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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 […]

500 FIU volunteers make MLK Day of Service a whopping success

500 FIU volunteers make MLK Day of Service a whopping success

Rakes in hand, FIU’s baseball team travelled across town on Saturday morning to help level the playing field—literally. Instead of […]

D.C. Update: New Congress convenes, transportation advocates take the lead

D.C. Update: New Congress convenes, transportation advocates take the lead

The new year marked the beginning of the 114th Congress in Washington, D.C., and the release of new educational legislation […]

FIU offers first international criminal justice Ph.D. in the country

FIU offers first international criminal justice Ph.D. in the country

When New Jersey-native Harry Rhea wanted to dedicate his career to international justice, he traveled more than 3,000 miles to […]

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Top 10 ways FIU supports LGBTQA students

Top 10 ways FIU supports LGBTQA students

Monday, Jan. 5, marked a historic day for lesbian and gay couples in South Florida. Miami-Dade County became the first place in […]

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Student’s service, passion shape career path

Student’s service, passion shape career path

This article is part of an occasional series that focuses on FIU students, employees and alumni who contribute to either […]

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Trading laptops for shovels: a new kind of office retreat

Trading laptops for shovels: a new kind of office retreat

This article is part of an occasional series that focuses on FIU students, employees and alumni who contribute to either […]

Madrid internship offers a world view of construction industry

Madrid internship offers a world view of construction industry

Global citizens make the best construction managers. Just ask Julio Cuenca, a December 2014 graduate of FIU’s OHL School of […]

FIU’s list of same-sex marriage and civil rights experts

FIU’s list of same-sex marriage and civil rights experts

Florida International University has a number of professors who study constitutional law, same-sex issues, and judicial and LGBTQA politics. This […]

FIU builds cooperative ties to the East

FIU builds cooperative ties to the East

FIU’s relationship with the world’s largest continent continues to grow. As the center of global economic power shifts and as […]

Interest in Asian Studies at FIU explodes

Interest in Asian Studies at FIU explodes

Growing up in Miami far from any cultural connection to Asia, Jennifer Garcia ’09, MA ’11, became enchanted with the […]

What changes with new U.S.-Cuba foreign policy?

What changes with new U.S.-Cuba foreign policy?

President Obama announced today the reestablishment of full diplomatic relations with Cuba, which had been severed since 1961. The United States […]

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FIU students overcome homelessness, poverty, violence to earn degrees

FIU students overcome homelessness, poverty, violence to earn degrees

  U.S. Army veteran Rodney Demerritte, math teacher Esther Fineus Joseph and communications student Sally Sarmiento have overcome challenges such […]

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Alumna introduces Vice President Biden at White House college summit

Alumna introduces Vice President Biden at White House college summit

D.C. weekly update: While FIU made historic commitments in Washington D.C. to expand college access, an FIU alumna introduced Vice […]