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

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; […]


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 […]

While they were writing, two poets found love

While they were writing, two poets found love

Where did you meet your Valentine? At a party, during class, on your way to the movies? How about while […]

Miami Heat shooting guard Rodney McGruder (left) and FIU's Nick Ogle (right) plant environmentally appropriate and culturally important plants in the Everglades as part of Heat Glades Sweep.

FIU joins Miami Heat, Miccosukee tribe to protect the Everglades

The tropical hardwood hammock habitats in the Florida Everglades are under threat by invasive plants and animals, chemicals and toxins, fires […]

FIU awarded $3.4 million in fight against Zika

FIU awarded $3.4 million in fight against Zika

FIU researchers have been awarded $3.4 million for research to combat the Zika virus. The projects seek to undermine the […]

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The animals in question resemble bonnethead sharks found throughout the Caribbean, but differences in DNA are leading scientists to believe they belong to a different species.

Discovered: Possible new species of hammerhead shark 

DNA finding could have major implications for conservation Scientists have discovered what they believe to be a new species of […]

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Forensic scientists in the making

Forensic scientists in the making

A group of sixth graders from Mater Academy Middle School visited FIU in January for an interactive, hands-on science day. The […]

FIU Researcher Jeremy Kiszka prepares a drone for deployment for a shark survey along the island of Moorea.

Aerial drones reveal sharks in shallow water

Answers about shark populations could come from the skies, new research finds. Using drones, a team of researchers from FIU […]

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Laura Ortiz '03, English, is a finalist for Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year. Photo Courtesy, Miami Herald

Alumnae could win Miami-Dade’s Teacher, Rookie Teacher of the Year awards

Three FIU alumnae are finalists for this year’s two top teaching prizes in Miami-Dade County. The winners will be announced […]