Posts tagged with: "FIUchangemaker"

Alumnus John Galardi, principal of South Dade Middle School, worked with custodians, staff and national guardsmen to shelter 2,500 people during Hurricane Irma.

Alumni principals help turn their schools into last-minute hurricane shelters

  As Hurricane Irma aimed for South Florida, two alumni were pressed into duty to open their schools for about […]

Alumnae deliver local, international aid for Irma victims

Alumnae deliver local, international aid for Irma victims

Education alumnae Maria Arbiol and Jennifer Canals-Diaz are leading donation drives to help victims of Hurricane Irma in South Florida […]

Football team provides relief for Hurricane Irma evacuees

Football team provides relief for Hurricane Irma evacuees

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 After several days marooned in Birmingham, Alabama, thanks to Hurricane Irma, more than 100 student-athletes […]

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FIU to collaborate on health breakthroughs through NSF Engineering Research Centers

FIU to collaborate on health breakthroughs through NSF Engineering Research Centers

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has invested nearly $80 million total to create four new Engineering Research Centers (ERCs) to […]

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FIU medical volunteers help local hospitals deal with surge in emergency patients

FIU medical volunteers help local hospitals deal with surge in emergency patients

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, FIU’s medical disaster response team continues to answer the […]

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Call center answers questions, offers words of support after Irma

Call center answers questions, offers words of support after Irma

In a time of need, FIU has been the voice on the other end of the line. In the aftermath […]

FIU medical disaster response team continues to help post-hurricane recovery

FIU medical disaster response team continues to help post-hurricane recovery

FIU’s medical disaster response team was again called on by the Florida Health Department to support local hospitals deal with […]

Music students lift spirits of Hurricane Irma evacuees

Music students lift spirits of Hurricane Irma evacuees

“Grab your coat and get your hat, leave your worries on the doorstep/Just direct your feet to the sunny side […]

FIU researcher honored for study of DNA and male infertility

FIU researcher honored for study of DNA and male infertility

The American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) is honoring FIU researcher Helen Tempest with its 2017 Ira and Ester Rosenwaks […]

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FIU helps young leader chart her course to sea captain

FIU has helped a young African woman land on a path to her dream job. In 2016 Nicholine Azirh came […]

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From survival to service: Turning pain into hope

From survival to service: Turning pain into hope

College is an exciting time for most students as they embrace learning and growing in a new community. Along the […]

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Building robots to protect the planet

Building robots to protect the planet

Video by Doug Garland ’10 For decades, the United States has faced the world’s largest and costliest environmental cleanup project: […]

First NSF-NIJ supported forensic science center launched

First NSF-NIJ supported forensic science center launched

Florida International University (FIU) is in partnership with four universities to develop the next generation of forensic science tools for government […]

Constance Lee, who graduated this summer, is the first recipient of the Rebecca Salokar Scholarship and will enter the College of Law in the fall.

Salokar Scholarship helps first generation student pursue law school dream

First generation college student Constance Lee never imagined her dream of attending law school would come true. She always felt […]

Pelham honored for contributions to clinical psychology

Pelham honored for contributions to clinical psychology

William E. Pelham, Jr. received the 2017 Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology Award last week during the American Psychological Association […]