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Frankenskeeter: Professor genetically modifies mosquitoes in quest to protect humans

07/23/2016

Matthew DeGennaro is determined to stop the world’s deadliest animal. The FIU biologist is the first scientist in the world to create a mutant mosquito — a feat he achieved in 2010 as a researcher at Rockefeller University in New York.

Endangered songbirds prefer a Dyson

07/23/2016

Some fans are quiet, but weak. Others are powerful, but noisy. According to Dyson, their Air Multiplier fans are quiet and powerful. Perhaps that is why one of the world’s most endangered birds prefers a Dyson.

Mandela Fellows host awareness campaign at FIU

07/23/2016

A commemorative event at FIU marking International Mandela Day was hosted by a group of visiting scholars and professionals from across Africa. The event—held in the Graham Center Pit on July 18, Mandela’s birthday—aimed to raise awareness about the former South African president’s impact on the world and about the diversity of African cultures.

Upcoming Events

Creative Journaling: Writing for deeper awareness

08/05/2016 07:00 PM

This 3 hour workshop introduces the power of journaling for emotional balance and self growth, offering techniques and tools to expand our relationship with the written word as a path to healing and discovering who we are and what we believe.

And Justice for All: Celebration of poet Donald Justice

08/20/2016 10:00 PM

Join O, Miami as we celebrate the life and work of Miami poet Donald Justice (1925-2004). The two-day celebration includes a series of fun and free events designed to re-introduce Justice to his hometown.

Adopt-a-Tree

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.

Opportunities

FIU Horticultural Professional Certificate Workshop

07/29/2016

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.

SEAS Fall 2016 Courses

07/29/2016

Still not decided on what classes to take for the Fall 2016 semester? We compiled a list of courses offered by the SEAS departments and programs to help you choose. Check back for updates.

National Academy of Sciences: Gulf Research Grant

07/29/2016

The Gulf Research Program & Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are committing $10 million to enhancing coastal community resilience.Grants will support the development of research and practices that focus on the human dynamics of resilience.