"Powerful Partnership for Everglades" is an annual newsletter which highlights the partnership between Florida International University (FIU) and the Everglades Foundation. This partnership aims to encourage students to enter conservation careers and researchers to develop innovative approaches to the interpretation and public dissemination of research.
The Florida Everglades is one of the most unique natural resources in the world, with an abundance of wildlife found nowhere else. SEAS researchers and their efforts in the Everglades were featured in a short documentary on the Fusion Network.
A new book by Director of the FIU CHUE and FIU English professor Michael Patrick Gillespie explores the ways James Joyce wrote about his homeland with conflicting bitterness and affection--a common ambivalence in expatriate authors, whose time in exile tends to shape their creative approach to the world.
We are happy to have Eugene Shinn, formally of USGS and Shell Oil, visit FIU for a special seminar on Monday, April 27th at 4pm in WC130. His talk entitled "The truth about Atlantis and other adventures in geoscience" will include interesting stories taken from his autobiography Bootstrap Geologist: My Life in Science.
Join Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens for a talk by Georgia Tasker on "The Passionate Traveler II: Exploring Cold Ecosystems from the Arctic to Patagonia".
Visit the Tropical Flowering Tree Society's annual show & sale on Mother's Day weekend to learn about what’s in bloom and get expert help in choosing flowering trees, shrubs and vines for your landscape.
Announcing new internship opportunities for FIU students with the City of Miami Beach. Opportunities are available to public administration, engineering, transportation, planning, education, and business administration.
Each year, the Florida Outdoor Writers awards one to two scholarships of $1000 to college students as a way to encourage them to consider careers in writing, photography or video media related to the outdoors.
Since 2008, the Everglades Foundation has offered scholarship and fellowship opportunities to students engaged in research supporting Everglades restoration. Graduate students actively pursuing research in Everglades physical, chemical, or biological processes or research in economic impacts of environmental changes are eligible to apply.