Post Tagged with: "School of Environment Arts and Society (SEAS)"

Xavier Cortada

Artist-in-residence Xavier Cortada creates art for Miami Beach Centennial

In honor of Miami Beach’s centennial anniversary, FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) artist-in-residence Xavier Cortada unveiled a […]

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FIU to honor author of ‘The English Patient’ March 26

FIU will honor Michael Ondaatje, author of The English Patient (1992), at this year’s Lawrence A. Sanders Award in Fiction. […]

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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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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which sponsored this welcome event at the College of Business last year, was one of ten companies named to FIU's President's Internship Honor Roll.

Top 10 internship providers for students

In today’s increasingly competitive job market, college graduates who have experience in their fields are far more likely to receive […]

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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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Author Kekla Magoon meets with FIU students to discuss her latest book "How It Went Down" as part of the Writers for Young Readers program.

Nationally-recognized authors inspire young writers

Kekla Magoon, award-winning author of children’s and young adult books, recently visited campus. She met with students in Rhona Trauvitch’s […]

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Alumnus’ crime novel completed five years after his death

Alumnus’ crime novel completed five years after his death

Jack Vaughn’s old friend Cal has gone missing. His vintage Cadillac has been pulled out of a South Florida canal. […]

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Title page of the First Folio. Photo courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Shakespeare first edition coming to Miami

FIU has been selected as the only site in Florida to host a first complete edition of William Shakespeare’s plays. […]

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Midnight and rainbow parrotfishes are among the many herbivores helping to preserve Caribbean coral reefs.

Grazing fish can help save imperiled coral reefs

Grazing fish can help save coral reefs, but not all grazers are created equal, according to an FIU study published this month in Marine […]

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Jewish-Romanian author, Holocaust survivor and Bard College professor Norman Manea. Photo courtesy of worldvoices.pen.org.

Holocaust survivor, author to talk patronage, exile at FIU tonight

Jewish-Romanian author and Holocaust survivor Norman Manea will give a talk at FIU titled “Patronage and the Exile Writer.” The […]

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"Diatoms-Silica" (2015) by Xavier Cortada, FIU Artist In Residence in the College of Architecture + The Arts.  The pieces are made of glazed porcelain and rest on glass mosaic tiles.

Exploring Florida’s algae at the Frost Art Museum

Algae. To some, that word might conjure unpleasant images of an algal bloom in a lake or an infestation inside […]

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