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2014 Cuba experts list

2014 Cuba experts list

FIU, located in the heart of Miami’s Cuban-American community, has a wide array of experts on Cuba and the U.S.-Cuba […]

The FIU Model UN team poses with Dr. John Stack, executive director of the School of International and Public Affairs, after winning "Best Small Delegation" at the Columbia Model United Nations in early Oct. 2014.

FIU Model UN ranks 5th in North America

For the second year in a row, the FIU Model United Nations (Model UN) team has been ranked fifth “Best […]

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Campus tour sparks English-learning students’ dreams of higher ed

Campus tour sparks English-learning students’ dreams of higher ed

On a cool South Florida winter morning almost 30 Miami-Dade high school students wandered through FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus […]

FIU experts ready to discuss U.S.-Cuba relations

FIU experts ready to discuss U.S.-Cuba relations

FIU has leading experts on Cuba who are available to provide analysis and insight on President Barack Obama’s announcement today […]

FIU helps veterans make the grades

FIU helps veterans make the grades

In the Tower – FIU’s oldest and most iconic building – groups of student veterans sit together studying, laughing and […]

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5 things every college student should know about networking

5 things every college student should know about networking

As the old saying goes: it isn’t always about what you know, but who you know. That’s why networking, cultivating […]

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Honors College dean and daughter make long-term gift to FIU

Honors College dean and daughter make long-term gift to FIU

Honors College Dean Lesley Northup and her daughter Evan made history recently by making a joint planned gift to the […]

FIU students overcome homelessness, poverty, violence to earn degrees

FIU students overcome homelessness, poverty, violence to earn degrees

  U.S. Army veteran Rodney Demerritte, math teacher Esther Fineus Joseph and communications student Sally Sarmiento have overcome challenges such […]

Alumna joins fire team at Everglades National Park

Alumna joins fire team at Everglades National Park

Everglades wild land firefighters are in the unique position to do something that would make urban firefighters shudder: They actually set […]

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TEDxFIU: Finding my inner song

TEDxFIU: Finding my inner song

Karla Gutierrez is a senior in music technology and voice at FIU. Originally from Cartago, Costa Rica, she has a master’s […]

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MLK Commemorative breakfast speaker discusses Ferguson, Dr. King’s legacy

MLK Commemorative breakfast speaker discusses Ferguson, Dr. King’s legacy

Multicultural Programs and Services announced this week the keynote speaker for its annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration […]

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TEDxFIU: Why we need to save Haiti

TEDxFIU: Why we need to save Haiti

Global philanthropist and entrepreneur Doug Jefferies ’89  has devoted his time to helping the people of Haiti. His nonprofit organization, Mission Results, allows […]

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FIU to host outreach event to provide assistance for military veterans on Dec. 12

FIU to host outreach event to provide assistance for military veterans on Dec. 12

From homelessness prevention to banking services, FIU will be hosting a veterans outreach event at the FIU Stadium Club on […]

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TEDxFIU: Getting old should not mean losing control

TEDxFIU: Getting old should not mean losing control

Professor Nicole Ruggiano is an expert on health and long-term care policy, chronic care and supportive services for aging adults. […]

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FIU announces commitments to expand college access at White House event

FIU announces commitments to expand college access at White House event

FIU Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. Furton will join President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and Vice […]