Science & Health

FIU to participate in 2011 Solar Decathlon

FIU to participate in 2011 Solar Decathlon

The U.S. Department of Energy announced April 15 that FIU is one of only 20 teams invited to participate in […]

FIU astronomers set their sights on southern skies

FIU astronomers set their sights on southern skies

For the first time, FIU astronomers can explore the skies of the Southern Hemisphere without ever leaving Miami. The Southeastern […]

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Student-run garden at FIU named ‘People’s Garden’

Student-run garden at FIU named ‘People’s Garden’

FIU’s Organic Garden, which is located at Modesto A. Maidique Campus and run by FIU students and faculty/staff, was named […]

Honorees of the 2010 Paths of Public Health Awards to be recognized

MIAMI – FIU’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work is committed to recognizing outstanding South Floridians who […]

FIU appoints sustainability committee

FIU has appointed an 18-member Sustainability Committee to lead the university’s green initiatives. Environmental activism has been a long-standing focus […]

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FIU professors recognized with NSF CAREER awards

FIU professors recognized with NSF CAREER awards

Nezih Pala, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Vagelis Hristidis, assistant professor in the School […]

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Communications Week honors students, Earth Day

Gary McCormick, director of partnership development for HGTV, will keynote student award ceremony By Heather Radi-Bermudez As part of Earth […]

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Cutting-edge laser technology for crime labs developed by FIU research team

Cutting-edge laser technology for crime labs developed by FIU research team

By Susan Feinberg Jose Almirall, director of FIU’s International Forensics Research Institute (IFRI), and his research team have been attracting […]

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Biology professor’s research focuses on impacts of climate change

Steve Oberbauer’s extensive research supports the belief that man is precipitating climate change around the world. By Martin Haro FIU […]

Gorillas in the Mist

Gorillas in the Mist

Through her work with the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, world traveler Bryna Griffin MS ’04 develops land conservation programs […]

Biologist relishes 31-day journey to become mayor

Biologist relishes 31-day journey to become mayor

By JoAnn C. Adkins In January, Philip Stoddard sat in a living room of fellow concerned citizens waiting for someone […]

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FIU earns state’s first Tree Campus USA designation

The initiative moves forward the work of the university’s Sustainability Committee. By Karen Cochrane With a native pigeon plum tree […]

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FIU Chile Earthquake Experts

Florida International University has a number of professors who study Chile and Latin America, as well as professors who can […]

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MMC to host electronics recycling drive March 8-9

By Ali Dutton There will be a free electronics recycling drive Monday and Tuesday, March 8-9, in the Betty Chapman Plaza […]

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FIU’s College of Nursing & Health Sciences addresses nursing faculty shortage

By Susan Feinberg The shortage of nursing faculty in the United States is a critical problem that directly affects the […]