Latest News

TEDxFIU- SERC Director Todd Crowl "Let's focus on climate resolve"

02/04/2016

Southeast Environmental Research Center (SERC) Director, Todd Crowl, is a co-founder of FIU’s Sea Level Solutions Center as well as founder and inaugural director of the Institute of Water & Environment. He was part of the annual TEDxFIU where he spoke about sea level rise and climate change.

Visit Shakespeare’s London at FIU’s new virtual reality facility

01/29/2016

The I-CAVE, short for Integrated Computer Augmented Virtual Environment, is a new facility composed of five 9-by-5 foot, high-resolution screens arranged in a hexagonal pattern. Visitors are given goggles and a remote control to navigate a virtual world. The first project to be featured is Shakespeare’s London circa 1598, which will kickoff a series of campus events celebrating the Folger Shakespeare Library’s national traveling exhibition First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare presented

FIU president to lead national STEM expert committee

01/29/2016

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg has been named chair of a National Academies’ committee to develop benchmark and tracking tools for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

Upcoming Events

Shakespeare's First Folio at FIU

02/01/2016 11:00 AM

FIU will celebrate the visit of Shakespeare's First Folio with a robust series of events. First Folio at FIU includes educational programming for Florida schoolchildren, a family day, and a closing day festival at the Frost Art Museum. A panel discussion, open-mic event, film series, improvisational workshops and performances, staged readings, and musical and theatrical performances will also take place on campus and in the community.

Seminar: From the Arctic to the Equator: Reexamining Organic Carbon at the Land-Ocean Interface

02/12/2016 11:00 AM

Rivers are the primary conduits transporting materials, including carbon, from land to the ocean. Utilizing examples from major global rivers, refinements to the interpretation of traditional biomarker approaches for assessing the lability and fate of dissolved organic matter (DOM) will be discussed.

Day on the Bay 2016 Clean Up at BBC

02/20/2016 09:00 AM

Our annual clean up of the bay. Show your panther pride and help keep FIU beautiful! Lunch will be served for those who participate.

Opportunities

Sea Turtle Monitoring Internship

02/05/2016

Interns and volunteers will monitor beaches within an assigned range for sea turtle nesting activity. Patrol in vehicles, and/or on foot to identify nest-crawls and nests on Miami-Dade county beaches (from Key Biscanye to Golden Beach/ the county line) beginning at sunrise. Enter information in computer system’s database.

NASA 67th International Astronautical Congress Call for Abstracts

02/05/2016

NASA announces its intent to participate in the 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) and requests that full-time U.S. graduate students attending U.S. universities respond to this “Call for Abstracts.”

Climate Funding Opportunities

02/05/2016

This document provides a snapshot of what is currently available (as of January 15, 2016). Future grant opportunities are contingent upon funding appropriations.