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Dr. Anthony Fauci, vice president of Costa Rica to lead 6th annual Hemispheric Security...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s top infectious disease expert, and Vice President of Costa Rica Epsy Campbell Barr will join thought leaders and security...

FIU bucks the trend when it comes to national equity gaps in graduation rates,...

While Hispanic college student enrollment has increased dramatically in the last 25 years, their graduation from four-year institutions lags 12 percentage points behind their...

Haitians protest their president in English as well as Creole, indicting US for its...

Protest signs on the ground before a march on March 28, 2021, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to denounce President Jovenel Moïse’s efforts to stay in...

Money alone can’t fix Central America – or stop migration to US

Children play in Las Flores village, Comitancillo, Guatemala, home of a 22-year-old migrant murdered in January 2021 on his journey through Mexico. Johan Ordonez/AFP via...

Maurice A. Ferré Foundation gift to establish Maurice A. Ferré Institute for Civic Leadership...

The Maurice A. Ferré Foundation has announced a $2 million gift to Florida International University and pledged to raise additional funds, totaling $5.55 million,...

SIPA professor discusses digital self-harm on Academic Minute

On Tuesday, April 6, 2021,  Academic Minute ran a segment featuring Ryan Meldrum, associate professor in the department of criminology and criminal justice in the Steven J....

4 reasons why migrant children arriving alone to the US create a ‘border crisis’

Unaccompanied minors wait to see a Border Patrol agent after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico into Texas on March 25, 2021. John Moore/Getty Images Ediberto...

Professor receives patent for optical technologies system to identify preterm labor

FIU's Jessica Ramella-Roman recently received a patent for using optical technologies to identify preterm labor. Preterm labor, which occurs when a woman goes into labor...

CARTA professor discusses colorism research on Academic Minute

On Friday, March 19, 2021, Academic Minute ran a segment featuring Rokeshia Renné Ashley, assistant professor of communication in CARTA. Ashley discussed her research on...

FIU recognized with Simon Award for international education success

NAFSA, the world’s leading nonprofit association for international education, has awarded FIU the 2021 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization, recognizing its efforts in...

The Collector Robert B. Feldman Donates Major Aerial Sculpture Installation by Mira Lehr to...

Dr. Robert B. Feldman, the New York-based art collector, has promised this large-scale installation by Mira Lehr as a gift to the Jewish Museum...

Medical student discusses research on women’s vulnerability to COVID-19 on Academic Minute

On Tuesday, March 9, Academic Minute ran a segment featuring FIU medical student and researcher Chitra Gotluru. Gotluru and Allison Roach, fourth-year medical students at the Herbert...

FIU and Cleveland Clinic Florida to collaborate on personalized cancer treatment research

Diana Azzam, a researcher in the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, will collaborate with Cleveland Clinic Florida on a study to...

FIU launches new master’s degree in the Internet of Things

Starting in the fall of 2021, FIU is offering a master’s degree in the Internet of Things (IoT) that will prepare graduates for careers in the...

Knight Foundation, FIU to accelerate growth of Miami’s tech ecosystem, name School of Computing...

Building on South Florida’s momentum around technology and entrepreneurship, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has made a $10 million gift to...

Truist Foundation awards FIU’s College of Business $1.7 million to expand financial literacy program

The Truist Foundation has awarded a $1.7 million grant to Florida International University's College of Business (FIU Business) to expand the reach of a high...

These are the students free community college programs help the most

‘College promise’ programs increase Black and Hispanic female college student enrollment the most. FG Trade/E+ via Getty Images Amy Li, Florida International University and Denisa Gandara,...

FIU Wall of Wind receives a $5.62 million NSF grant for hurricane research

FIU’s Wall of Wind (WOW), a large-scale hurricane simulator capable of generating 157 mph wind speeds with rain intrusion, received a $5.62 million award...

Chanel T. Rowe appointed to FIU Board of Trustees

The Florida Board of Governors has appointed Chanel T. Rowe to the Florida International University Board of Trustees for a five-year term. “We are thrilled...

FIU joins USF and UCF to launch diversity, equity and inclusion collaboration

FIU has joined the University of Central Florida and the University of South Florida in launching a “Year of Reflection,” a collaboration devoted to...

FIU ranked among top 50 in U.S. News for online bachelor’s, master’s programs

FIU was ranked in the top 50 for online bachelor’s programs among public universities in the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report. FIU...

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: where it’s originating from and how to overcome it

By Maria Elena Villar, Ph.D. and Susan Jacobson, Ph.D. In December of 2020, the first people in the United States received the COVID-19 vaccine, potentially...

FIU Business partners with Real Madrid Graduate School to offer sports management specialization for...

Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) has introduced a Professional MBA Online in Sports Management developed in partnership with Real Madrid Graduate...

FIU, Women’s Hospitality Initiative partner to launch groundbreaking hospitality leadership course

As part of its ongoing commitment to advance opportunity and remove barriers for future women leaders, the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management has partnered...
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