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.
Shark census reaches first 100 reefs: Early findings of global survey show existing data may be inaccurate
Researchers attempting the world's largest-ever survey of shark populations have reached their first 100 reefs, collecting exciting footage along the way.
The palette surgeonfish, or blue tang, is the star of Disney-Pixar's latest film Finding Dory—the much anticipated sequel to the 2003 blockbuster Finding Nemo.
Conservation geneticist wants to arm Ethiopian and Indian farmers with revolutionary new varieties of chickpea.
Tiffany Troxler takes a right turn from Miami Beach's Purdy Avenue onto 20th Street and spots her destination, a perfect example of the consequences of sea level rise.
The first captive-bred Florida Grasshopper Sparrow hatched this week under the care of researchers with Florida International University's Tropical Conservation Institute.
A rare cold spell in Miami, that saw temperatures dip as low as 35 degrees, had damaging effects on tropical bees in South Florida.
A chemical used to disperse oil following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been proven to severely harm and even kill jellyfish.
People must be a consideration when building dams, according to FIU researchers.
The world's rarest species—both plants and animals—contribute disproportionally to the ecosystems where they reside, according to research published this week. This new information is changing how scientists view rare ...
Changes in temperature and weather patterns pose a serious threat to the millions of animal, plant and fungi species found in the tropics. In an article published in Science, lead authors and biology Ph.D. students Timothy ...