Articles by: JoAnn Adkins

Giant eyeball puts biodiversity in focus

Giant eyeball puts biodiversity in focus

Giant eyeballs aren’t a regular topic of conversation for FIU professor Heather Bracken-Grissom. But then again, such things don’t normally […]

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Strategic Language Institute now offers Russian

Strategic Language Institute now offers Russian

The FIU Strategic Language Institute (SLI) has expanded its program offerings to include the Russian language. Classes begin Oct. 15. […]

FIU signs agreement with the EPA

During a ceremony Sept. 28, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) entered into an agreement with FIU to support campus […]

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Monster larva’s identity revealed

Monster larva’s identity revealed

For centuries, an elusive larval creature with armor-like horns has kept its true identity a secret. That mystery has been […]

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Math lab opens

Math lab opens

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg and College of Arts & Sciences Dean Kenneth G. Furton speak with freshman Biology major […]

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FIU launches Executive MPA on Brickell

FIU launches Executive MPA on Brickell

The Department of Public Administration at Florida International University is launching an Executive Master of Public Administration degree at the […]

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Researchers warn of extinctions in the tropics

Researchers warn of extinctions in the tropics

Many of the world’s tropical protected areas are struggling to sustain their biodiversity, according to a study published by an […]

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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 […]

Pelham receives Distinguished Scientist Award

Pelham receives Distinguished Scientist Award

The Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP) has awarded William E. Pelham, professor of psychology and director of FIU’s […]

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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 […]

‘New York Times’ features FIU research on callous-unemotional children

‘New York Times’ features FIU research on callous-unemotional children

Daniel Waschbusch believes no child is a lost cause. The FIU psychologist in the Center for Children and Families is […]

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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FIU welcomes Dipak Jain

FIU welcomes Dipak Jain

Dipak Jain, chairman of the Jain Education & Research Foundation, received an honorary degree from the College of Arts & […]

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