Science & Health

John Gibson, electrical engineering doctoral student and first Bridge to the Doctorate graduate

Meet the first graduate of FIU’s Bridge to the Doctorate program

At a young age, John Gibson loved breaking things apart and putting them back together. In a computer class he […]

Summer Treatment Program counselors help carry out the day-to-day activities.

Students from across the nation receive training in child mental health at FIU

FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) is looking for paraprofessional counselors for the upcoming Summer Treatment Program (STP). The […]

Rx for medical student debt: scholarships

Rx for medical student debt: scholarships

Pictured above: Dr. Herbert Wertheim and his wife Nicole funded the medical educations of 10 students at FIU. By his […]

Undergrad research symposium winners enrich South Florida science community

Undergrad research symposium winners enrich South Florida science community

When Alejandro Hernandez won first place in the poster presentation at the Life Sciences South Florida’s (LSSF) STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium […]

Dean Guilarte (center) and his Brain, Behavior and the Environment laboratory team at Stempel College.

Stempel College dean inducted into Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars

Tomás R. Guilarte, dean of Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work and professor in the Department of […]

Everglades National Park

Researcher is thirsty for sustainable Everglades

Small-scale droughts can have big effects on the Florida Everglades. Ph.D. student Anteneh Abiy is digging deep into these abnormally […]

Nuclear waste might be a thing of the past if this graduate can help it

Nuclear waste might be a thing of the past if this graduate can help it

A recent chemistry graduate might help FIU researchers unlock the secrets to make nuclear waste safer. Matthew Fortunato ’17 starts […]

College of Medicine celebrates Match Day 2018

College of Medicine celebrates Match Day 2018

Match Day is a day when dreams come true and emotions run high. It is the day medical students nationwide […]

A roaming bull shark. Courtesy: Hendrik Sauvignet.

Why has this tiny island seen a sharp rise in shark bites?

 A small island has become a hotbed for shark bites, and people may be partly to blame. According to […]

James Fourqurean collects soil samples from a seagrass bed in Shark Bay, Australia in 2011.

Heat wave drives massive carbon loss at World Heritage site

Seagrasses in Shark Bay, Australia released massive amounts of carbon dioxide after a devastating heat wave killed them, according to […]

Regain control of your child’s media devices

Regain control of your child’s media devices

An FIU psychologist is ready to help parents regain control of their children’s smartphones, tablets, video games and other devices. […]

Center for Children and Families offers free individual consultation sessions for Parkland families

Center for Children and Families offers free individual consultation sessions for Parkland families

The psychological effects of a tragedy the magnitude of the mass shooting in Parkland can have long-term consequences. The deaths of […]

Why it’s OK to cheat on your diet

Why it’s OK to cheat on your diet

How are you doing on that New Year’s resolution to lose weight? Have you given in to temptation and strayed […]

Search for vanishing frogs leads to discovery of new species

Search for vanishing frogs leads to discovery of new species

FIU biologist Alessandro Catenazzi went in search of vanishing frogs in the Amazon. What he found was an entirely new species. A fungal disease is […]

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Dr. Chenzhong Li

5 questions with biomedical engineer and new program director for NSF

Chenzhong Li, a Worlds Ahead distinguished professor in biomedical engineering and director of FIU’s Nanobioengineering/Biolectronics Lab, was tapped by the […]