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

FIU, Walmart Foundation to help farmers respond to changing climate

FIU, Walmart Foundation to help farmers respond to changing climate

FIU is working to help build stronger agricultural systems in the face of climate change. Florida is the nation’s largest […]

Student environmentalist urges: Don’t trash your apple cores, banana peels and cafecito grounds!

Student environmentalist urges: Don’t trash your apple cores, banana peels and cafecito grounds!

Starting a compost pile helps save the planet Ugo Angeletti likes to get his hands on the grimy stuff. The […]

FIU biologist Steven Oberbauer (standing) conducts research in Toolik Field Station in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Climate change drives tundras out of sync

Warming temperatures in cold places are causing plants to flower earlier, according to a new study. Shorter flowering seasons can […]

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Very Important Panther: Michael E. Mendez ’03 reimagines the gas station

Michael R. Mendez ’03, MBA ’10 Owner, Mendez Fuel Member, Dean’s Advisory Council, College of Law (2009-present) Member, Dean’s Advisory […]

Torch Awards Gala showcases the best and brightest

Torch Awards Gala showcases the best and brightest

The 2018 Torch Awards Gala attracted a record-breaking 1,000 attendees to make it the largest in FIU history. The November […]

Executive director of U.S. Department of Education initiative visits campus, learns about LEAP program

Executive director of U.S. Department of Education initiative visits campus, learns about LEAP program

This semester two-time alumna Aimee Viana, who is now the executive director for the U.S. Department of Education’s White House […]

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Worried about traveling with your kids over the holidays? Read this first.

Worried about traveling with your kids over the holidays? Read this first.

A little preparation can spare parents who travel with their children – and those around them – from feeling the […]

Local conditions shape plant communities

Local conditions shape plant communities

The local environment plays a key role in determining what kinds of plants grow there, according to a new study that could […]

Children with ADHD or autism could be early indicator for younger siblings, new study finds

Children with ADHD or autism could be early indicator for younger siblings, new study finds

Younger siblings of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorder are more likely to develop either […]

My internship at the City of Miami Beach

My internship at the City of Miami Beach

Name: Alex Alm Hometown: Miami, Fla. Major: Environmental Studies with a major in Natural Resource Sciences Where did you intern? I interned […]

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. […]