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Architecture, journalism alumni build online fashion startup

Architecture, journalism alumni build online fashion startup

By Camila Fernandez Before running to class, broadcast journalism alumna Espe Hernandez ’16 and architecture alumnus Sebastian Gomez ’16 would […]

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Cindy Makita '18 
Corporate Information & Technology Intern

My internship with the International Finance Corporation

Name: Cindy Makita Major: International business, Honors College and Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs Where are you […]

Researchers who participated in the Aladdin Project's Summer University recently shared their findings with United Nations leaders and former heads of state.

Alumna studies why women travel to support Islamic State

Curious about reports of Western women traveling across the globe to support the Islamic State (IS) group, an FIU linguistics […]

FIU in D.C. welcomes more than 40 interns this summer

FIU in D.C. welcomes more than 40 interns this summer

On June 2, FIU’s office in D.C. opened its doors to welcome students who traveled to Washington, D.C. for the summer […]

Ph.D. student studies how political extremists create a following

Ph.D. student studies how political extremists create a following

What themes and symbols allow political extremist movements to create a brand and develop potential followers? This question sparked an […]

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From standout FIU law grad to JAG officer

From standout FIU law grad to JAG officer

Growing up, Julia Williams was told there were certain things that she couldn’t do simply because she was a girl. […]

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Buenos dias, Qingdao: FIU helps bring Spanish language to China

Buenos dias, Qingdao: FIU helps bring Spanish language to China

!Exito! Success! FIU’s Spanish-language program in Qingdao, China, has helped turn students there into standouts. FIU several years ago worked […]

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

Retired FIU Biology professor Ophelia Weeks has been named president of the University of Liberia. Already at work in her […]

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Alumna earns prestigious Pickering Fellowship

Alumna earns prestigious Pickering Fellowship

  Alumna Kamila Manzueta ’17 has been selected as one of 30 students across the country – and one of only […]

Trump releases budget, possible consequences for FIU

Trump releases budget, possible consequences for FIU

FIU honors the newly appointed Secretary Acosta; President Trump releases his budget proposal for fiscal 2018; the Greater Miami Chamber […]

Campus organization, study abroad prepare student for career in global health

Campus organization, study abroad prepare student for career in global health

By Eric Feldman When Global Learning student leader Patricia Medina was in high school, she knew that she wanted to study […]

Students partner with Indian women, create craft business

Students partner with Indian women, create craft business

It all began with a pouf, a fabric-covered hassock created last year by a group of village women of Bandhwari, […]

Study on Central American gangs finds rehabilitation possible

Study on Central American gangs finds rehabilitation possible

“Life in the gang is a miserable life. One starves, cries alone and still can’t leave. Anywhere one goes, one […]

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Instructor named honorary Czech consul

Instructor named honorary Czech consul

FIU students are accustomed to having accomplished international professors in their classrooms. But in the case of Stanislav Jansta, clinical instructor in […]

Study abroad participants reach record numbers

Study abroad participants reach record numbers

More students than ever traveled the world and shared life-changing experiences this year through FIU’s study abroad program. In the […]