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Quantum mechanics to charge your laptop? FIU prof is on it

Quantum mechanics to charge your laptop? FIU prof is on it

By Jim Harper Top scientists from UC Berkeley and MIT found the expertise they lacked at FIU. They invited Sakhrat […]

FIU's College of Engineering and Computing launched the Engineers on Wheels initiative at Booker T. Washington Senior High School this week.

FIU brings STEM education to public schools with launch of Engineers on Wheels

Booker T. Washington Senior High School sophomore Victor Fleary could not take his eyes off the sleek Formula One racecar […]

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FIU Law student spends summer at The Hague Academy

FIU Law student spends summer at The Hague Academy

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

Letter to freshmen from Gov. Rick Scott

Letter to freshmen from Gov. Rick Scott

The following is Governor Rick Scott’s annual letter to Florida’s college freshmen. In his 2014 address, the governor asks freshmen […]

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Public health researcher ignites debate on e-cigarettes

Public health researcher ignites debate on e-cigarettes

Wasim Maziak, M.D., Ph.D., one of the world’s leading experts in nicotine and tobacco research, has come out strong against […]

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School of Accounting student interns at PricewaterhouseCoopers

School of Accounting student interns at PricewaterhouseCoopers

  Entering his senior year, School of Accounting student Peter De La Rosa is already focused on his future after […]

HispanicBusiness ranks FIU Law No. 1 for Hispanics

HispanicBusiness ranks FIU Law No. 1 for Hispanics

HispanicBusiness has named FIU Law the top school for Hispanics in its 2014 Diversity Practices annual report. The report identifies […]

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Researchers find promising counterterrorism strategy

The targeted capture of a terrorist leader shows promise as an effective counterterrorism strategy, according to a study by FIU […]

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FIU Law students visit Haiti

FIU Law students visit Haiti

Before the start of the fall semester, three FIU Law students wanted to do some good. So, they took to […]

The Alternative Break group visited the Harvest Power Plant at Walt Disney World where food scraps are transformed into electric energy and marketable crop fertilizer by-product.

Students explore sustainability efforts by Disney, Orlando businesses

In early November 2013, eight FIU students visited the Clean the World Foundation, UCF and Walt Disney World, where they […]

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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 […]

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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