Posts tagged with: "Grenville Draper"

One disaster after another, could fatigue set in?

One disaster after another, could fatigue set in?

The largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has rocked Las Vegas, pushing the aftermath of Hurricane Maria to inside pages […]

2016 Cuba experts list

2016 Cuba experts list

FIU, located in the heart of Miami’s Cuban-American community, has a wide array of experts on Cuba and the U.S.-Cuba […]

Stick figure drawings can help you understand the world

Stick figure drawings can help you understand the world

When’s the last time you drew something? Aside from doodling on the sides of our notes, most of us haven’t […]

FIU geoscientist Gren Draper holds up his favorite rock, the Blueschist rock that set his career in motion.

Geologists get a rocky start

It’s National Collect Rocks Day, so FIU News reached out to faculty members in the Department of Earth and Environment […]

FIU Earthquake Experts

FIU Earthquake Experts

Following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador and the twin earthquakes in southern Japan, FIU researchers are available to […]

Grenville Draper engages in field work in Santa Barbara de Samana, Dominican Republic.

Geologist unifies conversations about the planet

When geosciences professor Grenville Draper set out to find a way to better communicate with his colleagues in Latin America, […]

FIU Nepal Earthquake Experts

FIU Nepal Earthquake Experts

As the people of Nepal struggle with the aftermath of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that has devastated much of the country, […]

Professor offers insight to recent Caribbean earthquakes

Professor offers insight to recent Caribbean earthquakes

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Puerto Rico Mon., Jan. 13.  It caused some power outages and cracked floors, but no major […]

Professor offers insight into Florida’s recent sinkholes

Professor offers insight into Florida’s recent sinkholes

A sinkhole, about 100-feet-wide and 50-feet-deep, opened up in the backyard of a home in Windermere, Fla., May 3. Almost one week […]

Geologist makes rare discovery in Dominican Republic

Geologist makes rare discovery in Dominican Republic

Grenville Draper, professor of geology and associate director of Liberal Studies at FIU, has discovered fragments of mantle plume rocks […]

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FIU experts on oil spill

Florida International University has several experts who are available to discuss current energy

Gulf oil spill takes center stage at FIU teach-in

FIU experts discussed various issues surrounding the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico during a teach-in Saturday at […]

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For FIU professor, Haiti earthquake is tragic but not unexpected

Earth and environment professor Grenville Draper says it was only a matter of time before the region experienced a major […]