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Venue:MSB 105 (BBC); HLS 216 (MMC - polycom)

Thomas A. Frankovich of the Florida Bay Interagency Science Center will discuss "Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Restoration in Mangrove Lakes: Salinity and Nutrient Controls on Macrophyte Abundance."

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum

This event will be the public introduction of the exhibition—Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow—hosted by the Coral Gables Museum.

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Venue:420 Lincoln Rd. Miami Beach

More than 70 high school and college students from Miami-Dade County will spend several hours examining potential flood waters on Miami Beach on Oct. 9 as part of King Tide Day, the day when tides have led to massive flooding throughout parts of South Florida.

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Venue:GL 274 (MMC)

In this two hour workshop, participants will gain exposure to the various components of a geographic information system, data models used, and some geoprocessing capabilities.

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Venue:GL 274 (MMC)

In this one hour workshop, participants will gain exposure to several geospatial data resource repositories, focusing predominantly on organizations hosting resources pertaining to South Florida.

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Venue:MSB 105 (BBC); HLS 216 (MMC - polycom)

George Divoky of Friends of Cooper Island will discuss "Forty Years of Change: A Seabird Responds to a Melting Arctic."

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, Dr. William Anderson will discuss what research has revealed about the history and future of sea levels in the United States and throughout the tropics.

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Venue:Graham Center Ballrooms (MMC)

Providing the skills, confidence and inspiration to make a difference.

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum

Professors of Florida International University will offer a guided tour of the exhibit.

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Venue:MSB 105 (BBC); HLS 216 (MMC - polycom)

Tabitha Whalen Stadler of Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve will discuss "Restoring the Rookery Bay Estuary: Connecting People and Science for Long-Term Community Benefit."

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Venue:HL 124 (BBC)

In this two hour workshop, participants will gain exposure to the various components of a geographic information system, data models used, and some geoprocessing capabilities.

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Venue:HL 124 (BBC)

In this one hour workshop, participants will gain exposure to several geospatial data resource repositories, focusing predominantly on organizations hosting resources pertaining to South Florida.

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Venue:BBC Barnes and Noble

Robert Olmstead is the author of eight book, most recently The Coldest Night, and the bestseller, Coal Black Horse, which received the Heartland Prize for Fiction and the Ohioana Book Award.

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum

A panel discussion on race in America.

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Venue:GableStage

A staged reading of Jacqueline Lawton's The Hampton Years.

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Venue:GL 274 (MMC)

In this one hour workshop, participants will gain exposure to several geospatial data resource repositories, focusing predominantly on organizations hosting resources pertaining to South Florida.

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Venue:GL 274 (MMC)

In this two hour workshop, participants will gain exposure to the various components of a geographic information system, data models used, and some geoprocessing capabilities.

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

A documentary film screening and discussion led by former Ritchie boy, Professor Emeritus Guy Stern.

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Venue:GL 220 (MMC)

An analytic review, by Guy Stern, the FIU/Betsy Exile Studies Scholar in Residence and Professor Emeritus at Wayne State University, with personal reflections of important issues and trends in the discipline from its inception to the present.

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum

The museum will host a day long workshop that is open exclusively by registration to Miami-Dade school teachers.

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

Speaker Dr. Rene Price, Florida International University, Earth and Environment Department, Associate Professor.

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Venue:GC 243 (MMC)

Professor Donald Cunnigen will be discussing higher education in America.

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Venue:HL 124 (BBC)

In this two hour workshop, participants will gain exposure to the various components of a geographic information system, data models used, and some geoprocessing capabilities.

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Venue:HL 124 (BBC)

In this one hour workshop, participants will gain exposure to several geospatial data resource repositories, focusing predominantly on organizations hosting resources pertaining to South Florida.

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Venue:MSB 105 (BBC); HLS 216 (MMC - polycom)

Michael S. Allen of the UF Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Program will discuss "Fishery Implications of Density-Dependent Recruitment Processes in Florida Bass."

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Venue:HL 124 (BBC)

In this two hour workshop, participants will be introduced to projections and coordinate reference systems.

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Venue:GL 274 (MMC)

In this two hour workshop, participants will be introduced to projections and coordinate reference systems.

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

Speaker Dr. Grenville Draper, Florida International University, Earth and Environment Department, Professor.

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Venue:MARC Pavilion, Modesto Maidique Campus

Hybrid course design, podcasting, active learning, and student engagement are just a few of the flipped classroom concepts that will be discussed at this year’s online teaching symposium.

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Venue:GL 220 (MMC)

FIU’s GIS Day 2014 is an annual event celebrating the University’s diverse utilization of geospatial technology and data.

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

Opportunities and Limitations for Porous Media Characterization and Process Quantification Using X-ray Tomography. Speaker Dr. Dorthe Wildenschild, Oregon State University, National Groundwater Association Distinguished Lecturer.

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Venue:GL 274 (MMC)

In this two hour workshop, participants will be introduced to projections and coordinate reference systems.

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum

Professor Paul George will present a professional and personal account of the Jewish Community of Miami in the 20th century.

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Venue:BBC Barnes and Noble

Born in Miami, Joy Castro is the author of two literary thrillers (Hell or High Water and Nearer Home, both from St. Martin's) and two memoirs (The Truth Book and Island of Bones, both from University of Nebraska Press).

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

J. Blanchard, B. Klotz, M. Sider, S. Subedi, A. Abiy.

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Venue:GL 274 (MMC)

This two-hour workshop is designed for those with little-to-no GIS experience. Participants will make three separate maps (each at a separate geographic scale of analysis) of US socio-demographic data from the US Census Bureau.

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum

Featured panelists include Rabbi Solomon Schiff, former director of the Greater Miami Rabbinical Association, Ms. Bea Hines, religion columnist for The Miami Herald; Rev. Gregory Pope, instructor of Religious Studies (FIU); and Oren Steir, associate professor and director of Holocaust Studies (FIU). Moderated by Nathan Katz, distinguished professor and director of Jewish Studies (FIU).

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Venue:HL 124 (BBC)

In this two hour workshop, participants will be introduced to projections and coordinate reference systems.

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Venue:GL 220 (MMC)

Defying the Nazis and the French government that was collaborating with the Nazis, the inhabitants of the small protestant village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon provided a safe haven throughout the war for whoever knocked on their door.

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

H. Borrero, K. Cavasos, J. Diamond, E. Linden, E. Samajpati, J. Socorro, H. Vazquez

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Venue:Founder's Park (Islamorada)

Join the Everglades Foundation for an event celebrating Florida Bay with live music, food, and educational activities.

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Venue:GL 274 (MMC)

This three hour workshop will introduce participants to the use of handheld global positioning system (GPS) devices and their utility for collecting coordinate data in the field. Participants will collect data outdoors and processing those data using geographic information systems.

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

Z. Yang, A. Yassin, M. Asadi, E. Berthold, M. Cisceros, M. Gazaleh, G. Hill

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, Lad Akins will present recent findings and discuss successes and challenges in addressing lionfish impacts.

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Venue:MSB 105 (BBC); HLS 216 (MMC - polycom)

Yunrong Yang of the FIU Marine Sciences Program and China's Guangdong University will discuss "Fisheries in the South China Sea."

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

E. Kroloff, A. Pazos, A. Pena, H. Pierre, N. Ramnanan, D. Riera, A. Salas, A. Sikder, S. Solis, G. Tarnay

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Venue:Coral Gables Art Cinema

Film Screening of Josh Aronson's documentary Orchestra of Exiles.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, Christopher J. Gervais of the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WCFF) will present two brief documentaries which highlight the plight of two unique species.

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Venue:BBC Barnes and Noble

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’.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, eco-critic Dr. Heidi Scott will discuss the eco-ethical protests against whaling that began to emerge in the second half of the nineteenth century which prefigure modern conservationist arguments that seek to preserve potential drilling zones for their inherent, cultural, and ecosystem service values.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

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.

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Venue:Wolfe University Center

The Sanders prize, believed to be unique in American letters, is awarded annually to a writer of fiction, identified by The FIU Creative Writing Program, whose work combines literary excellence with popular appeal.

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Venue:BBC Barnes and Noble

The Graduate and Undergraduate winners and runner-ups, in the categories of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, will be reading from their submissions.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, Dr. Bill Irwin will demonstrate how nearly anyone can produce a significant amount of healthy, organic vegetables and fish with very little effort or expense in an eco-friendly, sustainable way nearly anywhere.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, Tom Potts will discuss the incredible twenty-two year journey of living and working underwater aboard Aquarius and FIU’s vision of the future of this remarkable resource.