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Divers Remove Invasive Surgeonfish


Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) removes surgeonfish from Florida waters, putting a stop to this invasive Indo-Pacific species and protecting our ecosystem.

The Revival of FIU's Nature Preserve


More than 6,000 years old, the 16-acre preserve at the MMC has never been more alive. Boasting about 10,000 visitors a year, it is home to more than 450 plant and animal species, including many that are endangered. It serves as a living laboratory for FIU courses, as well as an outdoor classroom/park for local residents.

TEDxFIU: How to Write a Story


John Dufresne, professor at FIU's Creative Writing MFA program, is the author of five novels, two of which were New York Times Notable Books of the Year, two short story collections and two books on writing and creativity. In his 2014 TEDxFIU talk, Dufresne takes you on a journey inside a writer’s mind and shows you his approach to creating a story.

Upcoming Events

Open House FIU Professional Science Master of Environmental Policy Management

01/29/2015 05:00 PM

Join us for an open house to learn about FIU's Professional Science Master of Environmental Policy and Management.

USDA Internship and Career Assistance Workshop

02/04/2015 12:00 PM

This workshop will provide valuable information to students interested in joining USDA’s diverse career opportunities. Special attention will be given to understanding upcoming vacancy announcements and writing federal resumes.

Writers on the Bay: Tom Williams

02/05/2015 08:00 PM

Tom Williams is the author of two books of fiction: The Mimic’s Own Voice, a novella, and the novel, Don’t Start Me Talkin’.


2015 Student Literary Awards


2015 Student Literary Awards. Open to all FIU students enrolled in fall 2014 or spring 2015. Submissions will be accepted in three genres: poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Deadline for submission is Friday, February 20 at 4 P.M. Send manuscripts to: Literary Awards, Creative Writing Program, Biscayne Bay Campus, AC1-335, North Miami, FL 33181.You may also hand deliver.

Climate Change Graduate Student, Work Study, and Post-Doc positions at UNH


The Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of New Hampshire has positions for graduate students, work study, and post-docs to work on the design and development of climate change resilient transportation.

NBDHMT DMT Certification Course


Aquarius Reef Base’s DMT training program provides a focused didactic and practical training that addresses recognition, stabilization and treatment of decompression and other diving-­‐related injuries.