This is the 2nd edition of SISH's eNewsletter highlighting current and upcoming events as well as the latest news from our researchers.
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BSI assembles team to combat prostate cancer
Researchers at FIU's Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) are working to develop new, more effective treatments for advanced prostate cancer patients with the assistance of the Community Foundation of Broward.
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FIU supports success of Mastery Math Program with new faculty hires

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STEMposium introduces founding faculty fellows, showcases research

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Child and adolescent mental health experts convene in Miami 

February 25 - 27 
Kovens Center, BBC

FIU's Center for Children and Families brings to Miami one of the world's leading interdisciplinary conferences on state-of-the-art, evidence-based prevention and treatments for mental health and educational problems in children and adolescents. 

Featured speakers and presenters are among the foremost authorities in the field of child and adolescent mental health.

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Continuing Education Credits are available.

New ADHD study on tolerance to medication seeks participants

Psychologists at FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) are examining possible tolerance to ADHD medications and whether taking weekend breaks could help with effectiveness over time.
The research study will be conducted during CCF’s Summer Treatment Program. Participating children will receive behavioral treatment by psychologists who specialize in ADHD as well as a controlled test of medication. Participating children will also be followed the next school year by CCF clinical staff.

To enroll, call
305-348-0477. For more information about the medication study, please click here.




Pete Markowitz and Xavier Cortada featured in FermiLab exhibit

CCF spring break program boosts organization skills in adolescents

Now accepting applications for Southern Cross Astronomical Society Scholarships

FIU joins Booker T. Washington High in reopening of planetarium

Physics student selected for prestigious summer research program in Paris

Introducing new tracks in the
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics


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Philosophy Lecture: Murray Clarke, Concordia University
February 25, 3:30 p.m. at DM, 164

Genome Editing in the Mosquito
February 27, 3 p.m. at WC, 130

Faculty Mentor Program:
Workshop on Aging by William Vega

March 2, 3:30 p.m. at AHC4, 402

FIU Undergraduate Research Conference
March 17, 10:00 a.m. at GC Ballrooms

Women and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean
March 19, 8:00 a.m. at GC Ballrooms

Faculty Mentor Program:
Book Publishing Workshop

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

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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