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Source: National Hurricane Center
*Hurricane locations as of September 8, 2017, 2 a.m. EDT

Hurricanes and earthquakes: Can one predict the other?

When three major hurricanes and just as many powerful earthquakes happen at around the same time, as they did in […]

Calling all change makers, do gooders

Calling all change makers, do gooders

For a recent graduate, a three day trip to Washington, D.C., was all it took to spark a new passion. […]

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College of Medicine graduates first class of physician assistants

College of Medicine graduates first class of physician assistants

Graduation Day is always a special day, but for Worlds Ahead graduate Ngan Lam something that happened the day before […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

On Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, President Mark B. Rosenberg shared the following message with the FIU community. 

December 2017 in photos: Gasparilla Bowl, commencement, cook-off

December 2017 in photos: Gasparilla Bowl, commencement, cook-off

Panthers, 2018 is almost here! But before you start making resolutions and looking up the lyrics to Auld Lang Syne, let’s relive some of the most […]

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Honors student aces the MCAT

Honors student aces the MCAT

After 12 practice tests and a crisis in confidence, Honors College student Brian Garcia placed in the 100th percentile of […]

Fans stand and cheer as FIU scores for the first time of the game.

Thousands of Panthers ‘invade the bay’ to support FIU football

By Alexandra Pecharich, Clara-Meretan Kiah and Sissi Garland Regardless of the game’s final outcome, a trip to the Gasparilla Bowl […]

CEO of Gates Foundation says FIU health grads inspire her

CEO of Gates Foundation says FIU health grads inspire her

During the recent winter commencement ceremonies, graduates of the College of Medicine, College of Nursing and College of Public Health […]

FIU, Miami-Dade State Attorney partner on LGBTQ hate crimes

FIU, Miami-Dade State Attorney partner on LGBTQ hate crimes

U.S. Department of Justice-funded study seeks to boost reporting and prosecution Hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer […]

Therapy dogs help medical students de-stress during finals

Therapy dogs help medical students de-stress during finals

Medical school is extremely stressful. Finals week adds to the pressure. Cue the therapy dogs. Clue, an Australian Shepherd, was […]

Celebrating first-generation students

Celebrating first-generation students

If you meet a student from FIU, there’s a good chance that he or she is a first-generation student. Panthers come […]

FIU halts Greek activities

FIU halts Greek activities

President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community on Dec. 15, 2017: After serious consideration, and keeping […]

Kevin Castillo

FIUteach student ready to fill a void

Kevin Castillo wants to teach where he’s needed most. He wants to teach science in high school. He wants to […]

Duck breast with a red endive salad, prepared by Office of Class Managment staff member Barbara Pita

FIU community cooks for a cause: United Way

Eleven FIU students, staff and alumni rolled up their sleeves, sharpened their knives and set out to cook for a […]

FIU graduation: a springboard to dream jobs

FIU graduation: a springboard to dream jobs

With an eye on their futures, more than 5,000 students will graduate this week from FIU. For many of them, […]