Articles by: Jennifer Lacayo

StartUP FIU launches with 3 incubators and entrepreneurship accelerator program

StartUP FIU launches with 3 incubators and entrepreneurship accelerator program

WANTED: Entrepreneurs looking to solve problems, generate prosperity and create jobs. StartUP FIU, an initiative aimed at supporting innovation among […]

FIU in D.C. opens, focused on expanding research partnerships and propelling student success

FIU in D.C. opens, focused on expanding research partnerships and propelling student success

Florida International University will open the doors this week to FIU in Washington, D.C., (FIU in DC). The FIU initiative […]

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Education Effect to expand into Little Haiti with $2 million donation 

Education Effect to expand into Little Haiti with $2 million donation 

  With a local philanthropist’s $2 million donation, the Education Effect, a groundbreaking partnership between FIU and Miami-Dade County Public […]

FIU’s Metropolitan Center, Miami-Dade County and Citi unveil prosperity action plan for Miami

FIU’s Metropolitan Center, Miami-Dade County and Citi unveil prosperity action plan for Miami

Plan offers solutions to address growing “Prosperity Gap” revealed in the Miami-Dade County Prosperity Initiatives Feasibility Study In response to […]

Guilarte discovery opens door to further research into treatment of neurodegenerative disease

Guilarte discovery opens door to further research into treatment of neurodegenerative disease

Tomás R. Guilarte, dean of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, has made a discovery that could […]

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine student receives VITAS Healthcare Scholarship

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine student receives VITAS Healthcare Scholarship

Rachel Helm, a recent graduate of the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine has been named the recipient of the […]

FIU Online and Baptist Health South Florida launch online course series

FIU Online and Baptist Health South Florida launch online course series

  Baptist Health South Florida and FIU Online have joined forces to launch a series of health massive open online […]

Driven and talented, FIU grads beat the odds

Driven and talented, FIU grads beat the odds

U.S National Security Advisor Ambassador Susan Rice to serve as commencement speaker  FIU commencement ceremonies being held May 7- 11. Shonda and Shalisha […]

ComPASS Update

ComPASS Update

  We are pleased to report that this week we held the first in a regular series of Communication Protocol […]

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 […]