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Idea sparked in poetry class leads to successful business

Idea sparked in poetry class leads to successful business

Did you ever think a poetry class could lead you to your next big business idea? Alumnus Jose (Tony) A. […]

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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 […]

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 […]

FIU’s Next Horizon initiative will raise funds to ensure students can succeed

FIU’s Next Horizon initiative will raise funds to ensure students can succeed

President Mark B. Rosenberg wrote the following op-ed in the Miami Herald on Feb. 2, 2019.  The French writer Guy de […]

University launches Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU with community celebration

University launches Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU with community celebration

A little rain didn’t stop FIU in its pursuit of the Next Horizon! On Saturday, Jan. 26, the FIU Foundation, […]

By Eduardo Merille

Next Horizon campaign kickoff this Saturday!

On Thursday, Jan. 24, President Mark B. Rosenberg shared the following message with the university community: Our FIU has excelled […]

CasaCuba partners with Books & Books to promote modern Cuban literature through book club

CasaCuba partners with Books & Books to promote modern Cuban literature through book club

CasaCuba has partnered with Books & Books on a contemporary Cuban literature book club aimed at celebrating the new generation […]

Alumna Judge Barbara Lagoa appointed to Florida Supreme Court

Alumna Judge Barbara Lagoa appointed to Florida Supreme Court

On Wednesday, Jan. 9, President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community. Today is a proud […]

Standiford to moderate talk with Bill Clinton, James Patterson

Standiford to moderate talk with Bill Clinton, James Patterson

FIU Creative Writing Program Director Les Standiford is taking to the stage to moderate a conversation between former President Bill […]

BBC comes into its own

BBC comes into its own

Maybe it’s because of its location on the water’s edge. Perhaps it’s because of its smaller physical footprint. Possibly it’s […]

Our researchers can’t work without their…

Our researchers can’t work without their…

Researchers go into the field sometimes with just a backpack, other times with suitcases full of gear. Some tools can […]

5 ways to be more creative  

5 ways to be more creative  

Are you a writer? Perhaps a scientist? Or a humanitarian in the making? Whatever your calling, there is a skill […]

Talent, grit and making his own luck: The story of writer Dennis Lehane MFA ’01

Talent, grit and making his own luck: The story of writer Dennis Lehane MFA ’01

Controlling the brain. It’s a skill one of FIU’s most famous authors has yet to master. But, it’s a skill […]

Anthropology professor guest edits special Miami issue of ‘Latino Studies’

Anthropology professor guest edits special Miami issue of ‘Latino Studies’

According to the latest U.S. census, nearly 70 percent of Miami-Dade County residents are Hispanic or Latino. Miami is one […]