AMA@FIU in international top ten for over a decade

The winning streak continues for the American Marketing Association’s FIU collegiate chapter, AMA@FIU, with its 14th consecutive Top Ten Chapter award. The honor was bestowed at the 38th annual AMA International Collegiate Conference, held March 17-19 in New Orleans. Two College of Business students placed first in individual categories. “It’s an incredible feat to be […]

Strong partnership between students and mentors sparks cutting-edge research

Everyone has their own definition of mentor: a trusted counselor, a professor, a confidant. For most students, a mentor provides the push to take a particular class or to conduct research and serves as a constant source of support. In late March, more than 150 undergraduate students presented their research at the university-wide 2016 Conference for […]

FIU eMerges as a leader in innovation

A wise man recently said that F-I-U stands for the Future Is Us. Nowhere was that more evident than at the 2016 edition of eMerge Americas. The powerhouse conference on Miami Beach brings together entrepreneurs, researchers, investors and everyone else with an interest in tech innovation. And it served as the perfect showcase for promising […]

Law graduates earn highest Florida Bar passage rate

For the second time in a row, FIU College of Law graduates have earned the top bar passage rate in Florida, with 84.6 percent passing the exam that allows them to practice law in the state. First among Florida’s 11 law schools on the February 2016 bar examination, FIU College of Law graduates exceeded the […]

President Rosenberg highlights university success in State of the University

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg highlighted the university’s success in meeting the needs and addressing the challenges facing students and the community in his State of the University address at the GC Ballrooms April 11. From student and alumni success stories to the university’s involvement in various projects to help improve the surrounding community and more, […]

FIU, Sweetwater break ground for bridge to the future

Further enhancing an already solid relationship, FIU broke ground March 29 on a bridge that will connect the Modesto A. Maidique Campus to its northerly neighbor, the City of Sweetwater. Part of a larger transportation initiative, the idea is to create a safer path for the students and local residents who cross between Sweetwater and FIU each […]

President Rosenberg shares 2016 legislative report card

On Monday, April 11, President Mark B. Rosenberg sent this message to the FIU community. Dear FIU Family, The 2016 legislative session has concluded and I would like to share with you the funding decisions impacting our FIU. We secured nearly $30 million in new funding for our university in the 2016-17 state budget. Please join me […]

Annual Torch Awards gala celebrates 15th anniversary

The annual Torch Awards celebrated its 15th anniversary March 19 with a gala honoring distinguished alumni in the FIU community. The event, held at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, raises money for the university’s Alumni Center Building Fund and its First Generation Scholarship Fund, which benefits students who are the first in their families to attend college. […]

FIU’s Naomi Ruele Qualifies for 2016 Rio Olympics

Redshirt freshman Naomi Ruele will represent her home country of Botswana in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after qualifying in the 50 Free on Sunday. Ruele swam a 26.07 on Sunday from the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center during an official FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation) approved time trial, qualifying for this year’s […]