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FIU takes a lead in building environmental resilience

Researchers are helping Earth bounce back in the face of unrelenting climate change.

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Spring 2022

FIU is feeding the Miami Tech ecosystem, leading the way on environmental resilience and rewriting the narrative of the 21st-century public research institution.


Profiles in Excellence

  • Poet with a platform

    Ashley M. Jones MFA ’17 is the first person of color and youngest individual to be named poet laureate of Alabama. Listen to her recite a poem.

  • Physician to 9/11 heroes

    Dr. Roberto Lucchini worked directly with first responders as the director of a World Trade Center health program in New York. Today he continues to prioritize their health as a professor at FIU.

  • Inspiring inventor

    With more than a dozen patents issued or pending for her innovations, Professor Anuradha Godavarty has developed powerful tech to help doctors reverse devastating medical conditions.

  • A renewed spirit ready to take on the world

    She questioned whether she could earn a university degree. Now, soon-to-graduate Amelia Raudales looks back upon an academic career packed with high-level activities to launch a promising future.

  • Humanity's lawyer

    Professor Charles Jalloh represents Africa at the United Nations International Law Commission, where he makes sure his students have a front row seat.