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January

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Venue:MMC Campus, FIU

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics will host an international conference on Geometry, Topology and Applications January 4-7, 2017. For more information, click above.

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Venue:AHC1 110

Join CCF in this Speaker Series talk presented by Dr. Larry W. Hawk, professor in the Dept. of Psychology and director at the Center for Children and Families at University at Buffalo.

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Venue:ASTRO 101

The Stocker Astroscience Center will host their semi-annual welcome back star party. You don't want to miss out!

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Venue:GC Bus Stop

The Center for Women’s and Gender Studies is providing transportation (MMC) to and from the Rally (Bayfront Park) for FIU students and faculty. Tickets are only $5.00!

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Venue:GC Ballrooms

Come join CWGS for a Q&A session with Sandy Skelaney, Director of the Initiative for Gender Violence Prevention at the Center for Women's and Gender Studies.

February

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Venue:MMC - MARC 290 | BBC - WUC 159

Make sure to RSVP to Lee Mun Wah’s Diversity training and screening of his documentary film, “If these Halls Could Talk.”

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Venue:AHC1 110

As part of the CCF's Speaker Series Dr. Thomas Ollendick, distinguished professor at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University will give a talk.

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Venue:AHC1 110

As part of CCF's Speaker Series, Dr. Julie B. Schweitzer, professor at the University of California Davis MIND Institute, will give talk, "A Cognitive Neuroscience Approach to Understanding & Modifying Decision-Making & Attention in ADHD."

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Venue:CP 145

Dr. Webb will discuss logical and scientific thinking, and its application to subjects such as UFO's, Global Warming, and elections.

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Venue:AHC3 110

Come out and join CWGS along with their diverse panel of experts discuss the facts and what can be done to combat violence against women globally.

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Venue:WUC Ballrooms

This conference will deliver informative sessions throughout the day which will expose students to career resources, employment and internship opportunities.

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Venue:OE 134

Professor Abhay Deshpande from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Stony Brook University will give a talk.

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Venue:AHC4 402

Please join us for a networking lunch to celebrate the launch of the Initiative for Gender Violence Prevention.

Ongoing Redesign of Introduction to Psychology (DBER Seminar)

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Venue:AHC3 215

As part of the Spring 2017 Discipline Based Education Research Faculty Community (DBER) Seminar Series, join Rachel Ritchie and Kristin Nichols-Lopez from Psychology for a talk.

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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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Venue:Kovens Conference Center, FIU

The Center for Children and Families is thrilled to host its child and adolescent mental health biennial conference in Miami (formerly known as Niagara in Miami). Click above to register.

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Venue:GC Ballrooms

Join the Florida International University College of Arts, Sciences & Education and the College of Engineering & Computing for the first-annual undergraduate STEM Student Success Conference, STEMCon.

March

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Venue:AHC1 110

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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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:AHC4 402

Dr. Kim Tieu, Professor, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health, will host a lecture.

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Venue:AHC3 110

Join CWGS for this event in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies Bachelor’s Program.

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Venue:Green Library 220

Director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center will be giving a talk about his research in the field of Global warming. Make sure to RSVP your spot for a special luncheon, click above!

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Venue:AHC4 302

As part of the FP&L Distinguished Nuclear Lecture Series, Dr. Howard L. Hall will be giving a talk.

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Venue:SIPA 100

Dr. Michael Marder will be giving a talk as part of the STEM Institute Colloquium.

From Insight to Action: What can each of us do to have a better environment in STEM departments?

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Venue:WC 130

As part of the Spring 2017 Discipline Based Education Research Faculty Community (DBER) Seminar Series, join Suzanna Rose and Sanaz Farhangi for a talk.

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Venue:AHC4 402

Dr. Heinz Arnheiter from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke will give a talk.

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Venue:Graham Center Ballrooms

Open to ALL FIU undergraduate students of ALL disciplines. Featuring student presentations and posters, and workshops by faculty researchers.

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Venue:DM 100

Professor Vilmos Komornik from the University of Strasbourg (France) will give a colloquium talk. Graduate students are especially encouraged to participate.

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Venue:WC 130

Dr. Oswald, President-Elect of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) will be giving a talk.

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Venue:OE 134

Dr. Yinghao Wu Assistant Professor Department of Systems and Computational Biology Albert Einstein College of Medicine will be giving a talk.

April

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Venue:AHC5 201/203 & Frost Museum 105/107

Open to all faculty, staff and administrators who are new to the idea of LAs, just getting started with an LA Program, and those who are expanding or sustaining an LA Program.

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Venue:GC 140

Join CWGS as they co-host a spectacular screening of the Oscar Winning movie "Moonlight" during the screening we will also have a Panel Discussion from influential community members discussing topics of race discrimination, LGBTQ rights, etc. Open to everyone, space is limited.

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Venue:AHC3 100

Join CWGS during Diversity week as they acknowledge 100 women from different fields at FIU to profile, celebrate, and champion.

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Venue:AHC1 110

"Leveraging People, Places, and Products to Increase Access to Evidence-based Parenting Interventions" - As part of CCF's free Speaker Series Dr. Anil Chacko, associate professor at New York University will be giving a talk at noon this Friday.

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Venue:CP 145 and the Stocker Astroscience Center

Dr. Daniel Batcheldor, professor of Space Sciences at Florida Tech will discuss his new popular crowd-funded book, "Astronomy Saves the World: Securing our Future Through Exploration and Education."

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Venue:VH 133

An introduction to enable students and researchers to use modeling to gain insight into macromolecular systems and complement wet-bench experiments.

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Venue:WC 130

Goodwin Biotechnology, located in Plantation, will be hosting a special event. This lecture will provide students and faculty with insight into the biotechnology world, specifically that of a contract manufacturing and development organization (CDMO).

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Venue:OE 134

Prof. Zhimin Shi from the Department of Physics at University of South Florida will give a talk on optics

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Venue:CBC 142

An opportunity for the FIU community in general, and students and faculty in particular, to hear some of the latest developments in statistical methodologies and their applications.

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Venue:PG5-153

Dr. Facundo Fernandez from Georgia Tech University will host a lecture.

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Venue:Stocker Astroscience Center

"Digital Civilizations" special exhibition and book signing with artist remarks by Luciano Marx Rabuske, FIU Fine Arts graduate. Introduction by Dr. James Webb with tours of the Stocker telescope and special viewing opportunities.

May

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Venue:Stocker Astroscience Center, Room 100

PLEASE NOTE, due to an emergency at the MARC, our LOCATION HAS CHANGED to the Stocker AstroScience Center. Join us there for the 2017 SISH Scholarship Awards Ceremony. We will be presenting the awardees for the Fred Hoover Memorial Endowment Award, the Zaida Morales-Martinez & Howard E. Moore Chemistry Awards, and the Southern Cross Astronomical Society Awards. To RSVP, please click the link above.

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Venue:CBC 235

This workshop will employ interactive exercises to assist attendees in better understanding and enhancing their style of communication with suggestions that can be implemented immediately or in the future to ensure continued success in their personal and professional life.

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Venue:VH 165

As one of the STEM Transformation Institute Speaker, Adam Castillo from the University of Texas will be giving a talk.

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Venue:SIPA Auditorium

Join IFRI for their 6th Annual Forensic Science Symposium.

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Venue:Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Florida International University in collaboration with the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and local law enforcement agencies is proud to host the High School Student Forensic Academy.

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Venue:TBA

On Monday, May 15, Prof. Christopher Heil from Georgia Tech. will speak on "Music, Time-Frequency Shifts, and Linear Independence."

June

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Venue:WC-130

Join BSI for a Genome Solver hands-on workshop with Dr. Anne G. Rosenwald, Georgetown University and Dr. Gaurav Arora, ‎Gallaudet University.

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Venue:TBA

School’s out for summer! Almost. That means kids (and their parents) are getting ready to dive into summer fun and find the perfect summer camp. FIU is your destination.

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Venue:Books & Books - Coral Gables

Click on the link above to RSVP to meet author, Yaa Gyasi. Her book, Homegoing, is currently a part of the Women's Studies Book Club summer reading list. You don't want to miss out!

July

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Venue:AHC4-402

Dr. Karen Vieira from Med Writers will give a talk geared to faculty and students about the alternative career path of medical writing and editing.

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Venue:AHC4 - 101

The target audience for this event includes summer interns (e.g., REU, SRI, FSTAR), graduate and undergraduate students, and post-docs. Pizza will be served at 3:00 pm.

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Venue:Stocker Astroscience Center

Telescopes, astronomy, Jimmy Buffett Music, Key Lime Pies, Frozen Margaritas! What more could you ask for? Oh yes, its free!

August

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Venue:SIPA Auditorium

The newly convened NSF grant-funded CARFS center will have its first Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting at FIU, August 14-15th, 2017, beginning at 8 a.m. There will be an opening reception at the Pullman Hotel on Sunday evening, August 13th at 7:00 p.m.

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Venue:Stocker Astroscience Center

Come and join us August 21 at the Stocker AstroScience Center to watch the Solar Eclipse and have a party!

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Venue:Deering Estate

Come out and join the Southern Cross Astronomical Society to view this year's partial solar eclipse. Telescopes will be provided!

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Venue:AHC4 402

Elizabeth Garami, Licensing Manager at FIU's Technology Management and Commercialization dept will host a lecture.

November

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Venue:GL-100A

Dr. Peter Lu from Bowling Green State University will host a seminar on single molecule biophysics.

December

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Venue:AHC3-205

Dr. Susan Wallace from the University of Vermont will host a lecture. Her research interest include oxidative DNA damage and repair and interactions between DNA damages and DNA polymerases.