Archive for October, 2017

Transportation leaders visit FIU’s federally designated research facilities

Transportation leaders visit FIU’s federally designated research facilities

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart made a stop last week at the College […]

Extinction looms for two rare birds after devastating hurricanes

Extinction looms for two rare birds after devastating hurricanes

Conservationists race to save remaining populations Conservation biologist Paul Reillo is torn between two worlds in the aftermath of Hurricanes […]

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Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan, features traditional Afghan woodwork, ceramics, jewelry and other crafts. 
The exhibit is the first showing of the work since it premiered at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. in 2016.

Turquoise Mountain tells story of Afghanistan’s artistic revival

FIU hosts first showing of Afghan art exhibit since its premiere at the Smithsonian in D.C. in 2016. Abdul Matin […]

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Jerreme Wade

Campus Voices: Preparation and sacrifice

By Jerreme Wade So much has happened over the last few weeks that it feels like the universe is trying […]

FIU's Cyber-Physical Systems Security Lab.

CyberCorps pays for students’ education, gives them job opportunities

Leonardo Babun can’t wait to face challenging cybersecurity projects once he graduates. And thanks to a new scholarship-for-service program that […]

Mammography Art Initiative: Raising money by the inch

Mammography Art Initiative: Raising money by the inch

In the little spare time they have outside their busy study schedule, medical students from Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine […]

Can adults develop ADHD? Research says probably not

Can adults develop ADHD? Research says probably not

Adults likely do not develop ADHD, according to new research by FIU clinical psychologist Margaret Sibley. More than 80 percent […]

Reza Aslan visited FIU to discuss way to confront Islamophobia.

Religious scholar Reza Aslan: Confront Islamophobia, overcome fear

Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiments are widespread. From politics to media to entertainment, misinformation about Muslims is pervasive. To share ways to confront Islamophobia […]

Puerto Rican student-athletes struggle, persevere after Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rican student-athletes struggle, persevere after Hurricane Maria

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Lina Bernier couldn’t focus. As Hurricane Maria closed in on Puerto Rico, Bernier – a […]

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FIU welcomes students from Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands

FIU welcomes students from Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands

The message below was sent Oct. 17, 2017, to the university community regarding disaster response and recovery following hurricanes Irma […]

FIU Music Festival to include disaster relief concerts

FIU Music Festival to include disaster relief concerts

  Grammy Winners Nestor Torres and Paquito D’ Rivera, New World Symphony and FIU Symphony Orchestra perform to raise money for […]

Jerreme Wade

Campus Voices: ‘Certain experiences have taught me valuable lessons’

By Jerreme Wade As a current senior in college, I’ve seen my fair share of wins and losses. There is […]

President Rosenberg appointed to national task force on apprenticeship expansion 

President Rosenberg appointed to national task force on apprenticeship expansion 

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg has been appointed as the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) representative on the […]

International officials visit FIU to announce operation against transnational crime

International officials visit FIU to announce operation against transnational crime

Over the past six months, the Department of Justice has been taking action to defeat the gangs that are threatening […]

He started writing ‘really bad poetry’ at 25. Today, he is teaching it.

He started writing ‘really bad poetry’ at 25. Today, he is teaching it.

Colin Simpson walked into his Poetry as News class in late September, the first day for the class this semester. The senior […]