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

Dinosaurs and a meteor falling from the sky in back background.

Scientists unearth clues to seismic event on day the dinosaurs died

A discovery confirms the meteor strike that likely wiped out dinosaurs produced tsunami-like waves reaching what is now North Dakota, […]

Improving college curriculum through STEM, humanities integration

Improving college curriculum through STEM, humanities integration

  Albert Einstein said, “all religions, arts and sciences are branches from the same tree.” Yet specialization has been the […]

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This frog is dying of a heart attack because of chytrid fungus in its environment in the high Andes.

World’s frogs under assault by lone pathogenic killer, scientists say

A single fungal disease has wiped out at least 90 species of amphibians and had devastating effects on hundreds more, […]

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Aedes aegypti can spread  the Zika virus

Scientists discover how mosquitoes zero in on our sweat

Finding creates roadmap for repellent design, population control Just like fresh-baked cookies or sizzling bacon is to us, the scent […]

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Our researchers can’t work without…

Our researchers can’t work without…

Researchers go into the field sometimes with just a backpack, other times with suitcases full of gear. Some tools can […]

Meet Eugenia walkerae, a newly named plant species from Anguilla

Meet Eugenia walkerae, a newly named plant species from Anguilla

Once relegated to the dustbin of history, a Caribbean plant now has a name and a family. Eugenia walkerae, lifelong […]

Confronting philosophy’s anti-semitism

Confronting philosophy’s anti-semitism

The following op-ed by FIU Professor of Philosophy Laurie Shrage was originally published in The New York Times. Shrage’s research and […]

Researchers investigate sleep’s role in emotional experiences for teens

Researchers investigate sleep’s role in emotional experiences for teens

Story by Rosanna Castro Researchers at the FIU Center for Children and Families are trying to uncover the role that […]

Idea sparked in poetry class leads to successful business

Idea sparked in poetry class leads to successful business

Did you ever think a poetry class could lead you to your next big business idea? Alumnus Jose (Tony) A. […]

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11 FIU graduate programs among the top 100 public universities

11 FIU graduate programs among the top 100 public universities

Graduate programs in six FIU colleges are ranked among the top 50 in public universities, according to U.S. News & […]

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Students discuss sexual assault in the LGBTQ community

    According to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, 73 percent of LGBTQ-identified college students experience sexual harassment […]

Everglades scholar brings together stakeholders for common-sense restoration

Everglades scholar brings together stakeholders for common-sense restoration

Chloe Vorseth wants to make Everglades restoration practical. The FIU environmental studies master’s student is working to identify the most economically, […]

Auschwitz survivor donates to Holocaust studies program

Auschwitz survivor donates to Holocaust studies program

Auschwitz survivor and renowned Miami developer Tibor Hollo believes the Holocaust is being forgotten. It all started with a conversation […]

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New grant helps train teachers to be culturally conscious

New grant helps train teachers to be culturally conscious

Melissa Baralt, associate professor of applied psycholinguistics, teaches educators. From working with future Spanish professors in graduate courses at FIU to […]

2019 salute to women in FIU history

2019 salute to women in FIU history

It’s Women’s History Month, and FIU has plenty of remarkable females to credit for its success. The individuals featured here, some […]