Archive for October, 2017

October 2017 in photos: Halloween, Irma cleanup and football

October 2017 in photos: Halloween, Irma cleanup and football

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Trick or treat! Fall is in full swing and October has been an exciting month […]

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5 reasons students work the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival

5 reasons students work the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival

One of the nation’s most popular wine and food festivals is calling all FIU students to help make it happen. […]

One-third of all shark species in fin trade are endangered

One-third of all shark species in fin trade are endangered

Nearly one-third of the shark species in the global fin trade are at risk of extinction, according to a new […]

Visiting student from Puerto Rico adjusts to life at FIU

Visiting student from Puerto Rico adjusts to life at FIU

  All Sarah Colon wanted was to start her third year at the University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras campus. […]

Young women: Breast cancer doesn’t care how old you are

Young women: Breast cancer doesn’t care how old you are

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

FIU in D.C.: Education, environmental and transportation advocacy in action

FIU in D.C.: Education, environmental and transportation advocacy in action

FIU strives to improve STEM education, secure hurricane supplement funding and leads Everglades conservation efforts.  Meeting the needs of Puerto Rican students  […]

FIU students help children develop an early love for reading

FIU students help children develop an early love for reading

Brittanie Erne doesn’t want children to share her struggles with reading she had when she was younger. In middle and […]

Message from Vice President of Student Affairs

Message from Vice President of Student Affairs

On Friday, Oct. 27, Vice President for Student Affairs Larry Lunsford sent the following message to the university community. In the last […]

FIU botanist Oscar Valverde-Barrantes assists with recovery efforts at The Kampong in Coconut Grove, Fla.

Recovery, research continues at botanical garden thrashed by Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma showed FIU botanist Oscar Valverde-Barrantes something he does not often get to see. All across The Kampong, trees […]

Medical students meet the philanthropists funding their tuition

Medical students meet the philanthropists funding their tuition

Just outside the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, a photographer counts down “3..2…1..” and a group of medical students smile […]

Faculty honored for achievements at annual convocation

Faculty honored for achievements at annual convocation

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Each year, FIU’s Faculty Convocation and Awards Ceremony provides the university the opportunity to recognize […]

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Homecoming 2017 begins this weekend with Panthermonium

Homecoming 2017 begins this weekend with Panthermonium

On Thursday, Oct. 26, President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community. Dear FIU family, Homecoming […]

Girls in STEM: How words can change it all

Girls in STEM: How words can change it all

The gender gap in STEM can start when children are just learning to speak – the words parents choose to […]

Knight Foundation grant to support Puerto Rican students at FIU

Knight Foundation grant to support Puerto Rican students at FIU

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has awarded FIU a $350,000 grant to support Puerto Rican students affected […]

How to prepare for graduate school while you’re still an undergrad

How to prepare for graduate school while you’re still an undergrad

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Whether you’re certain that a master’s or doctorate degree program is in your future or […]

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