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May 2016 in photos

May 2016 in photos

May is always an exciting time at FIU, especially this year as we celebrated the graduation of nearly 5,000 students […]

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FIU receives $5 million NSF grant to launch Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment

FIU receives $5 million NSF grant to launch Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment

When an explosion at the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig sent millions of gallons of oil spilling into the Gulf of […]

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Honoring fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

Honoring fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

Memorial Day in Miami is often the unofficial start of summer, marked by Urban Beach Week and backyard BBQs. At FIU, 1,800 […]

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FIU’s Metropolitan Center, Miami-Dade County and Citi unveil prosperity action plan for Miami

FIU’s Metropolitan Center, Miami-Dade County and Citi unveil prosperity action plan for Miami

Plan offers solutions to address growing “Prosperity Gap” revealed in the Miami-Dade County Prosperity Initiatives Feasibility Study In response to […]

Law alumni give back through scholarship

Law alumni give back through scholarship

Nicole Fundora’s days are jam-packed, and that’s the way she likes it. She works full-time as a paralegal at Broad […]

Legal psychology experts convene at FIU

Legal psychology experts convene at FIU

Some of the world’s top legal psychologists convened May 19 in the Kovens Center at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus for […]

FIU Hollo School students trump ARGUS’ challenge

FIU Hollo School students trump ARGUS’ challenge

Graduate students at FIU’s Hollo School of Real Estate placed in the top five in the 2016 ARGUS Software University […]

Psychologist turns to horses as therapy for kids in foster care

Psychologist turns to horses as therapy for kids in foster care

Horses could help foster care youth overcome challenges thanks to a new FIU program. Researchers at FIU-BRIDGE and the Family […]

Improving grades, graduation rates: Learning assistants help peers in the classroom

Improving grades, graduation rates: Learning assistants help peers in the classroom

Seventy students sit in small groups, each at a table with a portable computer monitor and dry-erase board at the […]

7 important questions to ask before applying to grad school

7 important questions to ask before applying to grad school

Whether you’re a sophomore undergraduate student, a recent college graduate or full-time professional, chances are the thought of going to […]

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Alumni annual meeting celebrates new board of directors and $50,000 donation from Wells Fargo

Alumni annual meeting celebrates new board of directors and $50,000 donation from Wells Fargo

On Wednesday, May 4, the FIU Alumni Association held its Annual Meeting & Cocktail Reception, a spirited event designed to get […]

New initiative targets solutions for violence against women

New initiative targets solutions for violence against women

Social gender-based violence is a global pandemic. One in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual abuse in her […]

The-state-of-the-art Mastery Math Lab in the Green Library.

‘The Chronicle of Higher Education’ learns what it means to be FIU learning assistant

Randy Juste was a math Learning Assistant at FIU who earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry this spring. As a student, […]

Drop-in series: Design a game, learn programming

Drop-in series: Design a game, learn programming

Inspired by Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University in which he shared how auditing a calligraphy class in college […]

Rosenberg honors FIU’s 2016 Top Scholars

Rosenberg honors FIU’s 2016 Top Scholars

Last month, outstanding faculty members and administrators from various disciplines whose work in 2015 demonstrated significant impact in their respective […]

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