Articles by: Ashley Garcia

Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

“Firsts are best because they are beginnings” is a phrase that could well be one of FIU’s mottos as a […]

Svetlana Roudenko, left, and Suzanna Rose

FIU launches diversity mentor professorships in STEM

The STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)  have traditionally been male-dominated. Additionally, there is generally a low representation of […]

Engaging with the local community’s youngest members

Engaging with the local community’s youngest members

FIU’s dedication to excellence is not limited to being a Worlds Ahead university for its students. FIU is also committed […]

Women Faculty Leadership Institute empowers women on campus

Women Faculty Leadership Institute empowers women on campus

FIU women are helping each other get ahead in their careers. The Women Faculty Leadership Institute (WFLI) is an annual […]

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FIU Libraries partners with the community to share local history

FIU Libraries partners with the community to share local history

Most people recognize that libraries, with their books, computers, and databases, are repositories of knowledge. But libraries also play an […]

FIU Libraries take food pantry donations as fee payment

FIU Libraries take food pantry donations as fee payment

It’s happened to everyone – it’s the end of the semester, you’re cleaning out your room, and you suddenly stumble […]

FIU joins effort to raise Florida presence in national online library

FIU joins effort to raise Florida presence in national online library

Cultural, historical and educational institutions throughout South and Central Florida can now share their digitized holdings with people across the […]

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Language Day 2016

Language learning made fun at FIU

Why study a foreign language? Because it can lead to a great job. Zue Lopez Diaz is a junior studying […]

Student access to The New York Times has gone digital

Student access to The New York Times has gone digital

You might have noticed that The New York Times (NYT) paper racks have been empty this semester. That’s because the […]

Partnering with ALA to bring relief to the Caribbean through libraries

Partnering with ALA to bring relief to the Caribbean through libraries

Everyone knows that libraries are centers for learning. But after a disaster, libraries often take on an even more crucial […]

Aerial View of North Miami, Greater North Miami Historical Society

Digital Collections breathes new life into old history

Everyone knows “a picture is worth a thousand words.” But some pictures need a little help in getting those thousand […]

Travel grants offer scholars chance to explore Cuban culture

Travel grants offer scholars chance to explore Cuban culture

For more than 10 years, FIU Libraries, the Cuban Research Institute (CRI), and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center have offered […]

Green Library installs turnstiles

Green Library installs turnstiles

Located in the center of Modesto A. Maidique Campus, the Green Library sees about 9,000 visitors a day. Every FIU student has […]

Love story comes full circle in Green Library

Love story comes full circle in Green Library

Most graduates get flowers or a nice dinner to mark the occasion. But Craig Del Mundo had something even more […]

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New sea level rise resource demonstrates capabilities of Digital Scholars Lab

New sea level rise resource demonstrates capabilities of Digital Scholars Lab

As technology advances, research methodologies in the sciences, social sciences and the humanities are also shifting. A new resource at […]