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

Cruise ships docked at PortMiami.

Can video games boost cruise bookings?

For travel companies with anemic cruise bookings, video games might be the cure, according to a new study. Travel agents […]

As the sea rises, South Florida’s low-income residents face the most risk

As the sea rises, South Florida’s low-income residents face the most risk

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

Annabert van Wettum and Marianne Citroen in the Yoors’ first creative studio in New York. Photo courtesy of Yoors Family Archive.

Hidden Tapestry: A writer’s obsession with an artist, his 2 wives

Debra Dean went on a pseudo blind date, hoping to unravel a bizarre tale of love, lust, creativity and lifelong […]

Students receive NSF graduate fellowships

Students receive NSF graduate fellowships

At the age of 20, Paloma Tuttle-Vasseur is headed to Harvard with her FIU bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a […]

Women Faculty Leadership Institute empowers women on campus

Women Faculty Leadership Institute empowers women on campus

FIU women are helping each other get ahead in their careers. The Women Faculty Leadership Institute (WFLI) is an annual […]

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FIU among top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2017

FIU among top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2017

Top university patent holders revealed in report by the NAI and IPO FIU was ranked among the Top 100 Worldwide […]

As seas rise, South Floridians will get thirsty before they get wet

As seas rise, South Floridians will get thirsty before they get wet

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

FIU 2018 hurricane experts

FIU 2018 hurricane experts

The 2018 hurricane season officially begins today. FIU experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding hurricanes and their aftermath. […]

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Grad students selected for prestigious Gates Foundation internships

Grad students selected for prestigious Gates Foundation internships

Marsha Francois was thrilled when she got the news. “I was definitely excited,” said Francois, a first-year graduate student in […]

Jayantha Obeysekera

Obeysekera takes the helm of the FIU Sea Level Solutions Center

Jayantha Obeysekera has been named director of the FIU Sea Level Solutions Center. He will lead the research, education and outreach hub […]

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Clean water and water bubbles in blue

FIU and UNESCO tackle global water issues

To address address local, national and global water security issues, FIU and UNESCO have partnered to establish the UNESCO Chair on […]

FIU-MDC partnership to support students in the humanities kicks off this summer

FIU-MDC partnership to support students in the humanities kicks off this summer

A new partnership between FIU and Miami Dade College (MDC) will focus on supporting and enhancing the experience of students […]

Faculty’s newest works perfect for summer

Faculty’s newest works perfect for summer

South Florida summers are made for reading. With the scorching heat and humidity outside, it’s the perfect time to find […]

Satellite image of Hurricane Irma as it approached South Florida Sept. 8, 2017.
Photo Credit: NOAA

Researchers question effects of hurricanes on kids’ brains

FIU scientists are investigating the effects of hurricanes and other natural disasters on brain development in children. Preliminary findings suggest […]

Stream in a tropical forest.

What happens to streams when the earth gets warmer?

If the Earth warms up by 1 degree Celsius, freshwater streams could feel the effects. Streams play a key role […]