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Celebrating Indian Culture and Events – G1Y Student Voice

Indian people are very creative for festivals, and for some Indians living in a different country, missing all the festivals is hard. Last year, as hurricane Diwali was knocking at the door, I decided to celebrate Diwali with Global First Year. I had two intentions for celebrating Diwali: get together with Indian people, and tell... Continue reading Celebrating Indian Culture and Events – G1Y Student Voice
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Campus Highlight: Wall of Wind

The Florida International University (FIU) campus is not only vibrant and beautiful, but also full of points of interest for various academic programs. One of the most notable campus highlights, (particularly to engineering students) is the Wall of Wind (WOW) research facility - which is the nation’s first university research facility capable of simulating Category... Continue reading Campus Highlight: Wall of Wind
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Miami Highlight: Wynwood Arts District

One of the perks of being a student at Florida International University (FIU) is living in Miami – one of the most globally engaged cities in the United States. Our Global First Year students take advantage of all the cool things there are to do here in Miami, and this blog series, “Miami Highlights,” will... Continue reading Miami Highlight: Wynwood Arts District
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Global FIU welcomes 22 new students this summer!

Last week, Global First Year at FIU welcomed 22 new international students to Miami! The new group hails from all over the world – Panama, Qatar, Angola, China, and Pakistan just to name a few of their home countries! These new students went through the traditional orientation processes last week such as placement testing, document... Continue reading Global FIU welcomes 22 new students this summer!
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Panther Profile: Maria Silva Orebegozo, Colombia

For progressed Global First Year student and FIU double Marketing & Hospitality major, Maria Silva from Colombia, its all about making the most of her time and choosing the right career path through hands on experience. Alpha Kappa Psi: Maria is the Vice President of professional development for the FIU Business fraternity. She credits this position... Continue reading Panther Profile: Maria Silva Orebegozo, Colombia
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Global First Year does Summer in Miami!

With many of our Global First Year students around campus for the summer, Global FIU has planned some fun summer activities to keep students busy and enjoying Miami! You'll notice fun events planned such as ice cream parties and spa days, as well as excursions to the beach and the everglades. All Global First Year... Continue reading Global First Year does Summer in Miami!
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International Students, #youarewelcomehere

FIU is proud to be joining the national “#YouAreWelcomeHere” campaign of higher education institutions. By widely communicating this message we (at FIU) affirm that our institution is still a safe and welcoming place for international students with a steadfast commitment to a diverse global learning community. Please see PIE News for some background on the national campaign.... Continue reading International Students, #youarewelcomehere
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Campus Highlight: Frost Museum

Contuning the "Campus Highlight Series," this week's blog post focuses on the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum. Situated on the FIU campus and one of the largest free-standing art museums in South Florida, the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum has welcomed more than 40,000 visitors per year since its founding in 1977.  The Frost... Continue reading Campus Highlight: Frost Museum