Articles by: JoAnn Adkins

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. […]

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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