Archive for March, 2013

GLOWS hosts climate change risk, adaptation training in Africa

GLOWS hosts climate change risk, adaptation training in Africa

The Global Water for Sustainability (GLOWS) Program recently hosted a workshop in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso regarding the effects of climate change […]

FIU to present Richard Ford with the 2013 Lawrence A. Sanders Award for Fiction

WHAT: FIU will honor the career of author Richard Ford with the fourth Lawrence A. Sanders Award for Fiction.  Ford, […]

Pack the house: FIU to host UF in WNIT opening round March 21

The Panthers (19-12) take on the Gators (18-14) Thursday, March 21, when FIU women’s basketball plays University of Florida in […]

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FIU football spring preview

FIU football spring preview

When the FIU football team takes the field at FIU Stadium Tuesday morning for the first of its 15 spring […]

Feminist theologist Rosemary Radford Ruether to talk at FIU March 19

Feminist theologist Rosemary Radford Ruether to talk at FIU March 19

The Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment is hosting a talk with Rosemary Radford Ruether, one of the […]

Medical school celebrates first Match Day

Medical school celebrates first Match Day

The first graduating class of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine marked its first Match Day on March 15 — […]

Rendering of the house being developed by students from Tsinghua University and FIU for the Solar Decathlon China 2013 competition.

FIU and Tsinghua University students team up for Solar Decathlon China 2013

Though separated by more than 7,000 miles of land and ocean, not to mention a huge cultural divide, students from […]

Honors College takes to The Hill

Honors College takes to The Hill

In the midst of uncertainty in the 113th Congress, FIU in D.C. welcomed students from the Honors College’s “Confronting America” […]

Is one of the lost tribes of Israel in Papua New Guinea?

Is one of the lost tribes of Israel in Papua New Guinea?

Religious Studies professor Tudor Parfitt and a few of his students are on a mission. They are visiting the Gogodala […]

New results indicate discovery is a Higgs boson particle

New results indicate discovery is a Higgs boson particle

According to results announced March 14 at the Rencontres de Moriond conference in La Thuile, Italy, the particle discovered last […]

FIU’s internationally acclaimed quartet performs with Greater Miami Youth Symphony

FIU’s internationally acclaimed quartet performs with Greater Miami Youth Symphony

The Amernet String Quartet, FIU’s ensemble-in-residence, joined the Greater Miami Youth Symphony (GMYS) on March 10 to perform Edward Elgar’s […]

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Restaurant management laboratory will give students a new kind of classroom

Restaurant management laboratory will give students a new kind of classroom

Next month, the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management will complete construction of a new kind of classroom. The […]

The Fair – be there! Special discounts available to FIU family

The Fair – be there! Special discounts available to FIU family

It’s time for The Fair again! Purchase your discounted ride and admission tickets for the 2013 Miami-Dade County Fair March […]

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Students’ investigative piece makes front page of Miami Herald

Students’ investigative piece makes front page of Miami Herald

Every journalist’s dream is to have a story on the front page. For some, it may take years of reporting […]

FIU Law rises in U.S. News rankings for fourth consecutive year

FIU Law rises in U.S. News rankings for fourth consecutive year

In U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 edition of Best Graduate Schools, the College of Law has risen to 105 among […]