Articles by: Jennifer Lacayo

FIU Music Festival to include disaster relief concerts

FIU Music Festival to include disaster relief concerts

  Grammy Winners Nestor Torres and Paquito D’ Rivera, New World Symphony and FIU Symphony Orchestra perform to raise money for […]

Students from Puerto Rico find refuge at FIU, begin classes this fall

Students from Puerto Rico find refuge at FIU, begin classes this fall

Students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands whose homes and institutions were damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria […]

By Eduardo Merille.  Rhett Williamson is a doctoral candidate in forensic chemistry at FIU. He specializes in the development of new and improved methods for the analysis of inks, which helps trace fraudulent security documents and currency. Williamson’s research has led to the development of an ink library, a first-of-its kind database that can be used by forensic labs throughout the world for security intelligence and anti-counterfeiting measures. The goal of his work is to allow for the implementation of this methodology along with the database in forensic laboratories throughout the country and world. Williamson’s research has been presented at numerous national and international conferences and meetings.

FIU, National Forensic Science Technology Center join forces to broaden impact in forensic science

Florida International University (FIU) and the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) announce that they are joining forces to make […]

FIU welcomes students displaced by hurricanes Irma and Maria

FIU welcomes students displaced by hurricanes Irma and Maria

The message below was sent Sept. 29, 2017, to the university community regarding disaster response and recovery following hurricanes Irma […]

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awards grant for FIU-MDC humanities partnership

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awards grant for FIU-MDC humanities partnership

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded FIU and Miami Dade College a three-year, $2.85 million grant to support students […]

FIU ranked as one of top universities in the country  by U.S. News & World Report

FIU ranked as one of top universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report

FIU was ranked as one of the top universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report, which has […]

Mark your calendars for Homecoming!

Mark your calendars for Homecoming!

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community. Dear Panthers, Can you […]

FIU experts use hurricane loss model to estimate damage caused by Hurricane Irma at $19 billion

FIU experts use hurricane loss model to estimate damage caused by Hurricane Irma at $19 billion

Florida homeowners will bear the brunt of the wind-related costs A team of researchers headed by FIU College of Business […]

FIU invites South Florida youth organizations  to home football games

FIU invites South Florida youth organizations to home football games

This fall, FIU is inviting hundreds of South Florida children to its home football games. FIU Athletics’ Community Partner Kids […]

FIU law graduates earn highest Florida Bar exam passage rate

FIU law graduates earn highest Florida Bar exam passage rate

FIU College of Law graduates have earned the top bar exam passage rate in Florida, for the third consecutive July […]

FIU to collaborate on health breakthroughs through NSF Engineering Research Centers

FIU to collaborate on health breakthroughs through NSF Engineering Research Centers

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has invested nearly $80 million total to create four new Engineering Research Centers (ERCs) to […]

Braman Family Foundation announced significant gift to Miami Dade College and Florida International University

Braman Family Foundation announced significant gift to Miami Dade College and Florida International University

Braman Family Completion Scholarship Fund will support college completion for neediest students in our community The Braman Family Foundation is […]

CasaCuba: a home for all things Cuban at FIU

CasaCuba: a home for all things Cuban at FIU

The Knight Foundation provides seed funding A group of Cuban-American community leaders has stepped forward to support “CasaCuba,” an initiative […]

Deficiencies in early brain activity linked to delinquent behavior in teens

Deficiencies in early brain activity linked to delinquent behavior in teens

Lower levels of brain activity during childhood may lead to decreased self-control and, eventually, delinquent behavior in adolescence, according to […]

FIU announces 2017-2018 Foundation Board of Directors officers

FIU announces 2017-2018 Foundation Board of Directors officers

The FIU Foundation Board of Directors has named four alumni as officers: Richard Brilliant, Humberto “Burt” Cabañas, Andre L. Teixeira, […]