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Why are medical students doing rounds at the art museum?

04/21/2017

You expect to see medical students doing rounds at a hospital, but at an art museum? That’s exactly what a group of Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) students were doing on a Friday afternoon at The Frost. They’re called medical art rounds. And this was the first one held by the College through its Panther Learning Communities and Medical Humanities Club. Art rounds, for short, are designed to teach medical students that there’s an art to the way of looking at things and people.

FIU celebrates Maya Angelou’s legacy, brings together Little Haiti community

04/19/2017

Brave. That is the word used to describe women like Carlotta Walls LaNier and Maya Angelou whose courage and resilience paved the way for desegregation, the civil rights movement and helped change the lives of thousands of black Americans who suffered through extreme racism.

Seagrasses at World Heritage Site still suffer from heat wave

04/12/2017

The researchers surveyed 63 sites in Shark Bay four times between 2012 and 2014 to assess seagrass recovery and changes. Before the heat wave, many sites were dominated by the temperate seagrass, known as “wireweed,” whose dense and tall thickets provide ample food and shelter for numerous species. The heat wave drastically thinned many wireweed beds, and in many places their underground stems blackened and died, leaving bare sand.

Upcoming Events

Zoo Miami Speaker Series : Endangered Gorillas with Dr. Tara Stoinski

04/27/2017 07:30 PM

Featuring Dr.TaraStoinski, President and CEO of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, the evening will explore the fight to save great apes from extinction. Event proceeds will benefit the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International.

Earth Day Restoration Event

04/29/2017 09:00 AM

Join FIU SEAS and The Friends of Oleta River State Park in reclaiming a piece of the park for nature. In honor of Earth Day, volunteers will work to restore the corner lot at Biscayne and 163rd into a usable park space. Debris clean-up, invasive species removal, planting, mulching and weeding are all fair game in this event designed to let local citizens take back disturbed land for the community to enjoy.

Fashion Revolution Event

04/29/2017 06:00 PM

Calling all Fashion Revolutionaires! Join us for the first ever Fashion Revolution event in Miami! Fashion Rev is a global movement where cities around the world raise awareness of the fashion industry and prompt the question #WhoMadeMyClothes? It is a way to promote sustainable and ethical practices within the industry and help people become more conscious of where their clothes come from, how it was made and who made them.

Opportunities

Geologist/Hydrogeologist for USACE

04/21/2017

The USACE is looking for recent graduates who might be interested in working as a geologist or hydrogeologist with the Corps. As a hydrogeologist, you would be working on groundwater projects related to the Everglades Restoration.

Smithsonian MarineGEO: Data and Information Technology Coordinator

04/21/2017

The Smithsonian Marine Global Earth Observatory (MarineGEO) seeks a talented, motivated, and collaborative person to help implement and expand a network-wide data/information system to support its scientific mission of conducting coordinated, global research on marine biodiversity and ecosystems.

ROFFS™ is Hiring Satellite Fisheries Oceanographer

04/21/2017

Scientific consulting company (Roffer’s Ocean Fishing Forecasting Service, Inc. – ROFFS™, West Melbourne, Florida) is looking for a self-motivated, investigative, reliable, positive, and energetic person that will flourish in a challenging deadline and production oriented environment. Candidate should be a self-starter and team player.