Posts tagged with: "Hurricane Irma"

Building hurricane-proof roofs

Building hurricane-proof roofs

An FIU professor has a plan to get rid of the blue tarps that inevitably appear on rooftops after a […]

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

By Eric Barton Considering her schedule, Bridget Pelaez is surprisingly chipper for mid-morning on a Wednesday. In the days since […]

FIU-FAST team answers the call for help

FIU-FAST team answers the call for help

The only civilian crew of its kind in the nation, the Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joined the FIU family […]

Experts reflect on intense 2017 hurricane season

Experts reflect on intense 2017 hurricane season

On Dec. 1, Floridians awoke and breathed a collective sigh of relief as they realized they’d reached the end one […]

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 […]