Science & Health

Department of Dietetics & Nutrition up for Examples of Excelencia award

Department of Dietetics & Nutrition up for Examples of Excelencia award

The departments work to accelerate Latino students’ success in higher education this year. The recognition carries a $5,000 financial award […]

FIU summit to examine role of medical schools in improving health in urban communities

MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: Florida International University, in partnership with the Commonwealth Fund and the University of Oklahoma School of Community […]

Google Research Award goes to Vagelis Hristidis

Google Research Award goes to Vagelis Hristidis

Vagelis Hristidis, assistant professor in FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS), has won a Google Research Award in […]

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Incoming freshman agroecology student wins Future Farmers of America competition

Incoming freshman agroecology student wins Future Farmers of America competition

Joey Tardanico, an incoming freshman, won first place in the zoology category in the science competition at the annual state-wide […]

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Biology professor awarded NSF grant for pioneering work on coral reefs

Biology professor awarded NSF grant for pioneering work on coral reefs

Coral reefs around the world are in crisis. In the Caribbean alone, coral reefs have experienced drastic losses in the […]

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FIU students in national finals of sustainable design competition

Two FIU graduate students are among 49 finalists nationally in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) 2010 Natural Talent Design […]

FIU medical and nursing students get lesson on home visits

FIU medical and nursing students get lesson on home visits

Florida International University medical and nursing students on Wednesday got an interactive lesson on how to make home visits. United […]

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FIU medical students to learn from unlikely teachers: residents of South Florida

MIAMI – A study released today by the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University paints a […]

Neurosurgeon Gonzalez-Arias joins FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Neurosurgeon Gonzalez-Arias joins FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

MIAMI – Dr. Sergio Gonzalez-Arias, medical director of the Baptist Hospital Neuroscience Center and chief of the division of neurosurgery […]

College of Medicine welcomes students with white coat ceremony

Forty-three aspiring doctors who make up the second class of the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine received their traditional […]

FIU students welcomed to medical profession in White Coat Ceremony

MIAMI – The FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine will hold a White Coat Ceremony for its second incoming class […]

FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine to welcome class of 2014

MIAMI – The second class of medical students to be accepted into Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine […]

Gaze at the stars, Key West-style, July 23

Gaze at the stars, Key West-style, July 23

The entire FIU family is invited to join Dr. James Webb for another fun Star Party at MMC. Astronomy professor […]

Teachers learn about agriculture, organic gardening at FIU

As a middle school teacher, Anne Daane helps her students navigate the perilous waters of adolescence. She gets their angst […]

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Blogging from the other side of the world

Blogging from the other side of the world

Last month, two students from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and faculty member Randall Roark launched FIUProjectHOPE, a […]