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Spring 2014 Class Notes

Spring 2014 Class Notes

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

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Travels: Storm the beach

Travels: Storm the beach

Editor’s Note: FIU alumnus Corey Ryan ’12 wrote this essay after making two study abroad trips to Normandy Beach, France, […]

Building boom at FIU

Building boom at FIU

A building boom at FIU is expanding classroom space, adding much-needed laboratories and providing some exciting new amenities. Here’s a […]

Saving Aquarius

Saving Aquarius

How FIU stepped forward to bring the world’s only underwater ocean laboratory back into operation and advance marine science research […]

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Remembering Professor Jeanne Kates: Mentor, teacher, friend

Remembering Professor Jeanne Kates: Mentor, teacher, friend

In New York this past winter, while reminiscing about our time at FIU, a fellow alum and I began talking […]

Vanishing Points app documents disappearing Louisiana coast

Vanishing Points app documents disappearing Louisiana coast

Miss Mae Mae’s Sno-Ball stand has been a Chauvin, La., landmark for more than 40 years. The business helped her […]

Michael Padykula, who interned last summer with the Global Giving Foundation, met Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

D.C. summer internships pay dividends

Rather than spending Spring Break on the beach, FIU student Barbara Ruiz decided to spend her time this semester pursuing […]

Take Back the Night highlights bravery and strength in numbers

Take Back the Night highlights bravery and strength in numbers

Brittany Catalano stood on the stage with dim lights around her. As the audience listened attentively, she recounted the last […]

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Research links extreme sleep deprivation to health and behavior problems in teens

Research links extreme sleep deprivation to health and behavior problems in teens

Nationally, 17 percent of teenagers say they get less than six hours of sleep per night, which FIU researchers say […]

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Two hopefuls shoot for tuition

Two hopefuls shoot for tuition

FIU Online and the Miami HEAT partnered to offer a possible $20,000 toward tuition to two lucky people. Out of […]

Denise Duhamel, professor in the FIU Creative Writing Program in the Department of English

Duhamel becomes third creative writing professor to earn Guggenheim Fellowship

FIU creative writing professor Denise Duhamel has been named a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow. Duhamel is one of 178 scholars, artists […]

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Former FIU professor is Costa Rican president-elect

Former FIU professor is Costa Rican president-elect

Former FIU professor and Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) researcher Luis Guillermo Solís won Costa Rica’s presidential elections with a commanding […]

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Researchers and USAID representatives pose at the launch of the Innovation Lab for Climate Resilient Chickpeas in Ethiopia.

Innovation lab to improve chickpea production in Ethiopia

FIU researchers are expanding their efforts to breed climate resilient, higher yielding chickpeas. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International […]

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Long-term predictions for Miami sea level rise could come soon

Long-term predictions for Miami sea level rise could come soon

Miami could know as early as 2020 how high sea levels will rise into the next century, according to a […]

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FIU grad P. Scott Cunningham turns Miami into a hip poetry hub

FIU grad P. Scott Cunningham turns Miami into a hip poetry hub

By Dan Grech The invitation, in true P. Scott Cunningham style, was irresistible. He’s throwing an “old-fashioned book party” in […]