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The Meg: a 5-second movie review from FIU shark expert

The Meg: a 5-second movie review from FIU shark expert

If you’re wondering whether The Meg is worth the price of admission, FIU shark expert and dean of the College […]

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Grad student researches role of women in guerilla groups

Grad student researches role of women in guerilla groups

Doctoral student earns NSF Fellowship for her research project Battles, revolts and guerillas are often associated with men. Men fighting, […]

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Engaging with the local community’s youngest members

Engaging with the local community’s youngest members

FIU’s dedication to excellence is not limited to being a Worlds Ahead university for its students. FIU is also committed […]

Public health student accepted into Peace Corps

Public health student accepted into Peace Corps

Sophie Philizaire—a master’s student at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work’s Department of Health Policy and […]

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My first job as a digital content producer at Royal Caribbean

My first job as a digital content producer at Royal Caribbean

Name: Yashodhara Suri ’17 Hometown: Miami, FL Degree/major: B.S., Digital Media Studies Where are you working? Title? Royal Caribbean Ltd., […]

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My internship at the United Nations

My internship at the United Nations

Name: Amani Othman Hometown: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Major: Ph.D. in Public Health at Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social […]

Ben Wilson and Shelby Servais are among the latest crop of National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Science Policy Fellows.

Science policy fellows tackle Gulf of Mexico

Shelby Servais and Ben Wilson both earned degrees at FIU. Both did research in the Florida Everglades. And they are […]

Giving at-risk youth a chance to work in hospitality

Giving at-risk youth a chance to work in hospitality

It was Ghandi who said, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” […]

Karis took part in a panel on human trafficking at the Together for Freedom event in Fort Lauderdale.

Alumna’s life mission: to spread awareness about human trafficking

When Karis Williams was only 15 years old she watched a human trafficking documentary that changed her life and gave […]

Finance professor reveals best time to invest in hedge funds

Finance professor reveals best time to invest in hedge funds

The best time to allocate money to hedge funds is beginning in the third quarter – and it’s best to […]

Anthropology professor guest edits special Miami issue of ‘Latino Studies’

Anthropology professor guest edits special Miami issue of ‘Latino Studies’

According to the latest U.S. census, nearly 70 percent of Miami-Dade County residents are Hispanic or Latino. Miami is one […]

FIU Marine Scientist Mark Bond (left) goes free diving in a shark feeding frenzy for Discovery Channel's Shark Week.

Guy Fieri takes dive with FIU researcher for Shark Week

Celebrity restauranteur explores favorite menu items for sharks Mark Bond’s free dive with Guy Fieri and a dozen sharks will […]

Ph.D. student Haydee Borrero studying orchids in Everglades National Park.

A fly in Cuba could be a canary in a coal mine for climate change

FIU researchers have for the first time found fly larvae that feast on the rare Mule Ear Orchid in Cuba, […]

Hands-on demo teaches local youth about careers in aviation

Hands-on demo teaches local youth about careers in aviation

More than 50 local high school students from Miami Northwestern Senior High School, Booker T. Washington High School and Miami […]

VP of Engagement featured on Silicon Valley’s top podcast

VP of Engagement featured on Silicon Valley’s top podcast

FIU Vice President for Engagement Saif Y. Ishoof recently was featured on Breaking into Startups, one of Silicon Valley’s top podcast. Ishoof […]