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New grant helps train teachers to be culturally conscious

New grant helps train teachers to be culturally conscious

Melissa Baralt, associate professor of applied psycholinguistics, teaches educators. From working with future Spanish professors in graduate courses at FIU to […]

2019 salute to women in FIU history

2019 salute to women in FIU history

It’s Women’s History Month, and FIU has plenty of remarkable females to credit for its success. The individuals featured here, some […]

February 2019 in photos: SOBEWFF®, President Trump and a new, furry police officer

February 2019 in photos: SOBEWFF®, President Trump and a new, furry police officer

February was a busy month for FIU. The annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival finally arrived, […]

FIU experts available to discuss Michael Cohen’s testimony to Congress

FIU experts available to discuss Michael Cohen’s testimony to Congress

On Wednesday morning President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen appeared before Congress’ House Oversight Committee. The following experts are […]

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Twerk and two-step away your insecurities at the Rec Center

Twerk and two-step away your insecurities at the Rec Center

 Instead of letting depression and anxiety keep her down, Maria Roman ’16 laced up her shoes and twerked, pumped […]

Wuying Lin and other Homeward Bound participants from China completed a month-long leadership development program in Antarctica.

Pew marine fellow visits Antarctica

Wuying Lin felt lost at home. So she went to Antarctica for a reboot. Through Homeward Bound, a program for women […]

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Julia Alvarez receives Sanders Award

The FIU Creative Writing Program honored author Julia Alvarez with the 2019 Lawrence A. Sanders Award in Fiction. Alvarez is a poet, […]

FIU now offers more than 100 degrees fully online

FIU now offers more than 100 degrees fully online

FIU has grown its online learning offerings to more than 100 fully online degrees, adding more than 15 degrees in […]

Med student studies why some HIV patients don’t stick to medication plan

Med student studies why some HIV patients don’t stick to medication plan

The World Health Organization’s latest data estimates that worldwide more than 36 million people, including more than one million Americans, […]

Telecommuting positively impacts job performance, study finds

Telecommuting positively impacts job performance, study finds

Telecommuting contributes to improved job performance for employees in complex jobs, allowing them to benefit from fewer interruptions common in […]

Have a laugh watching FIU Theatre’s new play, “Boeing Boeing”

Have a laugh watching FIU Theatre’s new play, “Boeing Boeing”

Bernard is engaged to three gorgeous flight attendants with perfectly timed layovers. Watch one man struggle to hide his three […]

Octavio Avila-Cardet at Microsoft.

My internship as a software engineer at Microsoft

Name: Octavio Avila-Cardet Hometown: Guantanamo, Cuba What is your major? Computer science Where did you intern? What did you do […]

My first job! Working as a marketing specialist at VITAS Healthcare

My first job! Working as a marketing specialist at VITAS Healthcare

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

Woman using smartphone in bed

Nonconsensual porn is a growing threat among young adults

One out of every 12 respondents in a nationwide survey say they have been victims of nonconsensual pornography. The findings […]

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Psychiatric conditions may alter the brain, increase risk of Alzheimer’s

Psychiatric conditions may alter the brain, increase risk of Alzheimer’s

Shanna L. Burke, assistant professor at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, has been awarded nearly […]