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

Ocean Drones: Developing Advanced Tools for Marine Research

04/18/2014 07:00 PM

As part of the Ocean Life series, Dr. Boswell will discuss his recent research using “ocean drone” acoustics and video in areas as geographically diverse as Alaska and the Florida coast to collect data necessary to better understand these ecosystems and the important marine life that call them home.

FIU Palmetum Opening Ceremony

04/22/2014 11:30 AM

Join Honors College Dean Northup in celebrating this momentous addition to the FIU campus.

Restoring the River of Grass

04/23/2014 07:00 PM

Dr. Cale will discuss the impact of human-induced changes and the current projects to reverse those changes and improve the ecosystem.

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.