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by Eduardo Merile

FIU innovation, entrepreneurship take center stage at eMerge Americas 2019

From groundbreaking underwater research to promising startups, FIU is a leader in discovery—not just in South Florida, but in the […]

April 2019 in photos: Celebrations, showcases and a Corgi

April 2019 in photos: Celebrations, showcases and a Corgi

As the spring semester draws to a close, the university celebrates the fruits of its labor. Here are some of […]

Venezuela experts

Venezuela experts

FIU experts are available to help analyze the ongoing political turmoil in Venezuela. Members of the FIU Media Relations team […]

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hundrets of glass eels (anguilla anguilla), baby of eel

New DNA test stops illegal shipment of endangered eels

Researchers have developed a new method to identify illegally trafficked European eels, and it has already led to the arrest […]

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Charles C. Jalloh at Lund University, Sweden

FIU professor, Fulbright scholar conducts international law research in Sweden

  Law professor Charles C.  Jalloh joins the roster of 61 Fulbright scholars and specialists at FIU who have taught, […]

Life-saving storm surge modeling deployed in Hispaniola

Life-saving storm surge modeling deployed in Hispaniola

The island of Hispaniola, a frequent target of hurricanes, is now armed with an operational system to improve early warnings […]

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Measles is on the rise. Get vaccinated on campus.

Measles is on the rise. Get vaccinated on campus.

On Saturday, April 27, the following message was sent to the university community. As you may have seen in the […]

Shark Bay, Australia

Heatwave devastates wildlife populations in World Heritage Site

Large numbers of dugongs, sea snakes and other marine animals disappeared from the UNESCO World Heritage Site Shark Bay, Western […]

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Angela Riolla pitched The Good Dog Project via Skype to judges at the third annual GOJA-iChange FIU Social Innovation Challenge on March 27, 2019.

iChange FIU: Bringing an online education full circle — for the pups

Angel Ribolla, a FIU Online senior studying psychology and entrepreneurship, took her college experience full-circle when she Skyped-in from nearly […]

Students save leftovers from SOBEWFF® for homeless, needy

Students save leftovers from SOBEWFF® for homeless, needy

When the curtains close on the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF®), any extra […]

Dorysped Mancebo shared her story at an FIU Next Horizon kickoff event in January.

Student who is blind on mission to serve, inspire others to have heart

    When international relations major Dorysped Mancebo was 8 years old, she decided she would attend FIU. At the […]

Freshman diver becomes youngest All-American in program history

Freshman diver becomes youngest All-American in program history

FIU to showcase tech and entrepreneurship at eMerge Americas 2019

FIU to showcase tech and entrepreneurship at eMerge Americas 2019

For the sixth consecutive year, FIU is bringing its latest technology and most promising startups to eMerge Americas 2019, the […]

Renovations to start on dining, retail locations this summer

Renovations to start on dining, retail locations this summer

  As a part of FIU’s contract with Chartwells Higher Education, there will be several renovations to retail locations and […]

A team led by chemistry professor Raphael Raptis developed an iron-based material that can distinguish chiral molecules that occur naturally in right- and left-handed forms. In the case of pharmaceuticals, this could be one way to ensure toxic versions of molecules are not included in a formula.

Discovery could be game-changer for pharmaceuticals

Manufacturing drugs may one day become more efficient, courtesy of a recent discovery by FIU researchers. Until today, platinum was […]