Latest News

Duhamel becomes third creative writing professor to earn Guggenheim Fellowship


FIU creative writing professor Denise Duhamel has been named a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow.

Long-term predictions for Miami sea level rise could come soon


Miami could know as early as 2020 how high sea levels will rise into the next century, according to a team of international researchers including FIU Earth and Environment Professor Rene Price.

Denise Duhamel Awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry


FIU's Denise Duhamel is one of ten poets who have been awarded a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry.

Upcoming Events

The Agroecology Movement in Addressing Food Security

04/25/2014 09:15 AM

Noted Agroecologist, Dr. Miguel Altieri, from UC Berkley will be the keynote speaker.

GLADES End of the Semester Social

04/25/2014 04:00 PM

The GLADES student club will be hosting an end of semester social.

Striking a Balance: the Future of Coral Reef Ecosystems

05/28/2014 07:00 PM

As part of the Speaking Sustainably series, Dr. Burkepile will discuss the current status of coral reefs as well as how alterations in human communities and activities trigger a ripple effect which has the potential to alter the productivity and balance of these marine ecosystems.

Student Opportunities

Research Fellowships for studies related to biodiversity conservation in the Colombian Andean-Amazon


Call for proposals for research fellowships aimed at faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students from Florida International University.

Biodiversity Research Presenter


Operation Wallacea ( is an organization that supports a network of 200+ academics for long term biodiversity research programs in 14 countries has a vacancy for a Biodiversity Research Presenter.

2014 NSF-Sponsored Comparative Genomics Workshop at FIU


A two-day workshop on comparative genomics, comprising formal lectures and hands-on instruction, will be held at Florida International University on June 9-10, 2014.