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DAFX5X Aerial view of hundreds of homes destroyed by Hurricane Andrew August 24, 1992 in Dade County, FL.

25 years after Andrew, FIU experts ready to discuss the storm’s legacy

On August 24, 1992, category 5 hurricane Andrew struck South Florida with 165 mph winds, a storm tide of 4 […]

Drop-in series: Virtual reality course brings Asia to students

Drop-in series: Virtual reality course brings Asia to students

Inspired by the late Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class in […]

5 tips on how to conquer public speaking

5 tips on how to conquer public speaking

Do you have a fear of speaking in front of groups? Presenting in front of an audience can seem like […]

College of Medicine awards two Ph.D.s in biomedical sciences

College of Medicine awards two Ph.D.s in biomedical sciences

After a five year journey of ups and downs, sleepless nights and no weekends, Shashank Pawitwar walked up and across […]

My internship with the Emerging Citizen Technology Program

My internship with the Emerging Citizen Technology Program

Name: Carolina Ramos Major: International relations Where are you interning? I’m interning at the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Emerging Citizen […]

Stay on track to graduate with MyMajor map

Stay on track to graduate with MyMajor map

Did you know there’s a resource available online that helps you stay on track to graduate in four years? FIU […]

My internship with Overseas Citizens Services

My internship with Overseas Citizens Services

Name: Diana M. Pineda Major: Biology Where are you interning? In Overseas Citizens Services (OCS), which is part of the U.S. […]

July 2017 in photos: SummerFest, volcano sharks and an elephant

July 2017 in photos: SummerFest, volcano sharks and an elephant

The summer is flying by! We’re wrapping up July and gearing up for August and the fall semester to come. […]

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FIYou: James Knapp

FIYou: James Knapp

Name: James Knapp ’05, MS ’08 Hometown: Pembroke Pines/ Hollywood Job Title/Department: Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships, FIU Office of Engagement. […]

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Solar eclipse experts

On Aug. 21, parts of the United States will experience a total solar eclipse. People across the country will see […]

My internship with the State Department’s Office of Policy Coordination and Public Affairs

My internship with the State Department’s Office of Policy Coordination and Public Affairs

Name: Paola Santiago Major: Interdisciplinary studies Where are you interning? The State Department in the Bureau of Consular Affairs What […]

U2 performs on The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 at at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Photo by Steve Jennings/WireImage.

Hey Richard, U2 is on the line

Alumnus’ poem sets the tone for “Joshua Tree” tour Each night, as U2 prepares to take to the stage, the […]

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Professor honors mentor and international relations icon

Professor honors mentor and international relations icon

FIU students are used to having accomplished professors teaching their classes. Some have the privilege of calling them mentors. Harry […]

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.

Where in the world are the predator researchers?

While Discovery Channel’s Shark Week is in full swing, FIU’s predator scientists have been working across the globe on research and […]

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FIU Summer 2017 graduates overcome challenges, change lives

FIU Summer 2017 graduates overcome challenges, change lives

Almost 4,000 FIU students will graduate next week – many of them overcoming challenges and changing lives on their way […]