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FIU joins national alliance aimed at developing a more inclusive, diverse STEM faculty

FIU has joined a three-year institutional change effort known as the Aspire IChange Network to develop inclusive faculty recruitment, hiring, and retention practices. FIU is part of a...

Healthy wetlands could help stave off rising seas

Sea levels are rising, so what happens if the ground starts sinking? A team of researchers led by FIU scientist Sean Charles set out to...

FIU leads three universities in launching program for more diverse doctoral students in special...

Florida International University is leading a trio of universities in a $7.5 million program to support diverse students pursuing doctoral degrees in special education. The...

Woodpecker says to parrot: ‘Won’t you be my neighbor?’

In a neighborhood on the outskirts of Miami, a red-bellied woodpecker made two individual nests in two neighboring dead palm trees. It picked one....

Online trade poses new threat for wild orchids

The wild orchid trade in China has extended its reach past physical markets to the Internet. With these rare, endangered plants just a click...

Hospitality and nightlife entrepreneur David Grutman teaches class at FIU

David Grutman is bringing his experience as a Miami-based hospitality and nightlife entrepreneur to the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. Known for his success...

Unanticipated national outbreak: lung injury related to e-cigarette use

At the peak of the popularity of e-cigarettes, the nation has found itself in the midst of an epidemic of pulmonary illness associated with...

USAID awards FIU $4.2 million to reduce disaster risks in Latin America and the...

The United States Agency for International Development, Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID-OFDA) has awarded a $4.2 million, three-year cooperative agreement to the FIU...
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Miami’s economic development agency should tell the public why its outgoing director is getting $200,000 to hang around another year. That is a lot of...