Eyes Part of Investigative Journalism Project

eyesontherise.org is leading a journalistic investigation supported by the Fund for Investigative Journalism to map and visualize through virtual reality Miami’s luxury development during sea level rise. Project partners include The Miami Times, the South Florida News Service, and FIU’s Mobile Virtual Reality Lab, FIU’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Center, and The South Florida Black[…]

Eyesontherise.org VR Project Wins Award

Work related to the VirtualEYES project received an award this summer from the Images and Voices of Hope (IVOH) organization related to engagement in storytelling of climate change. The project also led to an Honorable Mention for a Best Practices in Service Learning in Journalism and Mass Communication award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication,[…]

“A Sea Change” Hits Stage

More than 260 people experienced “A Sea Change” — the interdisciplinary theatrical performance focused on climate change and rising seas — at FIU’s two performing arts locations on April 4 and 7. The event was a part of the eyesontherise.org initiative. The performance, which featured dance, music, drama, virtual reality, and prose highlighted the work[…]