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Fabien Cousteau: What I learned from spending 31 days underwater

10/28/2014

In 1963, Jacques Cousteau lived for 30 days in an underwater laboratory positioned on the floor of the Red Sea, and set a world record in the process. This summer, his grandson Fabien Cousteau broke that record. Cousteau the younger lived for 31 days aboard the Aquarius, an underwater research laboratory nine miles off the coast of Florida.

Will South Florida be the shortest-lived state in the union?

10/22/2014

FIU's own Phil Stoddard shares frustration over the lack of engagement with the pressing issue of sea level rise which threatens South Florida.

FIU offers hope for Burkina Faso’s abandoned crop fields

10/22/2014

FIU’s Global Waters for Sustainability Program (GLOWS) is bringing life to unhealthy and abandoned crop fields in Burkina Faso.

Upcoming Events

Introduction to Projections & Coordinate Reference Systems

10/30/2014 01:00 PM

In this two hour workshop, participants will be introduced to projections and coordinate reference systems.

Waterborne Diseases

10/30/2014 03:00 PM

Janvier Gasana will discuss his research which focuses on the role of environmental and occupational exposures to soil, water, air, and food-borne contaminants, infections, allergens, the genes, and the immune system.

Introduction to Projections & Coordinate Reference Systems

10/31/2014 01:00 PM

In this two hour workshop, participants will be introduced to projections and coordinate reference systems.

Student Opportunities

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

10/29/2014

The Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) at Florida International University is privileged to announce a call for applications for the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship.

Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

10/29/2014

The purpose of the program is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields.

Field Ecology: Skills for Science and Beyond

10/29/2014

An intensive, four-week course in tropical ecology for 22 graduate students that will challenge you in every way.