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College of Business seeks outstanding alumni for 2015 Hall of Fame honors

College of Business seeks outstanding alumni for 2015 Hall of Fame honors

The College of Business is now seeking alumni who have excelled in business and community leadership for induction into the […]

Peace Corps participation jumps by 45 percent

Peace Corps participation jumps by 45 percent

The Peace Corps recently recognized FIU for having the biggest increase in Peace Corps volunteers among Florida’s large universities. The […]

Hungry to help: FIU works to feed the needy

Hungry to help: FIU works to feed the needy

On the same weekend that 1,300 FIU students worked diligently to prepare fine fare for a glamorous crowd on South […]

Youngsters wait outside the Parliament building (background) in Montevideo while lawmakers debate the bill legalizing marijuana. Photo by Pablo Bielli, AFP/Getty Images.

Legalizing marijuana fails to solve problems in Uruguay

One year after the legalization of marijuana in Uruguay, a study has found that 70 percent of Uruguayans feel that […]

Dr. Marty, in protective gear, transporting suspected case to Ebola ward in Nigeria.

Ebola fighting doc named one of 10 outstanding women leaders

March is Women’s History Month and it kicks off with an event honoring some of the most influential women in […]

50@50: When BBC was as cool as South Beach

50@50: When BBC was as cool as South Beach

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

Nutrition professor recognized for breakthrough with supplements and HIV

Nutrition professor recognized for breakthrough with supplements and HIV

The American Red Cross has selected Marianna Baum as the recipient of Cervera Real Estate Ambassador Award, part of the […]

FIU students and alumni: Is your business plan up to the challenge?

FIU students and alumni: Is your business plan up to the challenge?

Is your entrepreneurial spirit roaring? Are ideas for the next business trend swirling in your head? Start working. The Miami Herald […]

FIU Law’s Board of Advocates Negotiation Team takes second place at ABA National Finals

FIU Law’s Board of Advocates Negotiation Team takes second place at ABA National Finals

Teams from more than 110 U.S. and Canadian law schools competed at the 2015 American Bar Association’s (ABA) National Negotiation Finals […]

Sea level rise in our backyard: How do we adapt?

Sea level rise in our backyard: How do we adapt?

Curious to know if flooding will destroy your house by the end of the century? Take a trip over to […]

Students at Miami Northwestern demonstrate their welding skills as part of the newly expanded program through The Education Effect.

FIU’s Education Effect joins Chase to bridge skills gap in Liberty City

Shondrea Tarpley was not at all sure about the welding course she signed up for at Miami Northwestern Senior High […]

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Workshop with all participants to seek solutions to Water-Energy-Climate Nexus cases.

D.C. Dispatch: Sea level rise, Caribbean energy security and Presidential budget

As President Obama prepared to release his FY16 Presidential budget request to Congress, FIU researchers were on global and environmental […]

Sushi Maki CEO’s five tips for growing your business

Sushi Maki CEO’s five tips for growing your business

The success of South Florida’s popular local restaurant chain Sushi Maki didn’t come overnight. Its founder and CEO, Abe Ng, […]

FIU joins Booker T. Washington High in reopening of 25-year-old planetarium

FIU joins Booker T. Washington High in reopening of 25-year-old planetarium

Visitors to Booker T. Washington Senior High School probably did not realize they would be going on a journey 250 […]

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Creativity and optimism reign as local entrepreneurs go before Shark Tank

Creativity and optimism reign as local entrepreneurs go before Shark Tank

Hundreds of South Floridians came out to showcase their products and ideas before a crew of casting agents for ABC’s […]