Latest News

Bats Come Home To Roost Near Bacardi Office In South Florida

09/10/2014

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

09/10/2014

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

09/10/2014

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

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.

Marine Science Seminar Series

10/01/2014 12:00 PM

Thomas A. Frankovich of the Florida Bay Interagency Science Center will discuss "Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Restoration in Mangrove Lakes: Salinity and Nutrient Controls on Macrophyte Abundance."

Student Opportunities

Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Genetics

09/10/2014

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

09/10/2014

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

09/10/2014

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