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New workforce absenteeism study offers insights on who is calling in sick—and why

New workforce absenteeism study offers insights on who is calling in sick—and why

By Melissa Saegert Elicker With unemployment on the rise, people worried about protecting their jobs might show up at work […]

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FIU sponsors conference on Spanish in the U.S.

WHAT: Florida International University’s Latin American and Caribbean Center and Department of Modern Languages are sponsoring the 22nd Conference on […]

FIU Law School Panel to discuss diversity in America

WHAT: In celebration and recognition of Black History Month, the Black Law Student Association will host a panel discussion entitled […]

Sobelicious: Behind the scenes at the Wine & Food Festival

The annual bacchanalia, scheduled for Feb. 19-22, raises funds for the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Approximately 900 hospitality students help […]

Chairman of UN High Commission for Human Rights to lecture at FIU

WHAT: Florida International University’s Latin American and Caribbean Center and College of Law present “Monitoring Human Rights: Obligations of the […]

FIU co-sponsors lecture on the mass shooting of Jews in Ukraine

WHAT: Florida International University is co-sponsoring a lecture by the Rev. Patrick Desbois, author of The Holocaust by Bullets: A Priest’s Journey […]

Outspoken Chavez critic, Teodoro Petkoff, to speak about Venezuelan politics and economy at FIU

WHAT: Florida International University’s Latin American and Caribbean Center will present a lecture by Teodoro Petkoff Malec entitled “Venezuela: Realidades […]

FIU Geopolitical Summit looks at U.S. role in changing world

Experts to analyze, discuss foreign policy under Obama and beyond   MIAMI (Feb. 11, 2009) Florida International University is hosting […]

FIU Middle East Society presents lecture on “Divesting from Iran: The Efforts of the State of Florida”

WHAT: In his first days in office, President Barack Obama has made US-Iranian relations a priority. How the new administration […]

Reverend from Obama’s Inauguration to deliver address at BBC

WHAT: FIU Biscayne Bay Campus’s Student Government Association Lecture Series presents Rev. Joseph Lowery. The civil rights leader recently delivered a nationally […]

FIU College of Law auction to support public service

WHAT: The Florida International University College of Law will hold its second annual Summer Public Interest Fellowships Auction, an initiative […]

FIU’s 12th annual Dance Marathon breaks record benefiting Miami Children’s Hospital

MIAMI – Florida International University’s 12th annual Dance Marathon, benefiting Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation (MCHF) through the Children’s Miracle Network, raised […]

Dancing for a good cause

Dancing for a good cause

More than 150 students hope to raise $125,000 at Dance Marathon, one of the most successful student fund-raising activities at FIU. Proceeds from the event will benefit children […]

FIU and University of Miami present documentary on 1970s-80s generation in Cuba

WHAT:Florida International University’s Cuban Research Institute and the University of Miami’s Latin American Studies Program and Center for Latin American […]

FIU Middle East Studies Center Presents Lecture on “The Iranian Revolution: Thirty Years Later”

WHAT: The Middle East Studies Center (MESC) at the School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University will […]