Posts tagged with: "Preeminent Program"

Research rules out mental flexibility, attention as advantages for some bilingual children

Research rules out mental flexibility, attention as advantages for some bilingual children

Bilingual children are on equal footing with monolingual children when it comes to regulating their behavior, planning and problem-solving, according […]

Researchers seek how to best treat kids with ADHD in schools

Researchers seek how to best treat kids with ADHD in schools

Story by Rosanna Castro Researchers at FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) are evaluating the most effective classroom interventions […]

Alternative treatment for anxiety proves effective for the most difficult cases

Alternative treatment for anxiety proves effective for the most difficult cases

Helping children diagnosed with anxiety hone their attention shows promising results for recovery, according to a new study by researchers […]

hundrets of glass eels (anguilla anguilla), baby of eel

New DNA test stops illegal shipment of endangered eels

Researchers have developed a new method to identify illegally trafficked European eels, and it has already led to the arrest […]

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Life-saving storm surge modeling deployed in Hispaniola

Life-saving storm surge modeling deployed in Hispaniola

The island of Hispaniola, a frequent target of hurricanes, is now armed with an operational system to improve early warnings […]

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FIU scientists have been working in the Everglades for decades, providing baseline data and research to advance management, restoration and conservation efforts of the fragile ecosystem.

Multi-university effort to investigate Glades water quality

State water managers have set aside $4.1 million for FIU, University of Florida and Florida Gulf Coast University to study water issues […]

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It’s time to ratchet up bonefish conservation, FIU scientists say

It’s time to ratchet up bonefish conservation, FIU scientists say

Anglers are catching fewer bonefish in South Florida. FIU scientists say there are many factors that could be behind the […]

USA, Florida, Silent water of lake in everglades nature landscape with reflecting palm trees

From oceans to the Everglades and in between: Institute watches over our water

By Eric Barton Todd Crowl can remember a time a few years ago when it wasn’t so easy to qualify […]

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 […]

Student scholars offer solutions on Latin America, Caribbean to federal and congressional decision makers

Student scholars offer solutions on Latin America, Caribbean to federal and congressional decision makers

The Future of the Latin America Fly-In students meet with Eliot Pedrosa ’95, U.S. Alternate Executive Director to the Inter-American […]

Adding sand to beaches is a short-term way of fighting erosion. New research suggests that nourishing beaches may become too expensive in the long run.

Hurricanes remind us sand is not a renewable resource

As beachside communities begin rebuilding in the wake of two catastrophic hurricane impacts on the United States, they should ask […]

New military men stand with training manuals while attending an outdoor instructional period.

FIU becomes prime contract holder of defense contract

When the National Forensic Science Technology Center joined FIU and became a part of the Global Forensic and Justice Center, […]

FIU in DC update: Constructing the future of urban technology

FIU in DC update: Constructing the future of urban technology

Week in review: FIU started the month of October convening federal and local officials on smart technology initiatives; advocating for […]

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 […]

Stream in a tropical forest.

What happens to streams when the earth gets warmer?

If the Earth warms up by 1 degree Celsius, freshwater streams could feel the effects. Streams play a key role […]