Posts tagged with: "College of Arts Sciences & Education"

My internship at Amazon

My internship at Amazon

Name: Kerlin Michel Dates of Internship: February – July 2018 Hometown: Florida City Degree/Major: Computer Science major, Math minor; Honors College […]

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September 2018 in photos: Football season, Nicaragua roundtable and antenna innovation

September 2018 in photos: Football season, Nicaragua roundtable and antenna innovation

The first day of September saw football return to campus. The rest of the month brought even more. Here are […]

Human Face, Human Hand, Palm of Hand, Self-Defense, Women

Memories of sexual abuse, trauma remain accurate into adulthood

Adults can accurately recall traumatic events from childhood, including instances of sexual abuse, a new article shows. This has prompted […]

Future transfer students explore the humanities while learning about campus

Future transfer students explore the humanities while learning about campus

Students gazed at hand-made, turquoise-colored bowls. They stared at a necklace set with Afghan lapiz lazuli stone. And they watched […]

Massive Bald Cypress Trees in the swamp with reflection of trees on the calm water

Helping plants survive sea level rise requires tailored conservation plans

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

Supreme Court confirmation hearing experts

Supreme Court confirmation hearing experts

Experts from FIU are available for media interviews to discuss various issues surrounding the confirmation hearing of Brett M. Kavanaugh […]

FIU ecologist Steven Oberbauer (left) conducts research in Alaska.

Tundra plants are growing taller than ever before and scientists are worried

Some plants in the tundra are adapting to climate change, but Steven Oberbauer thinks it would be better if things […]

Hong Liu (left) and her students Haydee Borerro (center) and Jason Downing (right) conduct research in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park in 2014.

Ecologist suggests wild approach to selling threatened plants

Selling plants could save them from extinction. The key is growing them in their natural habitats, not on private properties […]

5 tips to improve your critical thinking

5 tips to improve your critical thinking

Every employer would like an employee who is a good problem solver. But in a world that increasingly puts an […]

Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

“Firsts are best because they are beginnings” is a phrase that could well be one of FIU’s mottos as a […]

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

Psychologist Asia Eaton is helping Facebook in its fight against revenge porn. Eaton, other researchers, lawyers and victim advocates from […]

Flooding was among the major impacts when Hurricane Harvey struck Texas in 2017.

Flooding, storm surge as destructive as a hurricane’s winds

  When hurricanes and powerful storms threaten land, people typically focus on wind speed. That could be a mistake. Damage […]

Students help make a positive impact on 9/11 Day of Service

Students engage in 9/11 Day of Service

This past Saturday, more than 200 students and members of the community convened at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus to take […]

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

The bonnethead shark has finally been outed for what it truly is — an omnivore! Gone are the stereotypical characterizations […]

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Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

A broker could be the key to saving the Florida Everglades. That is one of the recommendations put forth by […]