Posts tagged with: "Research"

Youngsters wait outside the Parliament building (background) in Montevideo while lawmakers debate the bill legalizing marijuana. Photo by Pablo Bielli, AFP/Getty Images.

LACC to study consequences of marijuana legalization in Uruguay

The FIU Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) and the Universidad Católica del Uruguay are partnering to conduct a comprehensive […]

Ambassadors from around the world experience the impact of FIU’s Wall of Wind

Ambassadors from around the world experience the impact of FIU’s Wall of Wind

A group of 36 ambassadors representing nations on five continents visited FIU’s College of Engineering & Computing on Tuesday, Jan. […]

FIU grows community roots for geoscience education, careers

FIU grows community roots for geoscience education, careers

The Department of Earth and Environment in the College of Arts & Sciences is growing roots for geoscience education and […]

The OHL School of Construction has offered online graduate courses that lead to the Master of Science in Construction Management, FIU’s only fully online graduate engineering program, since Fall 2004.

U.S. News & World Report ranks FIU among best online graduate engineering programs

The online graduate engineering program offered by FIU’s College of Engineering & Computing is among the nation’s best, according to […]

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 […]

FIU professor returns with ACE Fellow colleagues to meet with university leaders

FIU professor returns with ACE Fellow colleagues to meet with university leaders

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17 FIU Professor and American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow Patricia L. Price returned to […]

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Spanish professor receives NEH grant to study avant-garde poetry

Spanish professor receives NEH grant to study avant-garde poetry

Renee Silverman, professor of Spanish Peninsular Literature in the Department of Modern Languages, has received a grant from the National […]

UniversityCity: A plan for the future that starts today

UniversityCity: A plan for the future that starts today

FIU has embarked on an ambitious $124 million plan that is already transforming FIU and neighboring Sweetwater. It is called […]

Journalism professors produce documentary on South Florida sea level rise

Journalism professors produce documentary on South Florida sea level rise

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers predicts sea levels in South Florida will rise from three to seven inches by […]

Some of the many faces of (1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race. Photos by Noelle Theard MA '10.

Professor shifts the lens on race through portraiture, new book

What is blackness? What does it mean to be black? Is blackness a matter of biology or consciousness? Who and […]

FIU Nursing at 30: The vital signs are strong

FIU Nursing at 30: The vital signs are strong

The history of nursing at FIU is reflected in the success of its graduates, each a testament to the college’s […]

FIU opposes boycott of Israeli academic institutions

FIU opposes boycott of Israeli academic institutions

On Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, President Mark B. Rosenberg and Provost and Executive Vice President Douglas Wartzok delivered this message to the […]

Fighting gridlock with your smartphone

Fighting gridlock with your smartphone

How do you get people in car-obsessed South Florida to ride the bus? That is the question FIU leaders asked […]

Understanding genes could help save coral reefs

Understanding genes could help save coral reefs

By Robyn Nissim and Alexandra Pecharich Scientists estimate that one-third of the planet’s existing coral reefs could be lost in […]

Magnetic properties in graphene could unlock broad applications from information processing to medicine

Magnetic properties in graphene could unlock broad applications from information processing to medicine

In the three years since the Nobel Committee awarded its prize in physics for the discovery of graphene – a […]