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The kilogram changed while you were sleeping

The original way to define the kilogram has been retired. Physics professor Pete Markowitz explains what this means and why […]

Universidad de Cartagena President Edgar Parra Chacón and Stempel College Dean Tomás R. Guilarte

Stempel College signs partnership with Universidad de Cartagena

Stempel College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Universidad de Cartagena to collaborate on educational and research […]

Taking STEM careers out for a spin

Taking STEM careers out for a spin

Emma Odenweller is ready to be a scientist. Kevin Castillo wants to use his talent for teaching science to inspire youngsters. […]

Iskander Caballero, Google's technology information resident

Got my first job! Working as an information technology resident at Google

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first professional job out of college. After years of […]

LACC at 40: Director Frank Mora on the center’s accomplishments—and the work ahead

LACC at 40: Director Frank Mora on the center’s accomplishments—and the work ahead

Frank O. Mora is the director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and a professor in the […]

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Workforce development program bolsters underserved populations, feeds growing construction industry

Workforce development program bolsters underserved populations, feeds growing construction industry

For Devan Blackman, FIU’s Engineering Center has come to feel like a second home. There’s a 5-foot-by-5-foot wooden “house” there […]

The Patron: Kimberly Green on her work in Haiti and the center that bears her name

The Patron: Kimberly Green on her work in Haiti and the center that bears her name

When Kimberly Green was in first grade, her teacher asked a simple question: What would you do if you were […]

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From left to right: Michael Camilleri of the Inter-American Dialogue; author Raul Stolk; Tamara Taraciuk of Human Rights Watch; Michael Shifter of IAD; and Frank Mora, director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center.

Policymakers unveil report on next steps in Venezuela crisis

As the crisis in Venezuela continues to dominate headlines, a team of prominent policy experts from the region recently came […]

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by Eduardo Merile

FIU innovation, entrepreneurship take center stage at eMerge Americas 2019

From groundbreaking underwater research to promising startups, FIU is a leader in discovery—not just in South Florida, but in the […]

Venezuela experts

Venezuela experts

FIU experts are available to help analyze the ongoing political turmoil in Venezuela. Members of the FIU Media Relations team […]

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Charles C. Jalloh at Lund University, Sweden

FIU professor, Fulbright scholar conducts international law research in Sweden

  Law professor Charles C.  Jalloh joins the roster of 61 Fulbright scholars and specialists at FIU who have taught, […]

Students save leftovers from SOBEWFF® for homeless, needy

Students save leftovers from SOBEWFF® for homeless, needy

When the curtains close on the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF®), any extra […]

FIU to showcase tech and entrepreneurship at eMerge Americas 2019

FIU to showcase tech and entrepreneurship at eMerge Americas 2019

For the sixth consecutive year, FIU is bringing its latest technology and most promising startups to eMerge Americas 2019, the […]

Kenneth Blanco, head of the financial crimes unit of the U.S. Department of the Treasury listens to Brian Fonseca, director of the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy during an event on financial crimes in Latin America.

International security experts discuss efforts to fight financial crime in Latin America

Money laundering and financing of terrorist organizations continue to plague the region   When Kenneth A. Blanco first visited FIU […]

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Law alumnus Desmond Meade recognized among TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People”

Law alumnus Desmond Meade recognized among TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People”

For College of Law alumnus Desmond Meade JD ’14, life is all about compassion, love and giving people a shot […]