Posts tagged with: "English"

Your summer reading list, as written by FIU faculty

Your summer reading list, as written by FIU faculty

Looking for a bit of light reading this summer? Need some advice on homeschooling your child? Or maybe you’re ready […]

Campbell McGrath

McGrath is a Pulitzer finalist

English Professor Campbell McGrath has been named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. The author of more than […]

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Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Academy Award-winning film Moonlight explores a Miami most never see. On Tuesday, April 4, the film will come to FIU. […]

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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 […]