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Alumni, community hyped for football season at Annual Cocktail Reception
Campus Life



Got my first job! Working for Boeing
Campus Life
In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]


FIU-MDC partnership to support students in the humanities kicks off this summer
Campus Life
A new partnership between FIU and Miami Dade College (MDC) will focus on supporting and enhancing the experience of students […]


What happens to streams when the earth gets warmer?
Science and Health
If the Earth warms up by 1 degree Celsius, freshwater streams could feel the effects. Streams play a key role […]


Researchers question effects of hurricanes on kids’ brains
Campus Life
FIU scientists are investigating the effects of hurricanes and other natural disasters on brain development in children. Preliminary findings suggest […]


Making the healthy choice, the easy choice for Panthers
Campus Life
Three years ago, Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) invited 21 colleges and universities to adopt a set of rigorous […]


Study finds small businesses employ most workers in Miami-Dade County
In the World
More than 82,000 small businesses employ 53.3 percent of Miami-Dade County’s workforce, according to a new study commissioned by the […]


Faculty’s newest works perfect for summer
Arts and Culture
South Florida summers are made for reading. With the scorching heat and humidity outside, it’s the perfect time to find […]


Three Silver Knights are FIU-bound
Campus Life
Three of Miami’s highest-achieving students, honored recently at the Silver Knight Awards, are joining FIU’s class of 2022. The Miami […]


Page appointed dean of FIU’s College of Law
Campus Life
Antony Page has been named dean of the Florida International University College of Law. Page joins FIU Law from the […]


NTSB releases preliminary report on 8th Street bridge accident
In the World
A construction crew was working on re-tensioning one of the diagonal members connecting the canopy and the deck at the […]


Supporting economic development, women’s empowerment in India
In the World
IBHS student Cindy Makita and local women They left for Spring Break with suitcases stuffed with kids’ clothing, notebooks and […]


From homelessness to independence: how 50 mattresses changed 50 lives
In the World
The statistics are startling. In Miami-Dade County alone, more than 4,000 children are living in shelters, on the street, in […]


Baseball’s Garcia named Conference USA Freshman of the Year
Sports
  After a record-breaking first season in college baseball, FIU catcher Jose Garcia was named the 2018 Conference USA Freshman […]


FIU College of Law graduates diverse 14th class
Campus Life
For the 146 juris doctorate candidates who will be graduating from FIU College of Law, Friday’s commencement ceremony marks a […]


Ph.D. student works to find cure for alcohol abuse
Science and Health
As a little girl in West Bengal, India, Tiyash Parira would sit at night and watch the stars and dream […]


Graduate fellows inspire each other and the community
Campus Life
Coffee, school, lab, repeat. This is just a glimpse of the day in the life of a doctoral student at […]


Women in communication discuss moving ahead at third annual national conference
Campus Life
“I believe we are at the beginning of a new era for women in communication, an era that rewards work, […]


FIU to face Florida Atlantic in first championship game
Sports



Talent + grit = How Dennis Lehane made it
Arts and Culture
Dennis Lehane, MFA ’01 was honored with the 2018 Lawrence A. Sanders Award for Fiction. The crime and mystery writer […]


FIU partners on altered reality studio
Campus Life
FIU’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) has partnered with virtual reality purveyor Bridgegate Pictures to create iSTAR, […]


Florida couple establishes professorship for tropical ecology
Science and Health
A professorship of tropical ecology has been established in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education at FIU thanks to […]


Panthers of praise: FIUnity brings gospel music to campus
Arts and Culture
FIUnity reviving gospel music in the community Smiling men and women of diverse races, ages and sizes fill the stage […]


To save whale sharks, first we track their young
Science and Health
An international team of researchers have for the first time uncovered the migration routes for whale sharks around Madagascar. Surprisingly, […]


Dr. John A. Rock, a Healthcare Hero
Campus Life
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce today named Dr. John A. Rock one of its 2018 Healthcare Heroes and presented […]