Articles by: JoAnn Adkins

Professor journeys to Bahrain

Professor journeys to Bahrain

Meredith Newman recently attended the gala dinner during the Joint Congress of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences and the […]

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Fear of sharks helps preserve balance in the world’s oceans

Fear of sharks helps preserve balance in the world’s oceans

A prey’s fear of a shark is critical to protecting ocean biodiversity, according to FIU researchers. Without this fear, a […]

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Living without absolutes

Living without absolutes

Alumni couple Gitika and Sapan Bafna inspired by their Jain faith to expand religious understanding in South Florida South Florida’s […]

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Researchers uncover mystery of charcoal’s fate

Researchers uncover mystery of charcoal’s fate

An international team of researchers, led by FIU Chemistry Professor Rudolf Jaffé and Thorsten Dittmar of the German Max Planck […]

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Fishing leads to significant shark population declines, researchers say

Fishing leads to significant shark population declines, researchers say

The world’s shark population is experiencing significant decline with perhaps 100 million or more sharks being lost every year, according […]

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FIU partners with Colombian universities for environmental conservation in the Andean Amazon

FIU partners with Colombian universities for environmental conservation in the Andean Amazon

FIU has been tapped by the federal government to support environmental conservation efforts in the Andean Amazon region of South […]

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Arts & Sciences names new senior associate dean

Arts & Sciences names new senior associate dean

Meredith A. Newman has been named the senior associate dean for the College of Arts & Sciences. In this new […]

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FIU hosts international conference on biogeography

FIU hosts international conference on biogeography

The sixth biennial conference of the International Biogeography Society (IBS) brought more than 450 scientists from 46 different countries to FIU’s […]

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Arts & Sciences founding dean remembered for his love of FIU

Arts & Sciences founding dean remembered for his love of FIU

Butler Waugh, one of FIU’s four founding fathers, passed away Nov. 7. He was 78. An English professor by trade, […]

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Dipak Jain to discuss spiritual entrepreneurship

Dipak Jain to discuss spiritual entrepreneurship

Dipak Jain, one of the world’s leading figures in business, entrepreneurship, marketing and management, will deliver a lecture entitled “Spiritual […]

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FIU offers first-ever ‘Jews of Asia and Africa’ class

FIU offers first-ever ‘Jews of Asia and Africa’ class

Two of the world’s leading authorities on Eastern Jewish communities will explore the Jewish experience in Asia and Africa in […]

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Music can improve concentration in some children with ADHD

Music can improve concentration in some children with ADHD

From Rachmaninov to rock ’n’ roll, listening to music while studying may help some children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder […]

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The Most Reverend Archbishop Thomas Wenski to speak at FIU

The Most Reverend Archbishop Thomas Wenski to speak at FIU

The Archbishop Thomas Wenski will address FIU students and members of the community about spirituality and the Contemporary Roman Catholic […]

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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. […]