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Dennis Lehane sits down with Les Standiford to talk about his career and time at FIU at the 2018 Lawrence A. Sanders Award for Fiction.

Talent + grit = How Dennis Lehane made it

Dennis Lehane, MFA ’01 was honored with the 2018 Lawrence A. Sanders Award for Fiction. The crime and mystery writer […]

Panthers of praise: FIUnity brings gospel music to campus

Panthers of praise: FIUnity brings gospel music to campus

FIUnity reviving gospel music in the community Smiling men and women of diverse races, ages and sizes fill the stage […]

FIU Emeritus Professor Walter Goldberg and his wife, Rosalie's gift has led to the establishment of a professorship of tropical ecology in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education.

Florida couple establishes professorship for tropical ecology

A professorship of tropical ecology has been established in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education at FIU thanks to […]

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FIU partners on altered reality studio

FIU partners on altered reality studio

FIU’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) has partnered with virtual reality purveyor Bridgegate Pictures to create iSTAR, […]

A researcher swims near a whale shark off the coast of Nosy Be island near Madagascar. Courtesy Simon J. Pierce.

To save whale sharks, first we track their young

An international team of researchers have for the first time uncovered the migration routes for whale sharks around Madagascar. Surprisingly, […]

FIU Rugby heads to nationals

FIU Rugby heads to nationals

The talented players and coaches behind the men’s and women’s FIU Rugby teams are a silent force to be reckoned […]

Dr. John A. Rock, a Healthcare Hero

Dr. John A. Rock, a Healthcare Hero

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce today named Dr. John A. Rock one of its 2018 Healthcare Heroes and presented […]

FIU students conducted research aboard the Research Vessel W.T. Hogarth. Photo by Heather Bracken-Grissom.

Students embark on research trip at sea

Budding scientists got their feet wet conducting research at sea. Undergraduates in FIU’s Biodiversity and Oceanography at Sea course deployed oceanographic […]

FIU volunteers join Comcast to beautify Sweetwater Elementary

FIU volunteers join Comcast to beautify Sweetwater Elementary

In partnership with Comcast for the nation-wide volunteer event—Comcast Cares Day— FIU’s Frost Art Museum, the Office of Engagement and […]

By Eduardo Merille

John and Mary Lou Dasburg announce $1.5 million gift to Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

John and Mary Lou Dasburg announced a $1.5 million gift to create an endowed chair in FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College […]

Female movers and shakers get energized at campus event

Female movers and shakers get energized at campus event

The GC ballroom has set a record for the most positivity and good energy exhibited there in a single day. […]

This eclogite xenolith was among the 500 pound donation FIU geologist Stephen Haggerty donated to the Smithsonian Institution. Photo Courtesy Smithsonian Institution

When the Smithsonian wants your rocks, you don’t say No

The Smithsonian Institution wanted Stephen Haggerty’s rock collection. “Who in their right mind would say no?” was the FIU geologist’s […]

President Rosenberg blogs from China: Continuing hope and optimism about our collaboration

President Rosenberg blogs from China: Continuing hope and optimism about our collaboration

This is President Rosenberg’s ninth annual blog chronicling the TUC-FIU partnership, the annual China Commencement and our students in China. […]

Students from Kinloch Park Middle School and volunteers unveil the new Urban K Garden at a ribbon cutting event at the school.

Cultivating hope in Little Havana

Growing up in an underserved community, David Riera learned about the power of gardening. Now he wants teens to reap […]

Black wooden paintbrush on hand in the act of painting natural image

Creating common future through art

Art can be a powerful tool to inspire environmental and social change. The Our Common Future Art Contest challenged FIU […]