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Odaimy Ayala, left, and Bryant Estadella won first place for their class' biology presentation.

Freshmen take top prize for virus research

FIU freshmen Odaimy Ayala and Bryant Estadella noticed subtle splashes of color on posters on display at a recent Howard […]

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Middle School students in the HSO mentorship program learn to drum along to traditional Haitian folklore songs.

At student-led workshops, children learn about Haitian roots

Onè. Réspè. Honor. Respect. It’s a traditional Haitian greeting and for about 40 middle school students who are Haitian, of […]

Lady Liberty unveiled at FIU naturalization ceremony

Lady Liberty unveiled at FIU naturalization ceremony

Following Independence Day celebrations over the weekend, 10 people, including two FIU students, became citizens at FIU’s first naturalization ceremony […]

Historic shark census catches predators on camera

Historic shark census catches predators on camera

Researchers are embarking on the largest-ever attempt to survey the world’s shark populations. Predators are disappearing from the oceans in alarming […]

Rhinella marina, commonly known as Bufo Toad, Marine Toad, or Cane Toad.

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Florida pet owners warned about deadly giant toads

Florida’s rainy season is in full force and pet owners are being cautioned to keep an eye out for toxic […]

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Promoting democratic, local governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

Promoting democratic, local governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

The city of Miami recently welcomed more then 550 authorities and public servants from Latin America and the Caribbean for […]

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Luckily, we have more to go on now than just knowing the tracks of previous named storms. Titoxd

Better hurricane observation techniques make big storms less deadly

As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. […]

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Peer-mentoring program revolutionizes the classroom

Peer-mentoring program revolutionizes the classroom

Growing up in Jamaica, Garfield Jugar was never a “math person.” Actually, he hated math. Tired of his mother always […]

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New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

Florida International University’s (FIU) International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC)  in partnership with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Hurricane Center […]

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Should I stay or should I go: Timing affects hurricane evacuation decisions

As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. […]

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D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

With the final appropriations bill markups nearing a close, FIU works with officials, agencies and organizations to advance the South […]

‘Inside Out’ provides roadmap for navigating emotions

‘Inside Out’ provides roadmap for navigating emotions

Pixar’s new film Inside Out is putting the spotlight on children’s emotions. But navigating those emotions and helping children understand them is […]

What the Rachel Dolezal case can teach us about race, identity

What the Rachel Dolezal case can teach us about race, identity

As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. […]

The science of smell featured in Royal Society journal

The science of smell featured in Royal Society journal

The forensic research of an FIU team headed by Provost and Executive Vice President, Kenneth G. Furton, has been published in the journal Philosophical […]

The Class of 2015 at Miami Northwestern Senior High School is the first graduating class to have been part of The Education Effect since their freshman year.

The Education Effect marks 4 years at Miami Northwestern

When Taylor Williams first set foot on the campus of Florida International University, she found it more than a little […]

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