Campus Life

Recently FIU co-hosted the Institute of International Education Best Practices Conference at the Modesto A. Maidique campus.

FIU co-hosts international education conference

“International… it’s our middle name.” That’s the title of a historic FIU document dating back to 1974 – a mere […]

Adriana Tresppalacios (far left), chair of the Walk, pictured with Mark B. Rosenberg, FIU President, and her sister, Alejandra Ares, FIU student.

New suicide prevention training expands awareness

The annual Out of Darkness Walk at FIU is entering its third year, benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention […]

Yoga, meditation helps students manage stress and academics

Yoga, meditation helps students manage stress and academics

Yoga. Tai chi. Meditation. In recent years, the United States has seen a surge in practices promising a calmer, more […]

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New forensic accounting track teaches students to follow the money

New forensic accounting track teaches students to follow the money

Nevin Shapiro, who once owned a legitimate wholesale grocery distribution business, chose to make money an easier way: by defrauding […]

Match Day 2017: Medical students get a peek into their futures

Match Day 2017: Medical students get a peek into their futures

Match Day at FIU is a little bit like the Academy Awards and the Florida Lotto wrapped into one. It […]

FIU students lead community service, receive thank you from police officers

FIU students lead community service, receive thank you from police officers

After spending the day at Miami Beach with approximately 700 spring break revelers, FIU students decided to give back as […]

Student club fosters passion for gardening

Student club fosters passion for gardening

  Alana Rodriguez’s story is a familiar one. She moved to New York after high school to study psychology and […]

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Introduced: Ricardo Salafia ’18

Introduced: Ricardo Salafia ’18

With more than 54,000 students at FIU, there is no shortage of cool characters with interesting stories. The problem is, who […]

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Chad Moss, Marcia Del Rey among honorees at Torch Awards

Chad Moss, Marcia Del Rey among honorees at Torch Awards

Florida International University is honoring alumni and faculty at the 16th annual Torch Awards Gala on April 1. Among this year’s […]

Undergraduate research 101

Undergraduate research 101

  Good GPA, campus involvement and an internship. Most students cite these among a checklist of qualities employers and graduate […]

TEDxFIU: Mutant mosquitoes hold key to life-saving perfume

TEDxFIU: Mutant mosquitoes hold key to life-saving perfume

Matthew DeGennaro is determined to stop the world’s deadliest animal. Accounting for as many as 725,000 deaths worldwide every year, […]

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Career physicist, unexpected advocate

Career physicist, unexpected advocate

Yesim Darici did not pursue a career in advocacy. She is a scientist – a theoretical and experimental physicist with […]

How an elevator pitch can help land your next internship

How an elevator pitch can help land your next internship

You are about to graduate from college and are looking to get some experience in your field before you walk […]

By the numbers: FIU’s 10 most popular majors

By the numbers: FIU’s 10 most popular majors

This article is part of an occasional series that features statistical data about the university that is available to the […]

TEDxFIU: ‘I do not fit inside your box’

TEDxFIU: ‘I do not fit inside your box’

Isra Amin Ibrahim is a Sudanese-American diversity activist and a junior on a pre-medical track at FIU. An active participant […]