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Peace Corps participation jumps by 45 percent

Peace Corps participation jumps by 45 percent

The Peace Corps recently recognized FIU for having the biggest increase in Peace Corps volunteers among Florida’s large universities. The […]

President Obama addresses FIU community during nationally televised town hall on immigration

President Obama addresses FIU community during nationally televised town hall on immigration

Eric Narvaez, an Army veteran and wounded warrior, said he fought for his country – only to come home to […]

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Hungry to help: FIU works to feed the needy

Hungry to help: FIU works to feed the needy

On the same weekend that 1,300 FIU students worked diligently to prepare fine fare for a glamorous crowd on South […]

Black Student Union juggles the needs of those it serves

Black Student Union juggles the needs of those it serves

In a society where young people of color face challenges that their counterparts of other backgrounds often cannot fathom, FIU’s […]

FIU's Miami Beach Urban Studios is collaborating with Miami Beach on the city's centennial.

FIU partners with Miami Beach on centennial, sea level rise and more

The City of Miami Beach is throwing a year-long birthday bash and FIU is getting in on the party. As […]

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President Mark B. Rosenberg and USHCC President and CEO Javier Palomarez sign a partnership agreement at the Reagan House this week.

FIU partners with U.S. Hispanic Chamber to promote research, economic development and advocacy

In a move that could bolster internships, jobs and scholarships for students – and promote FIU’s research and legislative priorities […]

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Students at Miami Northwestern demonstrate their welding skills as part of the newly expanded program through The Education Effect.

FIU’s Education Effect joins Chase to bridge skills gap in Liberty City

Shondrea Tarpley was not at all sure about the welding course she signed up for at Miami Northwestern Senior High […]

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FIU joins Booker T. Washington High in reopening of 25-year-old planetarium

FIU joins Booker T. Washington High in reopening of 25-year-old planetarium

Visitors to Booker T. Washington Senior High School probably did not realize they would be going on a journey 250 […]

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Panther LIFE Director Diana M. Valle-Riestra and College of Education Dean Delia C. Garcia address the Florida Senate Higher Education Committee in support of Panther LIFE and postsecondary transition programs.

Leaders pitch state Senate for continued transition program support

Florida should continue its support of transition programs that help students with intellectual disabilities attend college and become more independent, […]

MAST@FIU Principal Matthew Welker, pictured second from left, back row, and several teachers join Florida Education Technology Conference staff in accepting the 2015 STEM Excellence Award.

MAST@FIU recognized as one of top high schools for STEM education in the U.S.

Less than two years after its grand opening, MAST@FIU, the only four-year high school on a university campus in Miami-Dade […]

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FIU launches the FIU-Miami Creative City Initiative  in partnership with the Creative Class Group

FIU launches the FIU-Miami Creative City Initiative in partnership with the Creative Class Group

FIU and the Creative Class Group (CCG), founded by Richard Florida,  have joined forces to launch the FIU-Miami Creative City […]

500 FIU volunteers make MLK Day of Service a whopping success

500 FIU volunteers make MLK Day of Service a whopping success

Rakes in hand, FIU’s baseball team travelled across town on Saturday morning to help level the playing field—literally. Instead of […]

Madrid internship offers a world view of construction industry

Madrid internship offers a world view of construction industry

Global citizens make the best construction managers. Just ask Julio Cuenca, a December 2014 graduate of the OHL School who […]

Editors’ Picks: Our 14 favorite stories of 2014

Editors’ Picks: Our 14 favorite stories of 2014

Fighting Ebola. A historic mission 63 feet beneath the sea with Fabien Cousteau. A resounding ‘yes’ from the community. FIU and its […]

Campus tour sparks English-learning students’ dreams of higher ed

Campus tour sparks English-learning students’ dreams of higher ed

On a cool South Florida winter morning almost 30 Miami-Dade high school students wandered through FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus […]