Posts tagged with: "English"

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 […]

The class at Broadway Tower.

Learning in the land of Shakespeare

This article is part of the Summer Sojourns 2018 series highlighting the adventures of FIU students. In June, 22 students […]

Annabert van Wettum and Marianne Citroen in the Yoors’ first creative studio in New York. Photo courtesy of Yoors Family Archive.

Hidden Tapestry: A writer’s obsession with an artist, his 2 wives

Debra Dean went on a pseudo blind date, hoping to unravel a bizarre tale of love, lust, creativity and lifelong […]

Acclaimed author and FIU alumnus Dennis Lehane MFA '01 was honored with the 2018 Lawrence A. Sanders Award in Fiction during a ceremony at BBC April 12. Lehane is best known for his mystery novels adapted as films for the silver screen. "Mystic River" was directed by Clint Eastwood and starred Sean Penn in 2003. "Gone, Baby, Gone" was directed by Ben Affleck and starred Casey Affleck in 2007. Photo by Tim Long.

Talent + grit = How Dennis Lehane made it

Dennis Lehane, MFA ’01 was honored with the 2018 Lawrence A. Sanders Award for Fiction. The crime and mystery writer […]

April 2018 in photos: Commencement, Dennis Lehane and a covert operative

April 2018 in photos: Commencement, Dennis Lehane and a covert operative

FIU didn’t slow down for the end of the Spring semester. April was packed with special events and memorable moments […]

In honor of National Poetry Month, meet some of FIU’s emerging poets

In honor of National Poetry Month, meet some of FIU’s emerging poets

FIU is no stranger to the world of poetry. Alumni of FIU’s Master of Fine Arts program have gone on […]

34 years and $469 million price tag — author untangles convoluted tale of Miami’s Arsht Center

34 years and $469 million price tag — author untangles convoluted tale of Miami’s Arsht Center

Les Standiford has a knack for telling stories — only his stories are often about real people and actual events […]

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The Yiddish renaissance: Professor joins forces with the owners of a Miami Beach hotel to revive an endangered ancient language

The Yiddish renaissance: Professor joins forces with the owners of a Miami Beach hotel to revive an endangered ancient language

Asher Milbauer has never been ashamed to speak aloud in Yiddish. The child of Holocaust survivors, Milbauer was born in […]

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My internship at Los Alamos National Laboratory

My internship at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Name: Frances Zengotita Major: Chemistry and English Where did you intern? Los Alamos National Laboratory Field Office, Carlsbad, New Mexico […]