Archive for 2013

FIU hosts international conference on biogeography

FIU hosts international conference on biogeography

The sixth biennial conference of the International Biogeography Society (IBS) brought more than 450 scientists from 46 different countries to FIU’s […]

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SJMC students to cover presidential inauguration

SJMC students to cover presidential inauguration

When President Barack Obama is sworn in Monday, Jan. 21, at the 2013 presidential inauguration, five students from the School […]

5 things to know for Monday

5 things to know for Monday

1. The President picked a Panther Two-time FIU alumnus Richard Blanco will be reading an original poem at the presidential […]

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FIU Health show debuts Jan. 20

FIU Health show debuts Jan. 20

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and Univision are joining forces to launch a Spanish language radio program beginning this […]

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5 apps to help you through the semester

5 apps to help you through the semester

With the Spring semester well underway, we thought we would compile a list of apps for your smartphone or tablet […]

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‘Activist physician’ Joe Greer to give talk Jan. 23

‘Activist physician’ Joe Greer to give talk Jan. 23

Dr. Pedro “Joe” Greer, chair of the Department of Humanities, Health and Society in the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, […]

Meet FIU’s Dean of Students

Meet FIU’s Dean of Students

Recently, the university took a big step in nurturing a culture of care at FIU by appointing Associate Vice President […]

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Researchers combat water toxins

Researchers combat water toxins

Chemistry professor Kevin O’Shea is working with international chemists and environmental engineers to develop a new clean technology that will […]

Psychology professor recognized for suicide research

Psychology professor recognized for suicide research

The American Association of Suicidology (AAS) has awarded Jeremy Pettit, associate professor of psychology, the Edwin Shneidman Award for 2013. The […]

What it means to be an alumnus

What it means to be an alumnus

FIU Magazine’s former associate editor and FIU alumnus Martin Haro ’05 looks back on his time as a Panther. When […]

TEDxFIU in Review: Elizabeth Price Foley on the definition of death

TEDxFIU in Review: Elizabeth Price Foley on the definition of death

To the trained eye of Elizabeth Price Foley, life and death aren’t as clear cut as, well, life and death. […]

Free flu shots for first 300 students at MMC

  The Student Government Association has donated 300 flu shots to University Health Services on MMC to administer to students […]

FIU to operate Aquarius Reef Base

FIU to operate Aquarius Reef Base

FIU has been awarded a grant to continue stewardship of the Aquarius Reef Base, the world’s only operational underwater research […]

A pleasant side effect: The Education Effect in Huffington Post

A pleasant side effect: The Education Effect in Huffington Post

The Education Effect, a partnership between Miami-Dade County Public Schools and FIU funded by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation was recently […]

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Attend 2013 World Golf Championship, support FIU’s First Gen Scholarship Fund

FIU and the PGA World Golf Championship have partnered to offer golf fans the opportunity to attend the Cadillac Championship […]