Articles by: Evelyn S. Gonzalez

Creative Writing professor becomes United States Artists Fellow

Creative Writing professor becomes United States Artists Fellow

English and Creative Writing professor Campbell McGrath was recently named a United States Artists (USA) Fellow. McGrath was one of 52 […]

Coral reef study gets boost from NSF

Coral reef study gets boost from NSF

FIU has received grant to study the adverse effects of algae and microbes on coral reefs. The $822,000 grant is […]

FIU student, philanthropist recognized by National Collegiate Honors Council

FIU student, philanthropist recognized by National Collegiate Honors Council

FIU student Daniel J. Tapanes was recently honored as the 2011-2012 Student of the Year at the annual National Collegiate Honors […]

FIU receives NSF grant to advance women faculty in science and math

FIU receives NSF grant to advance women faculty in science and math

FIU has received a National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant to facilitate the hiring, retention and promotion of women in the academic […]

Environmental Immersion Day

Environmental Immersion Day

Students from Miami Springs High School visit FIU’s organic garden and shade house as part of the Fairchild Tropical Botanic […]

Agroecology Program to award more than $330,000 in scholarships

Agroecology Program to award more than $330,000 in scholarships

The FIU Agroecology Program is granting 15 scholarships to train students for careers in agriculture, food and natural resources sciences. […]

FIU plants half an acre of mangroves along Biscayne Bay

FIU plants half an acre of mangroves along Biscayne Bay

FIU’s School of Environment, Arts and Society (SEAS) recently hosted a mangrove planting event at the Oleta River State Park […]

Writing center director to be honored for collaborative learning

Writing center director to be honored for collaborative learning

Paula Gillespie, associate professor and director of the FIU Center for Excellence in Writing (CEW), is the 2011 recipient of […]

Honduran students visit FIU for week of agroscience

Honduran students visit FIU for week of agroscience

More than 20 agroscience juniors from the Universidad Nacional de Agricultura (UNA) in Honduras were hosted by the FIU Agroecology […]

Mehroonsh Mahmoudi is one of eight FIU students to receive a Cristina Menendez Fellowship this year.

FIU awards $60,000 for student research in the Everglades

Eight FIU graduate students were awarded the 2011-12 Cristina Menendez Fellowship by the Southeast Environmental Research Center (SERC) and the […]

GLOWS launches clean water program in West Africa

GLOWS launches clean water program in West Africa

FIU’s Global for Water Sustainability Program (GLOWS) is expanding its efforts to provide sustainable clean water to the people and […]

FIU grad advances geo-literacy in Washington, D.C.

FIU grad advances geo-literacy in Washington, D.C.

For FIU alumna Chari Adames-Smith, working for National Geographic was a childhood dream. This summer, that dream became a reality. […]

Latin Americans’ confidence in democracy grows during tough economic times, report finds

Latin Americans’ confidence in democracy grows during tough economic times, report finds

The Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies will present the findings of the 2010 AmericasBarometer: Report on the […]

English professor celebrates two book launches in October

English professor celebrates two book launches in October

Lynne Barrett, professor in the Master of Fine Arts Creative Writing program, celebrated the release of her second book this […]

Advisor to the Israeli Foreign Ministry to deliver lecture Sept. 20

Advisor to the Israeli Foreign Ministry to deliver lecture Sept. 20

Ishmael Khaldi, the Middle East and Arab Affairs advisor to the Israeli Foreign Ministry, will deliver a lecture Tuesday, Sept. […]