Science & Health

Building powerful public health alliances at global conference

Building powerful public health alliances at global conference

The eighth annual International Global Health Conference was held May 22-25 at Modesto A. Maidique Campus. It provided an opportunity, […]

Assen Aeronautics team. From left to right: Lamar Burton, Assen Andonov, Marcus Herndon, John Gibson, Milena Andonov and Micheal Adeyosoye.

Engineering students join forces with pilot to build flying bike

Wanting to fly is a dream of many little kids. Assen Andonov, born in Bulgaria, dreamed of flying a plane […]

As seas rise, South Floridians will get thirsty before they get wet

As seas rise, South Floridians will get thirsty before they get wet

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

Students from Florida Christian School set up their model building in front of FIU's Wall of Wind fans

Wall of Wind Challenge attracts next generation of engineers

Eight students from Coral Park Senior High School huddled together, a question hanging in the air: Would the model building […]

Lamar Burton in Paris, France.

Ph.D. student represents FIU at international Maize Genetics Conference

Born in the small town of Greensburg, Louisiana, Lamar Burton recalls his 40-minute walks to the nearest grocery store, seeing […]

Jayantha Obeysekera

Obeysekera takes the helm of the FIU Sea Level Solutions Center

Jayantha Obeysekera has been named director of the FIU Sea Level Solutions Center. He will lead the research, education and outreach hub […]

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Clean water and water bubbles in blue

FIU and UNESCO tackle global water issues

To address address local, national and global water security issues, FIU and UNESCO have partnered to establish the UNESCO Chair on […]

Ahmed Elsayed, electrical and electronics design engineer at Boeing.

Got my first job! Working for Boeing

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

Satellite image of Hurricane Irma as it approached South Florida Sept. 8, 2017.
Photo Credit: NOAA

Researchers question effects of hurricanes on kids’ brains

FIU scientists are investigating the effects of hurricanes and other natural disasters on brain development in children. Preliminary findings suggest […]

Stream in a tropical forest.

What happens to streams when the earth gets warmer?

If the Earth warms up by 1 degree Celsius, freshwater streams could feel the effects. Streams play a key role […]

Ph.D. student works to find cure for alcohol abuse

Ph.D. student works to find cure for alcohol abuse

As a little girl in West Bengal, India, Tiyash Parira would sit at night and watch the stars and dream […]

FIU Emeritus Professor Walter Goldberg and his wife, Rosalie's gift has led to the establishment of a professorship of tropical ecology in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education.

Florida couple establishes professorship for tropical ecology

A professorship of tropical ecology has been established in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education at FIU thanks to […]

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A researcher swims near a whale shark off the coast of Nosy Be island near Madagascar. Courtesy Simon J. Pierce.

To save whale sharks, first we track their young

An international team of researchers have for the first time uncovered the migration routes for whale sharks around Madagascar. Surprisingly, […]

Samuel De La Torre, protection & control engineer at Florida Power & Light (FPL).

Got my first job! Working for Florida Power & Light

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

This eclogite xenolith was among the 500 pound donation FIU geologist Stephen Haggerty donated to the Smithsonian Institution. Photo Courtesy Smithsonian Institution

When the Smithsonian wants your rocks, you don’t say No

The Smithsonian Institution wanted Stephen Haggerty’s rock collection. “Who in their right mind would say no?” was the FIU geologist’s […]