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VP of Engagement: ‘Transformation is major key in the rise of the #305’

VP of Engagement: ‘Transformation is major key in the rise of the #305’

This article first appeared in The New Tropic’s Your View, a recurring series of opinion pieces from members of The New […]

Students from 4 countries reflect on ‘transformational’ D.C. trip

Students from 4 countries reflect on ‘transformational’ D.C. trip

By Eric Feldman Earlier this month, four FIU students spent three days in Washington, D.C., where they visited the offices […]

Softball earns third NCAA postseason berth in program history

Softball earns third NCAA postseason berth in program history

For the third time in program history, the FIU softball team is going to the NCAA Softball Tournament. The Panthers, who […]

Alumna gives students a live look at Univision

Alumna gives students a live look at Univision

By Charles Crespo “Live in 5…4…3…2…” For alumna Pamela Silva Conde ’03, MBA ’12, a member of the FIU Business […]

Jewish museum exhibit depicts evil in its many forms

Jewish museum exhibit depicts evil in its many forms

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

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In the throes of an epidemic, FIU says throw out your old prescription drugs

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 29 As the nation struggles to understand the opioid epidemic, the Centers for […]

FIU Theatre major wins national scenic design award

FIU Theatre major wins national scenic design award

By Ivan Lopez FIU Theatre design senior Mario Alonso will be honored with the national award for Outstanding Scenic Design at […]

Donors, faculty strengthen partnerships at inaugural Endowed Faculty Reception

Donors, faculty strengthen partnerships at inaugural Endowed Faculty Reception

By Charles Crespo FIU held its first Endowed Faculty Reception at the Reagan House March 22 to provide donors and […]

StartUP FIU launches food business incubator

StartUP FIU launches food business incubator

  StartUP FIU, the university-wide initiative in innovation and entrepreneurship at FIU, has announced the opening of its second program: […]

FIU Theatre senior awarded Kennedy Center Fellowship

FIU Theatre senior awarded Kennedy Center Fellowship

  By Ivan Lopez Four years ago, Luisa Rodriguez walked into Professor Tony Galaska’s office to interview for the theatre […]

From left to right: Florida Atlantic University student Baruch Hen, FIU student 
Jose Morgan, MangoHacks mentor and University of Florida student Jacob Jenkins (UF), and FIU student Lukas Borges discussing during MangoHakcs

5 takeaways from winning a hackathon

In February, more than 250 students from around the country made their way to FIU Tech Station for MangoHacks ’17, […]

Muslim-American journalist Noor Tagouri headlines FIU’s Diversity Week

Muslim-American journalist Noor Tagouri headlines FIU’s Diversity Week

  By Marlynn Jones Noor Tagouri, a first-generation Libyan-American and on-air journalist for Newsy, was the keynote speaker for FIU […]

Multidisciplinary program to raise awareness on climate change

Multidisciplinary program to raise awareness on climate change

By Ivan Lopez The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers predicts sea levels in South Florida will rise from three to […]

Student team competes in regionals of $1 million Hult Prize

Student team competes in regionals of $1 million Hult Prize

  An all-female team working to restore dignity to millions of women refugees around the world was in Boston March […]

Introducing the Everglades to Sweetwater Elementary students

Introducing the Everglades to Sweetwater Elementary students

By Yanina Onyewenjo This winter, a group of students from the Honors College Everglades class embarked on an adventure –not […]