Posts tagged with: "Research"

Graduate student creates online history exhibit of Haiti

Graduate student creates online history exhibit of Haiti

The second floor Green Library display cases currently showcase 1,800 years of history on one of the Caribbean’s most misunderstood […]

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Professors shed light on strategies for attracting  food and wine festival goers

Professors shed light on strategies for attracting food and wine festival goers

  Research conducted by hospitality management professors Miranda Kitterlin and Michelle Yoo from FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism […]

Hundreds of students network, present work at statewide research conference

Hundreds of students network, present work at statewide research conference

  More than 500 students converged upon the Graham Center Ballrooms Feb. 21-22 for the Fourth Annual Florida Undergraduate Research […]

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Marine scientists identify lobsters’ ancestors

Marine scientists identify lobsters’ ancestors

Scientists have long believed that lobster-like crustaceans first appeared on planet Earth about 360 million years ago. But FIU marine […]

Testing the world’s first vertical forest

Testing the world’s first vertical forest

When developers in Italy wanted to do full-scale testing on how hundreds of trees on terraces of two residential towers […]

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

Animal-borne video cameras reveal secret lives of sea turtles

There is no shortage of tomfoolery in the daily lives of sea turtles. Challenging a feisty crab. Chance encounters with […]

Real-life RoboCop to be tested

Real-life RoboCop to be tested

Researchers and students in FIU’s Discovery Lab have developed the initial prototype of a TeleBot — which combines telepresence and […]

Associate professor appointed to National Board of Medical Examiners

Associate professor appointed to National Board of Medical Examiners

HWCOM Assistant Dean for Learning and Teaching, Carla Lupi, M.D., has been appointed to the National Board of Medical Examiners. […]

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Rosenberg signs collaboration agreement with Peruvian university

Rosenberg signs collaboration agreement with Peruvian university

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg signed an agreement this week with former Peruvian President Alan Garcia to create research and […]

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FIU receives $1.45 million grant  to recruit, train new STEM teachers

FIU receives $1.45 million grant to recruit, train new STEM teachers

FIU has received a $1.45 million grant from the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) to replicate its successful UTeach […]

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Maldonado (far right) meets with Zoo Miami officials during his trip to FIU.

Environmental conservation efforts in the Andean Amazon prove fruitful

Nearly one year ago, FIU embarked on an international effort to support environmental conservation efforts in the Andean Amazon region […]

FIU’s Papua New Guinea documentary airs on WLRN

FIU’s Papua New Guinea documentary airs on WLRN

In a remote jungle of Papua New Guinea a tribe of former cannibals claims to be one of the Lost […]

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Danielle Goveia conducts research in a lab.

Lead contamination research leads to safer soil in Liberty City

A recent student research project has led to safer soil in Liberty City. Danielle Goveia has long been concerned with […]

Stavros V. Georgakopoulos, assistant professor at FIU's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, with an origami antenna.

Putting a powerful antenna in a soldier’s pocket with origami

FIU researchers are using technology and principles derived from the traditional Japanese art of origami to create remarkably compact and […]

FIU to explore Cuban youth empowerment through technology, entrepreneurship

FIU to explore Cuban youth empowerment through technology, entrepreneurship

One man’s mission to effect change in Cuba is garnering attention at FIU. Raul Moas, executive director of Roots of […]