Posts tagged with: "Aquarius Reef Base"

January 2019 in photos: MLK, Next Horizon and Clear Skies

January 2019 in photos: MLK, Next Horizon and Clear Skies

In the first month of 2019, FIU honored its achievements while gearing up for its bright future. Not only did FIU retain […]

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University launches Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU with community celebration

University launches Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU with community celebration

A little rain didn’t stop FIU in its pursuit of the Next Horizon! On Saturday, Jan. 26, the FIU Foundation, […]

USA, Florida, Silent water of lake in everglades nature landscape with reflecting palm trees

From oceans to the Everglades and in between: Institute watches over our water

By Eric Barton Todd Crowl can remember a time a few years ago when it wasn’t so easy to qualify […]

My internship at Mystic Aquarium and the University of Connecticut

My internship at Mystic Aquarium and the University of Connecticut

Name: Catherine Guinovart Hometown: Key Largo, Fla. Major: Sustainability and the Environment   Where did you intern? I participated in an […]

Repairs under way after Irma batters Aquarius

Repairs under way after Irma batters Aquarius

The FIU Aquarius Reef Base has been sidelined by Hurricane Irma, but the world’s only underwater research laboratory should be […]

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

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

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 The month of September for FIU and much of South Florida can be summed up […]

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James Fourqurean spoke about the importance of and threats to Biscayne Bay at the 2017 Biscayne Bay Marine Health Inaugural Summit.

Marine ecologist takes helm of national federation

FIU marine ecologist James Fourqurean has been elected president of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. Fourqurean will lead the […]

FIU biology student Valeria Paz helps conduct research on coral reef restoration.

Marine scientists and astronauts join forces to create world’s deepest coral nursery

Nestled in the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary, 10 tree-like structures made of PVC pipes rise up from the ocean floor. […]

NASA Astronaut Joe Acaba sets out for Aquarius as part of a five-day mission in the undersea research habitat.

Astronauts spacewalking at our underwater reef base

Check out this quick video by CNN of astronauts in the world’s only underwater research lab, FIU Aquarius Reef Base. […]

National leaders discuss how to appeal to Latino voters

National leaders discuss how to appeal to Latino voters

Amid this month’s presidential rallies and debates in Miami, which sparked political conversation throughout South Florida, a group of Democratic […]

Mike Heithaus takes a swim with a grouper outside of FIU Aquarius Reef Base, the world's only undersea research lab.

50@50: World’s only undersea lab featured on ‘Today’ show

To celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary, FIU News is sharing 50 moments in FIU’s history as part of our “50@50″ […]

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Mike Heithaus takes a swim with a grouper outside of FIU Aquarius Reef Base, the world's only undersea research lab.

Coral reefs become training ground for NASA

As a team of international astronauts splashes down for a 14-day training mission in FIU’s Aquarius Reef Base, they will […]

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At eMerge, FIU researchers showcase technology aimed at improving health

At eMerge, FIU researchers showcase technology aimed at improving health

Dozens of FIU researchers will be on hand at eMerge Americas to showcase the latest technology developed at the university, […]

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Heithaus appointed dean of Arts & Sciences

Mike Heithaus has been appointed the dean of FIU’s College of Arts & Sciences. Heithaus, who has served as interim […]

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Editors’ Picks: Our 14 favorite stories of 2014

Editors’ Picks: Our 14 favorite stories of 2014

Fighting Ebola. A historic mission 63 feet beneath the sea with Fabien Cousteau. A resounding ‘yes’ from the community. FIU and its […]