Posts tagged with: "Veterans"

From standout FIU law grad to JAG officer

From standout FIU law grad to JAG officer

Growing up, Julia Williams was told there were certain things that she couldn’t do simply because she was a girl. […]

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FIU salutes our veterans

FIU salutes our veterans

Winston Churchill once said:” Never give up. Never give up! Never give up!! Never, never, never-never-never-never!’” That is the message […]

New program helps FIU veterans transition into civilian careers

New program helps FIU veterans transition into civilian careers

Citi Salutes, Citigroup’s firm-wide initiative to support the veterans’ community led by Citi Community Development, joined with FIU today and […]

Peer-to-peer mentoring: Young people empower their contemporaries

Peer-to-peer mentoring: Young people empower their contemporaries

The word “mentor” typically conjures an image of someone older, an individual in a leadership position who shepherds a young […]

September 2016 in photos: Healthy living, football, theater

September 2016 in photos: Healthy living, football, theater

Pumpkin spice lattes, college football and cooler weather (not so much) can only mean one thing: autumn is here! With September […]

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Honoring fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

Honoring fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

Memorial Day in Miami is often the unofficial start of summer, marked by Urban Beach Week and backyard BBQs. At FIU, 1,800 […]

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Cultivating success: FIU supports growing community of military veterans, minorities interested in farming business

Cultivating success: FIU supports growing community of military veterans, minorities interested in farming business

By Evelyn Perez and Alexandra Pecharich For more than 10 years, Garfield Jarrett proudly wore the uniform of a U.S. […]

FIU to host outreach event to provide assistance for military veterans on Dec. 12

FIU to host outreach event to provide assistance for military veterans on Dec. 12

From homelessness prevention to banking services, FIU will be hosting a veterans outreach event at the FIU Stadium Club on […]

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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 […]

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. […]

D.C. Update: Biomedical engineering, veterans success and Education Effect

D.C. Update: Biomedical engineering, veterans success and Education Effect

With debate moving on a veterans in-state tuition bill, FIU promoted its transformative research to federal partners in Washington, D.C., […]

FIU Veteran and Military Affairs Office opens to university community with ribbon-cutting ceremony

FIU Veteran and Military Affairs Office opens to university community with ribbon-cutting ceremony

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Veterans Job and Resource Fair Feb. 22

Military veterans and their families (spouses/dependents) are invited to check out FIU’s free Veterans Job and Resource Fair from 10 […]

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FIU joins First Lady Michelle Obama’s initiative to help take care of veterans and families

As part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Joining Forces initiative, announced this week, FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine has joined […]

Last football home game dedicated to veterans

In honor of Veteran’s Day, FIU is dedicating the Nov. 12 football game to men and women in uniform and […]