Archive for February, 2018

Alcohol banned at Greek events for the rest of the semester

Alcohol banned at Greek events for the rest of the semester

Last Thursday evening at a town hall with the Greek community, 16 of the 19 eligible Greek organizations at FIU […]

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4 essential traits of effective leaders

  What makes a great leader? More than  250 students from FIU, Barry University, Broward College and the University of […]

Ana Correa visits a farm in Bluefields, Nicaragua during her summer internship with blueEnergy.

Applications open for summer fellowship in Nicaragua

FIU has teamed up with blueEnergy, local agencies and residents to build a sustainable community in Bluefields, Nicaragua. The nonprofit group blueEnergy offers college students internships […]

Got my first job! Working for Google

Got my first job! Working for Google

Name: Krista Shuckerow Degree Earned: B.S in statistics, second major – economics; minor in computer science Hometown: Harmony, Rhode Island What is your job […]

It’s FIU Day! University community to advocate for FIU in Tallahassee and at home

It’s FIU Day! University community to advocate for FIU in Tallahassee and at home

  Today is FIU Day in Tallahassee! Members of the FIU community – including students, faculty, alumni and members of […]

Got my first job! Working as a reporter in Mississippi

Got my first job! Working as a reporter in Mississippi

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

South Florida has what Amazon values — we embrace change, innovation, reinvention

South Florida has what Amazon values — we embrace change, innovation, reinvention

President Mark B. Rosenberg wrote the following op-ed in the Miami Herald on Feb. 5, 2018.  “Jeff, what does Day Two […]

President Rosenberg delivers Greek life update

President Rosenberg delivers Greek life update

President Mark B. Rosenberg shared the following message with the university community on Feb. 5, 2018: It has been a month […]

Students land dream jobs with local municipality

Students land dream jobs with local municipality

An innovative collaboration between FIU and the City of Miami Beach is forging new career paths for dozens of FIU students. […]

Everglades needs more fresh water to fight salt water intrusion

Everglades needs more fresh water to fight salt water intrusion

As sea levels continue to rise, more areas of the coastal Everglades will be susceptible to salt water intrusion, according […]

Let’s get real: Interns-turned-SOBEWFF® employees discuss how to maximize a volunteer opportunity

Let’s get real: Interns-turned-SOBEWFF® employees discuss how to maximize a volunteer opportunity

FIU News sat down with a group of Panthers who got their start in the hospitality industry working with the Food Network […]

Hydropower development alters the Amazon, researchers find

Hydropower development alters the Amazon, researchers find

The Andean Amazon is being rapidly altered by a wave of hydropower development and the consequences have been underestimated, according […]

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From left to right: Isabella Gonzalez, Bella Pennekamp and Andrea Altamirano from St. Hugh presenting their winning project, Tandanya.

Emerging engineers envision future cities for senior citizens

Imagine a grandmother waiting for her daughter to get out of work to bring her prescription drugs because there is […]

MS-13 is considered one of the most violent youth gangs in the Western Hemisphere.

FIU researcher: ‘Trump is wrong about MS-13. His rhetoric will make it worse.’

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the diverse perspectives of members of the university community. This piece first appeared […]

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Left to right: Mel Dick, Chef Jose Andre, Lee Brian Schrager

A conversation with SOBEWFF® visionary Lee Brian Schrager

FIU News sat down with Lee Brian Schrager, founder and director of the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach […]

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