Posts tagged with: "Office of the Provost"

May 2017 in photos: Yoga turtle, commencement, study abroad

May 2017 in photos: Yoga turtle, commencement, study abroad

May marks the beginning of summer at FIU. We celebrated with the thousands of students who graduated during our Spring […]

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1 year, 1 newborn, 2 awards, 1 cancer diagnosis

1 year, 1 newborn, 2 awards, 1 cancer diagnosis

Psychologist receives devastating news amidst a year of personal, professional highlights Psychologist Bethany Reeb-Sutherland never lets anything get in the […]

by Eduardo Merille

University initiative makes textbooks more affordable

Textbooks are expensive. Many cost well over $100. Four or five classes at that price puts a dent in anyone’s […]

Rosenberg honors FIU’s 2016 Top Scholars

Rosenberg honors FIU’s 2016 Top Scholars

Last month, outstanding faculty members and administrators from various disciplines whose work in 2015 demonstrated significant impact in their respective […]

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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 […]

Faculty authors recognized for newly published books at annual reception

Faculty authors recognized for newly published books at annual reception

From revolutions in Cuba and money laundering to the biology of reefs and philosophizing about sex, FIU faculty members have […]

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Black at FIU: Discussing the state of policing in the United States

Black at FIU: Discussing the state of policing in the United States

Two recent panel discussions on campus addressed the use of police force against men of color. The SGA-BBC lecture series brought […]

Alumna introduces Vice President Biden at White House college summit

Alumna introduces Vice President Biden at White House college summit

D.C. weekly update: While FIU made historic commitments in Washington D.C. to expand college access, an FIU alumna introduced Vice […]

A Q&A with Ken Furton

A Q&A with Ken Furton

A research scientist and father of two FIU students, Ken Furton aims to enhance the value of an FIU degree […]

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Transitions: Dean to provost to college parent

Transitions: Dean to provost to college parent

After 26 years with the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS), Kenneth G. Furton assumed his new role with FIU […]

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Letter to freshmen from Gov. Rick Scott

Letter to freshmen from Gov. Rick Scott

The following is Governor Rick Scott’s annual letter to Florida’s college freshmen. In his 2014 address, the governor asks freshmen […]

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Wartzok concludes tenure as provost ‘on a very high note’

Wartzok concludes tenure as provost ‘on a very high note’

A letter from President Mark B. Rosenberg to the university community: I write to you today with mixed emotions. Provost […]

FIU opposes boycott of Israeli academic institutions

FIU opposes boycott of Israeli academic institutions

On Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, President Mark B. Rosenberg and Provost and Executive Vice President Douglas Wartzok delivered this message to the […]

New program guarantees classes for students in four majors

New program guarantees classes for students in four majors

Register for classes once. Never have to register again. All your classes always guaranteed so you can graduate in four […]

Fostering Panther Pride to assist homeless, former foster care students

Fostering Panther Pride to assist homeless, former foster care students

As a former foster care student, Ruth Rios did not have the typical college experience. “I didn’t have the same […]