Archive for September, 2017

Out-of-state tuition fee waived for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands students

Out-of-state tuition fee waived for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands students

The university is answering Governor Rick Scott’s call to offer current FIU students from Puerto Rico who have been impacted […]

FIU welcomes students displaced by hurricanes Irma and Maria

FIU welcomes students displaced by hurricanes Irma and Maria

The message below was sent Sept. 29, 2017, to the university community regarding disaster response and recovery following hurricanes Irma […]

FIU Police lend a helping hand to Monroe County evacuees

FIU Police lend a helping hand to Monroe County evacuees

On a day when the thermometer hit 92 degrees, cool vibes and ice were served to Monroe County evacuees with […]

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awards grant for FIU-MDC humanities partnership

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awards grant for FIU-MDC humanities partnership

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded FIU and Miami Dade College a three-year, $2.85 million grant to support students […]

FIU band marches onto beIN Sports Network

FIU band marches onto beIN Sports Network

Click the gray highlighted text to hear playable content. The sound of percussive beats pervades the air as drummers bang […]

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September 2017 in photos: Hurricane Irma, Costa Rican president visits

September 2017 in photos: Hurricane Irma, Costa Rican president visits

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 The month of September for FIU and much of South Florida can be summed up […]

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Department of Defense eyes students for jobs

Department of Defense eyes students for jobs

The Department of Defense (DoD) is looking for a few good men and women — especially minorities — to fill […]

Football ready to (finally) play first home game of the season

Football ready to (finally) play first home game of the season

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 It’s been a strange month for FIU football. After a season-opening loss to UCF just […]

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FIU ranked as one of top universities in the country  by U.S. News & World Report

FIU ranked as one of top universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report

FIU was ranked as one of the top universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report, which has […]

Mark your calendars for Homecoming!

Mark your calendars for Homecoming!

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community. Dear Panthers, Can you […]

New discovery helps authorities track origin of heroin

New discovery helps authorities track origin of heroin

Researchers at the FIU International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) have zeroed in on a unique component of heroin that could pinpoint where […]

My Internship at Tesla Motors

My Internship at Tesla Motors

Name: Olubunmi Popoola Major: Mechanical Engineering Home town: Lagos, Nigeria Where did you intern? With the Battery Safety and R&D team at Tesla Motors Palo Alto, California. […]

Costa Rican president leads candid conversation, receives university’s Presidential Gold Medallion

Costa Rican president leads candid conversation, receives university’s Presidential Gold Medallion

Spending time at FIU was a homecoming of sorts for Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera. A former researcher […]

Will Irma make the school year longer?

Will Irma make the school year longer?

Hurricane Irma and its aftermath cost South Florida school districts seven school days. In the storm-ravaged Florida Keys, schools may […]

Tree preservation plan helped campus landscaping survive Hurricane Irma

Tree preservation plan helped campus landscaping survive Hurricane Irma

FIU is on its way to making a full recovery following Hurricane Irma, starting with reviving the beauty of campus […]