Articles by: Karen Cochrane

Higher education gets a reboot

Higher education gets a reboot

Something had to be done. It was 2010 and the alarmingly high failure rate among students who were taking the […]

University efforts transform how we educate students

University efforts transform how we educate students

From the editor “People are the key to success or extraordinary success.” —Azim Premji, businessman, investor, philanthropist This past April, […]

FIU only Florida site selected to host young African leaders

FIU only Florida site selected to host young African leaders

  For the fourth year running, FIU was the only Florida site selected to host young African leaders and entrepreneurs […]

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

Great universities understand that they are truly the sum of their parts. They are home to programs that uplift communities […]

FIU family walk new paths

FIU family walk new paths

From the editor “Around here, we don’t look backwards for very long… we keep moving forward, opening up new doors […]

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$10,000 scholarship up for grabs in Red Robin Golden Robin Contest

$10,000 scholarship up for grabs in Red Robin Golden Robin Contest

It’s a culinary throw down guaranteed to pay off big-time for one creative contestant: The folks at Red Robin Gourmet […]

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Kathy Quardokus Fisher was finishing her post-doc studies at Oregon State University in readiness for a move to FIU, where she had […]

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Preparing women and minorities to lead

Preparing women and minorities to lead

The founding director of a transformational program for faculty and staff helps the underrepresented tap into their potential. Barbara Bader […]

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Mentorship is a key educational element

Mentorship is a key educational element

From the editor “Feeling supported and having deep learning experiences during college means everything when it comes to long-term outcomes […]

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Hurricane Matthew Update No. 4 – Resuming limited university operations

Hurricane Matthew Update No. 4 – Resuming limited university operations

Now that the threat of Hurricane Matthew has passed for our area, having had no major impact on our community, […]

Hurricane Matthew Update No. 2

Hurricane Matthew Update No. 2

LATEST UPDATE (OCT. 7 at  9 a.m.) here The National Hurricane Center has issued a tropical storm watch for Miami-Dade and […]

Accountability.fiu.edu: The promise of big data fulfilled

Accountability.fiu.edu: The promise of big data fulfilled

In an age where information is ubiquitous but not always useful, the goal of new university website accountability.fiu.edu is simple: […]

Dean Hampton meets with Baoshen Port officials.

President Rosenberg blogs from China: Radiant Shanghai!

This is President Rosenberg’s seventh annual blog chronicling the TUC-FIU partnership, the annual China Commencement and our students in the […]

The City of North Miami delegation

President Rosenberg blogs from China: Graduation day

This is President Rosenberg’s seventh annual blog chronicling the TUC-FIU partnership, the annual China Commencement and our students in the […]

I met Kun Bao when I visited his wife's restaurant.

President Rosenberg blogs from China: Beyond the numbers

This is President Rosenberg’s seventh annual blog chronicling the TUC-FIU partnership, the annual China Commencement and our students in China.  […]