Articles by: Amy Ellis

National Security Advisor Susan Rice delivers the keynote address during the 2016 Spring Commencement ceremony for the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs.

Ambassador Susan Rice tells grads, ‘Your country needs you.’

National Security Advisor urges students to put their “higher education to a higher purpose”   It was clear Ambassador Susan […]

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FIU's Cuban Research Institute and Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center hosted a community conversation on President Obama's historic visit to Cuba.

Obama’s Cuba visit sparks intense debate at community forum

Pedro Freyre remembers well the Havana of his childhood – a time before Castro when the capital of the island […]

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Hacker typing on a laptop

Geopolitical Summit to focus on cybersecurity threats

With major tech companies like Sony, T-Mobile and Microsoft – as well as the White House and other government entities […]

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Israeli ambassador, FIU alumnus discusses UN-Israeli relations

Israeli ambassador, FIU alumnus discusses UN-Israeli relations

Danny Danon, permanent Israeli representative to the United Nations, looked around Rafael Diaz-Balart Hall and said it was good to […]

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Felecia Hatcher of CodeFever founded Black Tech Week last year with her husband, Derick Pearson.

Black Tech Week at BBC to promote diversity in technology

It started as a way to make Black History Month in Miami more impactful – by expanding the conversation around […]

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Internship with Miami Beach leads to full-time job

Internship with Miami Beach leads to full-time job

  Doctoral candidate’s research on sea level rise helped prepare him for city engineering job When Carlos Tamayo started sitting […]

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Members of the Miami Fellows tour the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management.

Miami Fellows visit Chaplin School as part of workforce tour

The high-tech teaching laboratories of the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management recently served as a backdrop for some of […]

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University community volunteers in honor of MLK

University community volunteers in honor of MLK

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service hosts service projects at 25 community sites As she rallied volunteers at Brownsville […]

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Community health clinic opens at Miami Northwestern High

Community health clinic opens at Miami Northwestern High

Center funded by $1.45 million federal grant to FIU’s Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences Just two days […]

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Professor receives fellowship for Liberty Square documentary

Professor receives fellowship for Liberty Square documentary

  In 2014, digital media professor Moses Shumow received FIU’s Excellence in Engagement Award for his work with high school […]

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FIU offers hope, help to former foster care, homeless students

FIU offers hope, help to former foster care, homeless students

Vanessa Morales remembers packing up hundreds of care packages with food, toiletries and clothing for students in need at FIU. […]

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Homeless students find open doors at FIU

Homeless students find open doors at FIU

Advocates say FIU is doing all the right things to help former foster care and homeless students succeed. “FIU has […]

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Winner of Startup Weekend@FIU moves on to global challenge

Winner of Startup Weekend@FIU moves on to global challenge

A team of FIU students that wants to change the way fans, musicians and venues connect has launched its idea […]

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Students

Launch a new venture in 54 hours at Startup Weekend Miami

Jeff Brown hears new startup ideas all the time. He has even had would-be entrepreneurs approach him with their idea […]

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Transforming stories of violence, tragedy to resilience, hope

Transforming stories of violence, tragedy to resilience, hope

FIU and Images & Voices of Hope co-host “Storytelling to Change the World” Oct. 28 Stories of violence and tragedy […]

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