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Nov 14, 2019, 14:33 ET Florida International University and MITRE Establish Strategic Partnership

Florida International University and MITRE, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to research and development in the public interest, have entered...


Nov 04, 2019, 15:34 ET Florida International University: Researchers show adverse childhood events contribute to lower self-control among teens

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are known to lead to a number of negative health and behavior outcomes, including delinquent and criminal...


Oct 29, 2019, 15:27 ET FIU leads three universities in launching program for more diverse doctoral students in special education

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


Oct 10, 2019, 14:57 ET Medicines to help smokers quit only fight half the battle

More than 90 percent of smokers who try to quit fail. The reason may be hiding in their brains. Many people who try to quit often turn to smoking...


Oct 03, 2019, 15:52 ET National Geographic Explorer Mireya Mayor joins FIU

Mireya Mayor has joined Florida International University as director of the Exploration and Science Communications Initiative in the College of Arts, ...


Oct 02, 2019, 09:33 ET FIU studying how corals fight climate change at molecular level

Florida International University was awarded a $3 million grant to investigate how corals are responding to climate change at the molecular level...


Sep 10, 2019, 15:37 ET Air Force awards FIU $4.82 million to propel research on origami antennas

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) has awarded Florida International University (FIU) an additional $4.82 million to expand its...


Sep 09, 2019, 11:56 ET Several FIU programs among the best in the nation

Florida International University programs are among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report rankings released today. The new...


Jun 24, 2019, 09:33 ET The Related Group foundation makes $1 million naming gift to FIU's Metropolitan Center

Florida International University's (FIU) Metropolitan Center announced a $1 million endowment gift from the Related Philanthropic Foundation. The...


Jun 13, 2019, 13:53 ET FIU First South Florida University To Be Designated "Emerging Preeminent Research University"

FIU is one step closer to becoming Florida's next preeminent research university. On Thursday, the Board of Governors designated FIU as an "emerging...


Jun 11, 2019, 09:12 ET FIU among top 15 universities granted U.S. patents in 2018

Florida International University is among the top universities in the world leading the way in innovation, according to rankings released last week...


Jun 10, 2019, 11:56 ET FIU Model UN named #1 in North America for the first time in program history

For the first time in program history, FIU's Model UN team has been named the top team in North America by Best Delegate, the organization that ranks ...


Apr 30, 2019, 09:00 ET New DNA test stops illegal shipment of endangered eels

Researchers have developed a new method to identify illegally trafficked European eels, and it has already led to the arrest and prosecution of...


Apr 16, 2019, 13:04 ET FIU scientists discover new arsenic-based broad-spectrum antibiotic

Antibiotic resistance has been called one of the biggest public health threats of our time. There is a pressing need for new and novel antibiotics to ...


Mar 29, 2019, 16:28 ET World's frogs under assault by lone pathogenic killer, FIU scientist says

A single fungal disease has wiped out at least 90 species of amphibians and had devastating effects on hundreds more, making it the most costly...


Mar 28, 2019, 12:06 ET Scientists at FIU discover how mosquitoes zero in on our sweat

Just like fresh-baked cookies or sizzling bacon is to us, the scent of your sweat is a mouthwatering aroma to mosquitoes. Now, scientists have...


Mar 07, 2019, 11:33 ET Badia Spices, Inc. donates $1 million to FIU

Badia Spices, Inc. has announced a $1 million gift to the Next Horizon campaign at Florida International University to create the Badia Spices...


Feb 22, 2019, 10:00 ET Nonconsensual porn is a growing threat among young adults, researchers find

One out of every 12 respondents in a nationwide survey say they have been victims of nonconsensual pornography. The findings were released this week...


Feb 18, 2019, 13:04 ET In the age of smart devices, young children spending more time in front of screens - TV screens

A new study by Florida International University Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work researchers about screen time shows that...


Jan 28, 2019, 12:05 ET FIU Launches $750 Million Next Horizon Campaign

On Saturday, Florida International University launched its Next Horizon campaign, a landmark effort to support key areas of need and opportunity that ...


Jan 10, 2019, 10:47 ET Support for the embargo on the rise among Cuban-Americans, reveals FIU Cuba Poll

A strong majority of Cuban-American voters in Miami-Dade County supported Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections, giving Florida Gov. Rick...


Dec 10, 2018, 12:23 ET Children with ADHD or autism could be early indicator for younger siblings, new study finds

ounger siblings of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorder are more likely to develop either...


Nov 27, 2018, 15:19 ET Want to know what toxins you're being exposed to? Your urine has answers

Over the course of a lifespan, from conception to death, each person encounters a wide variety of environmental stressors such as pollution, tobacco...


Nov 07, 2018, 16:29 ET What's the equation for the perfect beer?

FIU and North Miami are helping put the science back in beer brewing. Beer is the most popular alcoholic beverage in America. Yet for many, the...


Nov 06, 2018, 13:40 ET Neural-Enabled Prosthetic Hand (NEPH) System developed at FIU restores sensation to first human subject

Years after his hand was amputated in a traumatic accident, a hand amputee can "feel" again, thanks to technology FIU engineers have developed. That...