Campus Life

Back to school program helps middle schoolers

Back to school program helps middle schoolers

While some parents are eagerly preparing for the first day of kindergarten, others are bracing themselves for a major change […]

Free group fitness classes

Free group fitness classes

Beginning Fall 2015, all PantherFIT (PFIT) group fitness classes at the Wellness and Recreation Center ­– MMC will be offered […]

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Universities join forces to tackle urban water crises

Universities join forces to tackle urban water crises

With drought conditions putting a strain on resources throughout South Florida, FIU is investigating long-term solutions to water crises as part […]

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In FIU speech, Clinton calls for end to Cuba embargo

In FIU speech, Clinton calls for end to Cuba embargo

By Clara-Meretan Kiah In a visit to FIU that gained the university national attention July 31, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham […]

New physician assistant program kicks off today

New physician assistant program kicks off today

  The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine launches today its Master in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS). There are 45 students […]

Winners of the 2015 Innovative Outreach to Scholastic Journalism Award are Florida

International University faculty (from left) Ted Gutsche, Kate MacMillin, Susan 

Jacobson and Juliet Pinto.  Photo by Katie Lepri

4 professors win 2015 Innovative Outreach to Scholastic Journalism Award

Four FIU faculty members have been named the 2015 winners of the Innovative Outreach to Scholastic Journalism Award, sponsored by the Scholastic […]

Researchers confront weather extremes through infrastructure resiliency

Researchers confront weather extremes through infrastructure resiliency

South Florida’s predisposition to weather extremes renders the region’s infrastructure acutely vulnerable. But weather extremes are not exclusive to South […]

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From Cuban immigrant to American scholar

From Cuban immigrant to American scholar

When she came from Cuba to the United States in 2008, Maidelys Ruiz knew English mainly from books. Coming to […]

50@50: FIU in ’72

50@50: FIU in ’72

To celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary, FIU News is sharing 50 moments in FIU’s history as part of our “50@50″ […]

The 25 Washington Mandela Fellowship for Young African Leaders participants at FIU with Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth Furton.

Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders brings new class of fellows to FIU

In KwaZulu Natal, one of the smallest provinces in South Africa, children are often left to fend for themselves after […]

FIU receives federal grant to launch school-based clinic at Miami Northwestern

FIU receives federal grant to launch school-based clinic at Miami Northwestern

FIU’s Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences (NWCNHS) has received a $1.45 million grant from the U.S. Department of […]

Annual census documents shrinking newsroom

Annual census documents shrinking newsroom

For the first time, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) has joined forces with American Society of News Editors […]

Cultural identity through the eyes of inaugural poet, alumnus

Cultural identity through the eyes of inaugural poet, alumnus

By Gisela Valencia “Abuela and the entire family ate breakfast dunking Pop-Tarts into their café con leche.” –Richard Blanco, The […]

FIYou Profile: Steven James

FIYou Profile: Steven James

Name: Steven James        Hometown: Mandeville, Jamaica Job Title/Department: Guest Relations & Reservations Location/Campus: Wolfe University Center / Biscayne Bay Campus […]

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FIU students persevere, graduate

FIU students persevere, graduate

Oliver Stensby, 28, should have walked across the commencement stage two and a half years ago, but the hospitality major […]