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Marijuana could put users at risk for addiction, researchers find


Psychologist Elise Trucco, a researcher at FIU’s Center for Children and Families, has found that the use of this drug actually has long-term effects on the brain, contrary to the belief that marijuana is a “safe drug.”

Astronomy professor recognized for excellence in teaching


The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) has awarded FIU physics professor Caroline Simpson the 2016 Richard H. Emmons Award. The ASP is the largest general astronomy society in the world with members from over 70 nations.

Scientific discovery could revolutionize one of the world’s most important crops


A team of researchers, including FIU biology professor Eric von Wettberg, has identified the gene responsible for giving white chickpea its light seed and flower color. This genetic finding can help breeders create varieties of chickpea that will fare better against debilitating diseases, yield a higher number of seeds on the same amount land, and fetch a higher price per seed.

Upcoming Events

Faculty Mentor Program Orientations, Sept. 13 & 14, 2016

09/13/2016 03:30 PM

Faculty Mentor Program Orientations will take place Tuesday, Sept. 13 and Wednesday, Sept. 14, as well as Friday, Sept. 16 (see below). Please click through for more details and to RSVP for a workshop!

Faculty Mentor Program Orientation - Friday, Sept. 16

09/16/2016 01:30 PM

A Faculty Mentor Program Orientation will take place Friday, Sept. 16 from 1:30 to 3:15 in GC 150 (note time change). Please click through for more details and to RSVP for the workshop!

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