Posts tagged with: "FIUchangemaker"

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 […]

Reza Aslan visited FIU to discuss way to confront Islamophobia.

Religious scholar Reza Aslan: Confront Islamophobia, overcome fear

Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiments are widespread. From politics to media to entertainment, misinformation about Muslims is pervasive. To share ways to confront Islamophobia […]

Puerto Rican student-athletes struggle, persevere after Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rican student-athletes struggle, persevere after Hurricane Maria

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Lina Bernier couldn’t focus. As Hurricane Maria closed in on Puerto Rico, Bernier – a […]

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FIU welcomes students from Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands

FIU welcomes students from Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands

The message below was sent Oct. 17, 2017, to the university community regarding disaster response and recovery following hurricanes Irma […]

President Rosenberg appointed to national task force on apprenticeship expansion 

President Rosenberg appointed to national task force on apprenticeship expansion 

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg has been appointed as the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) representative on the […]

Students from Puerto Rico find refuge at FIU, begin classes this fall

Students from Puerto Rico find refuge at FIU, begin classes this fall

Students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands whose homes and institutions were damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria […]

FIU’s Stempel College to build health disparities research center with $13.1 million grant

FIU’s Stempel College to build health disparities research center with $13.1 million grant

FIU is building Florida’s first Health Disparities Research Center at a Minority Institution (RCMI) with a $13.1 million grant from […]

Global Learning student prepared to lead after summer of social impact training

Global Learning student prepared to lead after summer of social impact training

By Eric Feldman With his bags barely unpacked, senior John Llanera stepped onto FIU’s campus this fall with a renewed excitement […]

Cybersecurity reaches a critical point, FIU and OAS create specialized program

Cybersecurity reaches a critical point, FIU and OAS create specialized program

The magnitude of cybersecurity threats has never been higher and shows no sign of slowing down. The global cost of […]

FIU to assist those affected by hurricanes Irma, Maria in Caribbean

FIU to assist those affected by hurricanes Irma, Maria in Caribbean

The message below was sent Oct. 5, 2017, to the university community regarding disaster response and recovery following hurricanes Irma […]

By Eduardo Merille.  Rhett Williamson is a doctoral candidate in forensic chemistry at FIU. He specializes in the development of new and improved methods for the analysis of inks, which helps trace fraudulent security documents and currency. Williamson’s research has led to the development of an ink library, a first-of-its kind database that can be used by forensic labs throughout the world for security intelligence and anti-counterfeiting measures. The goal of his work is to allow for the implementation of this methodology along with the database in forensic laboratories throughout the country and world. Williamson’s research has been presented at numerous national and international conferences and meetings.

FIU, National Forensic Science Technology Center join forces to broaden impact in forensic science

Florida International University (FIU) and the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) announce that they are joining forces to make […]

Out-of-state tuition fee waived for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands students

Out-of-state tuition fee waived for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands students

The university is answering Governor Rick Scott’s call to offer current FIU students from Puerto Rico who have been impacted […]

FIU welcomes students displaced by hurricanes Irma and Maria

FIU welcomes students displaced by hurricanes Irma and Maria

The message below was sent Sept. 29, 2017, to the university community regarding disaster response and recovery following hurricanes Irma […]

FIU Police lend a helping hand to Monroe County evacuees

FIU Police lend a helping hand to Monroe County evacuees

On a day when the thermometer hit 92 degrees, cool vibes and ice were served to Monroe County evacuees with […]

New discovery helps authorities track origin of heroin

New discovery helps authorities track origin of heroin

Researchers at the FIU International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) have zeroed in on a unique component of heroin that could pinpoint where […]