–By David Drucker for FIU News Six years ago, freshman James Ametepe thought he would never go to college. So even though he has to bike from his home in…
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–By Nicole Montero for FIU News Auschwitz survivor and renowned Miami developer Tibor Hollo believes the Holocaust is being forgotten. It all started with a conversation with a teen. “A…
"FIU has been my home for more than 40 years. When I support the university through financial donations, I am only returning a small portion of the benefits the university has given me and my family."− Darden Pyron, Professor of History, Founding Professor of FIU’s College of Arts & Sciences, Senior Honors Fellow
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