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Alumna hopes debate inspires at-risk students to go to college

Alumna hopes debate inspires at-risk students to go to college

– By Stephanie Villavicencio Nalisa Saati ’10, an FIU Honors College alumna, is providing at-risk students in Miami-Dade County with […]

A ‘pouf’ could change lives in India, with help from FIU students

A ‘pouf’ could change lives in India, with help from FIU students

It was a concept born in Venezuela and nurtured in Miami by FIU business students. Now, it’s flowering in India, […]

Alumnae poets publish new books

Alumnae poets publish new books

April is National Poetry month, and FIU News spoke to alumni who have broken into the ranks of published poets. The […]

Christine Wipfli

Engineering student lands IAEA internship in Vienna

  FIU environmental engineering student Christine Wipfli is experiencing the wonders of Austria first-hand after being selected for a prestigious, one-year […]

Alumni earn M-DCPS principal, assistant principal of the year honors

Alumni earn M-DCPS principal, assistant principal of the year honors

Two FIU alumni earned top honors from Miami-Dade County Public Schools recently. Manuel Sanchez ’94, MS ’95 of Miami Lakes […]

Women in communication three times less likely to hold top management positions

Women in communication three times less likely to hold top management positions

FIU’s Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center yesterday released the results of a study that found that women in communication professions are three times […]

SJMC senior wins national public relations award

SJMC senior wins national public relations award

FIU senior Manuela Carvajal was awarded one of the public relations industry’s highest student honors: PRWeek magazine’s 2016 Student of the […]

Peer Advisors reflect on Orientation Workshop experience

Peer Advisors reflect on Orientation Workshop experience

Written by Eneida Bermudez, junior public relations major, and Pablo Ortiz, freshman business major, 2016 Peer Advisors There are some […]

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SJMC, Media Hub of the Americas team up to improve communication of U.S. foreign policy

SJMC, Media Hub of the Americas team up to improve communication of U.S. foreign policy

Journalism professors, diplomats and other media professionals will meet in the coming months to better media relations between the United […]

Centeno, who graduated in 2014 with a bachelor’s in liberal studies and a minor in psychology, discovered her passion for epidemiology while taking an introduction to public health course.

Student lands D.C. internship to help Latino families gain health access

What ultimately led Jenniffer Centeno ‘14 to pursue a master’s degree in public health from the Robert Stempel College of Public […]

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FIU eMerges as a leader in innovation

FIU eMerges as a leader in innovation

A wise man recently said that F-I-U stands for the Future Is Us. Nowhere was that more evident than at […]

FIU Earthquake Experts

FIU Earthquake Experts

Following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador and the twin earthquakes in southern Japan, FIU researchers are available to […]

Lifees Awards honor companies that help  students succeed, industry grow

Lifees Awards honor companies that help students succeed, industry grow

Life Sciences South Florida has selected the recipients of the first Lifees awards, honoring professionals and organizations that are leading […]

Symposium showcases student research

Symposium showcases student research

Alejandro Hernandez is working on using sodium silicate–a colorless, odorless liquid in soaps and detergents–as a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way […]

FIU to host President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship

FIU to host President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship

This summer 1,000 African leaders and entrepreneurs will travel to the U.S. as part of the Department of State’s Mandela […]