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Sea Level Solutions Center launches

Sea Level Solutions Center launches

With rising seas threatening coastal communities all across the world, FIU has launched the Sea Level Solutions Center to help people […]

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President Rosenberg: Welcome to fall 2015!

President Rosenberg: Welcome to fall 2015!

President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following memo to the university community on Monday, August 24, 2015.       Dear […]

2015 Cuba experts list

2015 Cuba experts list

FIU, located in the heart of Miami’s Cuban-American community, has a wide array of experts on Cuba and the U.S.-Cuba […]

Inaugural poet to join U.S. Embassy ceremony in Cuba

Inaugural poet to join U.S. Embassy ceremony in Cuba

Alumnus Richard Blanco ’91, MFA ’97 will take to the steps of the United States embassy in Havana Aug. 14 […]

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Angus cattle. 

Photo by Scott Bauer, U.S. Department of Agriculture. (Public domain photo.)

Eat less meat, save the planet

To conserve the planet’s ecosystems and their diverse plant and animal species, human populations should consume less meat, according to […]

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Kenneth Feeley poses at a tropical Andean cloudforest at 10,000 feet of elevation.

Migrating Amazonian trees are a cause for concern

Tropical forests in the Andes Mountains are changing in the face of climate change. A new study published in PNAS […]

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FIU 2015 Political Experts

FIU 2015 Political Experts

Florida International University has several experts on local, state, national and international politics, as well as other fields, available to […]

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Universities join forces to tackle urban water crises

Universities join forces to tackle urban water crises

With drought conditions putting a strain on resources throughout South Florida, FIU is investigating long-term solutions to water crises as part […]

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Conservationist cautions against greenhouse gases from conferences

Conservationist cautions against greenhouse gases from conferences

Academic conferences are resulting in significant greenhouse gas emissions and conservationists are not immune. But all hope is not lost, […]

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Researchers confront weather extremes through infrastructure resiliency

Researchers confront weather extremes through infrastructure resiliency

South Florida’s predisposition to weather extremes renders the region’s infrastructure acutely vulnerable. But weather extremes are not exclusive to South […]

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Cultural identity through the eyes of inaugural poet, alumnus

Cultural identity through the eyes of inaugural poet, alumnus

By Gisela Valencia “Abuela and the entire family ate breakfast dunking Pop-Tarts into their café con leche.” –Richard Blanco, The […]

White House selects FIU to host climate resilience seminar

White House selects FIU to host climate resilience seminar

D.C. weekly update in a nutshell: FIU is chosen by the White House to work with FEMA to help better […]

Mike Heithaus takes a swim with a grouper outside of FIU Aquarius Reef Base, the world's only undersea research lab.

Coral reefs become training ground for NASA

As a team of international astronauts splashes down for a 14-day training mission in FIU’s Aquarius Reef Base, they will […]

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Tropical forests just got a little more diverse

Tropical forests just got a little more diverse

After decades of relying on scientific opinion, an international team of researchers has come close to determining the number of […]

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Odaimy Ayala, left, and Bryant Estadella won first place for their class' biology presentation.

Freshmen take top prize for virus research

FIU freshmen Odaimy Ayala and Bryant Estadella noticed subtle splashes of color on posters on display at a recent Howard […]

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