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Helping hurricane survivors deal with psychological trauma

Helping hurricane survivors deal with psychological trauma

When disaster strikes, many stare at images of the destruction helpless. Mark Macgowan packs his bags and heads out to […]

My first job! Working as a digital marketer at Groot Hospitality

My first job! Working as a digital marketer at Groot Hospitality

Name: Cassidy Jordan Cann Hometown: Royal Palm Beach, FL Degree/Major: Bachelor’s in public relations, minor in psychology Where are you working? I […]

My internship at Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department

My internship at Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department

Name: Raquel Kassab-Flame Hometown: Merida, Venezuela What is your major? I am a psychology major, minoring in criminal justice. Where are you […]

Communication study abroad students help save refugees

Communication study abroad students help save refugees

Last summer, students from FIU’s Communication and Media study abroad program worked with the Spanish-based, non-profit organization Professional Emergency Aid, […]

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Mako shark

Scientist champions conservation of neglected predators

Some of the world’s most threatened rays and sharks could be one step closer to being saved. The governments of […]

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 […]