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FIU Professor: ‘Bilingualism is the language of modern politics’


Phillip M. Carter wrote an op-ed was for the Miami Herald Thurs., July 28. Phillip M. Carter is a professor of linguistics in the FIU Department of English. Carter has conducted research on bilingualism and Hispanic-English dialects in the United States, particularly in Texas, North Carolina and Florida.

FIU and Rookery Bay Reserve form research, education partnership


Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and FIU have established a new partnership that will serve FIU students as well as citizens of Collier County and surrounding areas.

Lobsters never lose fertility and 5 more facts about the coveted crustacean


Florida’s lobster season kicks off Aug. 6 and, once again, commercial fisheries are trying to get their hands on these savory critters. FIU marine scientist Heather Bracken-Grissom offers insight on one of the state’s most iconic and economically lucrative marine animals.

Upcoming Events


08/27/2016 09:00 AM

The Adopt-a-Tree program provides Miami-Dade single-family or duplex homeowners with two FREE trees every year, even if they have adopted trees in previous years.

FIU BBC Departments and Volunteer Fair

08/30/2016 11:00 AM

If you’re eager to get involved in your community or on campus then join us for our Departments and Volunteer Fair at the FIU Biscayne Bay Campus!

2016 FIU Creative Writing Alumni Reading

09/18/2016 04:00 PM

Graduated writers from the Creative Writing MFA will read from their newly published works or theses.


Flora and Fauna of the Florida Keys Course


MERC is proud to offer a continuing education course on flora and fauna of the Florida Keys. This ten-week class will provide an introduction to the unique flora and fauna of the Florida Keys and will feature guided field trips through natural communities of the area.

FIU Horticultural Professional Certificate Workshop


FIU’s Catalyst for Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture, in collaboration with the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA), is pleased to offer the FIU Horticulture Professional Certificate Program. Satisfactory completion of this course enables you to sit for the FNGLA Certified Horticulture Professional Certificate exam.

International Tropical Botany and Pine Rockland Conference


To conserve rich tropical plant diversity and the associated natural resources, it is important to gain and exchange knowledge of tropical plants and their habitats. To this end, the organizing committee wishes to invite you to the International Tropical Botany and Pine Rockland Conference, October 23-28, 2016.