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

Gavin Schmidt, chief of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, recently spoke at FIU.

NASA researcher communicates the climate story

  For Andrea Nodal, a freshman majoring in marine sciences, meeting a NASA climate scientist was the perfect opportunity to […]

TEDxFIU: Scientist translates high-frequency lake data to musical compositions

TEDxFIU: Scientist translates high-frequency lake data to musical compositions

A classically trained musician,Evelyn Gaiser recently translated high-frequency lake data to musical compositions in order to better understand and describe […]

Student club fosters passion for gardening

Student club fosters passion for gardening

  Alana Rodriguez’s story is a familiar one. She moved to New York after high school to study psychology and […]

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An Atala butterfly, once thought extinct in Florida, has found a new home in the gardens of FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus.

How to build your own butterfly garden

Butterflies are nature’s little helpers. They pollinate flowers and keep pests in check. But chemicals, climate change, habitat loss and […]

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Ancients transformed landscape of the Amazon, researchers find

Ancient people likely had an architectural role in the Amazon’s plant life, a theory that contradicts the long-held belief the […]

TEDxFIU: Mutant mosquitoes hold key to life-saving perfume

TEDxFIU: Mutant mosquitoes hold key to life-saving perfume

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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By the numbers: FIU’s 10 most popular majors

By the numbers: FIU’s 10 most popular majors

This article is part of an occasional series that features statistical data about the university that is available to the […]

FIU in DC hosts the 2017 Health Disparities Symposium with over 50 guests in attendance.

D.C. Update: FIU hosts 2017 Health Disparities Symposium

FIU and UM host a research symposium in DC; President Trump addresses a joint session of Congress highlighting University priorities; […]

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2017 salute to women in FIU history

It’s Women’s History Month, and FIU has plenty of remarkable females to credit for its success. The individuals featured here—just a […]

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Demian Chapman walked through the streets of Hong Kong overwhelmed by the smell of shark meat for sale. Shop after […]

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NASA Astronaut Joe Acaba sets out for Aquarius as part of a five-day mission in the undersea research habitat.

Astronauts spacewalking at our underwater reef base

Check out this quick video by CNN of astronauts in the world’s only underwater research lab, FIU Aquarius Reef Base. […]

Evelyn Gaiser (center) conducts research on how water, climate and people impact the Everglades as part of the Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research Program.

Long-term research proves effective in global conservation

Researchers are taking a step back to answer the question whether long-term studies are helping save plants, animals and the […]

FIU Ph.D. student Ivian Destro Boruchowski has dedicated her career to heritage language education.

Preserving mother languages, one student at a time

Ivian Destro Boruchowski and her children are among the nearly 77 percent of people in Miami who speak a language […]

World’s largest shark survey just got bigger

World’s largest shark survey just got bigger

Global FinPrint is the first-ever global survey to inform shark and ray conservation Researchers attempting the world’s largest survey of […]

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by Eduardo Merille

University initiative makes textbooks more affordable

Textbooks are expensive. Many cost well over $100. Four or five classes at that price puts a dent in anyone’s […]