Posts tagged with: "FIUchangemaker"

Calling all change makers, do gooders

Calling all change makers, do gooders

For a recent graduate, a three day trip to Washington, D.C., was all it took to spark a new passion. […]

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A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

By Eric Barton Considering her schedule, Bridget Pelaez is surprisingly chipper for mid-morning on a Wednesday. In the days since […]

From the heart: Alumni and students take action in the face of others’ despair

From the heart: Alumni and students take action in the face of others’ despair

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17, Alexandra Pecharich and Chrystian Tejedor ’04, MBA ’15 Disasters can bring out the best […]

Mark Macgowan, associate dean of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, spent weeks following Hurricane Irma caring for victims' mental well-being.

Caring for disaster victims’ mental well-being: A first responder’s story

By Mark J. Macgowan Mark J. Macgowan is the associate dean of academic affairs for the Robert Stempel College of […]

FIU-FAST team answers the call for help

FIU-FAST team answers the call for help

The only civilian crew of its kind in the nation, the Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joined the FIU family […]

Conversation on sexual assault heads to the classroom

Conversation on sexual assault heads to the classroom

FIU is joining an elite few universities to offer an academic course on understanding and preventing campus sexual assault. The […]

FIU a top leader in creating opportunities for low-income students

FIU a top leader in creating opportunities for low-income students

The Brookings Institution ranked FIU sixth on its list of selective, public, research-generating universities with the highest levels of low-income […]

Alina Parbtani, Assistant Director of Engagement, Joanna Garcia, Associate Director,Center for Leadership and Service, 	
Patricia Lopez-Guerrero, Director, Center for Leadership and Service

FIU named Engaged Campus of the Year

In recognition of the university’s commitment to community engagement and public service, FIU was recognized as the Engaged Campus of the […]

Alex Taylor talks with a student athlete int the athletic training facility located inside the Ocean Bank Convocation Center.

Athletic trainer jumps in during medical emergency on road trip

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Alex Taylor, a first-year graduate assistant athletic trainer at FIU Athletics, is used to springing […]

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Global Health Consortium facilitates discussions on drug-resistant diseases

Global Health Consortium facilitates discussions on drug-resistant diseases

FIU’s Global Health Consortium (GHC) hosted international public health leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean last month to address […]

How 3 women are changing the face of STEM

How 3 women are changing the face of STEM

Nov. 8 is national STEM day, something Zahra Hazari knows a lot about. She is trying to recruit at least 10,000 […]

Visiting student from Puerto Rico adjusts to life at FIU

Visiting student from Puerto Rico adjusts to life at FIU

  All Sarah Colon wanted was to start her third year at the University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras campus. […]

FIU students help children develop an early love for reading

FIU students help children develop an early love for reading

Brittanie Erne doesn’t want children to share her struggles with reading she had when she was younger. In middle and […]

Knight Foundation grant to support Puerto Rican students at FIU

Knight Foundation grant to support Puerto Rican students at FIU

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has awarded FIU a $350,000 grant to support Puerto Rican students affected […]

Transportation leaders visit FIU’s federally designated research facilities

Transportation leaders visit FIU’s federally designated research facilities

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart made a stop last week at the College […]