Articles by: JoAnn Adkins

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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Faculty Profile: Percy Hintzen

Faculty Profile: Percy Hintzen

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

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Physics is a homerun at Marlins’ ballpark for one FIU professor

Physics is a homerun at Marlins’ ballpark for one FIU professor

Physics Professor Brian Raue enjoys physics but loves baseball. He spends most of his days exploring the nature of matter […]

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Endangered butterfly takes up residence on BBC

Endangered butterfly takes up residence on BBC

The Atala butterfly, once thought extinct in Florida, has found a new home in the gardens of FIU’s Biscayne Bay […]

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