Posts tagged with: "FIU in DC"

Advocating for mobile pediatric hospitals

Advocating for mobile pediatric hospitals

It’s not every day that an iconic athlete joins FIU on Capitol Hill to advocate for pediatric health. Retired golfer Jack […]

My internship with United Way Worldwide

My internship with United Way Worldwide

Name: Alexandra Thulin Hometown: Miami, FL What is your major? Master of Arts in Global Affairs Where are you interning? […]

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Can nanotechnology help treat Alzheimer’s?

Can nanotechnology help treat Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. It takes a devastating toll on patients and family members, […]

Building powerful public health alliances at global conference

Building powerful public health alliances at global conference

The eighth annual International Global Health Conference was held May 22-25 at Modesto A. Maidique Campus. It provided an opportunity, […]

Students receive NSF graduate fellowships

Students receive NSF graduate fellowships

At the age of 20, Paloma Tuttle-Vasseur is headed to Harvard with her FIU bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a […]

Key West residents battled Hurricane Geroges' 90 mph winds along Houseboat Row in Key West, Fla., during Hurricane Geroges' landing on Friday, Sept. 25, 1998. Photo Credit: AP Photo/Dave Martin

What you need to know about protecting your home in the age of disasters

With recent hurricanes destroying towns, earthquakes tearing cities apart and rising sea levels threatening to inundate regions, people around the […]

FIU among top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2017

FIU among top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2017

Top university patent holders revealed in report by the NAI and IPO FIU was ranked among the Top 100 Worldwide […]

Jayantha Obeysekera

Obeysekera takes the helm of the FIU Sea Level Solutions Center

Jayantha Obeysekera has been named director of the FIU Sea Level Solutions Center. He will lead the research, education and outreach hub […]

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Faculty’s newest works perfect for summer

Faculty’s newest works perfect for summer

South Florida summers are made for reading. With the scorching heat and humidity outside, it’s the perfect time to find […]

Satellite image of Hurricane Irma as it approached South Florida Sept. 8, 2017.
Photo Credit: NOAA

Researchers question effects of hurricanes on kids’ brains

FIU scientists are investigating the effects of hurricanes and other natural disasters on brain development in children. Preliminary findings suggest […]

This eclogite xenolith was among the 500 pound donation FIU geologist Stephen Haggerty donated to the Smithsonian Institution. Photo Courtesy Smithsonian Institution

When the Smithsonian wants your rocks, you don’t say No

The Smithsonian Institution wanted Stephen Haggerty’s rock collection. “Who in their right mind would say no?” was the FIU geologist’s […]

Fulbright Fellows from FIU ready to tackle global challenges.

Fulbright Fellows tackle international concerns

Jennifer Gil-Acevedo and Hector Peguero are both from Puerto Rico. They both decided to pursue degrees at FIU. And they […]

Air Force awards FIU $4.8 million to establish a center for origami antennas

Air Force awards FIU $4.8 million to establish a center for origami antennas

Origami antennas enable new aerospace and tactical systems for communication and sensing The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has […]

Panelists left to right: Jean Morrow, Derek McGowan, Lisa McGill, Ke-ana Durham, Donnie Hale

Public-private partnerships produce student success

FIU in DC update: As winter comes to end and beautiful cherry blossoms bloom, FIU held an educational panel on the importance of public-private […]

MMC SGA President XXX was among 80 FIU students who spent their spring break exploring all the nation's capital has to offer and advocating for FIU initiatives.

Students tackle national challenges during spring break

Eighty students from five different FIU cohorts headed to Washington, D.C., March 12-16, for an educational experience that focused on […]