Articles by: JoAnn Adkins

English professor becomes National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow

English professor becomes National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow

Yvette R. Piggush, an assistant professor in Department of English at FIU, was recently named a National Endowment for the […]

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Czech Republic’s foreign affairs minister to speak at MMC Sept. 19

Czech Republic’s foreign affairs minister to speak at MMC Sept. 19

Czech Republic Minister of Foreign Affairs Karel Schwarzenberg will deliver a lecture on Monday, Sept. 19, at FIU’s Frost Art Museum, […]

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GLOWS program to bring sustainable water to Rwanda

GLOWS program to bring sustainable water to Rwanda

FIU’s Global Water for Sustainability Program (GLOWS) will be helping to improve water quality in Rwanda. The U.S. Agency for […]

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Former FIU Panther in WWE ‘Tough Enough’ finals

Former FIU Panther in WWE ‘Tough Enough’ finals

Andy Leavine is about to find out if he’s tough enough. The 2010 FIU alum and former Panther football player […]

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Women’s Studies director receives coveted fellowship

Women’s Studies director receives coveted fellowship

Laurie Shrage, professor of philosophy and director of the Women’s Studies Center at FIU, will be spending a year in […]

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Students help family displaced by Japan earthquake

Students help family displaced by Japan earthquake

On April 14, Ayato Kaneko, his wife, their 3-year-old daughter and their 7-month-old son packed all they could fit into […]

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FIU to host teach-in on Egypt

FIU to host teach-in on Egypt

The School of International and Public Affairs will host a teach-in Monday, Feb. 7, to discuss the current state of […]

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National forum on child mental health relocates to Miami

National forum on child mental health relocates to Miami

The internationally acclaimed Niagara Conference for treating mental health problems in children and adolescents is relocating to South Florida. William […]

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Ambassador details his hope for peace in Israel

Israel Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren believes peace can come to Israel in the not-so-distant future, possibly in […]

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Rose named director of School of Integrated Science and Humanity

Rose named director of School of Integrated Science and Humanity

Suzanna Rose, senior associate dean in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been named the director of the School […]

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FIU-incubated company receives lucrative Air Force contract

FIU-incubated company receives lucrative Air Force contract

City Labs, Inc., a company that got its start at FIU, has been awarded a contract for nearly $1 million […]

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Knight Fellowships become reality for Creative Writing Program

Knight Fellowships become reality for Creative Writing Program

America’s top writers have a new reason to choose FIU. The university’s Creative Writing Program has received a $150,000 grant […]

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FIU establishes Barley Professorship in Everglades Research

FIU establishes Barley Professorship in Everglades Research

Rudolf Jaffé, environmental chemist at FIU, has been named the first George Barley Professor in Everglades Research. FIU recently established […]

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Babbitt Calls for Political Consensus at Geopolitical Summit

Babbitt Calls for Political Consensus at Geopolitical Summit

Bruce Babbitt, former United States secretary of the interior, is calling for political consensus to deal with the world’s most […]

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Fair pay activist Lilly Ledbetter to visit FIU

Fair pay activist Lilly Ledbetter to visit FIU

Lilly Ledbetter will present a lecture, “The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act,” Sunday, Oct. 17, detailing her struggles to overcome […]

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