Latest News

Sea level rise in our backyard: How do we adapt?

02/20/2015

Curious to know if flooding will destroy your house by the end of the century? Take a trip over to the Coral Gables Museum and find out for yourself.The museum currently features an exhibit on sea level rise put together by FIU students and faculty.

MAST@FIU recognized as one of top high schools for STEM education in the U.S.

02/20/2015

Less than two years after its grand opening, MAST@FIU, the only four-year high school on a university campus in Miami-Dade County, has been rated one of the top high schools in the nation for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.

Researchers have traced the evolution of glowing shrimp

02/20/2015

FIU researchers have traced the evolution of bioluminescence in deep-sea shrimps. The study, led by marine scientists Juliet Wong, Jorge L. Perez-Moreno and Heather Bracken-Grissom in the FIU Department of Biological Sciences, is the most comprehensive study of evolutionary relationships between deep-sea shrimps to date.

Upcoming Events

New Voices, New Perspectives

03/03/2015 03:30 PM

A panel discussion on recent literary research featuring Nathaniel Cadle, Paul Feigenbaum, Jason Pearl, and Martha Schoolman.

Multiple Perspectives on Immigration Reform

03/18/2015 02:00 PM

A panel discussion on immigration reform featuring Archbishop Thomas Wenski, Helen Aguirre Ferre, Gepsie Metellus, and Dahlia Walker-Huntington.

Law of the Sea: Energy, Overfishing, and Pollution

03/20/2015 07:00 PM

As part of the Ocean Life series, FIU water law and ocean policy scholar Ryan Stoa will discuss three of the most pressing issues facing the world’s oceans - energy, overfishing, and pollution - and the laws (or lack thereof) in place to address them.

Opportunities

International SeaKeepers Society Summer Internship

02/27/2015

The International SeaKeepers Society is looking for summer interns to assist with programmatic activities.

On-Call Environmental Scientist at Ecology and Environment, Inc.

02/27/2015

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is a fully integrated environmental consulting firm committed to sustainable development through responsible environmental stewardship. They are seeking an on-call Environmental Scientist to support projects in the Florida City area.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens Lecture: Rare Plants of Everglades National Park

02/27/2015

Joint the Institute of Regional Conservation to celebrate more than a decade of work on the native plants of Everglades National Park. George Gann will highlight the massive collection effort to document the status of rare plants in the park.