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FIU stands with Nepal

FIU stands with Nepal

Dear FIU family,  As we turn to final exam week, we are humbled by the devastation in Nepal as a […]

International Business Honors Society students devise a plan to help grow economy in Tortuguero

Business students help tourist town compete with big resorts in Costa Rica

In an unorthodox, but rewarding, Alternative Breaks trip, 11 members of the International Business Honors Society travelled to Costa Rica during […]

POTUS, Bill Nye and 5 Panthers in the Everglades

POTUS, Bill Nye and 5 Panthers in the Everglades

President Obama decided to celebrate Earth Day, April 22, right in FIU’s backyard. With Florida’s Everglades National Park as a back […]

Choosing a ‘wild’ life: A journey of self-discovery, environmental writing in the Everglades

Choosing a ‘wild’ life: A journey of self-discovery, environmental writing in the Everglades

Last fall, six FIU students — all aspiring writers — were selected to join the Everglades Wilderness Writing Program. The […]

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FIU sea level rise experts visit White House

FIU sea level rise experts visit White House

The Cherry Blossoms were in full bloom this week in Washington, D.C. as FIU’s researchers briefed the White House and […]

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 […]