Environment, Arts and Society

Pandemic inspires alumni to launch free, online tutoring

Pandemic inspires alumni to launch free, online tutoring

Isabella Perea ’20 is troubled every time she visits Colombia. Her heart breaks seeing how the educational system of her […]

FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

By Nicholas Ogle Home is the first learning laboratory. This series brings opportunities to discover, explore and create to life-long […]

Tips on prepping for the virtual career fair

Tips on prepping for the virtual career fair

FIU’s Career and Talent Development office is hosting its inaugural virtual career fair to connect students with employers in a […]

Student works to save endangered orchids with friendly fungi

Student works to save endangered orchids with friendly fungi

Friendly fungi may be the key to helping vulnerable Florida orchid populations rebound. Ellen Garcia, a graduate student in the […]

Saving Biscayne Bay

Saving Biscayne Bay

The unprecedented fish kills and algal blooms recently seen in Biscayne Bay have brought up many questions to locals and […]

NOAA awards nearly $600,000 to mangrove resilience project

NOAA awards nearly $600,000 to mangrove resilience project

An FIU Institute of Environment researcher is trying to understand how mangrove coasts gain back their strength after being hit […]

3,200 pounds of fresh South Florida produce reaches FIU students

3,200 pounds of fresh South Florida produce reaches FIU students

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused food insecurity for some people, and a recent effort organized by South Florida farmers has […]

Undergraduate students conduct research from home

Undergraduate students conduct research from home

When the summer semester came along, students still weren’t allowed on campus. Experimental labs were canceled, and remote labs became […]

Roots take a DIY approach for plant growth, study finds

Roots take a DIY approach for plant growth, study finds

By Nina Jungman Plants, like animals, must fight to survive. Unlike animals, the key to the plants’ survival lies in […]

Grandmother, retired professor counts sharks and rays. They count on her, too.

Grandmother, retired professor counts sharks and rays. They count on her, too.

A retired grandmother of four in landlocked Mount Vernon, Ohio holds the distinction of being the top volunteer for the […]