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Guilty until proven innocent: police perceptions affect investigations

Guilty until proven innocent: police perceptions affect investigations

  When an investigator believes an innocent person is guilty, a wrongful conviction is a real possibility, researchers find. Research […]

FIU Music Festival brings world-renowned musicians to Miami, creates opportunities for students

FIU Music Festival brings world-renowned musicians to Miami, creates opportunities for students

The FIU School of Music will welcome more than 50 high caliber guest artists from top universities and ensembles from […]

The Hon. Maria Elena Torano, a member of the Dean's Advisory Council at the Green School, introduces keynote speaker Anne C. Richard at the Forum on Inclusive Immigration Reform.

No easy answers in U.S. immigration debate

Advocates, scholars and students come together to discuss the future of immigration reform in the U.S. When Anne C. Richard […]

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Intervention more important than ADHD diagnosis, researcher says

Intervention more important than ADHD diagnosis, researcher says

All children — with or without ADHD — can benefit from behavioral strategies. A recent study published in the Journal […]

Adding sand to beaches is a short-term way of fighting erosion. New research suggests that nourishing beaches may become too expensive in the long run.

Hurricanes remind us sand is not a renewable resource

As beachside communities begin rebuilding in the wake of two catastrophic hurricane impacts on the United States, they should ask […]

Medical students are hoping to save lives by selling art

Medical students are hoping to save lives by selling art

When Pati Vargas was contacted by an FIU medical student looking for free space for an art show, she had […]

Giovanni Giannola, FIU computer engineering grad and CEO of Globalesm, Inc.

Engineering grad creates Internet of Things startup company

Giovanni Giannola, an FIU alumnus, recalls how at the young age of seven, he began upgrading computers for his father’s […]

New military men stand with training manuals while attending an outdoor instructional period.

FIU becomes prime contract holder of defense contract

When the National Forensic Science Technology Center joined FIU and became a part of the Global Forensic and Justice Center, […]

The Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway.

Peace prize offers hope for sexual violence survivors, but not peace

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

GPS to India: FIU delegation returns with win-win partnerships

GPS to India: FIU delegation returns with win-win partnerships

FIU’s partnerships stretch out over the entire globe – but there are some countries with which collaborations are multi-dimensionally broad […]

Hurricane Michael approaches Florida's Panhandle. Photo Courtesy: NOAA

What hurricanes mean for red tide

Hurricane Michael is likely to affect the Florida red tide bloom. What’s not yet clear is how. Michael was a […]

FIU in DC update: Constructing the future of urban technology

FIU in DC update: Constructing the future of urban technology

Week in review: FIU started the month of October convening federal and local officials on smart technology initiatives; advocating for […]

Student researchers tackle U.S. immigration policy with forum

Student researchers tackle U.S. immigration policy with forum

Three doctoral students in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies have organized a half-day public forum on immigration reform […]

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Hurricane Michael approaches the Florida Panhandle. Courtesy: NOAA

Hurricane Michael intensifies as it approaches landfall

Hurricane Michael continued to intensify as it made landfall off the coast of Panama City, Fla. FIU meteorologist Haiyan Jiang […]

FIU scientist discovers potentially harmful algal bloom in Keys canal

FIU scientist discovers potentially harmful algal bloom in Keys canal

A bloom of a harmful algal species that causes a different red tide than what is currently affecting Florida’s east […]

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