Campus Life

Historic shark census catches predators on camera

Historic shark census catches predators on camera

Researchers are embarking on the largest-ever attempt to survey the world’s shark populations. Predators are disappearing from the oceans in alarming […]

by × 0
50@50: Dalai Lama visits FIU for the first time in 1999

50@50: Dalai Lama visits FIU for the first time in 1999

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

by × 1
How to ‘master’ one of the 10 most promising jobs of 2015

How to ‘master’ one of the 10 most promising jobs of 2015

Makeba Burke has what Forbes has listed as No. 1 among “The Ten Most Promising Jobs of 2015.” Burke is […]

Teaching students to be good doctors, learning from them how to be a better teacher

Teaching students to be good doctors, learning from them how to be a better teacher

It is about 9 a.m. on a Friday as a group of third year medical students from the Herbert Wertheim […]

Peer-mentoring program revolutionizes the classroom

Peer-mentoring program revolutionizes the classroom

Growing up in Jamaica, Garfield Jugar was never a “math person.” Actually, he hated math. Tired of his mother always […]

by × 2
Billy Metcalf Photography, CC BY-NC-ND

Should I stay or should I go: Timing affects hurricane evacuation decisions

As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. […]

by × 2
‘Inside Out’ provides roadmap for navigating emotions

‘Inside Out’ provides roadmap for navigating emotions

Pixar’s new film Inside Out is putting the spotlight on children’s emotions. But navigating those emotions and helping children understand them is […]

FIYou: Priya Kirpalani

FIYou: Priya Kirpalani

Name: Priya Kirpalani Hometown: Paramaribo, Suriname Job Title/Department: University Psychologist/Counseling & Psychological Services Location/Campus: SHC 270 In a nutshell: I […]

by × 1
FIU Police offer supervised Craigslist purchases

FIU Police offer supervised Craigslist purchases

Baritone player Armando Velez, a senior majoring in business management, is in the market for a new horn. But as […]

We turned 50 yesterday and we have the social media to prove it

We turned 50 yesterday and we have the social media to prove it

The day started like any other except for one small fact. On this day, June 22, exactly 50 years ago, your […]

The mystery of Owa Ehan building solved

The mystery of Owa Ehan building solved

“It means fifth house in Swahili.” “No, it means third house in Swahili.” “They’re both wrong – it’s the name of […]

by × 7
President Rosenberg: Historic day for FIU!

President Rosenberg: Historic day for FIU!

President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following letter to the university community on Monday, June 22, 2015. Dear FIU family, […]

The science of smell featured in Royal Society journal

The science of smell featured in Royal Society journal

The forensic research of an FIU team headed by Provost and Executive Vice President, Kenneth G. Furton, has been published in the journal Philosophical […]

Students in the online Master of Science in Special Education program can log in from anywhere to access lessons and work on assignments.

New grant to train more autism-certified teachers

The College of Education’s online Master of Science in Special Education program is primed to grow in a big way […]

From left to right Charles McGee, Scheril Murray Powell and Elroy John.

Two students appointed to National Black Law Student Association

A four year law student  and single mom to a three-year old boy, Scheril Murray Powell knew early on that […]