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“Mammovan” fights breast cancer

“Mammovan” fights breast cancer

Just steps from fancy stores with names such as Armani, Versace and Prada, a shiny 45-foot custom pink-and-blue bus sat […]

Universities partner with local industry for student internships, economic development

Universities partner with local industry for student internships, economic development

In an unprecedented collaboration, South Florida’s colleges and universities have united with industry leaders to strengthen the region’s economy and […]

Center for Leadership growing in prestige with ‘know thyself’ approach

Center for Leadership growing in prestige with ‘know thyself’ approach

Let’s dispel a few myths surrounding leadership. First, what makes a leader great is not merely natural-born charisma and intellect. […]

Honors College makes wishes come true

Honors College makes wishes come true

The summer before her senior year of high school, a crippling medical condition changed Jazzmin Peluchette’s life. She was driving […]

Stocker AstroScience Center opens new space frontier for students, community

Stocker AstroScience Center opens new space frontier for students, community

Ever since Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon almost 46 years ago, our knowledge of the universe has changed […]

Conference champion swimming and diving team succeeds with international roster

Conference champion swimming and diving team succeeds with international roster

Nadia Farrugia graduated from high school in England in 2011 and faced a dilemma. She grew up swimming, but because […]

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Cuban-American Ebola fighter goes where others fear to tread

Cuban-American Ebola fighter goes where others fear to tread

Fighting Ebola is all in a day’s work for Dr. Aileen Marty. The 25-year Navy veteran, now with the Herbert […]

The revival of FIU’s Nature Preserve

The revival of FIU’s Nature Preserve

Campuswide effort transforms MMC’s 16-acre habitat into a green oasis Take a look at an aerial image from South Beach […]

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FIU builds cooperative ties to the East

FIU builds cooperative ties to the East

FIU’s relationship with the world’s largest continent continues to grow. As the center of global economic power shifts and as […]

Global citizens in action: FIU turns out Peace Corps volunteers ready to save the world

Global citizens in action: FIU turns out Peace Corps volunteers ready to save the world

From Morocco to the Philippines, FIU graduates have served the Peace Corps in more than 60 countries around the world, […]

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Life takes a new track after prison, law school

Life takes a new track after prison, law school

Alumnus rises from the depths of drug abuse and incarceration to advocate for others’ rights as a College of Law […]

The politics are personal for Kate Yglesias Houghton ’06

The politics are personal for Kate Yglesias Houghton ’06

Kate Yglesias Houghton ’06 advocates for social justice on behalf of women in her leadership role at the Democratic National […]

Free radical scientist Marcus Cooke uses novel approaches to search for medical cures

Free radical scientist Marcus Cooke uses novel approaches to search for medical cures

By Eric Barton Marcus Cooke grew up in Peterborough, England, and in secondary school he found himself friends with an […]

Interest in Asian Studies at FIU explodes

Interest in Asian Studies at FIU explodes

Growing up in Miami far from any cultural connection to Asia, Jennifer Garcia ’09, MA ’11, became enchanted with the […]

The past and the present meet

The past and the present meet

Study Abroad students see how Asian artistic traditions influence contemporary art By Karen-Janine Cohen FIU students with an interest in […]