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June 2016

FIU stands with Orlando

Orlando's heartbreak is FIU's heartbreak. On Monday afternoon, students, employees and others came together to remember the lives lost and comfort one another in the midst of tragedy. <Read>
Great War stories

IT student overcomes autism and sets sights on grad school

Ricardo Mizos has autism and didn't speak until he was four years old, but the support from his parents and early therapeutic intervention, he recently graduated with a degree in information technology and plans to return to FIU in the Fall for graduate school. <Read>

Shark conservation efforts garner support from Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Jeremy Kiszka, an FIU marine scientists, is advancing conservation efforts of sharks and rays in Easy Africa. <Read>
On Your Radar
Free nutrition consultations
Student Health Services offers free nutrition consultations for students all summer. <More>

"A Tu Salud" radio show
Airing on Sat., June 18 at 11:30 a.m. on Univision America Miami 1140 AM. The 30-min. show features FIU doctors sharing their knowledge on timely and important health and medical issues. <More>

Bright Futures Renewal
Has your student reviewed their Bright Futures eligibility for the upcoming academic year? If your student had a change of grade or has paid back any dropped courses make sure they complete a Bright Futures Scholarship Request Form. If they encountered unforeseen circumstances that kept them from meeting the renewal requirements, complete a Bright Futures Appeal Form.
(16-17 forms will be updated late-June)

Breaking Out of the Man Box: Hundreds of students gathered to hear activist Tony Porter talk about gender roles in America and how men can contribute to ending violence against women. <More>

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