Posts tagged with: "History"

4 things you need to know about Brexit

4 things you need to know about Brexit

In the wake of the United Kingdom’s (U.K.) vote to leave the European Union (EU), numerous questions hang in the […]

Biology Ph.D. student Emily Warschefsky is studying the genetic diversity and evolutionary history of mangos.

Geneticist studies history of mangoes

Nothing says summer like a ripe, juicy mango. The sweet fruit is the basis of many recipes and is found […]

University celebrates Shakespeare and Cervantes

University celebrates Shakespeare and Cervantes

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” –William Shakespeare, Hamlet William Shakespeare and Miguel de […]

Engraving of the Great Storm of 1703, author unknown.

Photo by public domain via Wikimedia Commons

Historian explores great storm

The impacts of the environment on human affairs has remained a generally unexplored area in histroy. For FIU Ph.D. student […]

Spanish painter celebrates historical journeys through art

Spanish painter celebrates historical journeys through art

Rufina Santana is accustomed to painting on canvases the size of living room walls. She is not accustomed to teaching […]

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Aerial view of Ocean Drive between Fifth and Seventh Streets in 1960s.

History students digitize photos, memorabilia from Miami Beach

In one black and white photo, Lincoln Road is depicted as a tangled mass of trees and swamp. No sign […]

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Community members to share their immigration stories

Community members to share their immigration stories

As a historian, Professor Rebecca Friedman teaches courses on the wars and revolutions of Europe in 20th century. As the […]

Three statues portraying a wounded soldier being helped, stand on the grounds of the Minneapolis VA Hospital (Photo: Jim Mone, AP).

Private veterans care? Caution: We’ve already tried it

The following op-ed by FIU history professor Jessica L. Adler was originally published in USA TODAY. Adler’s research focuses on […]

Professor Cassidy recognized with President’s Council Worlds Ahead Award

Professor Cassidy recognized with President’s Council Worlds Ahead Award

Beloved wine professor Patrick “Chip” Cassidy ’75 is the recipient of the 2014 President’s Council Worlds Ahead Award. Cassidy was […]

Reinventing history: teachers earn master’s degrees through unique program

Reinventing history: teachers earn master’s degrees through unique program

FIU’s Department of History has refined the way it teaches teachers how to teach history. Now the department hopes to […]

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Anthony Atwood MA ’03, Ph.D. ’12, leads effort to open the South Florida Military Museum

Anthony Atwood MA ’03, Ph.D. ’12, leads effort to open the South Florida Military Museum

By Eric Barton The U.S. airship K-74 spotted a dot on its radar just after midnight on July 18, 1943. […]

How WWI impacts our geopolitical realities today

How WWI impacts our geopolitical realities today

On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire was shot dead by Gavilo Princip, […]

Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant gives students opportunity to conduct research in Latin America

Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant gives students opportunity to conduct research in Latin America

FIU’s Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) has awarded 18 graduate students the Tinker Field Research Grant. The Tinker Foundation […]

Welcome to FIU, 1970

Welcome to FIU, 1970

Its gate swung open, FIU’s entrance at Southwest 116th Ave. and Eighth Street welcomes a lone car onto an unpaved […]

Graduate student creates online history exhibit of Haiti

Graduate student creates online history exhibit of Haiti

The second floor Green Library display cases currently showcase 1,800 years of history on one of the Caribbean’s most misunderstood […]

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