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LACC at 40: Director Frank Mora on the center’s accomplishments—and the work ahead

LACC at 40: Director Frank Mora on the center’s accomplishments—and the work ahead

Frank O. Mora is the director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and a professor in the […]

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Next Horizon campaign to “change the face of this institution”

Next Horizon campaign to “change the face of this institution”

FIU is pushing boundaries. University researchers are saving species on the verge of extinction. They are helping families with children who […]

Donated artwork encourages social justice, inspires Stempel researchers

Donated artwork encourages social justice, inspires Stempel researchers

When the idea of Miami pops up around the world, the images that come to mind are spectacular beaches, a […]

Awakening the inner poets of today’s youth

Awakening the inner poets of today’s youth

In the tumultuous age of adolescence, every waking minute can feel like a catastrophe. For middle schoolers, growing out of […]

The Tao of Sports: Life through the lens of athletics

The Tao of Sports: Life through the lens of athletics

Competing in one of the world’s most grueling athletic events led an FIU professor to establish a new university course […]

Unleashing the “Aha!” moment: STEM education transformed

Unleashing the “Aha!” moment: STEM education transformed

The STEM Transformation Institute has redesigned the education experience, creating a model for the rest of the nation At 19, […]

Answering Venezuela’s SOS: Students and faculty reach out

Answering Venezuela’s SOS: Students and faculty reach out

The FIU community helps to meet the most basic needs of the country’s suffering masses President Donald Trump visited FIU […]

Unstoppable: A look at FIU’s decade of progress

Unstoppable: A look at FIU’s decade of progress

Back in 2008, the U.S. economy sunk to historic lows as Wall Street and the world’s banking system lay in […]

A culture of invention grows at FIU

A culture of invention grows at FIU

FIU is producing patents like never before Professor Stavros Georgakopoulos (pictured above) exemplifies FIU’s inventing culture. The College of Engineering […]

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USA, Florida, Silent water of lake in everglades nature landscape with reflecting palm trees

From oceans to the Everglades and in between: Institute watches over our water

By Eric Barton Todd Crowl can remember a time a few years ago when it wasn’t so easy to qualify […]

Do everything better – our alumni tell us how!

Do everything better – our alumni tell us how!

By virtue of their education, professional backgrounds and personal experience, FIU alumni possess expert knowledge on a wide variety of […]

Winning equation: FIU student-athletes reach new heights in the classroom

Winning equation: FIU student-athletes reach new heights in the classroom

Last football season, defensive tackle Andrew Tarver began his weekdays at 5:30 a.m. The redshirt freshman would eat breakfast, get […]

Heading off disasters: the Extreme Events Institute

Heading off disasters: the Extreme Events Institute

The Extreme Events Institute takes a broad approach to saving the world from what Mother Nature dishes out It’s a […]

Talent, grit and making his own luck: The story of writer Dennis Lehane MFA ’01

Talent, grit and making his own luck: The story of writer Dennis Lehane MFA ’01

Controlling the brain. It’s a skill one of FIU’s most famous authors has yet to master. But, it’s a skill […]

Harnessing the power of an ancient practice

Harnessing the power of an ancient practice

When life stressors started getting the best of her, FIU researcher Gladys Ibañez turned to kung fu to cope. The […]