In the World

Postcard from the Keys: Stories of resilience amidst heartbreak

Postcard from the Keys: Stories of resilience amidst heartbreak

The landscape starts to change around mile marker 94. Traveling down to the Florida Keys from Miami in October, a […]

Cabezas in a cargo plane flying over Afghanistan.

Serving female veterans

Veteran Anais Cabezas ’15 was having a difficult time reassimilating to civilian life. But she found help through the Focus Forward […]

by × 3
Alumnus brings digital white glove service to the hotel industry

Alumnus brings digital white glove service to the hotel industry

Perhaps no other industry relies as heavily on customer service as the hotel industry. So, imagine if there was a […]

Professor, student lobby to end child marriage in Florida

Professor, student lobby to end child marriage in Florida

FIU professor Sandy Skelaney and graduate student Allison Sardinas have been making the rounds in Tallahassee on a mission to […]

5 reasons to work the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival

5 reasons to work the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival

One of the nation’s most popular wine and food festivals is calling all FIU students to help make it happen. […]

FIU in D.C.: Education, environmental and transportation advocacy in action

FIU in D.C.: Education, environmental and transportation advocacy in action

FIU strives to improve STEM education, secure hurricane supplement funding and leads Everglades conservation efforts.  Meeting the needs of Puerto Rican students  […]

FIU botanist Oscar Valverde-Barrantes assists with recovery efforts at The Kampong in Coconut Grove, Fla.

Recovery, research continues at botanical garden thrashed by Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma showed FIU botanist Oscar Valverde-Barrantes something he does not often get to see. All across The Kampong, trees […]

Extinction looms for two rare birds after devastating hurricanes

Extinction looms for two rare birds after devastating hurricanes

Conservationists race to save remaining populations Conservation biologist Paul Reillo is torn between two worlds in the aftermath of Hurricanes […]

by × 2
Reza Aslan visited FIU to discuss way to confront Islamophobia.

Religious scholar Reza Aslan: Confront Islamophobia, overcome fear

Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiments are widespread. From politics to media to entertainment, misinformation about Muslims is pervasive. To share ways to confront Islamophobia […]

President Rosenberg appointed to national task force on apprenticeship expansion 

President Rosenberg appointed to national task force on apprenticeship expansion 

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg has been appointed as the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) representative on the […]

International officials visit FIU to announce operation against transnational crime

International officials visit FIU to announce operation against transnational crime

Over the past six months, the Department of Justice has been taking action to defeat the gangs that are threatening […]

My internship with the State Department

My internship with the State Department

Name: Isaiah Barrett Major: Communications Where did you intern? I interned for the Department of State, International Information Programs (IIP) Office of Design. […]

Global Learning student prepared to lead after summer of social impact training

Global Learning student prepared to lead after summer of social impact training

By Eric Feldman With his bags barely unpacked, senior John Llanera stepped onto FIU’s campus this fall with a renewed excitement […]

Working in shelter gives nursing student new perspective

Working in shelter gives nursing student new perspective

By Nicole Rodriguez I am in my final semester of the accelerated BSN program track and had a volunteer opportunity to […]

Muslims and Islamophobia: Taking back the narrative

Muslims and Islamophobia: Taking back the narrative

By: Mohamed Ghumrawi, Ph.D. student in International Relations Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world. Yet here in the […]