Posts tagged with: "Emerging Preeminent Program"

LACC at 40: Director Frank Mora on the center’s accomplishments—and the work ahead

LACC at 40: Director Frank Mora on the center’s accomplishments—and the work ahead

Frank O. Mora is the director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and a professor in the […]

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J. Aaron Hogan

Ph.D. student awarded grant to conduct research at national lab

An FIU student is one of only 70 graduate students chosen to participate in an exclusive U.S. Department of Energy […]

Bacteria Streptococcus thermophilus, 3D illustration. Probiotic Gram-positive spherical bacteria used in cheese and yogurt production

BSI team joins forces with Oragenics in search for new antibiotics

A biophysics team led by Prem Chapagain and Bernard Gerstman has joined forces with Oragenics Inc. in an effort that […]

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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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Gordon Institute Director Brian Fonseca was one of the featured speakers during the program.

Gordon Institute hosts cybersecurity training program in Argentina

Cyber threats have no borders. One hacker in one place can damage an entire company – along with its employees […]

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 […]

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 […]

FIU is becoming the hub of cybersecurity research and education

FIU is becoming the hub of cybersecurity research and education

The growing dependence on technology, combined with the growth of progressively sophisticated hackers and a severe shortage of cybersecurity professionals, […]

Former president of Costa Rica becomes visiting scholar, discusses future of the Americas

Former president of Costa Rica becomes visiting scholar, discusses future of the Americas

Getting to learn from a professor who is also the former president of a country can sound like a far-fetched […]

Hong Liu (left) and her students Haydee Borerro (center) and Jason Downing (right) conduct research in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park in 2014.

Ecologist suggests wild approach to selling threatened plants

Selling plants could save them from extinction. The key is growing them in their natural habitats, not on private properties […]

FIU to host annual conference focused on cybersecurity workforce outreach

FIU to host annual conference focused on cybersecurity workforce outreach

Our homes and smart devices, banking information and medical records, and the nation’s power grids and election systems all face […]

From Tango to politics: My summer exploring Argentina

From Tango to politics: My summer exploring Argentina

This article is part of our Summer Sojourns 2018 series highlighting the summer adventures of FIU students. Earlier this summer, […]

Grad student researches role of women in guerilla groups

Grad student researches role of women in guerilla groups

Doctoral student earns NSF Fellowship for her research project Battles, revolts and guerillas are often associated with men. Men fighting, […]

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J. Aaron Hogan

Let slow-growth forests recover before logging once more

Loggers need to control their appetite for slow-growing trees to spare the Amazon rainforest from deforestation. A new study by […]

FIU celebrates Preeminent Programs 

FIU celebrates Preeminent Programs 

It takes a lot of work by a lot of people to keep FIU a top-tier research institution. On a […]