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Professors talk teacher diversity, climate change at White House summits

Professors talk teacher diversity, climate change at White House summits

Last week was a busy one in Washington, D.C. for FIU’s academic leaders, two of which were invited to the […]

Ashoka U's renewal interview with representatives of George Mason University

When students become social entrepreneurs, change happens

This past week in Washington D.C., FIU convened a select coalition of Ashoka Universities to explore opportunities for impacting social […]

18 alumni have earned Miami-Dade’s top teaching honor

18 alumni have earned Miami-Dade’s top teaching honor

In the first 18 years of their lives, Florida students will spend an average of 2,340 days in school. Change […]

FIU Drs. Raul Gonzalez and Angie Laird reflect on their day on Capitol Hill advocating for the ABCD study.

Researchers petition Congress for support of landmark brain study

This week, researchers from universities across the country gathered at FIU in D.C. to discuss an unprecedented study on adolescent brain […]

Education Professor Laura Dinehart has been named interim executive director of a new school being formed within the College of Arts, Sciences & Education.

Teacher diversity is a growing concern in education system

There’s no question about it – America is becoming increasingly diverse. The diversity of teachers, however, hasn’t quite caught up, […]

U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Grover Chamberlain and United States Postal Service’s Jimmy Ortiz share their experiences working with FIU students

D.C. employers praise FIU students’ work ethic, leadership

Summer 2016 included not just the launch of FIU in D.C., but also several months of programming for the university’s […]

MBA students go to the land where health care dollars are plentiful

MBA students go to the land where health care dollars are plentiful

Doha (Qatar), Dubai and Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) have the kind of generous health care funding other places – […]

Majority of Cuban-Americans in Miami oppose U.S. embargo

Majority of Cuban-Americans in Miami oppose U.S. embargo

2016 FIU Cuba Poll also reveals support for increased investment in and travel to the island while Trump is in […]

Business student mentors startups in Gaza

Business student mentors startups in Gaza

In June of 2015, international business major Tara Demren decided on a whim to participate in StartUp Weekend Miami. She and […]

Studying business in Portugal

Studying business in Portugal

First day of summer school, ISCTE   College of Business graduate students Isabel Rumberg and Sophie Mugomoka embarked on a […]

FIU biology professor Phil Stoddard (left) and University of Miami geologist Harold Wanless (right) are recognized by Politico Magazine's Politico 50 list for their commitment to educating the public on sea level rise. Photo by Josh Ritchie for Politico Magazine.

Stoddard named to Politico 50

Sea level rise is as much a political issue as a scientific one. Philip Stoddard understands this well. He is […]

Grab a book, it’s Read A Book Day

Grab a book, it’s Read A Book Day

It’s Sept. 6. Do you know what that means? It’s Read a Book Day, of course! In the 21st century, […]

Marketing to a savvy digital consumer

Marketing to a savvy digital consumer

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

Preference for ‘other candidate’ tops support for Trump among Latinos

Preference for ‘other candidate’ tops support for Trump among Latinos

Clinton maintains strong lead in U.S., Florida and Miami-Dade While Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton maintains a strong lead among Hispanic […]

International trip emphasizes value of compassion in medicine

International trip emphasizes value of compassion in medicine

Deannys Batista is a second-year medical student at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. This summer, she spent six days in […]