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7 questions for immigrant-rights advocate Francesca Menes

7 questions for immigrant-rights advocate Francesca Menes

Miami native Francesca Menes ’08, MPA ’13 knows something about getting the job done. The policy and advocacy coordinator for […]

02/24/2015 × 3
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 […]

12/22/2014 × 3
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 […]

12/22/2014 × 3

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Winter 2014-15 Class Notes

Winter 2014-15 Class Notes

Gold denotes Alumni Association lifetime members. Submit your own class notes for the next issue of  FIU Magazine here.  Skip […]

02/10/2015 × 1
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 […]

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From China to Miami: a cultural rollercoaster

From China to Miami: a cultural rollercoaster

Chinese and American cultures are strikingly different, but one FIU alumna has made the transition look easy. She is proof […]

12/22/2014 × 1
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 […]

12/22/2014 × 1
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 […]

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D.C. alumnus works to build stronger cities, better government

D.C. alumnus works to build stronger cities, better government

How do we create cities of the future? How can we strengthen the American economy at a grassroots level? How […]

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