Posts tagged with: "Research"

Summer Program helps children with ADHD benefit from sports

Summer Program helps children with ADHD benefit from sports

A summer program at FIU is proving that children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can excel in team sports […]

Week to celebrate, feature work of grad students

Week to celebrate, feature work of grad students

The University Graduate School and the Graduate and Professional Student Committee will host Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW) March 31-April […]

Student researchers present work at annual conference

Student researchers present work at annual conference

Last week, FIU’s Honors College hosted the eleventh annual Advanced Research and Creativity in Honors (ARCH) Conference, the culmination of […]

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Students from Concordia College tour the Everglades National Park while visiting FIU and South Florida.

FIU hosts Minnesota students for water, climate research symposium

For the average tourist, a trip to South Florida typically includes stops at its world-famous beaches, shopping malls and nightclubs. […]

FIU to lead insurance industry in solving the wind vs. flood issue

FIU to lead insurance industry in solving the wind vs. flood issue

Wind and water can have a devastating impact on property. Yet, as Hurricane Sandy made it clear in 2012, separate […]

Doctoral student connects yoga and academics

Doctoral student connects yoga and academics

Ana Podcameni enters the studio in yoga pants and a loose-fitting shirt; 30 eyes stare at her waiting to begin. […]

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Chemistry student develops fast, easy, cheap explosives detection

Chemistry student develops fast, easy, cheap explosives detection

FIU chemistry doctoral student Kelley Peters is revolutionizing on-site explosives detection techniques with a new, simple, fast and inexpensive technology […]

Participants of the USDA's 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum pose with Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.

Students explore diversity of agriculture at USDA forum

FIU students Randy Juste and Christian Gonzalez were two of only 30 university students from diverse fields of study selected […]

4th International Tropical Medicine Conference held at FIU

4th International Tropical Medicine Conference held at FIU

You don’t have to go to Disney World to know that it’s a small world. Tropical disease experts from around […]

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 […]