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

Turtle tracking 101: When all else fails, call your manicurist

Turtle tracking 101: When all else fails, call your manicurist

Sometimes, searching for answers to the oceans’ greatest mysteries requires hard work, a little ingenuity and a good manicurist. A […]

Marine life invokes a love-of-life for one Ph.D. candidate

Marine life invokes a love-of-life for one Ph.D. candidate

Originally from land-locked Cincinnati, Ohio, Elizabeth Lacey credits a family trip when she was 8-years-old to the beaches in California […]

Withey spreads his research wings at FIU

Withey spreads his research wings at FIU

This is the latest profile in a series highlighting some of the 124 faculty members who were hired during the […]

Alumni receive prestigious national fellowship

Alumni receive prestigious national fellowship

Ernesto Alfonso ’11 and Ayesha Quirke ’05 were two of only 20 candidates nationwide named 2012 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate […]

Students offered rare glimpse into world of owl monkeys

Students offered rare glimpse into world of owl monkeys

The DuMond Conservancy for Primates and Tropical Forests in South Dade is not your typical classroom. Monkey habitats blend in […]

History professor earns Best Book Award

History professor earns Best Book Award

Sherry Johnson, associate professor in the Department of History, has been awarded the prestigious Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Prize […]

Paul Nunez, Haydee Borrero and Hong Liu of the Earth and Environment department pose with Vice-Governor Chen Zhangliang (second from right) of Guangxi, China.

Students explore orchid conservation efforts in China

Hong Liu, assistant professor of ecology, and undergraduate students Haydee Borrero and Paul Nunez recently spent three weeks exploring Guangxi, […]

Poli sci student wins reporting trip to Japan

Poli sci student wins reporting trip to Japan

School of International Relations & Public Affairs (SIPA) student Michael Finch II is very, very excited: He is getting his […]

Professor James Webb explains the images on a monitor of the Venus Transit atop the Red Parking Garage.

Community turns out for Venus transit

While the timing of a Venus transit is predictable, the weather is not. Approximately 100 people from FIU and neighboring […]

New forensic method could help police solve crimes

New forensic method could help police solve crimes

Forensic researchers at Florida International University have developed a groundbreaking method that can tie a shooter to the ammunition used […]

Stargazers to get rare glimpse of Venus transit June 5

Stargazers to get rare glimpse of Venus transit June 5

Before sunset, Tuesday, June 5, the planet Venus will make its last journey across the sun as seen from Earth […]

2012 summer camps at FIU

2012 summer camps at FIU

Experts say that children need to be kept active — mentally and physically — during the summer break to avoid […]

Stewart D'Alessio

Residential burglaries decrease, Criminal Justice study finds

Despite poor economic conditions and high unemployment, residential burglary in the United States has decreased, according to Stewart J. D’Alessio, […]

Marine science discoveries become art

Marine science discoveries become art

The art exhibit “Macroalgae: Hidden Colors of the Sea” is currently featured at FIU’s Glenn Hubert Library at the Biscayne […]

The new Science Classroom Complex

The new Science Classroom Complex

The new Science Classroom Complex, across from Parking Garage 5 (PG5) at Modesto A. Maidique Campus, will be ready this […]