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Mastering math is child’s play

Mastering math is child’s play

Four-year-old Danny calls out excitedly to a classmate passing by. “Estoy ganando,” he says in Spanish. “I’m winning!” Facing no […]

UniversityCity: A plan for the future that starts today

UniversityCity: A plan for the future that starts today

FIU has embarked on an ambitious $124 million plan that is expected to transform FIU and neighboring Sweetwater. It is […]

FIU Nursing at 30: The vital signs are strong

FIU Nursing at 30: The vital signs are strong

The history of nursing at FIU is reflected in the success of its graduates, each a testament to the college’s […]

Fighting gridlock with your smartphone

Fighting gridlock with your smartphone

How do you get people in car-obsessed South Florida to ride the bus? That is the question FIU leaders asked […]

Understanding genes could help save coral reefs

Understanding genes could help save coral reefs

By Robyn Nissim and Alexandra Pecharich Scientists estimate that one-third of the planet’s existing coral reefs could be lost in […]

Slideshow: Worlds Ahead Tour at the Georgia Aquarium

Slideshow: Worlds Ahead Tour at the Georgia Aquarium

The FIU Alumni Association kicked off their Worlds Ahead Tour this November in Atlanta, Ga. Over 150 alumni attended the […]

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Readers share: The best gift I ever received

Readers share: The best gift I ever received

It’s the season of gift giving, of family and friends and good food. We may not always remember what we […]

Equestrian Club attracts experienced competitors and new riders

Equestrian Club attracts experienced competitors and new riders

Of all the student clubs one expects to hear about at FIU, one stands out as perhaps the most surprising. […]

Men’s basketball poised to make a splash in a new era

Men’s basketball poised to make a splash in a new era

Long after Tymell Murphy plays his final game in an FIU jersey, he wants people to talk about what he […]

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A life changing journey: student perspectives of Papua New Guinea

A life changing journey: student perspectives of Papua New Guinea

They were a scene in motion, the four of them pinballing through airports and slogging into the muddy backwaters of […]

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Interactive: The Lost Tribes of Israel around the world

Interactive: The Lost Tribes of Israel around the world

According to the Bible, there were 12 Tribes of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Issachar, Zebulun, […]

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Documentary: The Lost Tribe

Documentary: The Lost Tribe

FIU Religious Studies Professor Tudor Parfitt visits the Gogodala people of Papua New Guinea, a tribe of former headhunters who […]

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Slideshow: A vibrant tradition

Slideshow: A vibrant tradition

Echoes of the ancients resonate in the intricately carved wooden masks and fearsome deities shaped by Gogodala artisans. Their traditions […]

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Searching for identity in Papua New Guinea and the past

Searching for identity in Papua New Guinea and the past

The ancestors came by canoe from the Holy Land of Yabisaba. We know it as Jerusalem. There were two boats, […]

New York rabbis join FIU team to explore religious identity in Papua New Guinea

New York rabbis join FIU team to explore religious identity in Papua New Guinea

By Professor Tudor Parfitt, President Navon Professor of Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies, School of International and Public Affairs The 2013 […]