Posts tagged with: "Honors College"

Inaugural poet to teach at FIU

Inaugural poet to teach at FIU

Richard Blanco is returning to FIU, this time as a professor. The FIU alumnus has spent his career writing and […]

July 2017 in photos: SummerFest, volcano sharks and an elephant

July 2017 in photos: SummerFest, volcano sharks and an elephant

The summer is flying by! We’re wrapping up July and gearing up for August and the fall semester to come. […]

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Alumnus with rare neurological disorder wants to help others

Alumnus with rare neurological disorder wants to help others

It starts innocently enough. Without warning the walls of the room around you stretch out and away. The room doubles […]

Cindy Makita '18 
Corporate Information & Technology Intern

My internship with the International Finance Corporation

Name: Cindy Makita Major: International business, Honors College and Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs Where are you […]

Alumna earns prestigious Pickering Fellowship

Alumna earns prestigious Pickering Fellowship

  Alumna Kamila Manzueta ’17 has been selected as one of 30 students across the country – and one of only […]

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

  By Isabela Corzo Few would challenge that Claire Scott-Bacon ’16 is an inspiration. Balancing immigration, marriage, divorce and raising two […]

Alastair Paragas

My Internship with CERN

Name: Alastair Paragas Major: Computer Science (College of Engineering and Computing and Honors College) Hometown: Originally from Manila, Philippines; currently living […]

FIU designated ‘Voter-Friendly Campus’

FIU designated ‘Voter-Friendly Campus’

FIU was recently named one of 83 campuses – and one of just six schools in Florida – designated as […]

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Undergrad research introduces students to the life sciences

Undergrad research introduces students to the life sciences

Earlier this month, more than 200 life sciences undergraduate faculty members and students from all across southern Florida judged or […]

From left to right: Florida Atlantic University student Baruch Hen, FIU student 
Jose Morgan, MangoHacks mentor and University of Florida student Jacob Jenkins (UF), and FIU student Lukas Borges discussing during MangoHakcs

5 takeaways from winning a hackathon

In February, more than 250 students from around the country made their way to FIU Tech Station for MangoHacks ’17, […]

2017 Outstanding Student Life Award winners with Larry Lunsford, vice president for Student Affairs.

Students recognized at annual Outstanding Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 6, more than 40 finalists competed for 15 awards, varying from service and spirit to leadership and […]

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Muslim-American journalist Noor Tagouri headlines FIU’s Diversity Week

Muslim-American journalist Noor Tagouri headlines FIU’s Diversity Week

  By Marlynn Jones Noor Tagouri, a first-generation Libyan-American and on-air journalist for Newsy, was the keynote speaker for FIU […]

Yoga, meditation helps students manage stress and academics

Yoga, meditation helps students manage stress and academics

Yoga. Tai chi. Meditation. In recent years, the United States has seen a surge in practices promising a calmer, more […]

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Undergraduate research 101

Undergraduate research 101

  Good GPA, campus involvement and an internship. Most students cite these among a checklist of qualities employers and graduate […]

Introducing the Everglades to Sweetwater Elementary students

Introducing the Everglades to Sweetwater Elementary students

By Yanina Onyewenjo This winter, a group of students from the Honors College Everglades class embarked on an adventure –not […]