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D.C. summer internships pay dividends


Rather than spending Spring Break on the beach, FIU student Barbara Ruiz decided to spend her time this semester pursuing her interest in politics and government. She landed a position as an intern for U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford and describes it as a highlight of her career at FIU.

Research links extreme sleep deprivation to health and behavior problems in teens


Nationally, 17 percent of teenagers say they get less than six hours of sleep per night, which FIU researchers say can lead to serious health and behavioral problems.

Former FIU professor is Costa Rican president-elect


Former FIU professor and Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) researcher Luis Guillermo Solís won Costa Rica’s presidential elections with a commanding 77.8 percent of the vote on April 6.

Upcoming Events


03/23/2014 08:00 AM

The Tropical Botanical Artists will have an exhibit at the Deering Estate, March 23 through April 24, as part of the Deering Estate Fine Arts Festival. There will be a special reception with the artists on April 12. The exhibit is entitled: Diatoms: Tiny life forms with huge benefits.

Earth Science Summer Workshop for Middle School Teachers

06/04/2014 09:30 AM

A five-day workshop covering Earth Science topics selected from Miami Dade County Public Schools middle school curriculum and national Earth Science literacy principles.

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