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

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

FIU and Rookery Bay Reserve form research, education partnership

FIU and Rookery Bay Reserve form research, education partnership

  Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and FIU have established a new partnership that will serve FIU students as […]

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FIU Professor: ‘Bilingualism is the language of modern politics’

FIU Professor: ‘Bilingualism is the language of modern politics’

The following op-ed was written and published in MiamiHerald.com on Thurs., July 28. Phillip M. Carter is a professor of […]

Mandela Fellows host awareness campaign at FIU

Mandela Fellows host awareness campaign at FIU

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela These famous words inspired […]

Frankenskeeter: Professor genetically modifies mosquitoes in quest to protect humans

Frankenskeeter: Professor genetically modifies mosquitoes in quest to protect humans

Matthew DeGennaro is determined to stop the world’s deadliest animal. Accounting for as many as 725,000 deaths worldwide every year, […]

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FIU at I-75 keeps BA degrees in sight for transfer students

FIU at I-75 keeps BA degrees in sight for transfer students

FIU has teamed up with Broward College to share space and open doors to ever-greater numbers of students. Working side-by-side […]

Individual efforts can improve ocean health, researchers say

Individual efforts can improve ocean health, researchers say

By 2050, there will be more plastic by weight than fish in the world’s oceans, according to researchers. Consequently, France […]

Endangered songbirds prefer a Dyson

Endangered songbirds prefer a Dyson

Some fans are quiet, but weak. Others are powerful, but noisy. According to Dyson, their Air Multiplier fans are quiet […]

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Blue-green algae in the St. Lucie River in Florida. Photo by: WPTV

FIU experts on toxic algae

A massive bloom of blue-green algae has hit four counties in Florida covering beaches along the Atlantic coast, damaging aquatic […]