Archive for April, 2016

Tim O’Brien receives Sanders Award

Tim O’Brien receives Sanders Award

The FIU Creative Writing Program and The Betsy-South Beach honored author Tim O’Brien with the 2016 Lawrence A. Sanders Award in Fiction […]

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ComPASS Update

ComPASS Update

  We are pleased to report that this week we held the first in a regular series of Communication Protocol […]

Alumna hopes debate inspires at-risk students to go to college

Alumna hopes debate inspires at-risk students to go to college

– By Stephanie Villavicencio Nalisa Saati ’10, an FIU Honors College alumna, is providing at-risk students in Miami-Dade County with […]

Students and alumni competing in Herald’s Business Plan Challenge

Students and alumni competing in Herald’s Business Plan Challenge

The quest for the win is on. FIU students and alumni competing in the annual Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge […]

April 2016 in photos

April 2016 in photos

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  We have reached the end of April, which means that the Spring 2016 semester is […]

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Poetry from 40,000 feet: Look down and read between the lines

Poetry from 40,000 feet: Look down and read between the lines

Park on Blue Garage’s rooftop, and experience poetry. A gigantic poem written in between the lines of parked cars is the latest […]

Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joins FIU, trains with local hospitals to treat critical care patients

Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joins FIU, trains with local hospitals to treat critical care patients

If ever disaster strikes, the FIU-Florida Advanced Surgical Transport (FIU-FAST) team is trained, ready and equipped to treat and evacuate […]

University raises awareness of sexual assault

University raises awareness of sexual assault

Nationwide, one in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college. The prevalence of relationship […]

A ‘pouf’ could change lives in India, with help from FIU students

A ‘pouf’ could change lives in India, with help from FIU students

It was a concept born in Venezuela and nurtured in Miami by FIU business students. Now, it’s flowering in India, […]

TEDxFIU: Music, autism and quality of life

TEDxFIU: Music, autism and quality of life

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  In her TEDxFIU 2015 talk and performance, Patricia Kayser shared how music allowed her to […]

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FIU raises more than $100k for sick children

FIU raises more than $100k for sick children

Dance Marathon 2016 proved that good things really do come in threes. First, the annual fund-raiser on behalf of ill […]

FIU and FPL unveil one-of-a-kind solar research facility

FIU and FPL unveil one-of-a-kind solar research facility

Solar array powers the grid while research initiatives will help further advance solar generation in Florida  FIU and Florida Power […]

Alumnae poets publish new books

Alumnae poets publish new books

April is National Poetry month, and FIU News spoke to alumni who have broken into the ranks of published poets. The […]

University celebrates Shakespeare and Cervantes

University celebrates Shakespeare and Cervantes

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” –William Shakespeare, Hamlet William Shakespeare and Miguel de […]

AMA@FIU in international top ten for over a decade

AMA@FIU in international top ten for over a decade

The winning streak continues for the American Marketing Association’s FIU collegiate chapter, AMA@FIU, with its 14th consecutive Top Ten Chapter […]