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Citizens can social distance while helping science

Citizens can social distance while helping science

By Nina Jungman For those looking to get outdoors and still abide to social distancing, FIU’s Grove ReLeaf program offers […]

Grading system for the Spring 2020 semester

Grading system for the Spring 2020 semester

Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. Furton sent the following memo to the university community. Dear Colleagues, Yesterday, the […]

FIU After-School All-Stars students explore careers at Zoo Miami

FIU After-School All-Stars students explore careers at Zoo Miami

By Julie Todaro Students in FIU’s After-School All-Stars program at Bowman Ashe Doolin Middle School had a chance to see […]

FIU comes together to celebrate women in science

FIU comes together to celebrate women in science

By Diana Correra In celebration of the United Nations International Day of Girls and Women in Science, the Center for […]

A tentatively optimistic outlook for mangrove conservation

A tentatively optimistic outlook for mangrove conservation

By Emma Odenweller The conservation outlook for mangroves has shifted to a more optimistic track. However, there are still challenges […]

Coronavirus update

Coronavirus update

This story was updated on March 24, 2020. Decisions are made with the health and safety of students, faculty, staff […]

Memorandum: Urgent COVID-19 update

Memorandum: Urgent COVID-19 update

Dean Michael R. Heithaus gave an update on the coronavirus and university closures in a memorandum sent on Wednesday, March […]

Graduate students sets out to better understand invasive species

Graduate students sets out to better understand invasive species

By Emma Odenweller The Smithsonian Tropical Conservation Institute featured Melanie “Lanie” Esch’s research in its November 2019 Impact Report.  She […]

Water being pumped into the Tamiami Canal and then into the Everglades a week after Hurricane Irma

Long term data framework helps map a disturbance’s rich legacy

By Emma Odenweller A national team of researchers, including FIU ecologist Dr. Evelyn Gaiser, is introducing a framework to better […]

REU Success Story: David Banisakher

REU Success Story: David Banisakher

By Taknighis Beauvoir David Banisakher, a computer science undergraduate at St. Leo University, spent the summer researching at Florida International […]