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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 […]

Alumni sharing life lessons

Alumni sharing life lessons

Successful graduates counsel students on achieving goals and attaining dreams. WANTED: A professional with demonstrated success in his or her […]

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Once on the receiving end, students now make a difference for local youngsters

Once on the receiving end, students now make a difference for local youngsters

Coming full circle Aaron Armbrister knows the challenges that children in underserved communities face. For many years, he was one […]

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Interactive: The Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center celebrates 20 years of creative excellence

Interactive: The Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center celebrates 20 years of creative excellence

Use the toggle buttons on the timeline above to view highlights from the Wertheim’s history. This year, the Herbert and […]

FIU gives outdoor artwork the love it deserves

FIU gives outdoor artwork the love it deserves

FIU has righted a sinking ship. The outdoor sculpture “Journey’s End” first docked on campus in 1997. Sometimes referred to […]

Helplessness turns to hope

Helplessness turns to hope

FIU’s Center for Children and Families revolutionizes treatments for childhood mental health and behavior disorders. —By Ayleen Barbel Fattal and JoAnn […]

A force for the future: Communication professors train local police to connect with citizens

A force for the future: Communication professors train local police to connect with citizens

Police officers are trained to protect and serve the public. They are taught to evaluate a dangerous situation in a […]

Global First Year program helps international students adapt to American college life

Global First Year program helps international students adapt to American college life

Growing up in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Ky Nguyen was shy and seldom ventured outside of her social circle. […]

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Alumnae lift Puerto Rican volleyball team to Olympic heights

OLYMPIC UPDATE: Underdogs in the competition, Puerto Rico’s women’s volleyball team finished sixth in the preliminary pool. They did not advance. […]

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Frankenskeeter: Professor genetically modifies mosquitoes in quest to protect humans

Frankenskeeter: Professor genetically modifies mosquitoes in quest to protect humans

Matthew DeGennaro is determined to stop the world’s deadliest animal. Accounting for as many as 725,000 deaths worldwide every year, […]

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FIU at I-75 keeps BA degrees in sight for transfer students

FIU at I-75 keeps BA degrees in sight for transfer students

FIU has teamed up with Broward College to share space and open doors to ever-greater numbers of students. Working side-by-side […]

Family medicine: Three dynamic siblings attend the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Family medicine: Three dynamic siblings attend the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Photos by Doug Garland ’10 The three sisters who each chose FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) for their […]

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Empowering Haiti one ‘sole’ at a time

The journey to changing the world began with handing out water bottles to earthquake survivors in Haiti. That’s when, in […]