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Environmental News in South America- Conflict, Crisis and Contestation

Combining perspectives from media studies and political ecology, this book analyses socially constructed news regarding three environmental conflicts in South America. In recent decades, South American political administrations have tied national economies to neo-extractive development strategies, creating not only vulnerabilities to global commodity boom and bust pricing cycles, but also to conflict regarding environmental and [...]

2017-08-07T12:50:56+00:00August 7th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Environmental News in South America- Conflict, Crisis and Contestation

Marilys Nepomechie, Associate Dean of CARTA on CBS Sunday Morning program: “Lessons from Holland on fighting rising sea levels”

Windmills are more than just a traditional part of the Dutch landscape; they have played a key role in the war Holland has waged against the sea for centuries. Today the Dutch are using ever-more innovative methods to combat rising sea levels, strategies that may also benefit other nations confronting the effects of climate change. [...]

2017-05-22T16:25:17+00:00May 22nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Marilys Nepomechie, Associate Dean of CARTA on CBS Sunday Morning program: “Lessons from Holland on fighting rising sea levels”

The Fidget Spinner Craze Is Already Over

Scott McCoskery spent 20 years in meetings clicking a pen or opening and closing a knife. At some point, he came up with an idea to build a tool designed simply to keep his hands busy, something personal and sturdy and small enough to slip in a pocket. […]

2017-05-19T18:17:42+00:00May 19th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Fidget Spinner Craze Is Already Over

Topical Currents

Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman share the microphone with a wide range of guests including community leaders, artists, scientists, historians, political thinkers and more who bring issues of interest to South Floridians.  Topical Currents first started broadcasting in January 1999. Joseph Cooper is the host and executive producer, Richard Ives is the senior producer, Bonnie Berman joined [...]

2017-04-19T15:53:17+00:00April 19th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Topical Currents

Journalism faculty member named Teacher of the Year

It was a Thursday night, 20 years ago, when Allan Richards got a call from a university named FIU. A journalist for the Sun-Sentinel and PBS at the time, Richards was asked if he would like to teach a writing course – starting Monday. […]

2017-07-31T18:12:26+00:00April 5th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Journalism faculty member named Teacher of the Year

Margo Berman, a Professor from the Department of Communication will be a guest on the WLRN Public Radio show.

Margo Berman, a Professor from the Department of Communication will be a guest on the WLRN Public Radio show, Topical Currents, from 1-2 on Tuesday, March 21st to talk about her career in advertising and higher education. This interview will be the first in a three-part series. In the second program, she will discuss FIU [...]

2017-03-15T14:27:54+00:00March 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Margo Berman, a Professor from the Department of Communication will be a guest on the WLRN Public Radio show.

Research Retreat

CARTA invites faculty to participate in a research retreat. Interested faculty are asked to submit a 200 word abstract of a project idea or their particular expertise in relation to one of the following areas: Human and Environment Interaction Education and Pedagogy Design, Visualization and Fabrication Communication and Socio-Cultural Interactions Health Care Design and Health [...]

2017-02-20T16:40:39+00:00February 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Research Retreat

Faculty Showcase

CARTA invites you to share your research and creative projects with your colleagues in a POSTER SESSION. Inspire CARTA with your projects in a 24x36 inch poster. Date Thursday February 16, 2017 Time 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Location MMC, GC316 Hosted by Shahin Vassigh, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs RSVP apikula@fiu.edu Light [...]

2017-02-20T16:36:06+00:00February 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Faculty Showcase
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