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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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Law student wins writing competition, takes home $3,000 prize

Law student wins writing competition, takes home $3,000 prize

  Second-year law student Deedee Goldstein won first place in the Pacific Legal Foundation’s (PLF) Law Student Writing Competition for […]

Community members to share their immigration stories

Community members to share their immigration stories

As a historian, Professor Rebecca Friedman teaches courses on the wars and revolutions of Europe in 20th century. As the […]

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The white coat is still too small for Patrick Quade's 6'8" frame.

Medical student is one of South Florida’s ‘Dream Men’

It was a request Patrick Quade, a second-year medical student, says he couldn’t refuse. One of the coordinators at the […]

Business IT women reach out to high school girls to ‘pull it forward’

Business IT women reach out to high school girls to ‘pull it forward’

When Jennifer Baker was in high school in Texas, no one discussed a possible future in Management Information Systems (MIS). […]

MBA programs earn Top 15 national rankings

MBA programs earn Top 15 national rankings

Two prestigious ranking agencies have recognized the College of Business MBA programs among the best in the nation. U.S. News & […]

FIU jumps to No. 54 in U.S. News & World Report’s best graduate nursing programs

FIU jumps to No. 54 in U.S. News & World Report’s best graduate nursing programs

The Graduate Nursing program at the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences has been ranked No. 54 by the U.S. News […]

HWCOM medical students who will be going on the Haiti medical mission trip

Haitian med students plan spring break medical mission trip to Haiti

Spring break is generally associated with vacationing  in a tropical, picturesque playground, but a group of FIU medical students will […]