Archive for February, 2018

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Alumnus recruits engineering talent from FIU

  Alumnus Carlos Banks ’11, MS ’13 is on a mission to keep FIU engineering talent in Miami. Banks is […]

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Police exercise at BBC tonight

Police exercise at BBC tonight

The FIU Police Department is participating in a training exercise on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the Kovens Conference Center on […]

SOBEWFF® gets under way next week, tickets still available to select events

SOBEWFF® gets under way next week, tickets still available to select events

The 17th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival kicks off Feb. 21st, and tickets […]

Can you die of a broken heart?

Can you die of a broken heart?

Throughout the ages, art, architecture, music and literature have often been inspired by the broken-hearted. In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, […]

Trustee gets to know Panthers, campus life

Trustee gets to know Panthers, campus life

Marc D. Sarnoff, a member of the FIU Board of Trustees, spent Feb. 12 in the Graham Center Pit getting […]

People are willing to pay more to protect Everglades when they know these two things

People are willing to pay more to protect Everglades when they know these two things

People are willing to pay up to $18 annually for the next 10 years to avoid restrictions on how and […]

Losing trust in the world: Holocaust scholar on war, genocide

Losing trust in the world: Holocaust scholar on war, genocide

Auschwitz survivor Jean Améry said that Nazi torture destroyed his trust in the world. “Every morning when I get up, […]

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Softball carries momentum into new season after breakout year

Softball carries momentum into new season after breakout year

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 FIU softball won’t be taking anyone by surprise this season. The Panthers experienced a breakthrough […]

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FIU Police detain possible suspects

FIU Police detain possible suspects

On Friday, Feb. 9, the following message was sent to the university community. Early this morning FIU Police detained two possible […]

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SOBEWFF® a Gyllensporre family affair

SOBEWFF® a Gyllensporre family affair

Born in Sweden and raised in Belgium, Josefine, Caroline and Gustaf Gyllensporre are international students and alumni of FIU – […]

The five Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland) are at the vanguard of sustainable or "green" economic policies.

What is the green economy and why should you care?

  The five Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland) are often considered at the forefront of adopting “green […]

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Alumni return to campus to share insights with current students

Alumni return to campus to share insights with current students

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Since the first Panther Alumni Week (P.A.W.) in 2013, hundreds of alumni have returned to […]

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FIU biochemistry Ph.D. student Haixiang Yu, chemistry Ph.D. student Juan Canoura, and recent graduate Obtin Alkhamis published a study on FIU’s patented cocaine detection technologies.

Researchers patent quick tests for cocaine

FIU students and their professor have patented a series of new tests that can quickly, accurately and cost-effectively confirm the […]

Dams drive risk of fish extinction in U.S.

Dams drive risk of fish extinction in U.S.

Dams drive local extinction risk of native fish in the southern United States, an FIU study found. The high number […]

FIUPD launches pedestrian safety program

FIUPD launches pedestrian safety program

With a growing number of FIU students walking to campus from Sweetwater and Westchester, the FIU Police Department has secured […]