–By Amy Ellis for FIU Magazine When Kimberly Green was in first grade, her teacher asked a simple question: What would you do if you were president? For Green, who…
Faculty on the rise: FIU College of Business leaps 9 spots on prestigious UT Dallas research rankings
FIU rose in rank by 9 points to #91 on the University of Texas at Dallas’ Top 100 Business School Research Rankings for North America, which made it one of a handful of schools to register significant gains.
College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts partners with Mana Contemporary
Made possible through a charitable contribution of $2.5 million dollars, FIU CARTA @ Mana Wynwood will offer students and the community a variety of teaching opportunities, exhibitions, lectures, and research activities.
For Devan Blackman, FIU’s Engineering Center has come to feel like a second home. There’s a 5-foot-by-5-foot wooden “house” there that she and her classmates built and wired for electricity…
Sedano’s Supermarkets recently donated $6,000 in support of the student food pantry at FIU. The pantry, open to all currently enrolled students, is supported entirely by donations and has grown in demand…
–By Sarah Hernandez for FIU News The average age of philanthropists is 65, but Steven Cruz, 28, is bucking the trend. In support of the FIU Next Horizon campaign, Cruz…
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced that CasaCuba has received a $750,000 matching grant, which encourages additional private support. The funding will support the architectural design phase of…
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