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Tanzanian deputy minister hopes to improve transparency, empower youth in Tanzania

Tanzanian deputy minister hopes to improve transparency, empower youth in Tanzania

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. Stephen Julius Masele may only be 34-years-old, but he […]

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Environmental activist serves as community leader, mentor to girls

Environmental activist serves as community leader, mentor to girls

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. Afua Prempeh, 28, is one of […]

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Malcolm Butters helps fellow FIU Business grads with student loans

Malcolm Butters helps fellow FIU Business grads with student loans

  Malcolm Butters graduated with a master’s from FIU’s College of Business in 1984. He started his career in real […]

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YALI Washington Fellows visit Fairchild Tropical Garden

YALI Washington Fellows visit Fairchild Tropical Garden

This story is part of an on-going series following 25  young leaders visiting FIU as part of President Obama’s Washington […]

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A lawyer drawn to prisoner’s rights: A portrait of YALI Washington Fellow Danbala Garba

A lawyer drawn to prisoner’s rights: A portrait of YALI Washington Fellow Danbala Garba

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. After completing law school in 2007, […]

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Cooking uncovers environmental passion for Swaziland YALI fellow

Cooking uncovers environmental passion for Swaziland YALI fellow

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. Lindiwe Dlamini, 32, is one of […]

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Students for the Poor, in partnership with alternative Breaks, teach English and other subjects to children in Nicaragua in April.

Student club committed to helping the poor locally and internationally

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting student-run clubs at FIU. The passion and commitment behind Nashua Wisdom’s […]

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Study abroad in a wheelchair: Tough travels teach a lesson

Study abroad in a wheelchair: Tough travels teach a lesson

It is FIU’s most unusual study abroad program. College of Education Professor Alexis McKenney took 10 students to Europe this […]

Eric Ngondi, 29, water and environmental engineer and disability advocate.

YALI engineer becomes disability advocate in Kenya

Eric Ngondi, 29, is one of 25 participants in a group of young leaders at FIU as part of President […]

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Desmond Cadogan holds up a sign during a rally in support of the Central Park Five in New York January 17, 2013. Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Central Park Five: ‘We must change how we interrogate youth’

Will it take another Central Park Five? We can avoid another Central Park Five. We can avoid another $40 million […]

D.C. Update: FIU asserts leadership in STEM education, disaster-related solutions

D.C. Update: FIU asserts leadership in STEM education, disaster-related solutions

With our world-class research on center stage in our nation’s capital, FIU asserted its leadership in STEM education, disaster-related solutions […]

Catherine Walsh, director of the Ph.D. program in Latin American Cultural Studies at Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar (left); Enrique Ayala Mora (center), provost of the Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar; and Jean M. Rahier (left) sign the memorandum of understanding.

FIU signs memorandum with Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar

The FIU African and African Diaspora Studies Program and the Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar in Quito, Ecuador have signed a […]

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Student a finalist to become Formula One engineering star

Student a finalist to become Formula One engineering star

College of Engineering & Computing student Alejandro Diaz is heading to England as one of 12 finalists from around the […]

Sen. Nelson and Rep. Diaz-Balart to host forum on disaster-resilient communities

Sen. Nelson and Rep. Diaz-Balart to host forum on disaster-resilient communities

FIU, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and members of the Florida congressional delegation will participate in a […]

#FIUGoesAbroad: Modern meets ancient

#FIUGoesAbroad: Modern meets ancient

For some students, summer is about getting some R&R until fall comes around. Others have to take summer classes. And […]

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