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My internship with the State Department

My internship with the State Department

Name: Isaiah Barrett Major: Communications Where did you intern? I interned for the Department of State, International Information Programs (IIP) Office of Design. […]

Global Learning student prepared to lead after summer of social impact training

Global Learning student prepared to lead after summer of social impact training

By Eric Feldman With his bags barely unpacked, senior John Llanera stepped onto FIU’s campus this fall with a renewed excitement […]

Working in shelter gives nursing student new perspective

Working in shelter gives nursing student new perspective

By Nicole Rodriguez I am in my final semester of the accelerated BSN program track and had a volunteer opportunity to […]

Muslims and Islamophobia: Taking back the narrative

Muslims and Islamophobia: Taking back the narrative

By: Mohamed Ghumrawi, Ph.D. student in International Relations Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world. Yet here in the […]

Journalism grad shares experience covering Hurricane Irma

Journalism grad shares experience covering Hurricane Irma

By Sarah Hernandez As Hurricane Irma drew near and South Florida prepared to either weather the storm or find safer […]

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FIU in D.C.: DACA solution in play, hurricane researchers share analysis

FIU in D.C.: DACA solution in play, hurricane researchers share analysis

FIU is working hard to ensure policy makers receive analysis of the impact of recent hurricanes directly from FIU researchers while […]

One disaster after another, could fatigue set in?

One disaster after another, could fatigue set in?

The largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has rocked Las Vegas, pushing the aftermath of Hurricane Maria to inside pages […]

Costa Rican president leads candid conversation, receives university’s Presidential Gold Medallion

Costa Rican president leads candid conversation, receives university’s Presidential Gold Medallion

Spending time at FIU was a homecoming of sorts for Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera. A former researcher […]

Will Irma make the school year longer?

Will Irma make the school year longer?

Hurricane Irma and its aftermath cost South Florida school districts seven school days. In the storm-ravaged Florida Keys, schools may […]

Alumnus John Galardi, principal of South Dade Middle School, worked with custodians, staff and national guardsmen to shelter 2,500 people during Hurricane Irma.

Alumni principals help turn their schools into last-minute hurricane shelters

  As Hurricane Irma aimed for South Florida, two alumni were pressed into duty to open their schools for about […]

Internship program introduces high school students to different career fields

Internship program introduces high school students to different career fields

  High school senior Sebastian Sanchez spent his five-week  internship scouring FIU websites to ensure they were compliant with the Americans […]

Alumnae deliver local, international aid for Irma victims

Alumnae deliver local, international aid for Irma victims

Education alumnae Maria Arbiol and Jennifer Canals-Diaz are leading donation drives to help victims of Hurricane Irma in South Florida […]

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Richard Olson researches the political fallout from natural disasters and has been involved in more than 20 field responses and […]

Downed trees not necessarily a lost cause

Downed trees not necessarily a lost cause

Among the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma last week, many downed trees and uprooted plants were left in the storm’s […]

FIU medical volunteers help local hospitals deal with surge in emergency patients

FIU medical volunteers help local hospitals deal with surge in emergency patients

  In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, FIU’s medical disaster response team continues to answer the call for help. An […]

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