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The Hon. Maria Elena Torano, a member of the Dean's Advisory Council at the Green School, introduces keynote speaker Anne C. Richard at the Forum on Inclusive Immigration Reform.

No easy answers in U.S. immigration debate

Advocates, scholars and students come together to discuss the future of immigration reform in the U.S. When Anne C. Richard […]

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Adding sand to beaches is a short-term way of fighting erosion. New research suggests that nourishing beaches may become too expensive in the long run.

Hurricanes remind us sand is not a renewable resource

As beachside communities begin rebuilding in the wake of two catastrophic hurricane impacts on the United States, they should ask […]

New military men stand with training manuals while attending an outdoor instructional period.

FIU becomes prime contract holder of defense contract

When the National Forensic Science Technology Center joined FIU and became a part of the Global Forensic and Justice Center, […]

The Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway.

Peace prize offers hope for sexual violence survivors, but not peace

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

GPS to India: FIU delegation returns with win-win partnerships

GPS to India: FIU delegation returns with win-win partnerships

FIU’s partnerships stretch out over the entire globe – but there are some countries with which collaborations are multi-dimensionally broad […]

Student researchers tackle U.S. immigration policy with forum

Student researchers tackle U.S. immigration policy with forum

Three doctoral students in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies have organized a half-day public forum on immigration reform […]

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Hurricane Michael approaches the Florida Panhandle. Courtesy: NOAA

Hurricane Michael intensifies as it approaches landfall

Hurricane Michael continued to intensify as it made landfall off the coast of Panama City, Fla. FIU meteorologist Haiyan Jiang […]

Pink alone isn’t enough: Study shows breast cancer survivors want authentic action from brands

Pink alone isn’t enough: Study shows breast cancer survivors want authentic action from brands

The overabundance of pink ribbons, breast cancer-focused marketing campaigns and cause-branded products are often seen by breast cancer survivors as […]

Closeup of one dead fish washed ashore during red tide algae bloom toxic in Naples beach in Florida Gulf of Mexico during sunset on sand

Red tide update

The following message was sent to the university community on Thursday, October 4.  This morning, Miami-Dade County officials closed beaches […]

Mellon Foundation awards $675,000 to FIU to support education in the humanities

Mellon Foundation awards $675,000 to FIU to support education in the humanities

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded FIU a $675,000 grant to enhance humanities education and optimize student learning. The […]

U.S. Department of Education awards FIU $1.1 million to create Center for International Business Education and Research

U.S. Department of Education awards FIU $1.1 million to create Center for International Business Education and Research

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded FIU a $1,128,000 grant, which will have a total impact of more than […]

My internship at Amazon

My internship at Amazon

Name: Kerlin Michel Dates of Internship: February – July 2018 Hometown: Florida City Degree/Major: Computer Science major, Math minor; Honors College […]

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Former president of Costa Rica becomes visiting scholar, discusses future of the Americas

Former president of Costa Rica becomes visiting scholar, discusses future of the Americas

Getting to learn from a professor who is also the former president of a country can sound like a far-fetched […]

My internship at Hasbro

My internship at Hasbro

Name:  Ana Gabriela Pacella Crespo   Hometown: Maracay, Venezuela  Major:  Marketing and International Business Where did you intern? What did you do there?   I […]

Beware – Fulbrighters (from) everywhere!

Beware – Fulbrighters (from) everywhere!

Nearly three dozen students, post-docs and faculty from around the world have converged on FIU this year to study, teach […]