Articles by: Jennifer Lacayo

FIU experts use hurricane loss model to estimate damage caused by Hurricane Irma at $19 billion

FIU experts use hurricane loss model to estimate damage caused by Hurricane Irma at $19 billion

Florida homeowners will bear the brunt of the wind-related costs A team of researchers headed by FIU College of Business […]

FIU invites South Florida youth organizations  to home football games

FIU invites South Florida youth organizations to home football games

This fall, FIU is inviting hundreds of South Florida children to its home football games. FIU Athletics’ Community Partner Kids […]

FIU law graduates earn highest Florida Bar exam passage rate

FIU law graduates earn highest Florida Bar exam passage rate

FIU College of Law graduates have earned the top bar exam passage rate in Florida, for the third consecutive July […]

FIU to collaborate on health breakthroughs through NSF Engineering Research Centers

FIU to collaborate on health breakthroughs through NSF Engineering Research Centers

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has invested nearly $80 million total to create four new Engineering Research Centers (ERCs) to […]

Braman Family Foundation announced significant gift to Miami Dade College and Florida International University

Braman Family Foundation announced significant gift to Miami Dade College and Florida International University

Braman Family Completion Scholarship Fund will support college completion for neediest students in our community The Braman Family Foundation is […]

CasaCuba: a home for all things Cuban at FIU

CasaCuba: a home for all things Cuban at FIU

The Knight Foundation provides seed funding A group of Cuban-American community leaders has stepped forward to support “CasaCuba,” an initiative […]

Deficiencies in early brain activity linked to delinquent behavior in teens

Deficiencies in early brain activity linked to delinquent behavior in teens

Lower levels of brain activity during childhood may lead to decreased self-control and, eventually, delinquent behavior in adolescence, according to […]

FIU announces 2017-2018 Foundation Board of Directors officers

FIU announces 2017-2018 Foundation Board of Directors officers

The FIU Foundation Board of Directors has named four alumni as officers: Richard Brilliant, Humberto “Burt” Cabañas, Andre L. Teixeira, […]

FIU joins national movement to reduce cost of books

FIU joins national movement to reduce cost of books

On average, college students spend between $600 and $1,400 on textbooks each year, according to the College Board. These costs […]

DAFX5X Aerial view of hundreds of homes destroyed by Hurricane Andrew August 24, 1992 in Dade County, FL.

As Florida looks back on Andrew, Texas prepares for Harvey

Social and Political Impact Richard S. Olson, Professor, Politics and International Relations Director, Extreme Events Institute Director, International Hurricane Research […]

Rosenberg to lead public urban research universities network

Rosenberg to lead public urban research universities network

President Mark B. Rosenberg has been named chair of the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU), a commission to assist […]

Family law. Justice statue with sword and scale and marriage certificate

FIU Law launches family law practice aimed at representing moderate-income clients

FIU LAW Practice, an initiative of the FIU College of Law dedicated to helping local families, will offer affordable legal services […]

Venezuela experts

Venezuela experts

FIU experts are available to help analyze the ongoing political turmoil in Venezuela. Members of the FIU Media Relations team […]

FIU recognized as one of the greatest colleges to work for

FIU recognized as one of the greatest colleges to work for

University earned highest recognition in The Chronicle of Higher Education survey FIU is the only university in the country this year […]

First-of-its-kind master’s in enterprise logistics to prepare students for the workforce

First-of-its-kind master’s in enterprise logistics to prepare students for the workforce

As the gateway to Latin America, South Florida is a hub for logistics and home to many companies looking to […]