Posts tagged with: "Research"

Professor puts exams to the test

Professor puts exams to the test

Imagine putting a test through its paces. That’s exactly what an FIU researcher and his colleagues have done to create […]

Venture capitalists check out StartUP FIU companies

Venture capitalists check out StartUP FIU companies

FIU’s push to ramp up new businesses in support of the South Florida economy culminated in the campus visit of […]

FIU in D.C. debuts innovative bridge, high-rise design classes for professionals

FIU in D.C. debuts innovative bridge, high-rise design classes for professionals

For the first time last week, FIU in D.C. offered classes for engineering professionals and graduate students from around the country. “Design […]

New device could save glaucoma patients’ eyesight

New device could save glaucoma patients’ eyesight

People with high-risk glaucoma will be able to monitor their disease, anywhere, anytime, thanks to a new device developed by […]

DeNovo Biodevice

Researchers learn how to take an idea from lab to market

Sharan Ramaswamy designed a device that mimics human circulation in which cells and tissues can be grown. The technology enables […]

Mercury contamination found in Everglades dolphins

Mercury contamination found in Everglades dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins in the Florida Coastal Everglades have higher concentrations of mercury than any other populations in the world. FIU […]

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Fifth annual TEDxFIU breaks attendance record

Fifth annual TEDxFIU breaks attendance record

TEDxFIU celebrated its fifth anniversary this year, christening the new Student Academic Success Center’s lecture hall as its inaugural event. […]

Startup DocuVital thrives with help from Small Business Development Center at FIU

Startup DocuVital thrives with help from Small Business Development Center at FIU

When Joel Brown’s father passed away, his grieving family went through an ordeal to find the paperwork necessary to close […]

The art of faculty mentoring: Student-professor relationships benefit both parties

The art of faculty mentoring: Student-professor relationships benefit both parties

As an undergraduate, Shonda Witherspoon ’16 co-published an article in a scientific journal. Her identical twin Shalisha ’16 led the […]

Research links secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy to developmental delays in children, adolescents

Research links secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy to developmental delays in children, adolescents

Prenatal exposure can result in lower self-control, contributing to delinquent behavior The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have long documented […]

President Rosenburg and Provost Furton meet with Dr. Perez- Stable, NIHMD Director.

President, provost meet with CIA and national health leaders

This post is part of an ongoing series that features the efforts of FIU in D.C., the team charged with […]

President, provost announce preeminent programs

President, provost announce preeminent programs

President Mark B. Rosenberg and Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. Furton sent the following memo to the university community on […]

Florida's mangroves move inland to keep up with salt water intrusion caused by sea level rise.

Everglades mangroves worth billions in fight against climate change

When it comes to storing carbon, scientists have put a price tag on the value of mangroves in Everglades National […]

Faculty excellence recognized at 2016 convocation

Faculty excellence recognized at 2016 convocation

The annual Faculty Convocation marks an important recognition of our professors’ dedication to the university and its students. At the event, […]

Mangroves at sunset in the Shark River before the 2010 cold event. Photo by Jennifer Rehage, Florida International University.

Cold spells chill tropical species

Two cold spells, two years apart, in two subtropical regions of the world have given scientists clues to what happens […]