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Postcard from the Keys: Stories of resilience amidst heartbreak

Postcard from the Keys: Stories of resilience amidst heartbreak

The landscape starts to change around mile marker 94. Traveling down to the Florida Keys from Miami in October, a […]

Advocating for America’s parks

Advocating for America’s parks

For FIU Magazine Jacqueline Crucet MPA ’16 looks over the railing of a pontoon boat meandering past the mangrove-lined shores […]

Nicholine Azirh

FIU helps young leader chart her course to sea captain

FIU has helped a young African woman land on a path to her dream job. In 2016 Nicholine Azirh came […]

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From survival to service: Turning pain into hope

From survival to service: Turning pain into hope

College is an exciting time for most students as they embrace learning and growing in a new community. Along the […]

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Serving up success: Food and beverage entrepreneurs get help from FIU

Serving up success: Food and beverage entrepreneurs get help from FIU

By Jane Schreiber Jones and Alexandra Pecharich FIU earlier this year launched an incubator to help new food and beverage […]

Architecture faculty build, live in “Tin Box”

Architecture faculty build, live in “Tin Box”

  Behind impressively overgrown plumbago, lantana and firebush sits a house one with nature. On either side of the front […]

Building robots to protect the planet

Building robots to protect the planet

Video by Doug Garland ’10 For decades, the United States has faced the world’s largest and costliest environmental cleanup project: […]

Meet the Queen of Lincoln Road

Meet the Queen of Lincoln Road

Video by Doug Garland ’10 Miami’s famous South Beach has always been home to colorful people. Every workday for more than […]

MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 12:  FIU player Sammi†Green (22) runs through drills prior to the game as the FIU Golden Panthers defeated the Memphis Tigers, 3-2 (9 innings) on February 12, 2017, at the FIU Softball Complex in Miami, Florida.

Spring recap: Women’s sports enjoy wild success

The success of FIU’s women’s sports programs this past spring gives FIU Athletics momentum heading into the 2017-2018 season. After […]

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FIU seeking alumni recruiters

FIU seeking alumni recruiters

By Dana Ratliff The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is looking for passionate alumni volunteers to help encourage the next generation of […]

The R+J Effect: Altering tragic fates through theatre

The R+J Effect: Altering tragic fates through theatre

“Grieving parents fight gun violence.” “Gun violence takes bloody toll on inner-city kids.” “Shootings of kids on the rise.” “Shooting […]

Higher education gets a reboot

Higher education gets a reboot

Something had to be done. It was 2010 and the alarmingly high failure rate among students who were taking the […]

Building better bridges: An FIU professor is leading the nation’s efforts to make infrastructure safer

Building better bridges: An FIU professor is leading the nation’s efforts to make infrastructure safer

FIU has designated five university programs as “preeminent,” a recognition of high-caliber, collaborative work that generates unique learning opportunities, pioneering […]

Why not us? Butch Davis returns to the college football sidelines with a mission to put FIU on the map

Why not us? Butch Davis returns to the college football sidelines with a mission to put FIU on the map

When FIU hired Butch Davis last November to take the helm of its football program, the move sent a buzz […]

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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. […]