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Nepal was ripe for disaster, FIU experts say

As the people of Nepal struggle with the aftermath of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that has devastated much of the country, FIU researcher Dr. Juan...
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Triumph after tragedy: FIU graduates overcome adversity

As an infant, LeAnn Shannon, 32, suffered a spinal cord injury that robbed her of the ability to walk. But like other...

Alumnus stars in pivotal scene opposite Vin Diesel in ‘Furious 7′

  Jorge Ferragut‘s career just got shifted into high gear. The latest installment of the Fast & The Furious franchise debuts worldwide April 3rd, expecting to...

Little blue crab and 3 siblings give vo ice to Miami’s Haitian children

When linguistics professor Melissa Baralt is not teaching in the classroom or conducting research in the community, she volunteers at Inn Transition North, a...

Dogs, drones battle deadly avocado fungus

In just a few weeks, redbay ambrosia beetles will be on the move in Florida, a major concern for the state’s multimillion dollar avocado...

FIU welcomes two new members to the Board of Trustees

The Florida Board of Governors has announced the appointment of Natasha Lowell and Justo L. Pozo to the Florida International University Board of Trustees.   “FIU is thrilled to...

Buzzer beater helps men’s basketball upset UTSA in conference tournament opener

It did not take long for March Madness to live up to its moniker. In the first round of the Conference USA Men’s Basketball Championship...

Spider monkeys point to new understanding of hand dominance

Spider monkeys aren’t the hook-handed primates scientists always believed they were. FIU psychologist Eliza L. Nelson has observed several of the lanky-armed monkeys using individual fingers to...
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Virtual Feast with the Beasts raises $218k+ for Zoo Miami

Feast with the Beasts (FWTB) is the legendary fundraiser that annually takes place at the Zoo in March.  The in-person event, postponed due to...

Let’s Celebrate Public Lands Day at Deering Estate

National Public Lands Day, a great time for us to connect with the environment around us. It began in 1994 and keeps the promise...

A Major Side Effect of COVID-19

In the 244 years since our founding, we have seen many recessions and depressions. Today, most of us associate economic pain with recessions, which...