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Larry K. Williams, president and CEO of The Beacon Council; Matt Haggman, program director for The Knight Foundation and co-chair of One Community One Goal; Mark B. Rosenberg, president of Florida International University and chair of the Academic Leaders Council; Donna Abood, managing director, Avison Young and chair of The Beacon Council; Nelson Lazo, CEO of Doctors Hospital and co-chair of One Community One Goal.

Education and industry leaders unite to launch Talent Development Network

Hoping to stop the “brain drain” that leads talented young people to leave South Florida, academic and business leaders have […]

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Summer camps offer youth a university experience

Summer camps offer youth a university experience

Looking for an engaging and educational way for your child to spend the summer? Look no further. FIU will host a […]

4 critical lessons for women in leadership

4 critical lessons for women in leadership

The year is 2015. We have wireless headphones, self driving cars and jetpacks. But women are still scarce at the top […]

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FIU helps build Miami

FIU helps build Miami

Five FIU alumni – Oscar Morejon, Armando Diaz, Leonardo Rubio, David Gonzalez and Jorge Palancar – are part of one […]

Student marketing agency and AMA chapter score high-profile clients, national awards

Student marketing agency and AMA chapter score high-profile clients, national awards

Research. Strategize. Create. Execute… and learn from errors made along the way. Rolling up your sleeves to put marketing ideas […]

New mentor program aims to help Hispanic women obtain leadership roles

New mentor program aims to help Hispanic women obtain leadership roles

The Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at FIU has launched a new Leadership Fellows […]

At last: The right to marry

At last: The right to marry

Cathy Pareto ’95, MBA ’06 and Karla Arguello ’03, MBA ’07 made headlines in January when they became the first […]

14th Annual Torch Awards Gala breaks attendance record

14th Annual Torch Awards Gala breaks attendance record

With over 800 people in attendance this year, the 14th Annual Torch Awards Gala broke a university record. “We know […]

D.C. Update: Federal budget proposal puts Pell grants in peril

D.C. Update: Federal budget proposal puts Pell grants in peril

This week in D.C., Congress passed a troubling budget proposal for federal financial aid, but FIU advocates were not deterred from promoting FIU […]

Using Lego robots to introduce STEM  to middle school students

Using Lego robots to introduce STEM to middle school students

Miami Edison Park K-8 Center student Lakeria Gathers hopes to one day secure a college scholarship so she can study […]

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative University opening plenary session on March 6, 2015. http://www.elkharttruth.com/news/national/2015/03/08/Bill-Clinton-defends-foreign-donations-to-foundation.html

Student reflects on the Clinton Global Initiative University

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) University, a program founded 10 years ago by President Bill Clinton, brings together students, university […]

Sen. Anitere Flores, center, joins members of FIU's Student Government Association during FIU Day at the Capitol.

Students, trustees meet legislators during FIU Day at the Capitol

When Sen. Anitere Flores looked out at the group of FIU Panthers gathered at the state Capitol recently, she felt […]

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Astrophysicist Fiorella Terenzi performs at Miami Beach Centennial celebration

Miami Beach gets astrophysical for centennial celebration

In honor of Miami Beach’s centennial anniversary, 60 FIU physics students participated in a high-energy performance starring FIU astrophysicist Fiorella Terenzi earlier this week. […]

Alumna gives speech at the U.N. General Assembly

Alumna gives speech at the U.N. General Assembly

Less than a month after arriving in New York to begin an internship at the United Nations, FIU alumna Valeriana Chikoti-Bandua received an […]

Valerie Regis reads her Haitian-Creole children's book "Ti Ble" to peers and faculty at FIU.

Little blue crab and 3 siblings give voice to Miami’s Haitian children

When linguistics professor Melissa Baralt is not teaching in the classroom or conducting research in the community, she volunteers at […]

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