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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
Life at FIU, Miami

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!
College tips, Life at FIU, Miami

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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Life at FIU, Miami

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
American Culture, Life at FIU, Miami

FIU Blog Miami Highlight: Everglades National Park

A few weeks ago, Global First Year students visited the Florida Everglades, a true South Florida highlight! Everglades National Park is a 1.5-million-acre wetlands preserve on the southern tip of Florida, less than an hour drive west of Miami. Often compared to a grassy, slow-moving river, the Everglades is made up of coastal mangroves, sawgrass... Continue reading FIU Blog Miami Highlight: Everglades National Park