In the World

By Eduardo Merille

4 things you need to know about Brexit

In the wake of the United Kingdom’s (U.K.) vote to leave the European Union (EU), numerous questions hang in the […]

Alumnus Richard Blanco pens tribute to Orlando victims

Alumnus Richard Blanco pens tribute to Orlando victims

In the weeks following the shootings at a gay nightclub in Orlando that killed 49 people, the nation has rallied to […]

Doctor returns to Africa: Why the fight against Ebola is not over

Doctor returns to Africa: Why the fight against Ebola is not over

Ebola has faded from the headlines. It has taken a back seat to Zika, the latest terrible disease making news […]

TEDxFIU: Finding purpose and peace

TEDxFIU: Finding purpose and peace

Child advocate Nelson F. Hincapie ’06 has worked directly with hundreds of children in foster care and many who are aging […]

Disaster preparedness goes mobile with new app

Disaster preparedness goes mobile with new app

Business owners now have a new tool to help them prepare for disasters thanks to a mobile disaster preparedness application […]

Picture of Jarvis Reef in the Pacific Ocean taken by a BRUV deployed by the Australian team with FinPrint. To date, this picture holds the record of the most sharks—12 in total—in one frame.

Shark census reaches first 100 reefs

Early findings of global survey show existing data may be inaccurate Researchers attempting the world’s largest-ever survey of shark populations […]

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Miami is a city on the rise, says new report from FIU and Creative Class Group

Miami is a city on the rise, says new report from FIU and Creative Class Group

Miami and Miami Beach, once a refuge for retirees and those looking for fun and sun is on the rise […]

Psychological first aid: coping with a tragedy

Psychological first aid: coping with a tragedy

By Kate Kominars, licensed psychologist, associate director and director of clinical operations at FIU’s Counseling and Psychological Services Center. In the […]

Helping children survive the aftermath

Helping children survive the aftermath

Psychologist offers tips to help children cope with large-scale traumatic events Katrina. Nepal. Sandy Hook. The Boston Marathon. The World […]

FIU in DC opens, focused on expanding research partnerships and propelling student success

FIU in DC opens, focused on expanding research partnerships and propelling student success

Florida International University will open the doors this week to FIU in Washington, D.C., (FIU in DC). The FIU initiative […]

Two gray reef sharks encounter a baited remote underwater video camera deployed by FIU marine scientist Jeremy Kiszka in the waters off Madagascar.

Shark conservation efforts garner support from Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Jeremy Kiszka is advancing conservation efforts of sharks and rays in East Africa, an effort supported by the Leonardo DiCaprio […]

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Students take on prominent D.C. internships

Students take on prominent D.C. internships

Approximately 40 FIU students are now living in the nation’s capital to complete summer internships in governmental agencies, media outlets […]

Education Effect to expand into Little Haiti with $2 million donation 

Education Effect to expand into Little Haiti with $2 million donation 

  With a local philanthropist’s $2 million donation, the Education Effect, a groundbreaking partnership between FIU and Miami-Dade County Public […]

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 […]

Dean Hampton meets with Baoshen Port officials.

President Rosenberg blogs from China: Radiant Shanghai!

This is President Rosenberg’s seventh annual blog chronicling the TUC-FIU partnership, the annual China Commencement and our students in the […]