Posts tagged with: "School of Environment Arts and Society (SEAS)"

J. Aaron Hogan

Ph.D. student awarded grant to conduct research at national lab

An FIU student is one of only 70 graduate students chosen to participate in an exclusive U.S. Department of Energy […]

Awakening the inner poets of today’s youth

Awakening the inner poets of today’s youth

In the tumultuous age of adolescence, every waking minute can feel like a catastrophe. For middle schoolers, growing out of […]

Researchers tested the effects of elevated salinity and increased phosphorus on sawgrasses to see how marshes would respond to future sea level rise.

Sea level rise could make plants bigger. Then it may kill them.

Larger plants may be the first sign sea levels are rising in the Everglades, according to an FIU study. Beneath […]

Dinosaurs and a meteor falling from the sky in back background.

Scientists unearth clues to seismic event on day the dinosaurs died

A discovery confirms the meteor strike that likely wiped out dinosaurs produced tsunami-like waves reaching what is now North Dakota, […]

This frog is dying of a heart attack because of chytrid fungus in its environment in the high Andes.

World’s frogs under assault by lone pathogenic killer, scientists say

A single fungal disease has wiped out at least 90 species of amphibians and had devastating effects on hundreds more, […]

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Aedes aegypti can spread  the Zika virus

Scientists discover how mosquitoes zero in on our sweat

Finding creates roadmap for repellent design, population control Just like fresh-baked cookies or sizzling bacon is to us, the scent […]

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Our researchers can’t work without…

Our researchers can’t work without…

Researchers go into the field sometimes with just a backpack, other times with suitcases full of gear. Some tools can […]

Meet Eugenia walkerae, a newly named plant species from Anguilla

Meet Eugenia walkerae, a newly named plant species from Anguilla

Once relegated to the dustbin of history, a Caribbean plant now has a name and a family. Eugenia walkerae, lifelong […]

Idea sparked in poetry class leads to successful business

Idea sparked in poetry class leads to successful business

Did you ever think a poetry class could lead you to your next big business idea? Alumnus Jose (Tony) A. […]

Everglades scholar brings together stakeholders for common-sense restoration

Everglades scholar brings together stakeholders for common-sense restoration

Chloe Vorseth wants to make Everglades restoration practical. The FIU environmental studies master’s student is working to identify the most economically, […]

Wuying Lin and other Homeward Bound participants from China completed a month-long leadership development program in Antarctica.

Pew marine fellow visits Antarctica

Wuying Lin felt lost at home. So she went to Antarctica for a reboot. Through Homeward Bound, a program for women […]

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Julia Alvarez receives Sanders Award

The FIU Creative Writing Program honored author Julia Alvarez with the 2019 Lawrence A. Sanders Award in Fiction. Alvarez is a poet, […]

FIU now offers more than 100 degrees fully online

FIU now offers more than 100 degrees fully online

FIU has grown its online learning offerings to more than 100 fully online degrees, adding more than 15 degrees in […]

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My first job! Working as a marketing specialist at VITAS Healthcare

My first job! Working as a marketing specialist at VITAS Healthcare

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

Aligator trails in the Everglades swamp

Algae give clues into Everglades restoration success

Eric Massa wants to know if Everglades restoration is working. The FIU student is turning to periphyton – spongy, soggy […]