In the World

From left to right: Eliyaim Gonzalez, Aquiles Consuegra,  Natalia Liviero and Professor  Tudor Parfitt.

Studying peace and religion in Berlin

FIU students have spent the summer doing some pretty cool things. You can read about their adventures in our Summer […]

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Tropics at a crossroads: FIU addresses changing planet through research, partnerships and policy

Tropics at a crossroads: FIU addresses changing planet through research, partnerships and policy

The greatest concentration of biodiversity occurs in the tropics, especially in rainforests and coral reefs. Biodiversity is the diversity of […]

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Physicist ignites big bang in fashion industry

Physicist ignites big bang in fashion industry

When Fiorella Terenzi transformed a Milan fashion show into an astronomical marvel, she did not anticipate the impact it would […]

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FIU contributes to improved algebra test scores in struggling Miami-Dade schools

FIU contributes to improved algebra test scores in struggling Miami-Dade schools

In its second year, a collaborative project by FIU and Miami-Dade County Public Schools produced encouraging results for students struggling […]

A group of middle and high school students from Liberty City joined FIU faculty and students on a trip to commemorate Freedom Summer in Jackson, Mississippi.

Liberty City teens join FIU students, faculty on trip to Freedom Summer 50

In the summer of 1964, hundreds of volunteers and civil rights activists from across America came to Mississippi to challenge […]

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D.C. update: Rosenberg, students attend U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

D.C. update: Rosenberg, students attend U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

As Congress raced toward the finish line before summer recess, FIU was advocating for important financial aid measures, and President Mark […]

Students from Miami Northwestern Senior High take part in the Algebra Project Summer Institute.

FIU, Algebra Project train next generation of STEM grads, teachers

Working with FIU professors and graduate students this summer, a group of incoming freshmen at Miami Northwestern Senior High School […]

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Tanzanian deputy minister hopes to improve transparency, empower youth in Tanzania

Tanzanian deputy minister hopes to improve transparency, empower youth in Tanzania

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. Stephen Julius Masele may only be 34-years-old, but he […]

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Environmental activist serves as community leader, mentor to girls

Environmental activist serves as community leader, mentor to girls

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. Afua Prempeh, 28, is one of […]

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Malcolm Butters helps fellow FIU Business grads with student loans

Malcolm Butters helps fellow FIU Business grads with student loans

  Malcolm Butters graduated with a master’s from FIU’s College of Business in 1984. He started his career in real […]

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YALI Washington Fellows visit Fairchild Tropical Garden

YALI Washington Fellows visit Fairchild Tropical Garden

This story is part of an on-going series following 25  young leaders visiting FIU as part of President Obama’s Washington […]

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A lawyer drawn to prisoner’s rights: A portrait of YALI Washington Fellow Danbala Garba

A lawyer drawn to prisoner’s rights: A portrait of YALI Washington Fellow Danbala Garba

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. After completing law school in 2007, […]

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Cooking uncovers environmental passion for Swaziland YALI fellow

Cooking uncovers environmental passion for Swaziland YALI fellow

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. Lindiwe Dlamini, 32, is one of […]

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Students for the Poor, in partnership with alternative Breaks, teach English and other subjects to children in Nicaragua in April.

Student club committed to helping the poor locally and internationally

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting student-run clubs at FIU. The passion and commitment behind Nashua Wisdom’s […]

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Study abroad in a wheelchair: Tough travels teach a lesson

Study abroad in a wheelchair: Tough travels teach a lesson

It is FIU’s most unusual study abroad program. College of Education Professor Alexis McKenney took 10 students to Europe this […]