Posts tagged with: "School of Environment Arts and Society (SEAS)"

Andy Strycharski hates semicolons and other cautionary tales

Andy Strycharski hates semicolons and other cautionary tales

Let’s eat grandma. Let’s eat, grandma. Punctuation. It’s a little thing that can make the difference between inviting grandma to […]

Student lands national scholarship, job at NIH after graduation

Student lands national scholarship, job at NIH after graduation

An FIU student was chosen as one of 16 undergraduates across the nation to receive a scholarship from the National […]

TEDxFIU announces speakers for fifth annual event

TEDxFIU announces speakers for fifth annual event

Eight speakers will introduce their unexpected discoveries this November at the biggest TEDxFIU to date. The event has moved from […]

Protected areas can’t keep rising temperatures out

Protected areas can’t keep rising temperatures out

Protected areas can stop people from cutting and burning trees in the Amazon, but they can’t keep rising temperatures out. […]

Aedes aegypti can spread  the Zika virus

The time for spraying is over in fight against Zika, professor says

Biologist Matthew DeGennaro conducts research on mosquito behavior with FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute. He hopes to uncover information that will someday lead […]

by × 3
Arrrr! Pirate speak be but a myth. Ye’ve been warned.

Arrrr! Pirate speak be but a myth. Ye’ve been warned.

Shiver me timbers, matey. It’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Every year, people throughout the world pay homage to […]

FIU geoscientist Gren Draper holds up his favorite rock, the Blueschist rock that set his career in motion.

Geologists get a rocky start

It’s National Collect Rocks Day, so FIU News reached out to faculty members in the Department of Earth and Environment […]

FIU biology professor Phil Stoddard (left) and University of Miami geologist Harold Wanless (right) are recognized by Politico Magazine's Politico 50 list for their commitment to educating the public on sea level rise. Photo by Josh Ritchie for Politico Magazine.

Stoddard named to Politico 50

Sea level rise is as much a political issue as a scientific one. Philip Stoddard understands this well. He is […]

A cargo ship in the Panama Canal passes through volcanic rocks that helped form the Isthmus of Panama.

Credit: Aaron O'Dea

Geologist challenges age of land bridge connecting Americas

Despite the belief that the strip of land connecting North and South America is older than dirt, it is actually quite […]

My summer mission trip to New Orleans

My summer mission trip to New Orleans

This article is part of our Summer Sojourns 2016 series highlighting the summer adventures of FIU students. Earlier this summer, […]

Natalia Garcia won a silver medal at the 2015 National Championships for karate.

Karate propels admissions officer to national stage

Two things have almost always been a part of Natalia Garcia’s life: FIU and karate. Her mother got her master’s […]

by × 6
FIU professors help fight Zika, inform the public

FIU professors help fight Zika, inform the public

In July, when South Florida became the first place in the U.S. to report locally transmitted Zika cases, the eyes […]

by × X
How to protect yourself from Zika

How to protect yourself from Zika

Seventeen people in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties have been infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes, according to health […]

by × 2
The strawberry poison frog is one of the amphibians Maureen Donnelly studies in the tropics.

Frogs that can take the heat have better chance of fighting extinction

Amphibians that can tolerate higher temperatures are likely to fare better against disease, habitat loss and climate change, according to […]

Caribbean spiny lobster
Photo courtesy of CRUSTOMICS Lab

Lobsters never lose fertility and 5 more facts about the coveted crustacean

Florida’s lobster season kicks off Aug. 6 and, once again, commercial fisheries are trying to get their hands on these […]