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Meet the Queen of Lincoln Road

Meet the Queen of Lincoln Road

Video by Doug Garland ’10 Miami’s famous South Beach has always been home to colorful people. Every workday for more than […]

It’s World Mosquito Day, and the U.S. ran out of yellow fever vaccine (sort of)

It’s World Mosquito Day, and the U.S. ran out of yellow fever vaccine (sort of)

By Aileen M. Marty, M.D., FCAP The mosquito is the world’s most lethal animal, a prolific killer. The World Health Organization […]

Law student saves Mississippi man from wrongful deportation

Law student saves Mississippi man from wrongful deportation

Brenda Bretas, a third year law student, proved in less than 24 hours that her client was a U.S. Citizen […]

Florida International University is being recognized for its efforts in internationalizing the campus through its Global Learning for Global Citizenship initiative.

Fully-online student hasn’t let distance hinder global learning experience

Aleta Neilson hasn’t let being a fully-online student stop her from being involved with campus life and global learning at FIU. Neilson […]

Members of the Facilities Management team pose with their Prudential Productivity Award: (left to right) John Cal, Nick DiCiacco, Jannette Fleming, Ed Brozic and Danny Paán.

Facilities department wins state award for energy conservation

By Giselle Heraux FIU’s Facilities Management department was recognized statewide on June 21 for its energy conservation plan. The team […]

EVIL: A Matter of Intent

EVIL: A Matter of Intent

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU has opened a traveling exhibit that addresses the many faces of inhumanity. “Evil: A Matter […]

Family ties: Legacy program makes FIU part of your family’s shared history

Family ties: Legacy program makes FIU part of your family’s shared history

Pictured above: Alumna Jency Mathew with her husband, Graham Center director and alumnus Sanyo Mathew, son Ethan and daughter Emma. […]

From immigrant to NSF Graduate Research Fellow

From immigrant to NSF Graduate Research Fellow

By Giselle Heraux Born and raised in Colombia, Marcela Jaramillo was exposed to the beauty of nature from early childhood. […]

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

  By Isabela Corzo Few would challenge that Claire Scott-Bacon ’16 is an inspiration. Balancing immigration, marriage, divorce and raising two […]

Campus organization, study abroad prepare student for career in global health

Campus organization, study abroad prepare student for career in global health

By Eric Feldman When Global Learning student leader Patricia Medina was in high school, she knew that she wanted to study […]

VP of Engagement: ‘Transformation is major key in the rise of the #305’

VP of Engagement: ‘Transformation is major key in the rise of the #305’

This article first appeared in The New Tropic’s Your View, a recurring series of opinion pieces from members of The New […]

Students from 4 countries reflect on ‘transformational’ D.C. trip

Students from 4 countries reflect on ‘transformational’ D.C. trip

By Eric Feldman Earlier this month, four FIU students spent three days in Washington, D.C., where they visited the offices […]

Softball earns third NCAA postseason berth in program history

Softball earns third NCAA postseason berth in program history

For the third time in program history, the FIU softball team is going to the NCAA Softball Tournament. The Panthers, who […]

Alumna gives students a live look at Univision

Alumna gives students a live look at Univision

By Charles Crespo “Live in 5…4…3…2…” For alumna Pamela Silva Conde ’03, MBA ’12, a member of the FIU Business […]

Jewish museum exhibit depicts evil in its many forms

Jewish museum exhibit depicts evil in its many forms

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU has opened a traveling exhibit that addresses the many faces of inhumanity. “Evil: A Matter […]