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Graduate student’s start-up is in full bloom

Graduate student’s start-up is in full bloom

Graduate student Daniela Salazar realized there’s an important, obvious issue that flower vendors have not addressed: consumers are paying far too […]

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Intern at The Washington Center earns professional growth award

Intern at The Washington Center earns professional growth award

During her final semester at FIU, Natalia Kolbjornsen ’17 faced her fears. Self-described as “a little shy,” Kolbjornsen was a […]

6 famous FIU connections: U2, President Trump, Disney princess

6 famous FIU connections: U2, President Trump, Disney princess

FIU has nearly 200,000 alumni. We’re one of the 10 largest universities in America. So it might stand to reason that we’re connected […]

Journalism grad named a Knight CUNYJ Summer Internship fellow

Journalism grad named a Knight CUNYJ Summer Internship fellow

By Camila Fernandez Alumna Cindy Arboleda ’17 got a strange welcome to the Big Apple earlier this year. On her way to her […]

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When disaster strikes: A new program prepares students to respond to catastrophes worldwide

When disaster strikes: A new program prepares students to respond to catastrophes worldwide

Lieutenant Steven Castell MA ’16 was just weeks into a new job when Hurricane Matthew brewed over the Atlantic Ocean. […]

When a boy and the Dalai Lama met

When a boy and the Dalai Lama met

In 1999, FIU welcomed the Dalai Lama as all of South Florida buzzed with excitement over the spiritual leader’s first-ever […]

Family ties: Legacy program makes FIU part of your family’s shared history

Family ties: Legacy program makes FIU part of your family’s shared history

Pictured above: Alumna Jency Mathew with her husband, Graham Center director and alumnus Sanyo Mathew, son Ethan and daughter Emma. […]

The future of apprenticeships, education in construction

The future of apprenticeships, education in construction

FIU in D.C. weekly update: The College of Engineering and Computing hosted the panel discussion “Education + Industry: Partnering for […]

Annie Thomas '18 and her supervisor Guy Johnson

My internship advancing education policy that benefits every child

  Name: Annie Thomas Major: Public administration Where are you interning? Partners for Each and Every Child What is your […]

My internship as a legal assistant

My internship as a legal assistant

Name: Karina E. Espinoza  Major: Double major in political science and communication arts Where did you intern? I interned for one year […]

Philosophy gender gap not tied to hiring

Philosophy gender gap not tied to hiring

Women are under-represented in philosophy careers, but it has nothing to do with finding jobs at colleges or universities, according […]

Architecture, journalism alumni build online fashion startup

Architecture, journalism alumni build online fashion startup

By Camila Fernandez Before running to class, broadcast journalism alumna Espe Hernandez ’16 and architecture alumnus Sebastian Gomez ’16 would […]

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Cindy Makita '18 
Corporate Information & Technology Intern

My internship with the International Finance Corporation

Name: Cindy Makita Major: International business, Honors College and Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs Where are you […]

Researchers who participated in the Aladdin Project's Summer University recently shared their findings with United Nations leaders and former heads of state.

Alumna studies why women travel to support Islamic State

Curious about reports of Western women traveling across the globe to support the Islamic State (IS) group, an FIU linguistics […]

FIU in D.C. welcomes more than 40 interns this summer

FIU in D.C. welcomes more than 40 interns this summer

On June 2, FIU’s office in D.C. opened its doors to welcome students who traveled to Washington, D.C. for the summer […]