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Mosquito spraying in South Florida scaled back to protect rare butterflies


In a study commissioned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to address the growing number of butterflies going extinct, FIU-SERC researcher Dr. Gary Rand found two common chemicals used in spraying were toxic to butterflies at amounts typically used to control mosquitoes.

FIU PhD candidate featured on Telemundo regarding sharks


FIU PhD Candidate Camila Caceres was featured on a segment on Un Nuevo Día on Telemundo regarding recent shark attacks and how to prevent them.

Historic shark census catches predators on camera


Researchers are embarking on the largest-ever attempt to survey the world’s shark populations. More than 400 reef locations will be surveyed during the three-year project dubbed Global FinPrint. Mike Heithaus, FIU marine biologist and dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, is part of the international team of researchers.

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Ilan Ehrlich - Eduardo Chibás: The Incorrigible Man of Cuban Politics

08/01/2015 02:00 PM

Eduardo Chibás: The Incorrigible Man of Cuban Politics is a comprehensive biography of Eduardo René Chibás (1907–1951) by Dr. Ilan Ehrlich traces the life and times of Cuba's most popular and charismatic politician during the late 1940s and early 1950s. This seminal work explores Chibás’s life in order to explain the nature of Cuban politics from the mid-twentieth century to today.


Miami Beach Internships for FIU students


Announcing new internship opportunities for FIU students with the City of Miami Beach. Opportunities are available to public administration, engineering, transportation, planning, education, and business administration.

Everglades Foundation- Environmental Engineering Senior Consultant


VERB and the Everglades Foundation are looking to retain a Senior Consultant to work on implementing the Everglades Foundation Phosphorus Prize.

Stormwater Specialist/Public Service Assistant at the Univeristy of GA


The University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant are seeking applications and nominations for the position of Stormwater Specialist. This public service non-tenured faculty track position will be expected to work with the UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant sustainable development program to develop and implement community engagement, extension and outreach programs related to green infrastructure stormwater management.