Latest News

Scientific discovery could revolutionize one of world’s most important crops

05/24/2016

Conservation geneticist wants to arm Ethiopian and Indian farmers with revolutionary new varieties of chickpea. A team of researchers, including FIU biology professor Eric von Wettberg, has identified the gene responsible for giving white chickpea its light seed and flower color.

Poetry from 40,000 feet: Look down and read between the lines

05/24/2016

Park on Blue Garage’s rooftop, and experience poetry. A gigantic poem written in between the lines of parked cars is the latest addition to the 2016 Honors College’s Aesthetics and Values exhibit currently on display at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum.

The top 10 departments for global learning ranked

05/24/2016

In just five years, global learning has become an integral part of FIU, helping students gain a greater understanding of global issues and the collaborative spirit and perspective necessary to tackle complex problems. SEAS English and Earth and Environment departments made the list!

Upcoming Events

Webinar: Toward sea level rise solutions in South Florida — Envisioning and adaptation for the futur

06/01/2016 01:00 PM

Life Sciences South Florida will present its next webinar on finding solutions to sea level rise in South Florida.

Pine Rockland Restoration workdays Hosted by Livablecutler

06/05/2016 08:30 AM

Livablecutler will be planting pine rockland plants, mulching, debris clean up, and light weeding. It's a great time and the results are amazing!

Bicayne Bay Clean Up

06/07/2016 10:30 AM

Join us for a beach clean up of around our beautiful Biscayne Bay Campus! Participants will have a chance to receive tickets for a free screening of the film Finding Dory.

Opportunities

FIU ForEverglades Scholarship

05/27/2016

The FIU ForEverglades scholarships are open to full-time graduate research students from Florida International University (FIU) pursuing degrees in sciences and engineering. Cross-disciplinary research efforts are of special interest.

National Park Service Youth Ambassador

05/27/2016

Outdoor Nation and the National Park Service are looking for 20 Campus Outdoor Ambassadors to lead initiatives on their college campuses that increase outdoor recreation participation and National Park awareness among the campus community

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

05/27/2016

ORNL is the largest science and energy laboratory in the Dept of Energy system. They are looking for undergraduates to intern in their labs for the Fall 2016 semester.