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2021 FIU ForEverglades Scholarship Awardees

2021 FIU ForEverglades Scholarship Awardees

The Everglades Foundation recently announced the 2021 winners of its prestigious ForEverglades Scholarships and Fellowships. This year, six of 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 […]

A love of nature paves the path for a beloved career

A love of nature paves the path for a beloved career

By Maria Gabriela Gonzalez Starchek Embarking on backpacking expeditions through rivers, mountains and caves in his native Cuba taught Rafael […]

From Minnesota to Miami, student studies mangroves during REU program

From Minnesota to Miami, student studies mangroves during REU program

By Maria Gabriela Gonzalez Starchek  An AP biology course introduced Kyle Wong to the intricacies of ecology and microbiology. It […]

Undergrads across the U.S. join unique coastal environmental research experience at FIU

Undergrads across the U.S. join unique coastal environmental research experience at FIU

A lucky group of undergraduates from across the nation had the summer of a lifetime exploring the iconic coastal ecosystems […]

Students awarded 2021 Cristina Menendez Memorial Fellowship

Students awarded 2021 Cristina Menendez Memorial Fellowship

Thirteen students across FIU’s College of Arts, Sciences & Education have been awarded the Institute of Environment’s 2021 Cristina Menendez […]

What is water worth?

What is water worth?

Water holds a different value for every creature, culture and climate yet there’s no question it’s one of our planet’s […]

Student receives coral restoration scholarship

Student receives coral restoration scholarship

As a child, the ocean was Serena Hackerott’s playground. With both her parents being avid scuba divers, Hackerott spent her […]

Master teacher recognized with Deering Foundation Partner Award

Master teacher recognized with Deering Foundation Partner Award

For 15 years, Nicholas Oehm has leveraged a partnership with the Deering Estate to have FIU students and alumni study […]

7 things you didn’t know about the Everglades

7 things you didn’t know about the Everglades

In honor of the Florida Everglades turning 73 on Dec. 6, we are sharing seven things that might surprise you. […]