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StartUP FIU launches food business incubator

StartUP FIU launches food business incubator

  StartUP FIU, the university-wide initiative in innovation and entrepreneurship at FIU, has announced the opening of its second program: […]

FIU Theatre senior awarded Kennedy Center Fellowship

FIU Theatre senior awarded Kennedy Center Fellowship

  By Ivan Lopez Four years ago, Luisa Rodriguez walked into Professor Tony Galaska’s office to interview for the theatre […]

From left to right: Florida Atlantic University student Baruch Hen, FIU student 
Jose Morgan, MangoHacks mentor and University of Florida student Jacob Jenkins (UF), and FIU student Lukas Borges discussing during MangoHakcs

5 takeaways from winning a hackathon

In February, more than 250 students from around the country made their way to FIU Tech Station for MangoHacks ’17, […]

Muslim-American journalist Noor Tagouri headlines FIU’s Diversity Week

Muslim-American journalist Noor Tagouri headlines FIU’s Diversity Week

  By Marlynn Jones Noor Tagouri, a first-generation Libyan-American and on-air journalist for Newsy, was the keynote speaker for FIU […]

Multidisciplinary program to raise awareness on climate change

Multidisciplinary program to raise awareness on climate change

By Ivan Lopez The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers predicts sea levels in South Florida will rise from three to […]

Student team competes in regionals of $1 million Hult Prize

Student team competes in regionals of $1 million Hult Prize

  An all-female team working to restore dignity to millions of women refugees around the world was in Boston March […]

Introducing the Everglades to Sweetwater Elementary students

Introducing the Everglades to Sweetwater Elementary students

By Yanina Onyewenjo This winter, a group of students from the Honors College Everglades class embarked on an adventure –not […]

Seniors headline ‘All My Sons’ production

Seniors headline ‘All My Sons’ production

By Ivan Lopez FIU Theatre wraps up the 2016-17 season with Arthur Miller’s classic play All My Sons. Miller wrote the play […]

Hacking your way into the job market

Hacking your way into the job market

By Sandeep Varry Missing out on sleep during weekends is generally not recommended, unless it can land you a dream job. […]

A final defense: FIU Law clinic helps educate lawyers handling death penalty cases

A final defense: FIU Law clinic helps educate lawyers handling death penalty cases

By Eric Barton When Kevin Evers killed three men in Miami Beach in 2003 simply because they wouldn’t turn down […]

Political engagement 
makes government better

Political engagement 
makes government better

By Kevin Evans Kevin Evans is a professor of political science in the Steven J. Green School of International and […]

How a performing arts center transformed FIU

How a performing arts center transformed FIU

The Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center in 2016 celebrated two decades of arts education and cultural programming. A […]

FIU Theatre's production of 'La Nona'  runs through Sunday, Oct. 2.

FIU Theatre makes history with ‘La Nona’ at Kennedy Center festival

By Ivan Lopez FIU Theatre hit the road with last semester’s production of La Nona, presenting it at the Region […]

Students create award-winning burger, beer

Students create award-winning burger, beer

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews announced Feb. 16 The 305 Burger, submitted by chemistry major Given Suman, as its Golden Robin Award-winner. Red Robin […]

Issa Rae, creator, co-writer and star of the HBO hit series, "Insecure," was the guest speaker for Black Student Union's Speaker Series, the signature event for Black History Month.

Student reflects on Black History Month speaker Issa Rae

The Black Student Union has arranged a series of events to celebrate Black History Month. The signature Black History Month […]