Florida International University (FIU) is an American public research university in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States, with its main campus in University Park. Florida International University is classified as a top-tier Research University with high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation, and is a first-tier research university as designated by the Florida Legislature. Founded in 1965, FIU is the youngest university to be awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter by the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the country's oldest academic honor society. FIU offers 191 programs of study with more than 280 majors in 26 colleges and schools. FIU offers many graduate programs, including architecture, business administration, engineering, law, and medicine, offering 82 master's degrees, 29 doctoral degrees, and 3 professional degrees. FIU is one of Florida's primary graduate research universities, and awards close to 3,000 graduate and professional degrees annually.
Researchers propose rapid Ebola test using nanotechnology
Just as Ebola was finally fading from the headlines, it came back in the news with shocking reports: a Scottish nurse rehospitalized nine months after beating Ebola is now suffering from meningitis caused by the virus. A ...
Humans disrupt relationships in nature, study finds
Humans are changing relationships between species in fundamental ways.
Migrating Amazonian trees are a cause for concern
Tropical forests in the Andes Mountains are changing in the face of climate change.
All species, great and small, must be preserved
Researchers warn all species are important, and conservation efforts should be based on the need for biological diversity and not on how useful individual species are to people.
What makes a math person? Interest, recognition are key factors, researchers say
You're either a math person or you're not – at least that's what we've always heard.
Tiny invention could revolutionize analytical chemistry
Just 2 centimeters long and 2 millimeters in diameter, a Florida International University (FIU) researcher has invented a sorbent tube that could bring analytical chemistry to the masses. The simple yet highly sensitive device ...
Eat less meat, save the planet
To conserve the planet's ecosystems and their diverse plant and animal species, human populations should consume less meat, according to Florida International University researchers.
New tech to authenticate citizen journalists' cellphone footage
Cellphone video increasingly plays a role in reporting the news. From encounters with police in the United States to the fate of people worldwide threatened by war, terrorism, repressive governments or any number of other ...
Florida pet owners warned about deadly giant toads
Florida's rainy season is in full force and pet owners are being cautioned to keep an eye out for toxic toads that can potentially kill dogs and cats.
Canines detect deadly disease in historic avocado trees
Nestled within the lush tropical foliage of The Kampong resides 20 avocado trees. They were planted nearly 100 years ago under the supervision of plant explorer David Fairchild. Though historically significant, they are not ...