Science & Health

Local students devise novel roofing solutions in first FIU hurricane mitigation challenge

Sophomore Diego Dominguez and his fellow MAST Academy students pondered the challenge: What’s the best way to keep a vulnerable […]

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FIU earns kudos for its green efforts

FIU earns kudos for its green efforts

The university recently won second place at the Green Office Makeover Contest. FIU’s environmental sustainability efforts were recognized May 12, […]

Science education gets $1 million boost

Science education gets $1 million boost

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded FIU $1 million to expand its unique approach to physics education across the physical […]

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Students for Environmental Action respond to Gulf oil spill

Students for Environmental Action respond to Gulf oil spill

Members of the FIU organization have scheduled a series of events at MMC for the week of May 24-28 in […]

Doctoral student, alumnus take top technology prizes

Two FIU innovators were recently recognized as Technology Leaders of the Year by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. FIU […]

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History professor honored with Rachel Carson Fellowship

History professor honored with Rachel Carson Fellowship

By Susan Feinberg Sherry Johnson, associate professor in the Department of History, was recently honored with a fellowship at the […]

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Innovative GIS technology transforms FIU instruction and research

By Susan Feinberg Academic disciplines across FIU are using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technologies to better manage, develop and explore […]

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Health Department and FIU to establish the First Academic Health Department in Florida

Health Department and FIU to establish the First Academic Health Department in Florida

MIAMI — The Miami-Dade County Health Department and Florida International University will establish the first Academic Health Department in Florida. […]

Nationally acclaimed Summer Treatment Program for ADHD comes to FIU

Nationally acclaimed Summer Treatment Program for ADHD comes to FIU

William E. Pelham, Jr., a leading authority on child behavior disorders, is bringing his groundbreaking Summer Treatment Program for ADHD […]

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FIU researcher recuperating from shark bite

FIU researcher recuperating from shark bite

FIU researcher Kirk Gastrich is recuperating after a close encounter with a 6-foot lemon shark Wednesday, April 28. Gastrich was […]

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FIU hosts conference to discuss the benefits of a Health Information Exchange

WHAT: Executives from Florida International University affiliate hospitals and other partners are coming together at FIU on Wednesday to discuss […]

FIU partners with local high school on mangrove restoration project

Oleta River State Park to benefit from the collaboration By Karen Cochrane It’s Earth Day and the students of Alonzo […]

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Medical school to hold conference on new surgery techniques, technology

Medical school to hold conference on new surgery techniques, technology

The FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine will present a medical conference in June that focuses on drawing international attention […]

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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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