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

How to take care of holiday poinsettias

How to take care of holiday poinsettias

Nothing can spread holiday cheer quite like a vibrant and festive poinsettia. Poinsettias grown by students in FIU’s Agroecology Program […]

Researchers clear the air about vaping

Researchers clear the air about vaping

FIU psychologists Elisa Trucco and Matthew Sutherland are in a race to find answers about the impact of e-cigarettes on […]

Major data release set for early 2019 as recruitment wraps up for nation’s largest adolescent brain study

Major data release set for early 2019 as recruitment wraps up for nation’s largest adolescent brain study

Research teams all across the globe are eagerly awaiting a major release of data from the largest study ever attempted […]

Standiford to moderate talk with Bill Clinton, James Patterson

Standiford to moderate talk with Bill Clinton, James Patterson

FIU Creative Writing Program Director Les Standiford is taking to the stage to moderate a conversation between former President Bill […]

David Sylvester, the deputy executive director of the National Forensic Science Technology Center at FIU, presents the American National Standards Institute-American Society for Quality National Accreditation Board accreditation to officials from the Management and High Throughput Genotyping Unit of the Directorate General for National Security Police Scientific Laboratory and other laboratory officials in Casablanca, Morocco.

FIU helps Moroccan forensic lab earn its first international accreditation

Morocco has earned its first international forensic accreditation with the help of the National Forensic Science Technology Center at FIU. […]

Wetlands hold the key to cutting emissions

Wetlands hold the key to cutting emissions

A team of scientists has identified more ways to mitigate climate change. Restoring coastal wetlands, rewetting drained soils, preventing erosion […]

FIU receives $1 million for geoscience scholarships

FIU receives $1 million for geoscience scholarships

FIU is looking for a few good students to become geoscientists. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is providing FIU with […]

Program aims to educate faculty members about bias

Program aims to educate faculty members about bias

As an Hispanic-serving institution located in a multicultural region of the country, FIU is no stranger to diversity. However, a […]

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Aqua Foundation scholarship awardees: (Back row) Pamela Lopez , Bobbi Sade, and Charisse Mellison (Front row)  Alyssa Pepio, Chelsea Cosner, Carter Casio. Not photographed: Kelly Rojas and Cathy Ng.

FIU students sweep LGBT scholarships

What do eight FIU students studying various majors — including hospitality and tourism, biomedical engineering, women’s and gender/queer studies and […]

Silvina Di Pietro, chemistry graduate student,  at her internship at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

DOE fellowship connects student to her family’s past

In 1952, a young Italian couple set voyage to Argentina in a cramped ship to flee the devastation of World […]

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Jayantha Obeysekera

Sea level rise expert appointed to climate science institute

FIU Sea Level Solutions Center Director Jayantha Obeysekera has been appointed co-director/chair of the Florida Climate Institute. The Florida Climate […]

Nature offers most cost-effective solution for climate change

Nature offers most cost-effective solution for climate change

U.S. wetlands, forests and agricultural lands could absorb traffic emissions Restoring seagrass meadows, mangrove forests and salt marshes could play […]

McNair Conference inspires undergrads to pursue grad school

McNair Conference inspires undergrads to pursue grad school

Everyone is curious about what the future holds. For graduate school hopefuls attending the FIU McNair Scholars Research Conference, a […]

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FIU earns national designation as “Innovation and Economic Prosperity University”

FIU earns national designation as “Innovation and Economic Prosperity University”

FIU has earned national designation as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity (IEP) University by the Association of Public and Land-grant […]

Botanist backs conservation of threatened flowers

Botanist backs conservation of threatened flowers

Nichole Tiernan is sounding the alarm for conservation of some of the world’s princess flowers, which are more in trouble […]