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Tree preservation plan helped campus landscaping survive Hurricane Irma


The organic garden and shed adjacent to the preserve suffered no damage from Hurricane Irma. Agroecology Professor and Faculty Mentor Program participant, Krishnaswamy Jayachandran, whose class maintains the garden, said the tarps they used to protect the garden were still in tact when he surveyed the area Thursday, Sept. 14. He’s looking forward to getting his students back outside for their regularly scheduled activities as soon as possible.

Joe Raiker's research on diagnosing ADHD was highlighted by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation


Properly handled, information provided by parents and teachers should help doctors determine with greater clarity whether a child has attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). That’s the premise of a study published March 5 in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

Interest in science classes is contagious


When students see their science classmates as very interested in the class, they are more likely to develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers, according to the national study led by FIU professors Zahra Hazari and Geoff Potvin and published recently in Science Advances.

Upcoming Events

NIH Grant Proposal Preparation (G-3p) 8 Week Program

08/30/2017 03:30 PM

Presented by Ken Winters

Women In Politics

10/19/2017 12:00 PM

In Collaboration With The Office Of Women In Medicine And Science. Speaker: Katy Sorenson, President and CEO at The Good Government Initiative. Sponsored by FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.

Meet Your Mentor for Lunch

10/24/2017 12:00 PM

Join us for the FALL 2017 Mentor Program Lunch on Tuesday and/or Wednesday, October 24 and 25th, 12-1:30pm. All faculty in the Mentor Program are invited to come with their mentors or mentees for a casual lunchtime gathering with colleagues. Contact for more information.

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