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One alumna’s mission to make arts education accessible in Miami

One alumna’s mission to make arts education accessible in Miami

The familiar sound of pounding drums could be heard throughout the hallways of Dr. Michael Krop Senior High School. A […]

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Keith Ellenbogen; Madagascar; Madagascar RAP 2010; horizontal; marine; underwater, Vohemar Bay, Seagrass (Syringodium isoetifolium) with epiphytes

Biodiversity negates carbon storage in seagrasses, new study finds

Scientists are zeroing in on the seagrass meadows that could help slow down climate change. Seagrass meadows are great absorbers […]

FIU awarded $3.1 million for research that could swat Zika, malaria

FIU awarded $3.1 million for research that could swat Zika, malaria

  Two grants totaling more than $3.1 million are helping researchers at FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute wage war against Zika […]

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

Recent graduate Gabriela Goldberg ’16 has always been fascinated by the human brain, so she decided to dedicate her life to understanding […]

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FIU joins national movement to reduce cost of books

FIU joins national movement to reduce cost of books

On average, college students spend between $600 and $1,400 on textbooks each year, according to the College Board. These costs […]

Law student saves Mississippi man from wrongful deportation

Law student saves Mississippi man from wrongful deportation

Brenda Bretas, a third year law student, proved in less than 24 hours that her client was a U.S. Citizen […]

DAFX5X Aerial view of hundreds of homes destroyed by Hurricane Andrew August 24, 1992 in Dade County, FL.

25 years after Andrew, FIU experts ready to discuss the storm’s legacy

On August 24, 1992, category 5 hurricane Andrew struck South Florida with 165 mph winds, a storm tide of 4 […]

Drop-in series: Virtual reality course brings Asia to students

Drop-in series: Virtual reality course brings Asia to students

Inspired by the late Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class in […]

5 tips on how to conquer public speaking

5 tips on how to conquer public speaking

Do you have a fear of speaking in front of groups? Presenting in front of an audience can seem like […]

College of Medicine awards two Ph.D.s in biomedical sciences

College of Medicine awards two Ph.D.s in biomedical sciences

After a five year journey of ups and downs, sleepless nights and no weekends, Shashank Pawitwar walked up and across […]

My internship with the Emerging Citizen Technology Program

My internship with the Emerging Citizen Technology Program

Name: Carolina Ramos Major: International relations Where are you interning? I’m interning at the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Emerging Citizen […]

Stay on track to graduate with MyMajor map

Stay on track to graduate with MyMajor map

Did you know there’s a resource available online that helps you stay on track to graduate in four years? FIU […]

My internship with Overseas Citizens Services

My internship with Overseas Citizens Services

Name: Diana M. Pineda Major: Biology Where are you interning? In Overseas Citizens Services (OCS), which is part of the U.S. […]

July 2017 in photos: SummerFest, volcano sharks and an elephant

July 2017 in photos: SummerFest, volcano sharks and an elephant

The summer is flying by! We’re wrapping up July and gearing up for August and the fall semester to come. […]

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FIYou: James Knapp

FIYou: James Knapp

Name: James Knapp ’05, MS ’08 Hometown: Pembroke Pines/ Hollywood Job Title/Department: Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships, FIU Office of Engagement. […]