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

Palm species named after Wertheim Conservatory curator

Palm species named after Wertheim Conservatory curator

When someone refers to the Orania zonae, they’ll be giving a nod to FIU tropical botanist Scott Zona. The species […]

Biologist offers insight into future of the Amazon

Biologist offers insight into future of the Amazon

The Amazon is at a crossroads and decisions made today could have significant impacts on the region’s long-term viability, according […]

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Turtle tracking 101: When all else fails, call your manicurist

Turtle tracking 101: When all else fails, call your manicurist

Sometimes, searching for answers to the oceans’ greatest mysteries requires hard work, a little ingenuity and a good manicurist. A […]

Marine life invokes a love-of-life for one Ph.D. candidate

Marine life invokes a love-of-life for one Ph.D. candidate

Originally from land-locked Cincinnati, Ohio, Elizabeth Lacey credits a family trip when she was 8-years-old to the beaches in California […]

Withey spreads his research wings at FIU

Withey spreads his research wings at FIU

This is the latest profile in a series highlighting some of the 124 faculty members who were hired during the […]

Students offered rare glimpse into world of owl monkeys

Students offered rare glimpse into world of owl monkeys

The DuMond Conservancy for Primates and Tropical Forests in South Dade is not your typical classroom. Monkey habitats blend in […]

Paul Nunez, Haydee Borrero and Hong Liu of the Earth and Environment department pose with Vice-Governor Chen Zhangliang (second from right) of Guangxi, China.

Students explore orchid conservation efforts in China

Hong Liu, assistant professor of ecology, and undergraduate students Haydee Borrero and Paul Nunez recently spent three weeks exploring Guangxi, […]

2012 summer camps at FIU

2012 summer camps at FIU

Experts say that children need to be kept active — mentally and physically — during the summer break to avoid […]

Marine science discoveries become art

Marine science discoveries become art

The art exhibit “Macroalgae: Hidden Colors of the Sea” is currently featured at FIU’s Glenn Hubert Library at the Biscayne […]

Professor offers insight into Florida’s recent sinkholes

Professor offers insight into Florida’s recent sinkholes

A sinkhole, about 100-feet-wide and 50-feet-deep, opened up in the backyard of a home in Windermere, Fla., May 3. Almost one week […]

Marine scientist champions Blue Carbon

Marine scientist champions Blue Carbon

Study finds restoring seagrass meadows may reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase carbon stores  Seagrasses could be the oceans’ best-kept secret, and […]

FIU receives federal designation from USDA

FIU receives federal designation from USDA

FIU is one of the first universities in the nation to receive the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s newly implemented Hispanic-Serving […]

When an FIU professor met the veep

When an FIU professor met the veep

Vice President Joe Biden recently joined U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., along the north […]

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Members of the Miami Team take a break from the weekend-long NASA Space Apps Challenge held at the FIU Engineering Center April 21-22.

FIU hosts NASA Space Apps Challenge

FIU graduate students hosted a NASA-sponsored International Space Apps Challenge at the Engineering Center April 21-22.  The global “codeathon-style” event […]

Creative Writing’s Dufresne is a Guggenheim Fellow

Creative Writing’s Dufresne is a Guggenheim Fellow

FIU creative writing professor John Dufresne has been named a 2012 Guggenheim Fellow. Dufresne is one of 181 scholars, artists and […]