moved into the top category—R1: Doctoral Universities […]