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Join FIU alum Aurora Morcillo as she discusses her book "En Cuerpo y Alma" on the relationship between the Spanish dictatorship of Francisco Franco and the symbolic female embodiment of the nation. Aurora Morcillo is the director of Spanish and Mediterranean Studies Program in the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs at FIU.

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Did you know? Sharks play a vital role in maintaining ocean ecosystems, but shark populations are declining due to overfishing, bycatch, and habitat disruption. Join us as Chris Fischer ignites our passion for shark conservation and our fight to save animals from extinction.

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In South Florida, the environment is the economy. Hear an expert panel discuss the health of Biscayne Bay and learn how ongoing restoration efforts will ensure a clean water supply, increase resiliency against sea level rise and support Miami-Dade's growing economy.

Seminar: Cross-Continental Insights into Jaguar Ecology and Conservation

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Venue:PC 419, MMC

Please join us this Friday at 3pm for the Earth and Environment Seminar. Speaker: Joe Figel, MS Environmental Studies, PhD Candidate, Biology. Title: “Cross-Continental Insights into Jaguar Ecology and Conservation”. This event is free and open to the public.

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Venue:Graham Center (GC) Ballrooms

Join us as we begin FIU’s Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week with our annual Holocaust Day of Remembrance featuring Keynote Speaker & Holocaust Survivor Tibor Hollo. To RSVP please click on this link.

February

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Dr. Wei Yang, from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH will host a lecture sponsored by the Biochemistry Ph.D. Program Seminar Series.

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As part of the Speaking Sustainably Lecture Series, experts will provide insights research and efforts to help protect these species including the ongoing worldwide shark census - Global FinPrint Project. An international, multi-institutional collaboration supported by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, the project aims to inform and drive regional and global shark conservation.

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Show your Panther Pride at the Preserve!!! The FIU Nature Preserve (NP) provides many opportunities for students and non-students to get involved in various volunteer activities. We have projects and activities for all skill levels; such as but not limited to: tree and brush cutting, invasive species control, plantings, habitat improvements, and nature/ recreation trails maintenance.

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Venue:Zoo Miami

Join as Zoo Miami as they celebrate Ellie's debut as the official representative for Florida: Mission Everglades.

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Diatoms, known as “algae in glass houses” due to their transparent silica walls, are among the largest and most ecologically significant groups of organisms on earth. Our panel will take you along on the science of diatoms and the power of art and public installations to broaden knowledge of nature.

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Venue:wc 130

Dr. James Curran, Professor of Statistics, University of Auckland, NZ will present a seminar entitled, "Should Statistics be the gatekeepers of forensic science?"

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The Center for Children and Families is thrilled to once again host its child and adolescent mental health biennial conference in Miami!

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Are you looking to explore more within your major or a major that you are interested in? Are you unsure of the many pathways that your major can lead you to? Then come to this workshop to hear and learn about a particular major or field and ways to gain information and network to explore a possible career field that might be of interest to you and your future career goals.

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Venue:FIU Graham Center Ballrooms

STEMCon is an occasion which will bring together STEM faculty, advisors, potential employers, graduate school recruiters, and students seeking opportunities to grow and succeed in these fields. The conference will provide students with rich information and resources, including succeeding as an undergraduate student, career guidance, graduate school information and will allow for valuable networking opportunities for research and employment!

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Venue:FIU Nature Preserve 11200 SW 8th Street Miami, FL 33199

Show your Panther Pride at the Preserve!!! The FIU Nature Preserve (NP) provides many opportunities for students and non-students to get involved in various volunteer activities. We have projects and activities for all skill levels; such as but not limited to: tree and brush cutting, invasive species control, plantings, habitat improvements, and nature/ recreation trails maintenance.

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Venue:BBC – Barnes & Noble 3000 Northeast 151st Street Miami, 33181

FIU’s Creative Writing and Barnes & Noble will host author, Lauren Grodstein, for the second reading series event of Writers on the Bay Spring 2017. Lauren Grodstein is the author of the New York Times-bestselling A Friend of the Family and the Washington Post Book of the Year The Explanation for Everything, among other works. Her new novel, Sometimes at Night, will be published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in March, 2017.

March

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Urban Agriculture: Building Towards A More Sustainable Future

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As part of CCF's Speaker Series, Dr. Ted Beauchaine, professor in the Department of Psychology at The Ohio State University will give a talk.

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The ​primary ​workshop ​objective ​is ​to ​promote ​best ​practices ​in ​the ​collection ​and ​maintenance ​of ​aquatic ​organisms ​for ​educational ​activities. To ​receive ​an ​Aquatic ​Species ​Collecting ​Certificate, ​you ​must ​successfully ​complete ​the ​training ​workshop ​and ​must ​be ​employed ​by ​or ​be ​a ​registered ​volunteer ​for: -a ​school ​(or ​home ​school) -an ​educational ​center -an ​educational ​organization -an ​agency ​conducting ​educational ​programs

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Venue:CP 145 and the Stocker Astroscience Center

Dr. Caroline Simpson will be talking about the role women have played in the development of astronomy throughout the ages.

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Venue:FIU- Student Academic Success Center Auditorium 160 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199

Join us for our next Our Common Future Presented by the Donald Blechman Memorial Lecture Series, featuring Dr.Gavin Schmidt, Director of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. Dr. Schmidt will discuss how new observations of past climate change allow us to begin at the beginning of the climate story, gain a better appreciation of where we are now, and where we may be headed.Dr. Schmidt will also discuss how scientists must not only share discoveries with all audiences, but help others learn.

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The premier exchange on trees in Miami-Dade featuring best practices from Green Cities, Miami-Dade Urban Tree Canopy Assessment, achieving Tree City/Tree Campus USA, Crown Canopy award winner and unveiling of the County’s new online Tree Canopy Tool.

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Sea Level Rise, Everglades Restoration and the Health of our Coastal Waters

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This is an informal meeting in which all kinds of botanists share their work with others, and also come to meet folks from other parts of South Florida with similar interests. Our host for this venue is Harvey Bernstein, who recently returned to the Miami area to take the position as head of Horticulture.

April

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Venue:Naples Botanical Garden- Kapnick Hall, 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL 34112

FIU biologist and entrepreneur Brian Machovina, will discuss his research on ecology and food security, including the effects of meat consumption by humans on the environment. His work has been featured in various journals, including PNAS, Nature and Science. He has also presented his work at TEDxFIU in 2014.