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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Tiny songbird won’t be silenced

Tiny songbird won’t be silenced

Conservation team ready for critical season of the Florida grasshopper sparrow On a quiet, 30-acre property near West Palm Beach, […]

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StartUP FIU creates innovation ecosystem to rev the engine of economic growth

StartUP FIU creates innovation ecosystem to rev the engine of economic growth

Jump to: Have a big idea? StartUP FIU may be right for you. Jason Dettbarn, 39, stands in front of […]

FIU in DC: Students, faculty and alumni are making a mark in the nation’s capital

FIU in DC: Students, faculty and alumni are making a mark in the nation’s capital

Jump to interactive content: Explore Panthers’ reach across D.C. Darren Martin didn’t know how cold it could get in Washington, D.C. […]

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A final defense: FIU Law clinic helps educate lawyers handling death penalty cases

A final defense: FIU Law clinic helps educate lawyers handling death penalty cases

By Eric Barton When Kevin Evers killed three men in Miami Beach in 2003 simply because they wouldn’t turn down […]

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Demian Chapman walked through the streets of Hong Kong overwhelmed by the smell of shark meat for sale. Shop after […]

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With the help of Florida SBDC at FIU, Florencia Arditi opened a kiosk in the center court at Dadeland Mall, a strategic location in one of the area’s busiest shopping malls, where she sells clothing for children ranging in age from newborns to 4 years.

FIU helps local businesses level up

When Joel Brown’s father passed away, his grieving family went through an ordeal to find the paperwork necessary to close […]

Theater alumnus a voice for Hispanic-American culture

Theater alumnus a voice for Hispanic-American culture

    The musical about Gloria and Emilio Estefan, “On Your Feet,” debuts locally on Oct. 5 at the Adrienne Arsht Center […]

The art of faculty mentoring: Student-professor relationships benefit both parties

The art of faculty mentoring: Student-professor relationships benefit both parties

As an undergraduate, Shonda Witherspoon ’16 co-published an article in a scientific journal. Her identical twin Shalisha ’16 led the […]