FIU-educated teachers outperform counterparts in preparing students for the FCAT
Teachers who graduated from Florida International University’s College of Education had a higher success rate when it came to their students’ FCAT scores than those who graduated from any other public university or community college in the state [...]

Fighting to save one-of-a-kind orchids in China
When Department of Earth and Environment Assistant Professor Hong Liu began exploring the Yachang Orchid Nature Preserve located in a remote corner of southwest China in 2008, she realized that she was in the midst of an orchid paradise [...]


Honors College launches innovative community partnership
The Honors College has launched a sweeping partnership with the city of Sweetwater, FL, that will build students’ leadership skills and improve the quality of life in that city. Sweetwater Mayor Manuel M. Marono and Honors College Interim Dean Lesley A. Northup announced the partnership [...]

Green Library and classrooms undergo face-lift
FIU students participated in the design process, helping to create dynamic new learning-centered environments. When Dean of Libraries Laura Probst decided last January to renovate the first floor of the Green Library and transform it into a more student friendly space [...] 
 

College of Engineering celebrates 25th anniversary

The College of Engineering and Computing celebrated its 25th anniversary with an event at the Engineering Center, its 250,000-square-foot home, November 18. The event included speeches by FIU President Mark Rosenberg, current Dean Amir Mirmiran and former deans; a presentation about the College’s history; and a discussion regarding its future direction
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Visit the Office of the Provost’s/Academic Affair’s new Web site
In an effort to be more user friendly, the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs have redesigned their website. Some of the new features include the automatic feed of academic deadlines and events posted regularly on the
website.
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