Campus Life

By Eduardo Merille

Braman Family Foundation to announce significant gift to Miami Dade College and Florida International University

Braman Family Completion Scholarship Fund will support college completion for neediest students in our community The Braman Family Foundation is […]

Welcome to Fall 2017!

Welcome to Fall 2017!

On Sunday, August 20, 2017, President Mark B. Rosenberg delivered his annual welcome back message to the FIU community. 

FIU helps international students make the transition to college

FIU helps international students make the transition to college

As if starting college isn’t hard enough already, imagine having to make the switch while coming from another country. That’s […]

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CasaCuba: a home for all things Cuban at FIU

CasaCuba: a home for all things Cuban at FIU

The Knight Foundation provides seed funding A group of Cuban-American community leaders has stepped forward to support “CasaCuba,” an initiative […]

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 […]

Provost takes engineering students’ race car for a test drive

Provost takes engineering students’ race car for a test drive

It was all systems go recently at the College of Engineering & Computing as FIU Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. […]

James Fourqurean spoke about the importance of and threats to Biscayne Bay at the 2017 Biscayne Bay Marine Health Inaugural Summit.

Marine ecologist takes helm of national federation

FIU marine ecologist James Fourqurean has been elected president of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. Fourqurean will lead the […]

Constance Lee, who graduated this summer, is the first recipient of the Rebecca Salokar Scholarship and will enter the College of Law in the fall.

Salokar Scholarship helps first generation student pursue law school dream

First generation college student Constance Lee never imagined her dream of attending law school would come true. She always felt […]

FIU announces 2017-2018 Foundation Board of Directors officers

FIU announces 2017-2018 Foundation Board of Directors officers

The FIU Foundation Board of Directors has named four alumni as officers: Richard Brilliant, Humberto “Burt” Cabañas, Andre L. Teixeira, […]

Inaugural poet to teach at FIU

Inaugural poet to teach at FIU

Richard Blanco is returning to FIU, this time as a professor. The FIU alumnus has spent his career writing and […]

Jennifer Richards

Humanities major turned botanist rises to top of her field

Every time FIU botanist Jennifer Richards looks at a plant she sees something new that amazes her. Nearly 40 years […]

How to get a great deal with FIU’s textbook price match program

How to get a great deal with FIU’s textbook price match program

Let’s face it: textbooks can be expensive. According to the College Board, college students spend between $600 and $1,400 on […]

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Physician assistant students learn ropes of their new program

Physician assistant students learn ropes of their new program

Cheers of encouragement, reassurance and optimism fill the sunny, hot July air at the FIU Biscayne Bay Campus ropes course. […]

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Pelham honored for contributions to clinical psychology

Pelham honored for contributions to clinical psychology

William E. Pelham, Jr. received the 2017 Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology Award last week during the American Psychological Association […]

123 new “white coats” join College of Medicine

123 new “white coats” join College of Medicine

It is difficult to get into medical school. The competition is fierce. Only a small fraction of those who apply […]