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FIU ranked as one of top universities in the country  by U.S. News & World Report

FIU ranked as one of top universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report

FIU was ranked as one of the top universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report, which has […]

Mark your calendars for Homecoming!

Mark your calendars for Homecoming!

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community. Dear Panthers, Can you […]

New discovery helps authorities track origin of heroin

New discovery helps authorities track origin of heroin

Researchers at the FIU International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) have zeroed in on a unique component of heroin that could pinpoint where […]

My Internship at Tesla Motors

My Internship at Tesla Motors

Name: Olubunmi Popoola Major: Mechanical Engineering Home town: Lagos, Nigeria Where did you intern? With the Battery Safety and R&D team at Tesla Motors Palo Alto, California. […]

Costa Rican president leads candid conversation, receives university’s Presidential Gold Medallion

Costa Rican president leads candid conversation, receives university’s Presidential Gold Medallion

Spending time at FIU was a homecoming of sorts for Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera. A former researcher […]

Will Irma make the school year longer?

Will Irma make the school year longer?

Hurricane Irma and its aftermath cost South Florida school districts seven school days. In the storm-ravaged Florida Keys, schools may […]

Tree preservation plan helped campus landscaping survive Hurricane Irma

Tree preservation plan helped campus landscaping survive Hurricane Irma

FIU is on its way to making a full recovery following Hurricane Irma, starting with reviving the beauty of campus […]

Social work students offer a listening ear to hurricane evacuees

Social work students offer a listening ear to hurricane evacuees

It’s not every day that students can put their training to immediate use on campus, but social work majors had […]

Partnering with ALA to bring relief to the Caribbean through libraries

Partnering with ALA to bring relief to the Caribbean through libraries

Everyone knows that libraries are centers for learning. But after a disaster, libraries often take on an even more crucial […]

From left to right: Alyn Fernandez (Regional Director, Sen. Marco Rubio), Alina Garcia (Office of CFO Jimmy Patronis, South Florida Regional Manager for Department of External Affairs) and Jeanette Rubio (Wife of Sen. Marco Rubio) serve food for Hurricane Irma evacuees being sheltered at FIU.

Post-Hurricane Irma Update: New evacuees on campus, residents return to Bayview

The following message to the university community regarding recovery following Hurricane Irma on Sept. 20, 2017 Even after we resumed classes […]

FIU experts use hurricane loss model to estimate damage caused by Hurricane Irma at $19 billion

FIU experts use hurricane loss model to estimate damage caused by Hurricane Irma at $19 billion

Florida homeowners will bear the brunt of the wind-related costs A team of researchers headed by FIU College of Business […]

Alumnus John Galardi, principal of South Dade Middle School, worked with custodians, staff and national guardsmen to shelter 2,500 people during Hurricane Irma.

Alumni principals help turn their schools into last-minute hurricane shelters

  As Hurricane Irma aimed for South Florida, two alumni were pressed into duty to open their schools for about […]

Internship program introduces high school students to different career fields

Internship program introduces high school students to different career fields

  High school senior Sebastian Sanchez spent his five-week  internship scouring FIU websites to ensure they were compliant with the Americans […]

FIU invites South Florida youth organizations  to home football games

FIU invites South Florida youth organizations to home football games

This fall, FIU is inviting hundreds of South Florida children to its home football games. FIU Athletics’ Community Partner Kids […]

Alumnae deliver local, international aid for Irma victims

Alumnae deliver local, international aid for Irma victims

Education alumnae Maria Arbiol and Jennifer Canals-Diaz are leading donation drives to help victims of Hurricane Irma in South Florida […]