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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 […]

Working in shelter gives nursing student new perspective

Working in shelter gives nursing student new perspective

By Nicole Rodriguez I am in my final semester of the accelerated BSN program track and had a volunteer opportunity to […]

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 […]

Journalism grad shares experience covering Hurricane Irma

Journalism grad shares experience covering Hurricane Irma

By Sarah Hernandez As Hurricane Irma drew near and South Florida prepared to either weather the storm or find safer […]

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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 […]

Will Irma make the school year longer?

Will Irma make the school year longer?

Hurricane Irma and its aftermath cost South Florida school districts seven school days. In the storm-ravaged Florida Keys, schools may […]

Tree preservation plan helped campus landscaping survive Hurricane Irma

Tree preservation plan helped campus landscaping survive Hurricane Irma

FIU is on its way to making a full recovery following Hurricane Irma, starting with reviving the beauty of campus […]

Social work students offer a listening ear to hurricane evacuees

Social work students offer a listening ear to hurricane evacuees

It’s not every day that students can put their training to immediate use on campus, but social work majors had […]

Partnering with ALA to bring relief to the Caribbean through libraries

Partnering with ALA to bring relief to the Caribbean through libraries

Everyone knows that libraries are centers for learning. But after a disaster, libraries often take on an even more crucial […]

From left to right: Alyn Fernandez (Regional Director, Sen. Marco Rubio), Alina Garcia (Office of CFO Jimmy Patronis, South Florida Regional Manager for Department of External Affairs) and Jeanette Rubio (Wife of Sen. Marco Rubio) serve food for Hurricane Irma evacuees being sheltered at FIU.

Post-Hurricane Irma Update: New evacuees on campus, residents return to Bayview

The following message to the university community regarding recovery following Hurricane Irma on Sept. 20, 2017 Even after we resumed classes […]

FIU experts use hurricane loss model to estimate damage caused by Hurricane Irma at $19 billion

FIU experts use hurricane loss model to estimate damage caused by Hurricane Irma at $19 billion

Florida homeowners will bear the brunt of the wind-related costs A team of researchers headed by FIU College of Business […]

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 […]

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Richard Olson researches the political fallout from natural disasters and has been involved in more than 20 field responses and […]