Posts tagged with: "Mike Heithaus"

What do you want to know about sharks?

What do you want to know about sharks?

Shark Week is approaching and FIU News is ready to talk predators. With some of the top marine researchers in […]

Arts & Sciences, Education join forces to form new college

Arts & Sciences, Education join forces to form new college

The College of Arts & Sciences and College of Education are integrating to form the College of Arts, Sciences & […]

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Overfishing is changing the oceans, one predator at a time

Overfishing is changing the oceans, one predator at a time

Humans are changing marine ecosystems in different and unprecedented ways. As humans continue to alter the number of predators living […]

Dr. Heithaus goes to Washington

Dr. Heithaus goes to Washington

D.C. Weekly Update: As Congress passed a continuing resolution funding the government until Dec. 11, FIU’s research was center stage at […]

Marine predators take bite out of climate change

Marine predators take bite out of climate change

When it comes to mitigating climate change, marine predators could be a key factor. Coastal habitats full of vegetation, including […]

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Dean’s Sept. 29 testimony before Congress to be webcast

Dean’s Sept. 29 testimony before Congress to be webcast

Every week FIU’s Office of Governmental Relations shares with FIU News what’s happening in Washington, D.C., and how it impacts the university.  Watch […]

Historic shark census catches predators on camera

Historic shark census catches predators on camera

Researchers are embarking on the largest-ever attempt to survey the world’s shark populations. Predators are disappearing from the oceans in alarming […]

FIU in the Next Gen: Research

FIU in the Next Gen: Research

How will the discoveries and inventions of FIU faculty impact the world of the future? In the 50 years since […]

FIU marine scientist Mike Heithaus (left) and Jeff Corwin (right) examine a baby bull shark in the Everglades National Park.

Researchers uncover Shark River mysteries with Jeff Corwin

FIU researchers have teamed up with conservationist and TV personality Jeff Corwin to share their mission of protecting the Florida […]

U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Paul Zukunft meets with FIU students, faculty and administrators to discuss scholarships, internships and other opportunities.

U.S. Coast Guard partners with FIU on recruitment and research

Max Sherno describes the U.S. Coast Guard scholarship program – known as CSPI – as the best kept secret in […]

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Mike Heithaus

Heithaus appointed dean of Arts & Sciences

Mike Heithaus has been appointed the dean of FIU’s College of Arts & Sciences. Heithaus, who has served as interim […]

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Miami Beach Senior High School freshman Rebecca Rauch-Thane was awarded a scholarship to FIU during the Miami Beach Community Resiliency Summit in March.

14-year-old receives scholarship to FIU 

Just midway through her freshman year of high school, Miami Beach Senior High School student Rebecca Rauch-Thane has been awarded […]

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The White House comes to campus

The White House comes to campus

This week, President Obama’s top science adviser was on campus, FIU research was on center stage –both in Miami and Washington, […]

Marine sciences researcher Jordan Thomson poses with a sea turtle donning a Go-Pro cam in Shark Bay, Australia.

Heat wave offers glimpse into climate change

An unprecedented marine heat wave that swept the Southeast Indian Ocean in 2011 has given FIU scientists a glimpse into […]

Tropics at a crossroads: FIU addresses changing planet through research, partnerships and policy

Tropics at a crossroads: FIU addresses changing planet through research, partnerships and policy

The greatest concentration of biodiversity occurs in the tropics, especially in rainforests and coral reefs. Biodiversity is the diversity of […]