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Valentine’s Day? No big deal

Valentine’s Day? No big deal

Sometimes the build up to Valentine’s Day is bigger than the actual day itself. While Hallmark and florists make the […]

$5 million gift from philanthropists Trish and Dan Bell to build interfaith chapel

$5 million gift from philanthropists Trish and Dan Bell to build interfaith chapel

Philanthropists Trish and Dan Bell have made a $5 million gift to FIU’s Next Horizon campaign to help build a […]

Childhood trauma affects brain and increases risk of substance use in adolescence, study finds

Childhood trauma affects brain and increases risk of substance use in adolescence, study finds

A new study led by FIU researchers at the Center for Children and Families found that traumatic childhood experiences like […]

Relive the 2018 Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl

Relive the 2018 Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl

USA, Florida, Silent water of lake in everglades nature landscape with reflecting palm trees

From oceans to the Everglades and in between: Institute watches over our water

By Eric Barton Todd Crowl can remember a time a few years ago when it wasn’t so easy to qualify […]

Celebrating a lifetime of giving: Jorge and Darlene Perez

Celebrating a lifetime of giving: Jorge and Darlene Perez

By Charlie Crespo MA ’13 In recognition of their support, Jorge and Darlene Pérez’s last name graces a beautiful art […]

Analyzing Latin American history through heavy metal music

Analyzing Latin American history through heavy metal music

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

Field journal: Providing occupational therapy to Bahamians

Field journal: Providing occupational therapy to Bahamians

By Meagan Osteen, occupational therapy student Before last summer, I’d never traveled outside of the country, much less to the […]

David Sylvester, the deputy executive director of the National Forensic Science Technology Center at FIU, presents the American National Standards Institute-American Society for Quality National Accreditation Board accreditation to officials from the Management and High Throughput Genotyping Unit of the Directorate General for National Security Police Scientific Laboratory and other laboratory officials in Casablanca, Morocco.

FIU helps Moroccan forensic lab earn its first international accreditation

Morocco has earned its first international forensic accreditation with the help of the National Forensic Science Technology Center at FIU. […]

Why Mexico’s new leaders should act before the next earthquake

Why Mexico’s new leaders should act before the next earthquake

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

Left to right: Amirah Mohammad, Priscilla de Varona, Charles Jalloh, Heather Owens and Thomas Campbell

My internship as a research assistant at the United Nations

Name: Heather Owens ’18 Hometown:  Cincinnati, Ohio  What is your major? FIU College of Law 2018 graduate  Where did you intern? […]

FIU 2018 Political Experts

FIU 2018 Political Experts

Florida International University has several experts on local, state, national and international politics, as well as other fields, available to […]

New military men stand with training manuals while attending an outdoor instructional period.

FIU becomes prime contract holder of defense contract

When the National Forensic Science Technology Center joined FIU and became a part of the Global Forensic and Justice Center, […]

Mellon Foundation awards $675,000 to FIU to support education in the humanities

Mellon Foundation awards $675,000 to FIU to support education in the humanities

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded FIU a $675,000 grant to enhance humanities education and optimize student learning. The […]

My internship at Hasbro

My internship at Hasbro

Name:  Ana Gabriela Pacella Crespo   Hometown: Maracay, Venezuela  Major:  Marketing and International Business Where did you intern? What did you do there?   I […]