In the World

Promoting democratic, local governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

Promoting democratic, local governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

The city of Miami recently welcomed more then 550 authorities and public servants from Latin America and the Caribbean for […]

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Students participating in the Recreational Therapy study abroad course this summer took turns guiding each other through the Louvre museum while blindfolded to simulate blindness. Here they get a chance to interact with reproductions of famous sculptures on display in the museum.

Students become advocates for the disabled in Europe

Getting around in a wheelchair can be draining – especially when traveling abroad. “You’d think you’re there sitting and relaxing […]

Judicial review, gay marriage and God

Judicial review, gay marriage and God

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

New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

Florida International University’s (FIU) International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC)  in partnership with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Hurricane Center […]

College of Business dives into fast-changing luxury retail market

College of Business dives into fast-changing luxury retail market

What is luxury retail? It’s not so clear anymore. “In the past, we used to know because it was defined […]

D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

With the final appropriations bill markups nearing a close, FIU works with officials, agencies and organizations to advance the South […]

What the Rachel Dolezal case can teach us about race, identity

What the Rachel Dolezal case can teach us about race, identity

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

13 alumni to be honored as leaders of tomorrow

13 alumni to be honored as leaders of tomorrow

Thirteen FIU graduates are being honored in Legacy magazine’s 2015 40 Under 40 Leaders of Today and Tomorrow. The honorees were nominated by […]

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 […]

Alumna turns passion into veterinary business

Alumna turns passion into veterinary business

Entrepreneur and 2012 grad Tina Zambrana used her FIU marketing degree to pursue her dream of bringing affordable veterinary care […]

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Student-produced documentary on sea level rise to premiere on WPBT2

Student-produced documentary on sea level rise to premiere on WPBT2

South Florida’s Rising Seas: Impact, a documentary filmed and produced by FIU students, will premiere on June 24, 2015 at […]

The Bookstore in the Grove

Wolfsonian–FIU partners with The Bookstore in the Grove

The Wolfsonian–FIU and The Bookstore in the Grove have partnered to create “The Wolfsonian in the Grove,” a monthly public […]

The Class of 2015 at Miami Northwestern Senior High School is the first graduating class to have been part of The Education Effect since their freshman year.

The Education Effect marks 4 years at Miami Northwestern

When Taylor Williams first set foot on the campus of Florida International University, she found it more than a little […]

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Map locator and description of proposed canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific across Nicaragua. MCT 2014 (Newscom TagID: krtgfxlive046412.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]

Scientists question Nicaraguan canal in newly released report

A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about […]

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Small Business Development Center prepares businesses for hurricane season

Small Business Development Center prepares businesses for hurricane season

As the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane season got underway June 1, South Floridians kicked off a flurry of shopping activity to […]