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Alumnae poets publish new books


April is National Poetry month, and FIU News spoke to alumni who have broken into the ranks of published poets like Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello ’14, Ashley Jones ’15, Cathleen Chambless ’15, Rita Martinez ’03 and Alexandra Regalado ’99.

Liberty City students find outlet through poetry


Laurel Nakanishi, FIU MFA, is the creator of the Sun Room, a program going into Liberty City schools to teach creative writing to third- and fourth-graders. This room is where poetry becomes therapy.

New biodiversity designation brings Everglades to the forefront


The North American Coastal Plain was recently declared a global diversity hotspot — one of the richest and most threatened reservoirs of plant and animal life on Earth.​ Evelyn Gaiser, executive director of the School of Environment, Arts and Society, offers perspective on the designation.

Upcoming Events

Discovering Biodiversity in Remote Tropical Forests

05/19/2016 05:00 PM

Join Dr. Chris Baraloto, Director of the International Center for Tropical Botany, for the US premiere showing of Itoupé II: au Coeur du Parc Amazonien de Guyane, an original film by artist Aurélien Brussini, tour of The Kampong, and presentation of the future ICTB headquarters to be built at The Kampong.


Dive Instructor Position available


Divers Direct is looking for FIU students with a background in biology or similar, for positions. Must have Master Scuba Diver Trainer & First Aid & CPR certification.

Divers Direct- job opening for Mate


The Mate is responsible for assisting the boat captain with the safe navigation and operation of the company boats and offshore scuba and snorkel dive trips.Divers Direct is looking to hire students with biology or similar background.

Vizcaya BioBlitz Expert Observer Volunteers


Vizcaya Museum and Gardens will be holding its first BioBlitz on May 13-14, 2016, to inventory the plants, animals, and other organisms in Vizcaya’s rich natural habitats.