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By Eduardo Merille.  Rhett Williamson is a doctoral candidate in forensic chemistry at FIU. He specializes in the development of new and improved methods for the analysis of inks, which helps trace fraudulent security documents and currency. Williamson’s research has led to the development of an ink library, a first-of-its kind database that can be used by forensic labs throughout the world for security intelligence and anti-counterfeiting measures. The goal of his work is to allow for the implementation of this methodology along with the database in forensic laboratories throughout the country and world. Williamson’s research has been presented at numerous national and international conferences and meetings.

FIU, National Forensic Science Technology Center join forces to broaden impact in forensic science

Florida International University (FIU) and the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) announce that they are joining forces to make […]

Student access to The New York Times has gone digital

Student access to The New York Times has gone digital

You might have noticed that The New York Times (NYT) paper racks have been empty this semester. That’s because the […]

Journalism grad shares experience covering Hurricane Irma

Journalism grad shares experience covering Hurricane Irma

By Sarah Hernandez As Hurricane Irma drew near and South Florida prepared to either weather the storm or find safer […]

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Belize to create world’s first ray sanctuary, guided by Global FinPrint

Belize to create world’s first ray sanctuary, guided by Global FinPrint

The government of Belize today announced the establishment of the first-ever nationwide ray sanctuary, motivated, in part, by data from […]

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Medicine as social work: an FIU medical school grad’s perspective

Medicine as social work: an FIU medical school grad’s perspective

Katharine Lawrence, M.D., MPH, is a 2016 graduate of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. She is currently a second-year […]

FIU in D.C.: DACA solution in play, hurricane researchers share analysis

FIU in D.C.: DACA solution in play, hurricane researchers share analysis

FIU is working hard to ensure policy makers receive analysis of the impact of recent hurricanes directly from FIU researchers while […]

One disaster after another, could fatigue set in?

One disaster after another, could fatigue set in?

The largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has rocked Las Vegas, pushing the aftermath of Hurricane Maria to inside pages […]

Out-of-state tuition fee waived for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands students

Out-of-state tuition fee waived for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands students

The university is answering Governor Rick Scott’s call to offer current FIU students from Puerto Rico who have been impacted […]

FIU welcomes students displaced by hurricanes Irma and Maria

FIU welcomes students displaced by hurricanes Irma and Maria

The message below was sent Sept. 29, 2017, to the university community regarding disaster response and recovery following hurricanes Irma […]

FIU Police lend a helping hand to Monroe County evacuees

FIU Police lend a helping hand to Monroe County evacuees

On a day when the thermometer hit 92 degrees, cool vibes and ice were served to Monroe County evacuees with […]

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awards grant for FIU-MDC humanities partnership

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awards grant for FIU-MDC humanities partnership

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded FIU and Miami Dade College a three-year, $2.85 million grant to support students […]

FIU band marches onto beIN Sports Network

FIU band marches onto beIN Sports Network

Click the gray highlighted text to hear playable content. The sound of percussive beats pervades the air as drummers bang […]

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September 2017 in photos: Hurricane Irma, Costa Rican president visits

September 2017 in photos: Hurricane Irma, Costa Rican president visits

The month of September for FIU and much of South Florida can be summed up in two words: Hurricane Irma. […]

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Department of Defense eyes students for jobs

Department of Defense eyes students for jobs

The Department of Defense (DoD) is looking for a few good men and women — especially minorities — to fill […]

Football ready to (finally) play first home game of the season

Football ready to (finally) play first home game of the season

  It’s been a strange month for FIU football. After a season-opening loss to UCF just before Labor Day weekend, […]

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