Articles by: Amy Ellis

FIU launches initiative to support former foster care and homeless students

FIU launches initiative to support former foster care and homeless students

Having grown up in foster care, FIU graduate Ruth Rios lacked the resources and family support many college students enjoy. […]

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Making Strides: The Education Effect pays off big for students

Making Strides: The Education Effect pays off big for students

With stock reports flashing on two big screens behind him and a room full of high school students in front […]

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Miami-Dade County mayor seeks applicants for executive internship program this fall

Miami-Dade County mayor seeks applicants for executive internship program this fall

Interested in participating in the Miami-Dade County Executive Internship program? The mayor’s office will host its first of several information sessions […]

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Wooden Flower Box Centerpiece

FIU helps Miami Northwestern celebrate record number of college-bound seniors

Principal Wallace Aristide could barely contain himself as he faced the more than 265 graduating seniors of Miami Northwestern Senior […]

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Department of Defense awards FIU seed funding for cyberspace research

Department of Defense awards FIU seed funding for cyberspace research

In the next few months, FIU researchers will be doing their part to prevent the kind of high-tech cyberattacks that […]

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FIU launches first international internship program in Madrid

FIU launches first international internship program in Madrid

Global construction giant Obrascon Huarte Lain (OHL) has signed an agreement with FIU for the university’s first international internship program, […]

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Irma Becerra-Fernandez named vice president for Engagement

Irma Becerra-Fernandez named vice president for Engagement

In recognition of her commitment to community engagement and her efforts to create new and innovative partnerships for the university, […]

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WPBT intern gets hands-on experience with new TV arts show

WPBT intern gets hands-on experience with new TV arts show

When Lisann Ramos arrived for her first day of work as an intern at WPBT Channel 2, she quickly realized […]

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U.S. Congressman Joe Garcia offers first paid FIU congressional internship

U.S. Congressman Joe Garcia offers first paid FIU congressional internship

Working as FIU Student Government Vice President his junior year, one of Sanjeev Udhnani’s top priorities was to help fellow […]

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Senior Ruslan Garcia studied tumors in mice to gain insight into human cases of skin cancer.

Student researchers take top honors at STEM symposium

Original research conducted by an FIU undergraduate student could someday lead to safer treatments for melanoma, the deadliest and most […]

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Students use business skills to serve others

Students use business skills to serve others

While on a study abroad trip to Thailand in December, FIU student Estela Lewin Huamani was struck by the poor […]

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