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FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

At this year’s eMerge Americas conference, FIU is showcasing new companies associated with StartUP FIU, in addition to scientific breakthroughs […]

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

Retired FIU Biology professor Ophelia Weeks has been named president of the University of Liberia. Already at work in her […]

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From immigrant to NSF Graduate Research Fellow

From immigrant to NSF Graduate Research Fellow

By Giselle Heraux Born and raised in Colombia, Marcela Jaramillo was exposed to the beauty of nature from early childhood. […]

Student helps set policies for physician assistant profession

Student helps set policies for physician assistant profession

Ngan Lam is a student at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s inaugural Master in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program. She […]

Alumna earns prestigious Pickering Fellowship

Alumna earns prestigious Pickering Fellowship

  Alumna Kamila Manzueta ’17 has been selected as one of 30 students across the country – and one of only […]

Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU names new director

Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU names new director

Susan Gladstone has been appointed as the new director for the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. Gladstone brings more than 30 […]

6 ways women can break the ‘glass ceiling’ in communications

6 ways women can break the ‘glass ceiling’ in communications

The career path for women in communications has many barriers. “In the communications industry, women are three times less likely […]

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FIU Paris Agreement experts

FIU Paris Agreement experts

President Trump has announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement. The landmark climate accord looks to […]

FIU-FAST, Miami Beach Fire Rescue set up field hospital Memorial Day weekend

FIU-FAST, Miami Beach Fire Rescue set up field hospital Memorial Day weekend

FIU-FAST (Florida Advanced Surgical Transport) team set up a 10-bed critical care field hospital on Miami Beach for Memorial Day […]

President Rosenberg on the start of hurricane season

President Rosenberg on the start of hurricane season

President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following memo to the university community June 1: Dear FIU family: Today is the […]

Syrian refugee recognized as Worlds Ahead graduate

Syrian refugee recognized as Worlds Ahead graduate

By Andrea Perez For the past five-and-a-half years, anti-regime protests and escalating violence have spiraled into an ongoing civil war […]

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May 2017 in photos: Yoga turtle, commencement, study abroad

May 2017 in photos: Yoga turtle, commencement, study abroad

May marks the beginning of summer at FIU. We celebrated with the thousands of students who graduated during our Spring […]

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Florida sets the standard for water efficiency in the south

Florida sets the standard for water efficiency in the south

Florida leads the south in water efficiency, according to a study examining water use across the United States. While states […]

Green pigeon pea. Photo by croptrust.org.

FIU geneticist wants to arm farmers with improved pigeon pea plants

Researchers have identified key genes associated with flowering time in the pigeon pea, a finding that could lead to more […]

Trump releases budget, possible consequences for FIU

Trump releases budget, possible consequences for FIU

FIU honors the newly appointed Secretary Acosta; President Trump releases his budget proposal for fiscal 2018; the Greater Miami Chamber […]