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Emergency operations team safeguards university community against Hurricane Irma

Emergency operations team safeguards university community against Hurricane Irma

As Hurricane Irma crawled west through the Caribbean, South Floridians scrambled to shutter their homes, braved hours-long waits for a […]

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

By Eric Barton Considering her schedule, Bridget Pelaez is surprisingly chipper for mid-morning on a Wednesday. In the days since […]

Nature signals SOS: Long-term research, short-term extremes uncover clues to survival

Nature signals SOS: Long-term research, short-term extremes uncover clues to survival

—By JoAnn C. Adkins, Ayleen Barbel Fattal ’06, Evelyn S. Gonzalez and Chrystian Tejedor ’04, MBA ’15 When extreme weather […]

Advocating for America’s parks

Advocating for America’s parks

For FIU Magazine Jacqueline Crucet MPA ’16 looks over the railing of a pontoon boat meandering past the mangrove-lined shores […]

Architecture faculty build, live in “Tin Box”

Architecture faculty build, live in “Tin Box”

  Behind impressively overgrown plumbago, lantana and firebush sits a house one with nature. On either side of the front […]

The R+J Effect: Altering tragic fates through theatre

The R+J Effect: Altering tragic fates through theatre

“Grieving parents fight gun violence.” “Gun violence takes bloody toll on inner-city kids.” “Shootings of kids on the rise.” “Shooting […]

Higher education gets a reboot

Higher education gets a reboot

Something had to be done. It was 2010 and the alarmingly high failure rate among students who were taking the […]

Building better bridges: An FIU professor is leading the nation’s efforts to make infrastructure safer

Building better bridges: An FIU professor is leading the nation’s efforts to make infrastructure safer

FIU has designated five university programs as “preeminent,” a recognition of high-caliber, collaborative work that generates unique learning opportunities, pioneering […]

Why not us? Butch Davis returns to the college football sidelines with a mission to put FIU on the map

Why not us? Butch Davis returns to the college football sidelines with a mission to put FIU on the map

When FIU hired Butch Davis last November to take the helm of its football program, the move sent a buzz […]

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When disaster strikes: A new program prepares students to respond to catastrophes worldwide

When disaster strikes: A new program prepares students to respond to catastrophes worldwide

Lieutenant Steven Castell MA ’16 was just weeks into a new job when Hurricane Matthew brewed over the Atlantic Ocean. […]

Tiny songbird won’t be silenced

Tiny songbird won’t be silenced

Conservation team ready for critical season of the Florida grasshopper sparrow On a quiet, 30-acre property near West Palm Beach, […]

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StartUP FIU creates innovation ecosystem to rev the engine of economic growth

StartUP FIU creates innovation ecosystem to rev the engine of economic growth

Jump to: Have a big idea? StartUP FIU may be right for you. Jason Dettbarn, 39, stands in front of […]

FIU in DC: Students, faculty and alumni are making a mark in the nation’s capital

FIU in DC: Students, faculty and alumni are making a mark in the nation’s capital

Jump to interactive content: Explore Panthers’ reach across D.C. Darren Martin didn’t know how cold it could get in Washington, D.C. […]

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A final defense: FIU Law clinic helps educate lawyers handling death penalty cases

A final defense: FIU Law clinic helps educate lawyers handling death penalty cases

By Eric Barton When Kevin Evers killed three men in Miami Beach in 2003 simply because they wouldn’t turn down […]

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Demian Chapman walked through the streets of Hong Kong overwhelmed by the smell of shark meat for sale. Shop after […]

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