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October 2017 in photos: Halloween, Irma cleanup and football

October 2017 in photos: Halloween, Irma cleanup and football

Trick or treat! Fall is in full swing and October has been an exciting month filled with exciting events and […]

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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. […]

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 […]

Puerto Rican student-athletes struggle, persevere after Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rican student-athletes struggle, persevere after Hurricane Maria

  Lina Bernier couldn’t focus. As Hurricane Maria closed in on Puerto Rico, Bernier – a sophomore volleyball student-athlete born […]

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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 […]

FIU Music Festival to include disaster relief concerts

FIU Music Festival to include disaster relief concerts

  Grammy Winners Nestor Torres and Paquito D’ Rivera, New World Symphony and FIU Symphony Orchestra perform to raise money for […]

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 […]