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

FIU dual enrollment student Rebecca Rauch-Thane collects water samples in the estuary adjacent to FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus and Oleta River State Park.

Young scientist revitalizes Biscayne Bay

Rebecca Rauch-Thane, a dual enrollment student at FIU from Miami Beach Senior High School, is on a mission to improve […]

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Kabuli chickpeas earn farmers more money for their desired appearance and thin seed coats that are easier to cook. 
Photo by northerngate.ca.

Scientific discovery could revolutionize one of world’s most important crops

Conservation geneticist wants to arm Ethiopian and Indian farmers with revolutionary new varieties of chickpea. A team of researchers, including […]

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Wertheim Conservatory at FIU's Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Young plant scientists are top emerging botanists

Two FIU biology students were recently recognized by the Botanical Society of America as the country’s top, emerging botanists. Imeña […]

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Photo courtesy of Joshua Ginsberg, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.

Conservation scientist talks carnivores

Climate change, urbanization and growing populations can affect the survival of bears, jaguars, hyenas, lions, tigers and other of the […]

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Hatchlings give hope for endangered songbird’s survival

Hatchlings give hope for endangered songbird’s survival

The first captive-bred Florida Grasshopper Sparrow hatched this week under the care of researchers with FIU’s Tropical Conservation Institute. One […]

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2016 Torch Awards Gala honors dedicated alumni

2016 Torch Awards Gala honors dedicated alumni

The annual Torch Awards celebrated its 15th anniversary March 19 with a gala honoring distinguished alumni in the FIU community. The […]

South Florida’s climate change solutions

South Florida’s climate change solutions

By Eric Barton There’s no doubt among scientists that the climate is changing and the seas are rising, and so […]

Miami cold spell has chilling effect on tropical bees

Miami cold spell has chilling effect on tropical bees

A rare cold spell in Miami, that saw temperatures dip as low as 35 degrees, had damaging effects on tropical […]

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Graduate while going green

Graduate while going green

As you walk across the graduation stage this semester, think green. As in, going green. Perhaps sustainability and reducing your carbon footprint […]

The top 10 departments for global learning ranked

The top 10 departments for global learning ranked

In just five years, global learning has become an integral part of FIU, helping students gain a greater understanding of global […]

Tim O’Brien receives Sanders Award

Tim O’Brien receives Sanders Award

The FIU Creative Writing Program and The Betsy-South Beach honored author Tim O’Brien with the 2016 Lawrence A. Sanders Award in Fiction […]

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Poetry from 40,000 feet: Look down and read between the lines

Poetry from 40,000 feet: Look down and read between the lines

Park on Blue Garage’s rooftop, and experience poetry. A gigantic poem written in between the lines of parked cars is the latest […]

Alumnae poets publish new books

Alumnae poets publish new books

April is National Poetry month, and FIU News spoke to alumni who have broken into the ranks of published poets. The […]

University celebrates Shakespeare and Cervantes

University celebrates Shakespeare and Cervantes

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” –William Shakespeare, Hamlet William Shakespeare and Miguel de […]

2016 summer camps available at FIU

2016 summer camps available at FIU

With summertime quickly approaching, many children are searching for a summer adventure and parents are looking for the perfect combination of fun […]