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Costa Rican president leads candid conversation, receives university’s Presidential Gold Medallion

Costa Rican president leads candid conversation, receives university’s Presidential Gold Medallion

Spending time at FIU was a homecoming of sorts for Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera. A former researcher […]

Will Irma make the school year longer?

Will Irma make the school year longer?

Hurricane Irma and its aftermath cost South Florida school districts seven school days. In the storm-ravaged Florida Keys, schools may […]

Alumnus John Galardi, principal of South Dade Middle School, worked with custodians, staff and national guardsmen to shelter 2,500 people during Hurricane Irma.

Alumni principals help turn their schools into last-minute hurricane shelters

  As Hurricane Irma aimed for South Florida, two alumni were pressed into duty to open their schools for about […]

Internship program introduces high school students to different career fields

Internship program introduces high school students to different career fields

  High school senior Sebastian Sanchez spent his five-week  internship scouring FIU websites to ensure they were compliant with the Americans […]

Alumnae deliver local, international aid for Irma victims

Alumnae deliver local, international aid for Irma victims

Education alumnae Maria Arbiol and Jennifer Canals-Diaz are leading donation drives to help victims of Hurricane Irma in South Florida […]

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Richard Olson researches the political fallout from natural disasters and has been involved in more than 20 field responses and […]

Downed trees not necessarily a lost cause

Downed trees not necessarily a lost cause

Among the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma last week, many downed trees and uprooted plants were left in the storm’s […]

FIU medical volunteers help local hospitals deal with surge in emergency patients

FIU medical volunteers help local hospitals deal with surge in emergency patients

  In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, FIU’s medical disaster response team continues to answer the call for help. An […]

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Hurricane guide: Plan for what to do as Hurricane Irma closes in

Hurricane guide: Plan for what to do as Hurricane Irma closes in

As hurricane Irma becomes the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded it’s important to note the catastrophic damage it can cause. […]

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A conversation with business alum Jose Tomas, now in top ranks at GM

A conversation with business alum Jose Tomas, now in top ranks at GM

Two-time College of Business graduate Jose Tomas ’92, MS ’03 began his rise to human resource leadership working at Publix Super […]

My Internship with the Army Court of Criminal Appeals

My Internship with the Army Court of Criminal Appeals

Name: Molly Brock Major: Law Student Where did you intern? Army Court of Criminal Appeals in Fort Belvoir, Virginia (right outside Washington, […]

Advocating for America’s parks

Advocating for America’s parks

For FIU Magazine Jacqueline Crucet MPA ’16 looks over the railing of a pontoon boat meandering past the mangrove-lined shores […]

My internship with NASA

My internship with NASA

Name: Heather O’Dell Major: Public Relations Where did you intern? NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH. What did you do there? This […]

Nicholine Azirh

FIU helps young leader chart her course to sea captain

FIU has helped a young African woman land on a path to her dream job. In 2016 Nicholine Azirh came […]

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My internship with the World War One Centennial Commission

My internship with the World War One Centennial Commission

  Name: Samantha Marie Ensenat Major: Interdisciplinary Studies Where are you interning? World War One Centennial Commission What is your […]