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From left to right: Alyn Fernandez (Regional Director, Sen. Marco Rubio), Alina Garcia (Office of CFO Jimmy Patronis, South Florida Regional Manager for Department of External Affairs) and Jeanette Rubio (Wife of Sen. Marco Rubio) serve food for Hurricane Irma evacuees being sheltered at FIU.

Post-Hurricane Irma Update: New evacuees on campus, residents return to Bayview

The following message to the university community regarding recovery following Hurricane Irma on Sept. 20, 2017 Even after we resumed classes […]

My Internship with the Army Court of Criminal Appeals

My Internship with the Army Court of Criminal Appeals

Name: Molly Brock Major: Law Student Where did you intern? Army Court of Criminal Appeals in Fort Belvoir, Virginia (right outside Washington, […]

My internship with NASA

My internship with NASA

Name: Heather O’Dell Major: Public Relations Where did you intern? NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH. What did you do there? This […]

FIU 2017 hurricane season experts

FIU 2017 hurricane season experts

FIU has several experts who are available to discuss various issues related to hurricanes and their consequences. For help reaching FIU’s […]

Meet the Queen of Lincoln Road

Meet the Queen of Lincoln Road

Video by Doug Garland ’10 Miami’s famous South Beach has always been home to colorful people. Every workday for more than […]

It’s World Mosquito Day, and the U.S. ran out of yellow fever vaccine (sort of)

It’s World Mosquito Day, and the U.S. ran out of yellow fever vaccine (sort of)

By Aileen M. Marty, M.D., FCAP The mosquito is the world’s most lethal animal, a prolific killer. The World Health Organization […]

Law student saves Mississippi man from wrongful deportation

Law student saves Mississippi man from wrongful deportation

Brenda Bretas, a third year law student, proved in less than 24 hours that her client was a U.S. Citizen […]

FIU seeking alumni recruiters

FIU seeking alumni recruiters

By Dana Ratliff The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is looking for passionate alumni volunteers to help encourage the next generation of […]

Florida International University is being recognized for its efforts in internationalizing the campus through its Global Learning for Global Citizenship initiative.

Fully-online student hasn’t let distance hinder global learning experience

Aleta Neilson hasn’t let being a fully-online student stop her from being involved with campus life and global learning at FIU. Neilson […]

Members of the Facilities Management team pose with their Prudential Productivity Award: (left to right) John Cal, Nick DiCiacco, Jannette Fleming, Ed Brozic and Danny Paán.

Facilities department wins state award for energy conservation

By Giselle Heraux FIU’s Facilities Management department was recognized statewide on June 21 for its energy conservation plan. The team […]

EVIL: A Matter of Intent

EVIL: A Matter of Intent

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU has opened a traveling exhibit that addresses the many faces of inhumanity. “Evil: A Matter […]

Family ties: Legacy program makes FIU part of your family’s shared history

Family ties: Legacy program makes FIU part of your family’s shared history

Pictured above: Alumna Jency Mathew with her husband, Graham Center director and alumnus Sanyo Mathew, son Ethan and daughter Emma. […]

From immigrant to NSF Graduate Research Fellow

From immigrant to NSF Graduate Research Fellow

By Giselle Heraux Born and raised in Colombia, Marcela Jaramillo was exposed to the beauty of nature from early childhood. […]

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

  By Isabela Corzo Few would challenge that Claire Scott-Bacon ’16 is an inspiration. Balancing immigration, marriage, divorce and raising two […]

Campus organization, study abroad prepare student for career in global health

Campus organization, study abroad prepare student for career in global health

By Eric Feldman When Global Learning student leader Patricia Medina was in high school, she knew that she wanted to study […]