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Dogs, drones battle deadly avocado fungus
Researchers at FIU's International Forensic Research Institute believe a combination of drones and dogs could be game-changers in the fight to stop the deadly laurel wilt fungus spread by the invasive redbay ambrosia beetle. The research was featured in Politico and Florida Trend magazine. Watch video and read more.

High school students come to learn at Mastery Math Lab

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Spider monkeys point to new understanding of hand dominance

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CAS Online seeks course proposals

Thinking about teaching an online course but not sure where to begin? 

The College of Arts & Sciences Online Office provides a step-by-step guide to help faculty develop and teach a fully online course. This includes instructions for submitting a course proposal, hands-on training on tech tools and working directly with an instructional designer.

For information, please visit
or request access to
Faculty Café in Blackboard.


Stocker AstroScience Center opens new space frontier for students, community

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Controlling mothers add to anxiety risk for young children

Research group develops a novel method to identify anticancer drugs

FIU scientists light up the brain at science museum

SISH Advisory Board expands

Psychology faculty and graduate students win awards


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Talking to Kids: Parent-Child Conversations & Child Development
April 9, 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. at AHC1, 110

What Does a Mathematical Proof Really Prove?
April 9, 3:30 p.m. at SIPA, 103

For Faculty: How to Publish
Your Book

April 17, 10:00 a.m. at AHC4, 402

End of Semester Star Party
April 24, 8:00 p.m. at Stocker AstroScience Center

Full list of SISH Events
School of Integrated Science and Humanity
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 SW 8th Street, AHC-4, Suite 351
Miami, FL 33199
Phone: 305-348-4232
Fax: 305-348-4289

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