Articles by: Amy Ellis

FIU journalism student Karnkamol Intarasuwan shoots video for the Liberty Square Rising project.

Journalism students document history, voices of Liberty City

Yuliana Valdez admits she was a little nervous about spending her summer in Liberty City working on a documentary film […]

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The Class of 2015 at Miami Northwestern Senior High School is the first graduating class to have been part of The Education Effect since their freshman year.

The Education Effect marks 4 years at Miami Northwestern

When Taylor Williams first set foot on the campus of Florida International University, she found it more than a little […]

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Aerial view of Ocean Drive between Fifth and Seventh Streets in 1960s.

History students digitize photos, memorabilia from Miami Beach

In one black and white photo, Lincoln Road is depicted as a tangled mass of trees and swamp. No sign […]

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SGA teamed up with Farm Share and several elected officials to provide free food to students and the community.

SGA joins Farm Share, elected officials to help students in need

More than 1,300 FIU students and community members received boxes of food through a free food distribution event hosted by […]

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U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Paul Zukunft meets with FIU students, faculty and administrators to discuss scholarships, internships and other opportunities.

U.S. Coast Guard partners with FIU on recruitment and research

Max Sherno describes the U.S. Coast Guard scholarship program – known as CSPI – as the best kept secret in […]

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Larry K. Williams, president and CEO of The Beacon Council; Matt Haggman, program director for The Knight Foundation and co-chair of One Community One Goal; Mark B. Rosenberg, president of Florida International University and chair of the Academic Leaders Council; Donna Abood, managing director, Avison Young and chair of The Beacon Council; Nelson Lazo, CEO of Doctors Hospital and co-chair of One Community One Goal.

Education and industry leaders unite to launch Talent Development Network

Hoping to stop the “brain drain” that leads talented young people to leave South Florida, academic and business leaders have […]

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Sen. Anitere Flores, center, joins members of FIU's Student Government Association during FIU Day at the Capitol.

Students, trustees meet legislators during FIU Day at the Capitol

When Sen. Anitere Flores looked out at the group of FIU Panthers gathered at the state Capitol recently, she felt […]

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FIU and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. collaborated on the new Royal Caribbean Production Studio at BBC.

FIU, Royal Caribbean launch partnership and production studio

FIU and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) will unveil a 130,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art rehearsal and production studio on Friday and announce […]

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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which sponsored this welcome event at the College of Business last year, was one of ten companies named to FIU's President's Internship Honor Roll.

Top 10 internship providers for students

In today’s increasingly competitive job market, college graduates who have experience in their fields are far more likely to receive […]

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President Obama addresses FIU community during nationally televised town hall on immigration

President Obama addresses FIU community during nationally televised town hall on immigration

Eric Narvaez, an Army veteran and wounded warrior, said he fought for his country – only to come home to […]

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FIU's Miami Beach Urban Studios is collaborating with Miami Beach on the city's centennial.

FIU partners with Miami Beach on centennial, sea level rise and more

The City of Miami Beach is throwing a year-long birthday bash and FIU is getting in on the party. As […]

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President Mark B. Rosenberg and USHCC President and CEO Javier Palomarez sign a partnership agreement at the Reagan House this week.

FIU partners with U.S. Hispanic Chamber to promote research, economic development and advocacy

In a move that could bolster internships, jobs and scholarships for students – and promote FIU’s research and legislative priorities […]

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Students at Miami Northwestern demonstrate their welding skills as part of the newly expanded program through The Education Effect.

FIU’s Education Effect joins Chase to bridge skills gap in Liberty City

Shondrea Tarpley was not at all sure about the welding course she signed up for at Miami Northwestern Senior High […]

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FIU joins Booker T. Washington High in reopening of 25-year-old planetarium

FIU joins Booker T. Washington High in reopening of 25-year-old planetarium

Visitors to Booker T. Washington Senior High School probably did not realize they would be going on a journey 250 […]

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MAST@FIU Principal Matthew Welker, pictured second from left, back row, and several teachers join Florida Education Technology Conference staff in accepting the 2015 STEM Excellence Award.

MAST@FIU recognized as one of top high schools for STEM education in the U.S.

Less than two years after its grand opening, MAST@FIU, the only four-year high school on a university campus in Miami-Dade […]

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