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FIU and UNESCO tackle global water issues

To address address local, national and global water security issues, FIU and UNESCO have partnered to establish the UNESCO Chair on […]

Study finds small businesses employ most workers in Miami-Dade County

Study finds small businesses employ most workers in Miami-Dade County

More than 82,000 small businesses employ 53.3 percent of Miami-Dade County’s workforce, according to a new study commissioned by the […]

NTSB releases preliminary report on 8th Street bridge accident

NTSB releases preliminary report on 8th Street bridge accident

A construction crew was working on re-tensioning one of the diagonal members connecting the canopy and the deck at the […]

Broadcast alumna leads in Chicago Spanish media market

Broadcast alumna leads in Chicago Spanish media market

By Carina Vo Teri Arvesu graduated from FIU in 1999 with a bachelor’s in broadcast journalism, later earned a master’s in […]

From homelessness to independence: how 50 mattresses changed 50 lives

From homelessness to independence: how 50 mattresses changed 50 lives

The statistics are startling. In Miami-Dade County alone, more than 4,000 children are living in shelters, on the street, in […]

Supporting economic development, women’s empowerment in India

Supporting economic development, women’s empowerment in India

IBHS student Cindy Makita and local women They left for Spring Break with suitcases stuffed with kids’ clothing, notebooks and […]

FIU volunteers join Comcast to beautify Sweetwater Elementary

FIU volunteers join Comcast to beautify Sweetwater Elementary

In partnership with Comcast for the nation-wide volunteer event—Comcast Cares Day— FIU’s Frost Art Museum, the Office of Engagement and […]

By Eduardo Merille

John and Mary Lou Dasburg announce $1.5 million gift to Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

John and Mary Lou Dasburg announced a $1.5 million gift to create an endowed chair in FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College […]

This eclogite xenolith was among the 500 pound donation FIU geologist Stephen Haggerty donated to the Smithsonian Institution. Photo Courtesy Smithsonian Institution

When the Smithsonian wants your rocks, you don’t say No

The Smithsonian Institution wanted Stephen Haggerty’s rock collection. “Who in their right mind would say no?” was the FIU geologist’s […]

President Rosenberg blogs from China: Continuing hope and optimism about our collaboration

President Rosenberg blogs from China: Continuing hope and optimism about our collaboration

This is President Rosenberg’s ninth annual blog chronicling the TUC-FIU partnership, the annual China Commencement and our students in China. […]

Class valedictorian Mengming Li and President Rosenberg are flanked by Li's parents.

President Rosenberg blogs from China: Qingdao inaugural commencement

This is President Rosenberg’s ninth annual blog chronicling the TUC-FIU partnership, the annual China Commencement and our students in China. […]

President Rosenberg blogs from China: A graduation diary

President Rosenberg blogs from China: A graduation diary

This is President Rosenberg’s ninth annual blog chronicling the TUC-FIU partnership, the annual China Commencement and our students in China. […]

The pre-graduation talent show is a popular part of the graduation festivities in China.

President Rosenberg blogs from China: The college experience is not just about learning in the classroom

This is President Rosenberg’s ninth annual blog chronicling the TUC-FIU partnership, the annual China Commencement and our students in China. […]

The FIU delegation's itinerary.

President Rosenberg blogs from China: After graduations? More graduations!

This is President Rosenberg’s ninth annual blog chronicling the TUC-FIU partnership, the annual China Commencement and our students in China. […]

Daniela Leal

My internship at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Name: Daniela Leal Hometown: Miami, Florida Major: Environmental Studies  Where did you intern? What did you do there? I intern at the […]