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4 tips for your child this winter break

4 tips for your child this winter break

Winter break is fast approaching, and while it’s a wonderful time for families, it can also be a source of […]

Students from FIU's College of Engineering and Computing helped design and build a satellite that will launch into space in 2015.

FIU in Space: Electrical engineering students build satellite in historic collaboration

If you teach, taught or parent a student, you know that it can be a challenge to keep students actively […]

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Alumna introduces Vice President Biden at White House college summit

Alumna introduces Vice President Biden at White House college summit

D.C. weekly update: While FIU made historic commitments in Washington D.C. to expand college access, an FIU alumna introduced Vice […]

Stocker main telescope to make debut at winter star party

Stocker main telescope to make debut at winter star party

The Stocker AstroScience Center‘s main telescope will make its debut to the general public at the end-of-the-semester Winter Star Party this […]

Top 5 myths about the flu

Top 5 myths about the flu

Hurricane season may be over, but the annual flu season is well underway. FIU News sat down with Dr. Saara […]

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Robots run riot in first Engineering Orientation robot competition

Robots run riot in first Engineering Orientation robot competition

Some looked like cartoon characters, some like utilitarian transport vehicles and some others were not that easily identifiable but all […]

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Provost Excellence Award recognizes outstanding faculty research

Provost Excellence Award recognizes outstanding faculty research

The Office of the Provost recognized eight FIU centers and institutes with the Provost Excellence Awards during Panther Football home […]

College of Medicine professor named AAAS Fellow

College of Medicine professor named AAAS Fellow

Barry Rosen, Ph.D., associate dean for Research and Graduate Programs and distinguished professor, Department of Cellular Biology and Pharmacology, has […]

Miles Medina built six aqaponics systems in the FIU Organic Garden where he studied the effects of different feeds on aquaponic cultivation.

Alumnus finds solutions for food insecurity through aquaponics

During a routine stop at the grocery store, Miles Medina MS ’14 had a random thought. Why couldn’t the store […]

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Ignoring early warning signs of defiance can lead to deviant behaviors in adolescence

Ignoring early warning signs of defiance can lead to deviant behaviors in adolescence

Rule breaking is not uncommon for preschool children, but being able to identify those children most at risk of long-term […]

Charleotte Farolan, FIU CIS undergrad and Women in Computer Science president, assists children with their projects at the Miami Mini Maker Faire.

School of Computing and Information Sciences promotes ingenuity, invention to students of all ages

Amazon, Google, Mattel, Manolo Blahnik, Nike. What do all these companies have in common? They are started with vision, technology […]

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Battle-tested veterans earn FIU nursing degrees

Battle-tested veterans earn FIU nursing degrees

In his 20-year Army career, Victor Arvizu was used to making split-second, life-saving decisions on the battlefield. Now the retired […]

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Jason Downing (left)  and Shan Wong (right) spent their summer months with Hong Liu (center) studying orchid conservation in southwest China.

Students study orchid conservation in China

These articles are part of our Summer Sojourns 2014 series highlighting summer adventures of FIU students. Jason Downing and Shan […]

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Partnership establishes International Center for Tropical Botany at The Kampong

Partnership establishes International Center for Tropical Botany at The Kampong

FIU and the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) have joined forces to create the International Center for Tropical Botany (ICTB) […]

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MAST@FIU and SJMC students team up to study, raise awareness about sea level rise

MAST@FIU and SJMC students team up to study, raise awareness about sea level rise

Fifty high school students from MAST @ FIU broke up into groups to collect water samples at 12 different monitoring stations […]

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