Articles by: Jennifer Lacayo

Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joins FIU, trains with local hospitals to treat critical care patients

Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joins FIU, trains with local hospitals to treat critical care patients

If ever disaster strikes, the FIU-Florida Advanced Surgical Transport (FIU-FAST) team is trained, ready and equipped to treat and evacuate […]

FIU and FPL unveil one-of-a-kind solar research facility

FIU and FPL unveil one-of-a-kind solar research facility

Solar array powers the grid while research initiatives will help further advance solar generation in Florida  FIU and Florida Power […]

FIU Earthquake Experts

FIU Earthquake Experts

Following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador and the twin earthquakes in southern Japan, FIU researchers are available to […]

FIU Research at eMerge: Solving problems bedside, on construction sites and under the sea

FIU Research at eMerge: Solving problems bedside, on construction sites and under the sea

At the core of a research university is the impetus to solve problems and eMerge Americas provides the perfect platform […]

FIU to host President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship

FIU to host President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship

This summer 1,000 African leaders and entrepreneurs will travel to the U.S. as part of the Department of State’s Mandela […]

FIU law graduates earn highest Florida Bar passage rate for second straight year

FIU law graduates earn highest Florida Bar passage rate for second straight year

For the second time in a row, FIU College of Law graduates have earned the top bar passage rate in […]

FIU’s planned state-of-the art engineering building means more engineers and jobs for South Florida

FIU’s planned state-of-the art engineering building means more engineers and jobs for South Florida

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg is seeing 20/20 for the College of Engineering and Computing. In response to President Obama’s […]

NIH endowment makes FIU regional hub for the study of HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, obesity and diabetes

NIH endowment makes FIU regional hub for the study of HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, obesity and diabetes

FIU has received an endowment to establish a pre-eminent program to develop strategies for preventing and treating obesity, diabetes, substance […]

Obama administration recognizes FIU for helping low-income students succeed

Obama administration recognizes FIU for helping low-income students succeed

The Obama administration has recognized FIU for providing accessible, affordable education to lower-income students and supporting their success. The Department […]

Governor appoints Marc Sarnoff to the FIU Board of Trustees

Governor appoints Marc Sarnoff to the FIU Board of Trustees

Governor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of former Miami commissioner Marc Sarnoff to the Florida International University Board of […]

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Experts, advocates to analyze impact of Obama’s visit to Cuba

Experts, advocates to analyze impact of Obama’s visit to Cuba

Debate over President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba this week has been passionate and intense, both among the Cuban-American community […]

How can the humanities help address sea level rise?

How can the humanities help address sea level rise?

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has chosen FIU’s History Department in the Steven J. Green School of International […]

Poll results: Trump will need at least 30 percent of Latino vote to win

Poll results: Trump will need at least 30 percent of Latino vote to win

Watch FIU’s Latino Poll webcast discussion in its entirety here. A smartphone survey of more than 9,000 voters found most Latinos […]

Richard Blanco, Darlene M. Boytell-Perez and Frank Vilar  among honorees at 15th annual FIU Torch Awards

Richard Blanco, Darlene M. Boytell-Perez and Frank Vilar among honorees at 15th annual FIU Torch Awards

Business and community leaders including inaugural poet Richard Blanco, philanthropist Darlene M. Boytell-Perez and OHL-Arellano President Frank Vilar will be […]

FIU launches Latino public opinion polling initiative

FIU launches Latino public opinion polling initiative

Results: Trump lacks Hispanic support necessary to win the White House With the number of Hispanic voters in the U.S. […]