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Ph.D. student studies how political extremists create a following

Ph.D. student studies how political extremists create a following

What themes and symbols allow political extremist movements to create a brand and develop potential followers? This question sparked an […]

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From standout FIU law grad to JAG officer

From standout FIU law grad to JAG officer

Growing up, Julia Williams was told there were certain things that she couldn’t do simply because she was a girl. […]

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Buenos dias, Qingdao: FIU helps bring Spanish language to China

Buenos dias, Qingdao: FIU helps bring Spanish language to China

!Exito! Success! FIU’s Spanish-language program in Qingdao, China, has helped turn students there into standouts. FIU several years ago worked […]

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

Retired FIU Biology professor Ophelia Weeks has been named president of the University of Liberia. Already at work in her […]

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Alumna earns prestigious Pickering Fellowship

Alumna earns prestigious Pickering Fellowship

  Alumna Kamila Manzueta ’17 has been selected as one of 30 students across the country – and one of only […]

Trump releases budget, possible consequences for FIU

Trump releases budget, possible consequences for FIU

FIU honors the newly appointed Secretary Acosta; President Trump releases his budget proposal for fiscal 2018; the Greater Miami Chamber […]

Campus organization, study abroad prepare student for career in global health

Campus organization, study abroad prepare student for career in global health

By Eric Feldman When Global Learning student leader Patricia Medina was in high school, she knew that she wanted to study […]

Students partner with Indian women, create craft business

Students partner with Indian women, create craft business

It all began with a pouf, a fabric-covered hassock created last year by a group of village women of Bandhwari, […]

Study on Central American gangs finds rehabilitation possible

Study on Central American gangs finds rehabilitation possible

“Life in the gang is a miserable life. One starves, cries alone and still can’t leave. Anywhere one goes, one […]

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Instructor named honorary Czech consul

Instructor named honorary Czech consul

FIU students are accustomed to having accomplished international professors in their classrooms. But in the case of Stanislav Jansta, clinical instructor in […]

Study abroad participants reach record numbers

Study abroad participants reach record numbers

More students than ever traveled the world and shared life-changing experiences this year through FIU’s study abroad program. In the […]

VP of Engagement: ‘Transformation is major key in the rise of the #305’

VP of Engagement: ‘Transformation is major key in the rise of the #305’

This article first appeared in The New Tropic’s Your View, a recurring series of opinion pieces from members of The New […]

My internship at The Washington Center

My internship at The Washington Center

Name: Jose-Andres Camacho Major: International Relations Where did you intern? I interned at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute in Fall 2016 What did […]

Students from 4 countries reflect on ‘transformational’ D.C. trip

Students from 4 countries reflect on ‘transformational’ D.C. trip

By Eric Feldman Earlier this month, four FIU students spent three days in Washington, D.C., where they visited the offices […]

Students, alumni win top spots in 2017 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge

Students, alumni win top spots in 2017 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge

Last month, more than two dozen FIU students and alumni competed in the FIU track of this year’s Miami Herald […]

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