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Anthropology professor guest edits special Miami issue of ‘Latino Studies’

Anthropology professor guest edits special Miami issue of ‘Latino Studies’

According to the latest U.S. census, nearly 70 percent of Miami-Dade County residents are Hispanic or Latino. Miami is one […]

The class at Broadway Tower.

Learning in the land of Shakespeare

This article is part of the Summer Sojourns 2018 series highlighting the adventures of FIU students. In June, 22 students […]

Got my first job! Working for Nickelodeon

Got my first job! Working for Nickelodeon

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

Jorge and Darlene Pérez

Jorge And Darlene Pérez donate $1 million to Honors College

Local philanthropists and civic leaders Jorge and Darlene Pérez have donated $1 million to the Honors College. The gift— the […]

Meet BOLD president Valentina Lara

Meet BOLD president Valentina Lara

Valentina Lara, is the president of BOLD!, FIU’s student-run communications agency. The agency gives students the opportunity to work as […]

Former Turkish diplomat researching Venezuelan foreign policy at FIU

Former Turkish diplomat researching Venezuelan foreign policy at FIU

Graduate student spent two years stationed at the Turkish Embassy in Caracas Before becoming a Ph.D. student in international relations […]

Arash Moshkforoush

Doctoral student combines love of math and engineering to address neurological disorders

Born and raised in Tehran, Iran, Arash Moshkforoush grew up with a passion for a combination of mathematics and understanding […]

Engineering student set on studying most complex system of all – the human body

Engineering student set on studying most complex system of all – the human body

Rossana Zotti always had her eyes set on becoming a doctor, but she changed gears to focus her undergraduate studies […]

Alumnus Carlos Rafael Rivera scores Netflix series ‘Godless’

Alumnus Carlos Rafael Rivera scores Netflix series ‘Godless’

Composition alumnus Carlos Rafael Rivera ’96 is a commissioned and award-winning composer whose career has spanned several genres in the music […]

Our internships with Telemundo

Our internships with Telemundo

Three College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts students – Melissa Burgess, Claudia Penas and Isabella Guzman – spent the […]

My first job! Working as an architectural designer

My first job! Working as an architectural designer

Name: Marina Miers Hometown: Miami Degree/Major: Architecture Where are you working? At AECOM as an architectural designer How did you get your job? My […]

Students from Florida Christian School set up their model building in front of FIU's Wall of Wind fans

Wall of Wind Challenge attracts next generation of engineers

Eight students from Coral Park Senior High School huddled together, a question hanging in the air: Would the model building […]

FIU College of Law graduates diverse 14th class

FIU College of Law graduates diverse 14th class

For the 146 juris doctorate candidates who will be graduating from FIU College of Law, Friday’s commencement ceremony marks a […]

Baseball’s Garcia named Conference USA Freshman of the Year

Baseball’s Garcia named Conference USA Freshman of the Year

  After a record-breaking first season in college baseball, FIU catcher Jose Garcia was named the 2018 Conference USA Freshman […]

Broadcast alumna leads in Chicago Spanish media market

Broadcast alumna leads in Chicago Spanish media market

By Carina Vo Teri Arvesu graduated from FIU in 1999 with a bachelor’s in broadcast journalism, later earned a master’s in […]