Mike Heithaus, dean of FIU's College of Arts & Sciences, testified before the House Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research. The hearing, titled "Research Innovations from Our Nation's Agricultural Colleges and Universities", was held on Tuesday, September 29 in Washington, D.C.
FIU Master of Fine Arts alumna Ashley Jones MFA ‘15 has been recognized as one of the country’s outstanding, emerging women writers. She is among six writers selected to receive a 2015 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award.
During the 30th annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, about 2,400 volunteers of all ages Saturday helped beautify more than 30 miles of coastline at 40 sites in Miami-Dade County — by picking up 18 to 20 tons of trash and recyclable materials.
Seven Florida grasshopper sparrows, among the world’s most endangered birds, have been given a second chance at survival in the care of researchers working to save threatened species across the planet.
Bonefish catches are on the decline, and researchers in the FIU Southeast Environmental Research Center are trying to get to the bottom of this concerning trend.
Now in its second year at FIU, GLADES (Growth of Leadership, Academics and Diversity in Ecological Sciences) was named the Ecological Society of America’s Chapter of the Year.
This November, FIU scientists will board Aquarius to conduct the first experiment to date to quantify how sharks affect the behavior of coral reef fishes. In conjunction with the mission, FIU is launching the Teacher Under the Sea Initiative. We are soliciting applications from K-12 teachers around the world to become mission outreach specialists for the November mission.
The annual Alumni Reading honors recent graduates of the Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts program at Florida International University as well as alumnae from the program who have recently published books. Books & Books is proud of the program's quarter-century of excellence in publishing by students, graduates, and faculty members alike.
This year at TEDxFIU, eight talks will inspire the audience to always move forward – innovating and giving. Southeast Environmental Research Center Director Todd Crowl has been selected as one of the speakers on November 5.