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Researchers investigate sleep’s role in emotional experiences for teens

Researchers investigate sleep’s role in emotional experiences for teens

Researchers at the FIU Center for Children and Families are trying to uncover the role that sleep plays in processing […]

11 FIU graduate programs among the top 100 public universities

11 FIU graduate programs among the top 100 public universities

Graduate programs in six FIU colleges are ranked among the top 50 in public universities, according to U.S. News & […]

Joseph Badia, CEO of Badia Spices, Inc., and Jenifer Bound, who created Holy Smokes Pork & Meat Rub.

Badia Spices, Inc. donates $1 million to FIU for scholarships

Badia Spices, Inc. has announced a $1 million gift to the Next Horizon campaign at Florida International University to create […]

$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, […]