Campus Life


50@50: Dalai Lama visits FIU for the first time in 1999 50@50: Dalai Lama visits FIU for the first time in 1999

To celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary, FIU News is sharing 50 moments in FIU’s history as part of our “50@50″ series. […] Read More »


In the World


Promoting democratic, local governance in Latin America and the Caribbean Promoting democratic, local governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

The city of Miami recently welcomed more then 550 authorities and public servants from Latin America and the Caribbean for […] Read More »


Science & Health


Protecting yourself from rare flesh-eating bacteria found on Florida's beaches Protecting yourself from rare flesh-eating bacteria found on Florida's beaches

The Florida Health Department has warned residents and tourists of a rare form of flesh-eating, potentially deadly bacteria that has made […] Read More »


Sports


Johnathan Cyprien to host charity softball game at FIU June 26 Johnathan Cyprien to host charity softball game at FIU June 26

Jacksonville Jaguars safety and FIU football alumnus Johnathan Cyprien is returning to campus, and he’s bringing some familiar faces with […] Read More »


Arts & Culture


Wind instrument group wins gold medal Wind instrument group wins gold medal

FIU’s Indoor Winds group took home the gold medal in the Independent Wind Category at the Winter Guard International 2015 World Championships in […] Read More »

Other News

Vibrio vulnificus bacterium

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Protecting yourself from rare flesh-eating bacteria found on Florida’s beaches

The Florida Health Department has warned residents and tourists of a rare form of flesh-eating, potentially deadly bacteria that has made […]

07/06/2015 × 1
Rhinella marina, commonly known as Bufo Toad, Marine Toad, or Cane Toad.

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Florida pet owners warned about deadly giant toads

Florida’s rainy season is in full force and pet owners are being cautioned to keep an eye out for toxic […]

07/02/2015 × 3
50@50: Dalai Lama visits FIU for the first time in 1999

50@50: Dalai Lama visits FIU for the first time in 1999

To celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary, FIU News is sharing 50 moments in FIU’s history as part of our “50@50″ series. […]

07/02/2015 × 1
How to ‘master’ one of the 10 most promising jobs of 2015

How to ‘master’ one of the 10 most promising jobs of 2015

Makeba Burke has what Forbes has listed as No. 1 among “The Ten Most Promising Jobs of 2015.” Burke is […]

07/02/2015 × 1
Promoting democratic, local governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

Promoting democratic, local governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

The city of Miami recently welcomed more then 550 authorities and public servants from Latin America and the Caribbean for […]

07/01/2015 × 1
Wind instrument group wins gold medal

Wind instrument group wins gold medal

FIU’s Indoor Winds group took home the gold medal in the Independent Wind Category at the Winter Guard International 2015 World Championships in […]

07/01/2015 × 1
Teaching students to be good doctors, learning from them how to be a better teacher

Teaching students to be good doctors, learning from them how to be a better teacher

It is about 9 a.m. on a Friday as a group of third year medical students from the Herbert Wertheim […]

07/01/2015 × 3
Students participating in the Recreational Therapy study abroad course this summer took turns guiding each other through the Louvre museum while blindfolded to simulate blindness. Here they get a chance to interact with reproductions of famous sculptures on display in the museum.

Students become advocates for the disabled in Europe

Getting around in a wheelchair can be draining – especially when traveling abroad. “You’d think you’re there sitting and relaxing […]

07/01/2015 × 2
Luckily, we have more to go on now than just knowing the tracks of previous named storms. Titoxd

Better hurricane observation techniques make big storms less deadly

As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. […]

06/30/2015 × 2
Students examine the initial prototype of the TeleBot created in FIU's Discovery Lab.

SCIS partners with Girls Who Code for summer program

FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) announced a new partnership with Girls Who Code – a national non-profit organization […]

06/30/2015 × 1
Judicial review, gay marriage and God

Judicial review, gay marriage and God

As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. […]

06/30/2015 × 3
Peer-mentoring program revolutionizes the classroom

Peer-mentoring program revolutionizes the classroom

Growing up in Jamaica, Garfield Jugar was never a “math person.” Actually, he hated math. Tired of his mother always […]

06/29/2015 × 2
New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

Florida International University’s (FIU) International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC)  in partnership with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Hurricane Center […]

06/29/2015 × 2
College of Business dives into fast-changing luxury retail market

College of Business dives into fast-changing luxury retail market

What is luxury retail? It’s not so clear anymore. “In the past, we used to know because it was defined […]

06/25/2015 × 1
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