Environment, Arts and Society

Need for a new model for predicting extreme rainfall

Need for a new model for predicting extreme rainfall

Estimates of future rainfall are crucial for South Florida’s water management. As our climate gets warmer, more water vapor is […]

My First Job: Stephanie Acosta

My First Job: Stephanie Acosta

A person’s first job in their field of choice kickstarts their career and sets the tone for the future. We […]

Do your part this #PlasticFreeJuly

Do your part this #PlasticFreeJuly

Plastic is everywhere. It’s in everyday packaging, electronics, toys, skincare products and clothes. It can even get into your food […]

Cameraman/director Didier Noirot is filming in the middle of a herd of silky sharks.  (photo credit: Didier Noirot)

More to sharks than meets the surface

Most people are quick to judge sharks by their appearance and see them as solitary hunters. But their behavior shows […]

Heithaus dives into importance of volcanoes and life underwater

Heithaus dives into importance of volcanoes and life underwater

Mike Heithaus, shark researcher in the Institute of Environment and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences & Education, became […]

Geology professor alumna received grant to study creation of ore deposits

Geology professor alumna received grant to study creation of ore deposits

An Earth and Environment alumna recently received support from the National Science Foundation to study how ore deposits that are […]

Where are they now? Christina Ceballos-Levy

Where are they now? Christina Ceballos-Levy

The College of Arts, Sciences & Education prepares students for life after graduation to become successful leaders in the community. […]

ADVANCE Florida Network provides benefits to visitors and hosts, says FIU professor

ADVANCE Florida Network provides benefits to visitors and hosts, says FIU professor

By Ashley Garcia Sonia Underwood is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and part of the STEM Transformation Institute, […]

English faculty deliver 470 pounds of food to food pantry

English faculty deliver 470 pounds of food to food pantry

Every great story begins with an exposition, usually has a problem in the middle and ends with a resolution, a […]

FIU@Home: Discover Mantis Shrimp Vision

FIU@Home: Discover Mantis Shrimp Vision

FIU’s Aquarius Reef Base gives scientists the gift of time. Living in the world’s only underwater laboratory allows scientists to […]