Latest News

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


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


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

Biologist reels in data to predict snook production


FIU researcher Ross Boucek wants to give more predictability to anglers hoping to catch a bounty of snook.

Upcoming Events

The Academic Experience of Exile

10/27/2014 02:00 PM

Professor Donald Cunnigen will be discussing higher education in America.

Introduction to GIS Technology & Data

10/28/2014 01:00 PM

In this two hour workshop, participants will gain exposure to the various components of a geographic information system, data models used, and some geoprocessing capabilities.

Hunting for Geospatial Data Resources

10/28/2014 03:00 PM

In this one hour workshop, participants will gain exposure to several geospatial data resource repositories, focusing predominantly on organizations hosting resources pertaining to South Florida.

Student Opportunities

Ocean Engineering and Instrumentation Ph.D. Fellowship Program


The Link Foundation's Ocean Engineering and Instrumentation Ph.D. Fellowship Program fosters research, enhances theoretical and practical knowledge and applications, and disseminates the results through lectures, seminars, and publications.

Global Health Equity Scholars (GHES) Fellowship Program


The Global Health Equity Scholars (GHES) fellowship program offers a unique international experience for postdoctoral fellows, upper-level PhD students, professional school (MD, DVM, DrPH, DDS, PharmD) students, and junior faculty.

New Mexico EPSCoR Post-Doc Leadership Workshop


The NM EPSCoR Post Doc Leadership Workshop is an innovative 3-day intensive, residential program designed to enhance the professional skills of post-doctoral scholars in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.