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Bats Come Home To Roost Near Bacardi Office In South Florida


When Florida International University (FIU) bat biologist Kirsten Bohn moved into the South Florida city, she first observed the rare colony of bats while enjoying a cocktail on her balcony one night.

Rare bat colony getting cheers


The history of bats and Bacardi, and the FIU researcher who is trying to protect a colony of endangered Florida bonnetted bats.

The World’s Rarest Bat Is Discovered Living on a Golf Course in Miami


An FIU biologist has started organizing a brigade of citizen scientists to fan out through Miami as the sun sets to search for the bonneted bat and listen for its call.

Upcoming Events

2014 Major Fest: Discovering Your Possibilities

09/22/2014 11:00 AM

Students will receive a brief introduction about the 2014 Major Exploration Week and will learn about the various majors offered at the Biscayne Bay Campus and the university at large.

Speed Networking: Majors in a Flash

09/25/2014 11:00 AM

Lowerclassmen and exploratory students will have the opportunity to meet with upperclassmen students who will share information regarding their chosen major and their experience at FIU.

Evolution of Teaching Evolution: Challenges of Vision and Change and Next Gen Standards

09/27/2014 10:00 AM

This teacher workshop will cover the suggestions from the next generation Science challenges, new AP curricula, and the Vision and Change Report.

Student Opportunities

Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Genetics


The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of the Environment and Life Sciences at the University of Rhode Island is seeking a Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellow with expertise in genetics and a commitment to bringing multicultural perspectives to the curriculum, department, college, and university.

Sierra Club - Free Seminar


The Sierra Club is hosting a free seminar in Hallendale on Sept. 20th, featuring speakers discussing various aspects of southeast Florida's coastal environment.

James Duke Ethnobotanical Fellowship


The James Duke Ethonobotanical Fellowship aims to increase opportunities for research in the Andean and Amazonian regions of Peru.