Posts tagged with: "English"

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2017 salute to women in FIU history

It’s Women’s History Month, and FIU has plenty of remarkable females to credit for its success. The individuals featured here—just a […]

FIU Ph.D. student Ivian Destro Boruchowski has dedicated her career to heritage language education.

Preserving mother languages, one student at a time

Ivian Destro Boruchowski and her children are among the nearly 77 percent of people in Miami who speak a language […]

While they were writing, two poets found love

While they were writing, two poets found love

Where did you meet your Valentine? At a party, during class, on your way to the movies? How about while […]

Alumnae teachers honored as some of the best

Alumnae teachers honored as some of the best

Miami-Dade County Public Schools named two FIU alumnae the runners-up of its Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of […]

Laura Ortiz '03, English, is a finalist for Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year. Photo Courtesy, Miami Herald

Alumnae could win Miami-Dade’s Teacher, Rookie Teacher of the Year awards

Three FIU alumnae are finalists for this year’s two top teaching prizes in Miami-Dade County. The winners will be announced […]

FIU 2017 Presidential Inauguration experts

FIU 2017 Presidential Inauguration experts

Florida International University has several experts on local, state, national and international politics, as well as other fields, available to […]

Editors’ Picks: Our favorite stories of 2016

Editors’ Picks: Our favorite stories of 2016

As the year winds down, the FIU News team took a moment to reflect on the best stories of 2016. Here’s our […]

Les Standiford's "The Man Who Invented Christmas" is being adapted for film starring Dan Stevens, left, as a young Charles Dickens, right.

Les Standiford didn’t invent Christmas, but he knows who did

Charles Dickens self-published A Christmas Carol in 1843 in a desperate attempt to save his struggling writing career. The book […]

Best books to give as last-minute holiday gifts

Best books to give as last-minute holiday gifts

With final exams, work and family commitments piling up this month, chances are you might have put off your holiday […]

My internship in magazine publishing

My internship in magazine publishing

Name: Carina Zatarain Hometown: Miami, Florida Major: English, College of Arts, Sciences and Education, and Honors College Where did you intern? I […]

Andy Strycharski hates semicolons and other cautionary tales

Andy Strycharski hates semicolons and other cautionary tales

Let’s eat grandma. Let’s eat, grandma. Punctuation. It’s a little thing that can make the difference between inviting grandma to […]

Arrrr! Pirate speak be but a myth. Ye’ve been warned.

Arrrr! Pirate speak be but a myth. Ye’ve been warned.

Shiver me timbers, matey. It’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Every year, people throughout the world pay homage to […]

Natalia Garcia won a silver medal at the 2015 National Championships for karate.

Karate propels admissions officer to national stage

Two things have almost always been a part of Natalia Garcia’s life: FIU and karate. Her mother got her master’s […]

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Global First Year program helps international students adapt to American college life

Global First Year program helps international students adapt to American college life

Growing up in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Ky Nguyen was shy and seldom ventured outside of her social circle. […]

FIU Professor: ‘Bilingualism is the language of modern politics’

FIU Professor: ‘Bilingualism is the language of modern politics’

The following op-ed was written and published in MiamiHerald.com on Thurs., July 28. Phillip M. Carter is a professor of […]