FIU in the News: 07/08/2009

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Panel analiza la crisis política en Honduras
El Nuevo Herald 
La cita se realizó el martes en la Universidad Internacional de la Florida (FIU) con el propósito de intercambiar puntos de vista sobre el curso de los

FIU in the News

Numbers game: Recreational Sport Management claims provost got the …
Beacon Newspaper (subscription) – Julio Menache 
“We put about 15 interns into FIU Athletics every semester,” said Wolff. ‘Those are kids who are not getting paid and providing a service to our atheletic

The Miami New Times names Denise Duhamel Best Local Poet of 2009
If you haven’t heard of Denise Duhamel, a professor at Florida International University and author of eight poetry collections, it’s probably because you think contemporary poetry sounds only like this:

Dr. Adam W. Herbert Joins Michael L. Buckner Law Firm Education … (press release) 
President Herbert has held academic and administrative appointments at the University of North Florida; Florida International University, where he was dean

Proctor shares ideas on university chancellor
Historic City News 
So far, the Board of Governors has seen 10 applications for the chancellorship, a job vacated by new Florida International University President Mark

Medical school still working toward affiliation, accreditation
Central Michigan Life – David Veselenak 
including serving as chairman to visits at proposed schools at Florida International University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Clear winner in Honduran crisis: Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez
Centre Daily Times – Tyler Bridges 
Eduardo Gamarra, a professor at Florida International University from Bolivia, said Chavez had orchestrated a split in the OAS. “Chavez and his group want

Victoria Redel and Campbell McGrath reading Wednesday, July 8 
Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the MacArthur Foundation “Genius” award. He currently teaches at Florida International University.

Loss of world’s seagrass beds seen accelerating – Jim Loney 
people,” James Fourqurean, a professor at Florida International University and a co-author of the study, said in an e-mailed response to questions.

Reviewing Rubio’s personal balance sheet 
In 2008 he received $300000 in salary from the law firm Broad & Cassel, in addition to his $69000 salary as a teacher at Florida International University


Gillingham striker Simeon Jackson collects his fourth …
Kent Online
Canada’s final group game is on Friday against Costa Rica at the Florida International University Stadium in Miami. The quarter-finals take place in

Budget cuts force administrators to review student activities
Tallahassee Democrat – Angeline J. Taylor 
But that’s not the most recent activity to be eliminated due to budget cut. Miami’s Florida International University had to cut cheerleading and the

Scotland to develop Cayman through sport
Cayman Net News 
Some of the scouts who toured Cayman thanks to Minister of Sports, Hon Mark Scotland; Florida International University Coach Munga Eketebi; University of

Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade warns about the risks of waiting – Barry Jackson 
Could FIU’s best basketball player sue the school? Freddy Asprilla’s attorney said he ”would sue if necessary” if FIU doesn’t relent and allow Asprilla to

Florida’s Non-Conference Schedule: The Laughing Stock of Major …
Bleacher Report 
And Tulsa went to a bowl game, while FIU had a losing record). Texas Tech: North Dakota, Rice, Houston, New Mexico (OK, we might have a winner!

Women’s tennis coach Applebaum sculpts her way into the new season
Beacon Newspaper (subscription) – Chris Green
Nearly three months ago, she became the official head coach and took control of the FIU tennis program. She was the interim coach throughout the team’s 15-5

Higher Education

What Can Singing Mice Teach Us about Language?
Scientific American – Mary Bates
Polly Campbell and her colleagues at the University of Florida sought to extend the FOXP2 research by systematically describing the neural distribution of

B. Castor returning to education
Tampa Tribune – William March 
starting a new life chapter after leaving her position as director of the Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions at the University of South Florida.

Face recognition system can see through disguise
TG Daily – Emma Woollacott 
Now, scientists at Florida Atlantic University claim to have drastically reduced the amount of processing power required for accurate facial recognition

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