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One of Carl Juste's photos of a Haitian man wearing a red t-shirt as a mask. Photo courtesy: Carl Juste

Haiti through Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Carl Juste’s eyes

Carl Juste could not silence his inner voice calling him to become a photographer. For the past three decades, Juste has […]

My internship with the U.S. Department of State

My internship with the U.S. Department of State

Name: Jocelyn Woolbright Major: I’m an international relations major, pursuing a certificate in Portuguese. In addition, I’m currently a fellow for the National […]

Graduate student’s start-up is in full bloom

Graduate student’s start-up is in full bloom

Graduate student Daniela Salazar realized there’s an important, obvious issue that flower vendors have not addressed: consumers are paying far too […]

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Caribbean reef sharks patrol the reefs in great numbers off Grand Cayman. While shark fishing is allowed here, there seems to be a high abundance of sharks which is rare of the Caribbean.

Global FinPrint guides shark conservation in Dominican Republic

Officials in the Dominican Republic are working with Global FinPrint researchers to guide their conservation efforts in the wake of a […]

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First-of-its-kind master’s in enterprise logistics to prepare students for the workforce

First-of-its-kind master’s in enterprise logistics to prepare students for the workforce

As the gateway to Latin America, South Florida is a hub for logistics and home to many companies looking to […]

Members of the Facilities Management team pose with their Prudential Productivity Award: (left to right) John Cal, Nick DiCiacco, Jannette Fleming, Ed Brozic and Danny Paán.

Facilities department wins state award for energy conservation

By Giselle Heraux FIU’s Facilities Management department was recognized statewide on June 21 for its energy conservation plan. The team […]

Alumnus with rare neurological disorder wants to help others

Alumnus with rare neurological disorder wants to help others

It starts innocently enough. Without warning the walls of the room around you stretch out and away. The room doubles […]

Intern at The Washington Center earns professional growth award

Intern at The Washington Center earns professional growth award

During her final semester at FIU, Natalia Kolbjornsen ’17 faced her fears. Self-described as “a little shy,” Kolbjornsen was a […]

FIU, Italian university partner to tackle water problems

FIU, Italian university partner to tackle water problems

FIU and the Universita per Stranieri di Perugia in Italy are formalizing collaborative efforts to address global water and environmental […]

Associate professor discovers art wherever he walks

Associate professor discovers art wherever he walks

Sometimes you can find art among the mundane things we ignore every day — a smudge on the ground, a […]

6 famous FIU connections: U2, President Trump, Disney princess

6 famous FIU connections: U2, President Trump, Disney princess

FIU has nearly 200,000 alumni. We’re one of the 10 largest universities in America. So it might stand to reason that we’re connected […]

Global initiative expands opportunities for students of contemporary art

Global initiative expands opportunities for students of contemporary art

By Andrea Perez The Art Academy of Latvia (LMA) and FIU’s Art + Art History Department have forged a new education initiative […]

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Journalism grad named a Knight CUNYJ Summer Internship fellow

Journalism grad named a Knight CUNYJ Summer Internship fellow

By Camila Fernandez Alumna Cindy Arboleda ’17 got a strange welcome to the Big Apple earlier this year. On her way to her […]

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FIU researchers, including Rene Price, led talks on the environmental challenges to Biscayne Bay.

South Florida comes together to help save Biscayne Bay

A 63-inch sewer line broke June 20, sending waste into Miami-Dade County’s Biscayne Canal and Intracoastal Waterway. Although the “no […]

Collaboration, integration essential for growth of life sciences in South Florida

Collaboration, integration essential for growth of life sciences in South Florida

What will distinguish South Florida from other innovation clusters across the nation? Collaboration. “Collaboration and how community gets built will […]