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New Research Report Suggests The Future Of Miami Is Bright

Rana Florida | Posted 07.05.2016 | Miami
Rana Florida

With nearly six million residents and a gross regional product topping $300 billion, Greater Miami is now comparable in size and economic power to Singapore or Hong Kong.

The U.S. Should Not Ignore Mexico

Brian Fonseca | Posted 03.22.2016 | World
Brian Fonseca

Given all the electoral noise surrounding "big beautiful walls" and calls for mass deportations of the alleged rapists and other criminals streaming across the U.S.-Mexico border, it is very easy to lose track of one simple and powerful fact: no relationship affects the United States more than our relationship with Mexico.

Challenges To The Creative City (VIDEO)

Rana Florida | Posted 12.14.2015 | Arts
Rana Florida

Architecture and design that is tied intrinsically to its community helps to create an authentic sense of place that is unique and appealing, they noted, while highlighting a community's soul, history, and uniqueness.

Forget Paris, forget Basel-Miami Beach. To Experience Art and Climate Change, Visit Hialeah!

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 12.03.2015 | Miami
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Forget the Champs Elysees. If you really want to experience climate change this week, travel west along the banks of the C-6 canal and through the clo...

The Creative Class Gather at Art Basel Miami Beach

Rana Florida | Posted 11.30.2015 | Arts
Rana Florida

With the backdrop of Art Basel, Florida International University and the Creative Class Group will host an exclusive forum with international cultural icons about how to keep artists and creators in the heart of our cities, on Thursday, December 3rd from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Miami Beach Urban Studios.

Putin Drops the Bombs and Deals the Cards in Syria and Ukraine

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 10.05.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The challenge of Putin as well as ISIS requires an answer beyond avoidance and containment. The threat is immediate but also the challenge to the rule of law and the ideology upon which free and democratic states have prospered as societies and economies over the last few decades.

Xavier Cortada's Art: Inspired by Science, and Uniquely Miami

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 01.26.2015 | Arts
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

It had all the trappings of a typical Miami funeral. The eulogists, stifling their tears. The aria, Handel's mournful Piangero la Sorte Mia. The loud lamentations of the black laced lloradera.

The Critical Importance of Civil Rights Activism and Educational Collaboration

Marcus Bright | Posted 09.01.2014 | Education
Marcus Bright

The month of May marked the 51st consecutive month of private sector job growth in the United States. Despite this fact, Black Americans are still twice as likely to be unemployed when compared to their White counterparts and Hispanic Americans lag behind as well.

One Man's Inspiring Journey From Convicted Felon To Law School Grad

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.30.2014 | Black Voices

Desmond Meade's inspirational story could be straight out of a major motion picture. The 46-year-old went from serving as a soldier, to an inmate a...

Ex-FIU Student Guilty Of Murdering Football Player

Local 10 | Posted 09.12.2013 | Miami

The man who was charged with the stabbing death of an FIU football player was found guilty Wednesday night. A Miami-Dade County jury deliberated fo...


Sun Sentinel | Scott Travis | Posted 11.09.2013 | Miami

Florida International, the largest university in South Florida, is now one of the nation's largest after adding a whopping 12,000 students in the past...

All Children Deserve Teachers Who Care About Them

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Janol's good grades allowed him to attend an excellent magnet high school but he realized he didn't see his own experience reflected in the curriculum. He wants to see a new kind of teacher training become a priority throughout the educational system.

Frat Caught Using Facebook To Sell Drugs

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.22.2013 | College

Florida International University suspended the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity this week after Facebook posts by fraternity members came to light about sel...

25 GIFs That Perfectly Describe Attending FIU | Posted 10.07.2013 | Miami

Florida International University, more commonly referred to as FIU, is located in Miami, Florida. This college is classified as a research institution...

Awful News For FIU Students

Miami Herald | MICHAEL VASQUEZ | Posted 08.28.2013 | Miami

Under continued gridlock in Congress, student loan interest rates are expected to double July 1 -- potentially adding thousands of dollars in interest...

Report: Huge Number Of SoFla Deportations Flout Immigration Policy

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Miami

* Most immigrants deported are not serious criminals- report * ICE defends Secure Communities program By David Adams ...

LOOK: SlutWalk Takes Over FIU

| Posted 04.04.2013 | Miami

This article courtesy of Miami New Times. By Ily Goyanes Florida International University students, faculty, and women's rights supporters colle...

LOOK: The Craziest Basketball Court You'll Ever See

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.22.2013 | Miami

Playing on Florida International University's home court in Miami will now be a day at the beach. The school revealed the winning design of its new...

Thrilling News For Ocean Research

Posted 03.11.2013 | Miami

The world's coolest laboratory may be saved after all. Florida International University president Mark B. Rosenberg announced in a spring "welcome...

College Football's Most Shocking Firing

Posted 12.05.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- Woah. If you had Mario Cristobal in the college football offseason firing pool, you just got very rich (and you're obviously lying). Flor...

Clinton Rallies Crowd At FIU

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2012 | Miami

By David Adams and Zachary Fagenson MIAMI, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Former President Bill Clinton delivered another enthusiastic pitch for ...

WATCH: FIU Creates A Hurricane

Posted 08.22.2012 | Miami

At the push of a button, researchers at Florida International University can have a hurricane on their hands: the school's massive new Wall of Wind ma...

PHOTOS: Top 25 Colleges For Latinos

Posted 08.03.2012 | Latino Voices

It is not a secret that not only has the U.S. slipped in college graduation rates, but that the country is also facing a specific shortage in graduate...

Christiana Lilly

How Bad Is Our Bath Salts Problem? | Christiana Lilly | Posted 08.02.2012 | Miami

After Rudy Eugene attacked a homeless Miami man in May -- stripping him naked, beating him up and then chewing off 50 percent of his face -- an emerge...

We Need Economic Democracy on Campuses in Miami and Across the Nation

Jonas Mafirsu | Posted 09.01.2012 | Miami
Jonas Mafirsu

When we see education as a commodity, as something with a market and as something competitive, we are hurting ourselves. What students need, what universities need, and what societies need are the same: true democracy.