Campus Life

Volunteers expand preserve’s pollinator gardens for Earth Day

Volunteers expand preserve’s pollinator gardens for Earth Day

  In celebration of Earth Day, the FIU community came together for several different events to help make the university […]

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Recreational therapy student dedicates her life’s work to helping veterans

Recreational therapy student dedicates her life’s work to helping veterans

At the tender age of 14, Alexandra Millet resolved to find a career where she could help people with disabilities. […]

FIU graduates do well by doing good

FIU graduates do well by doing good

Social entrepreneurship runs deep with the class of 2017 While traveling in Asia, Ari Sernik volunteered at a Cambodian orphanage […]

Learning through leadership, experience and service

Learning through leadership, experience and service

  In the summer of 2016, Anthony Suarez organized a student trip to Managua, Nicaragua, as part of FIU’s Alternative […]

Business with bees creates sustainability

Business with bees creates sustainability

For some, the idea of beekeeping may be daunting. But for senior marketing major Andrea Saladrigas, daughter of Florida’s third […]

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 […]

Students raise $96,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Students raise $96,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

More than 200 participants and 147 dancers attended Roarthon, the annual 17-hour fundraiser that raises money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, raising […]

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Math major to become first FIUteach graduate

Math major to become first FIUteach graduate

Natasha Blanch began her first year at FIU as a finance major, but quickly realized she did not love crunching […]

Seagrasses at World Heritage Site still suffer from heat wave

Seagrasses at World Heritage Site still suffer from heat wave

Massive seagrass beds in Western Australia’s Shark Bay have showed little recovery from a devastating 2011 heat wave, according to a […]

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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, […]

Campbell McGrath

McGrath is a Pulitzer finalist

English Professor Campbell McGrath has been named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. The author of more than […]

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Remembering alumna Janine Ackerman

Remembering alumna Janine Ackerman

President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the FIU community on April 9, 2017: Dear FIU family, Our […]

2017 Outstanding Student Life Award winners with Larry Lunsford, vice president for Student Affairs.

Students recognized at annual Outstanding Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 6, more than 40 finalists competed for 15 awards, varying from service and spirit to leadership and […]

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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 […]

Journalism faculty member named Teacher of the Year

Journalism faculty member named Teacher of the Year

It was a Thursday night, 20 years ago, when Allan Richards got a call from a university named FIU. A journalist […]