Archive for February, 2018

Uproar turns back time with throwback performers

Uproar turns back time with throwback performers

Uproar 2018 did not disappoint! Organized by the Student Programming Council, the annual concert is one of FIU’s most anticipated […]

Speaking truth to power: Please don’t call them natural disasters

Speaking truth to power: Please don’t call them natural disasters

The following article by Richard Olson appeared on the web site of the Natural Hazards Center as part of its Research […]

Remembering the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Remembering the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 The South Florida community, including the FIU family, was shocked and saddened by the Feb. […]

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SOBEWFF® propelled alumnus into career with Rachael Ray

SOBEWFF® propelled alumnus into career with Rachael Ray

I'm taking over #RachaelRay's insta stories page today at #QVC. That's it. A post shared by Andrew Kaplan (@onkappysplate) on […]

Mango Hacks Co-Director Angelo Saraceno (in red) and team sweat the details for the 36-hour event.

MangoHacks: Building code for fun can lead to students landing jobs

From improving your rehab to rehabbing your nightlife – these are just some of the problems that about 550 students […]

NIH releases first dataset from unprecedented study of adolescent brain development

NIH releases first dataset from unprecedented study of adolescent brain development

More than 7,500 children recruited for study to date; data available for first 4,500 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

FIU leaders advocate for higher education funding

FIU leaders advocate for higher education funding

As the Trump Administration released its federal budget proposal and the Higher Education Act is considered, FIU students and leaders […]

Jump-start your career at March 3 conference

Jump-start your career at March 3 conference

If you’re a senior or recent FIU graduate, you’re probably living this universal truth: Adulting can be hard. The folks […]

Researchers take fight against cervical cancer abroad

Researchers take fight against cervical cancer abroad

An engineer in the College of Engineering & Computing has pioneered an easy-to-use imaging system for the diagnosis of cervical cancer, […]

A view of North Miami's Biscayne Bay Campus.

President discusses expanded opportunities for Biscayne Bay Campus

  President Mark B. Rosenberg might soon be seen wearing a shirt that says, “BBC is the place to be.”  […]

Pitcher Nick MacDonald will be a key part of the FIU starting rotation after leading the team in wins as a freshman in 2017. Photo courtesy of FIU Athletics.

Baseball ready for new season with new-look team

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Grab a hot dog, some peanuts and a bag of cracker jacks – baseball season […]

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Photo by Mark Mathosian.

Business professor explains the impact of Bitcoin on trading, investments

Editor’s note: This article was published originally in February 2018 and updated May 2018 to reflect the most recent changes […]

New Pew fellow in marine conservation joins FIU

New Pew fellow in marine conservation joins FIU

FIU Pew Marine Fellow Wuying Lin plans to advance conservation policies to disrupt the illicit trade of marine wildlife in […]

President addresses tragedy in Broward

President addresses tragedy in Broward

On Wednesday, February 14, President Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community.   Dear members of the university community, […]

Broward school shooting experts

Broward school shooting experts

As more information becomes available about the school shooting that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, […]

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