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REU student studies crabs’ potential to save corals

REU student studies crabs’ potential to save corals

By Maria Gabriela Gonzalez Starchek Jeannette Fantone is on a mission to preserve the environment. Fantone’s strong interest in environmental […]

Young women: Breast cancer doesn’t care how old you are

Young women: Breast cancer doesn’t care how old you are

FIU Psychology Assistant Professor Bethany Reeb Sutherland was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016, at the age of 38. […]

Florida Native Plant Society seeks executive director

Florida Native Plant Society seeks executive director

The Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS) is looking for an executive director to lead a non-profit membership-based organization with over […]

Student’s search for new adventure leads her to important research opportunity

Student’s search for new adventure leads her to important research opportunity

By Maria Gabriela Starchek Grace Oldfield has always had an interest in water resources, but her fascination with water research […]

Generations Ahead Scholarship

Generations Ahead Scholarship

Applications are open for the “Generations Ahead” Scholarship program, sponsored by the Gabor Agency, Inc., to be awarded for the […]

Hispanic heritage drives students’ passion for science

Hispanic heritage drives students’ passion for science

By Taylor Gutierrez In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, FIU Institute of Environment graduate students highlighted how their Latin […]

Can long-lasting Styrofoam boxes incubate sea turtle eggs?

Can long-lasting Styrofoam boxes incubate sea turtle eggs?

By Carolina Maria Two undergraduate students are helping conduct research to determine whether Styrofoam containers — long hated for their […]

Up Close: Tom Frankovich

Up Close: Tom Frankovich

By Sajida Malik At the College of Arts, Sciences & Education, we’re training the next generation of changemakers. Our faculty […]

REU student uses chemistry to address environmental concerns

REU student uses chemistry to address environmental concerns

By: Maria Gabriela Gonzalez Starchek Growing up in Puerto Rico surrounded by nature, Juanita Carballeira knew one thing for sure: […]

Student studies water’s flow for mangrove restoration

Student studies water’s flow for mangrove restoration

By Maria Gabriela Gonzalez Starchek Valentina Peña has always been fascinated by science, particularly marine ecosystems and the species that […]