Articles by: Clara-Meretan Kiah

Transforming news of violence to stories of resilience

Transforming news of violence to stories of resilience

Ask the residents of Liberty Square how they would describe their community, and you’ll hear things like “resilient,” “neighborly,” and […]

Program helps minorities pursue doctorates in STEM

Program helps minorities pursue doctorates in STEM

Doctoral candidate Michelle Pierre is working to create a biosensor that can pre-diagnose diabetes, and to develop a form of […]

Drop-in series: Students become dolphin researchers for a day

Drop-in series: Students become dolphin researchers for a day

Inspired by Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class while in college […]

Conference showcases local, international undergraduate research

Conference showcases local, international undergraduate research

Undergraduate students from across the university, as well as students who travelled to FIU from all over the U.S. and […]

Student-run communications agency provides real-world experience

Student-run communications agency provides real-world experience

With more than 300 student clubs and organizations on campus, choosing an extra-curricular to join at FIU can be difficult. […]

Faculty convocation recognizes outstanding professors

Faculty convocation recognizes outstanding professors

For the first time ever, two faculty members were awarded the top prize at FIU’s Faculty Convocation, a yearly award […]

Community initiative brings Wi-Fi to Liberty Square residents

Community initiative brings Wi-Fi to Liberty Square residents

Lack of reliable Internet and computer access in low-income communities, known as the digital divide, has major implications, especially in […]

14th Annual Torch Awards: Breaking records by the numbers

14th Annual Torch Awards: Breaking records by the numbers

The 14th Annual Torch Awards already broke one university record: The gala in March boasted the highest attendance in its […]

U.S. congresswomen speak to FIU leadership program

U.S. congresswomen speak to FIU leadership program

Two United States congresswomen, Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), faced a room full of university leaders, poised […]

Changes ease parking struggle

Changes ease parking struggle

Parking at FIU is often considered a fate worse than death, but fear not, because help is on the way […]

New license plate strengthens Panther pride

New license plate strengthens Panther pride

After more than 10 years, a new FIU license plate is now available through the Florida Department of Highway Safety […]

In FIU speech, Clinton calls for end to Cuba embargo

In FIU speech, Clinton calls for end to Cuba embargo

By Clara-Meretan Kiah In a visit to FIU that gained the university national attention July 31, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham […]

High schools students explored the construction taking place at the junction of FL-826 and FL-836.

Transportation camp spurs aspiring civil engineers

A California bridge that earned an “A” rating just last year from the Federal Highway Administration collapsed last week after heavy […]

Students presented their research to a group of peers and faculty at the 2014 McNair Conference.

McNair Conference highlights undergraduate research

University faculty and advisors agree: One of the most important ways for a student boost an application to graduate school for […]

Lady Liberty unveiled at FIU naturalization ceremony

Lady Liberty unveiled at FIU naturalization ceremony

Following Independence Day celebrations over the weekend, 10 people, including two FIU students, became citizens at FIU’s first naturalization ceremony […]