Science & Health

5 questions with the dean of engineering

5 questions with the dean of engineering

Born and raised in Greece, John L. Volakis arrived in the United States as a teenager knowing only a few […]

Ph.D. student interviewed on NPR Atlanta for research on Medicaid expansion

Ph.D. student interviewed on NPR Atlanta for research on Medicaid expansion

Chintan Bhatt, a doctoral student at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, was interviewed live on […]

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Closeup of one dead fish washed ashore during red tide algae bloom toxic in Naples beach in Florida Gulf of Mexico during sunset on sand

6 things to know about Florida red tide

Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency due to Florida red tide in seven counties, including Charlotte, Collier, […]

A neutron star, the ultra dense core of a massive star that collapses and undergoes a supernova explosion, is found at its center. Credits: Credits: X-ray (NASA/CXC/ESO/F.Vogt et al); Optical (ESO/VLT/MUSE & NASA/STScI)

What tiny particles mean for big stars

An international team of physicists has made a discovery that fills in the gaps of our understanding of some of […]

Kyle Denney, graduate student who interned at MIT Lincoln Lab over the summer.

My internship at MIT Lincoln Lab

Name: Kyle Denney Hometown: Dryden, Michigan What is your major? I am pursuing my master’s degree in computer engineering as a member of […]

Scenic bay view from Oleta River State Park in North Miami Beach.

South Florida’s natural ecosystems can provide affordable protection from chronic flooding

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

To stop mosquitoes, target their young, biologist says

To stop mosquitoes, target their young, biologist says

New study shows insecticides had little effect in Zika-struck Miami Bacterial larvicide, not standard insecticides, are the best solution for […]

Public health student accepted into Peace Corps

Public health student accepted into Peace Corps

Sophie Philizaire—a master’s student at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work’s Department of Health Policy and […]

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Got my first job! Working as a flight test engineer at Boeing

Got my first job! Working as a flight test engineer at Boeing

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

J. Aaron Hogan

Let slow-growth forests recover before logging once more

Loggers need to control their appetite for slow-growing trees to spare the Amazon rainforest from deforestation. A new study by […]

A new Rx for what ails South Florida’s beaches

A new Rx for what ails South Florida’s beaches

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

Leonardo Babun, electrical and computer engineering doctoral student and intern at the Department of Homeland Security.

My internship at the Department of Homeland Security

Name: Leonardo Babun Hometown: I was born in Guantanamo, Cuba. I left Cuba in 2007 and moved to Tampa, Florida. […]

Saul and Theresa Esman Foundation donates $90K for medical simulation training

Saul and Theresa Esman Foundation donates $90K for medical simulation training

The Saul and Theresa Esman Foundation, a long-time supporter of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM), donated $90,000 to […]

Harnessing the power of an ancient practice

Harnessing the power of an ancient practice

When life stressors started getting the best of her, FIU researcher Gladys Ibañez turned to kung fu to cope. The […]

It’s in their DNA: Local teens explore forensics at CSI Summer Camp

It’s in their DNA: Local teens explore forensics at CSI Summer Camp

FIU’s International Forensic Research Institute redefined the summer camp experience for 20 South Florida teens with its inaugural CSI Summer […]