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FIU In The News: 4 October 2010

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First Harvard Cuban-American Alumni Conference Convenes

‎Harvard Crimson – Nathalie R. Miraval

… Professor Modesto Maidique, President Emeritus of Florida International University, gives a passionate talk on what makes a great leader last Saturday. …

Threatening Someone Online Could Get You Jail Time

‎CBS 4 – Lisa Cilli

Florida International University Dr. Rowena Ramnath from the Counseling and Psychiatric services suggests, if you’re ever threatened online, take action and …

Florida International on CNN en Español – U.S. Cable CNN en Español (Interview is in Spanish)

Eduardo Gamarra of Florida International University provides his analysis of the situation in Ecuador to CNN en Español.

La Habana Moderna

The Miami New Times

Celebrate the freedom to consume without declaring allegiance to the hammer and sickle at FIU’s Frost Art Museum. The museum’s “La Habana Moderna”…

Future of popular old-time bar in South Miami is uncertain

‎MiamiHerald.com – Laura Morales

Florida International University architecture professor Gray Read argued for the designation, saying history is not just a fixed point in time, …

Screening can identify high-risk genes in eggs

‎Los Angeles Times – Jill U Adams

… with the limits of technology,” says Dr. Joe Simpson of Florida International University in Miami, a leader in the field of prenatal genetic diagnosis. …

Arturo Sandoval celebra 50 años en la música El Nuevo Herald

Junto a su esposa Marianela, con quien ha compartido 37 años de matrimonio, han otorgado, durante muchos años, becas de estudio universitario a jóvenes dedicados a la música, además impartió clases durante casi dos décadas en la Universidad Internacional de la Florida (FIU)…


‎Naples Daily News (blog) – Dave Trecker

Florida Trend quotes Keith Hill of Florida International University: “State courts will have to look at whether [the districts] are compact and contiguous. …

Patterson for Eric Williams Lecture Series at FIU

‎Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

The Eric Williams Lecture Series is organized by the University of the West Indies UWI), the African New World Studies Department of FIU) and the Eric …

Dreams, lives taken from Georgia family in crash

‎Atlanta Journal Constitution – Katie LeslieCraig Schneider

Owens, nicknamed “Naty,” attended Florida International University, according to her MySpace page. She listed the Bible as one of her favorite books, …

US House holds hearings on economic impact of immigrants

‎The Florida Independent – Marcos Restrepo

As The Florida Independent reported in July, a Florida International University study found that the state’s “immigrant workers paid an estimated annual …

Hurricane research center on KVEO (NBC) – Harlingen, TX KVEO (NBC)
Newscenter 23 (News, News).. at the International Hurricane Research Center at Florida International University, field tests are revealing simple, inexpensive fixes for …

Spa gets visit from TV star

‎Waterbury Republican American

DiMeco, 18, attended Holy Cross High School in Waterbury and is now studying at Florida International University. For every party booked during the grand …

Governor reappoints Schwade to Florida Cancer Control & Research …


… appointments as Clinical Professor in the Department of Radiology and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Florida International University. …

Commentary: When stimulus funds are gone, what then?

‎Lexington Herald Leader – Jackie Bueno Sousa

There’s the $10 million for a new sewage system in Doral, the $59000 grant for an FIU professor to study an aspect of legal history in colonial Peru and …

Time to say goodbye – They shed many tears for Denise Hinds

‎Jamaica Observer – Desmond Allen

She did a short stint at Air Jamaica and then enrolled at Florida International University (FIU) where she was on the honour roll every semester, …


Despite slow start, season no bust yet for FIU

‎MiamiHerald.com – Adam H. Beasley

FIU has yet to play a single conference game. “We’re 0-0,” safety Jonathan Cyprien said. “We have conference games coming up, and we still have our goals …

FIU can’t keep up with Pittsburgh, drop to 0-4

‎MiamiHerald.com – Adam H. Beasley

Ray Graham torched FIU’s defense for a career-high 277 yards and three touchdowns in Pitt’s pummeling of the Golden Panthers, FIU’s worst loss of the season …

Another shutout for FIU women


Freshman forward Chelsea Leiva added another game-winning goal to her résumé on Sunday afternoon, propelling the FIU women’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory …

Weary FIU Golden Panthers try to show resolve in Steel City


After losing to Rutgers, Texas A&M and Maryland, FIU visits Pittsburgh for its fourth shot against a BCS conference team. Florida International head coach …

FIU’s TY Hilton in midst of scoring drought


Hilton, who scored 18 all-purpose touchdowns in his first two seasons at FIU, injured the leg against Maryland last week and was doubtful for Saturday’s …

FIU sees improvement despite losses

‎ESPN (blog) – Andrea Adelson

But if you are FIU coach Mario Cristobal today, you have to feel encouraged with your 0-3 team. FIU has played all three of its games against automatic …


‎MiamiHerald.com – Justin Azpiazu

Last week, FIU beat University of Arkansas Little Rock 3-0 and Arkansas State 1-0 in double overtime. Junior Katrina Rose got the game-winning goal against …

FIU Women’s Soccer Keeps Shutout Streak Alive

‎Soccer Florida

Freshman forward Chelsea Leiva added another game-winning goal to her resume on Sunday afternoon, propelling the FIU women’s soccer team to a 1-0 win at …

CNN’s Rick Sanchez fired: He crossed the line

‎Christian Science Monitor – Brad Knickerbocker

CNN newscaster Rick Sanchez watches as the FIU Golden Panthers defeated the North Texas Mean Green, 35-28, at FIU Stadium in Miami last year. …

Men’s Soccer to Host FIU in Conference USA Clash

‎West Virginia MetroNews

FIU invades Huntington for its first conference match of the season. The Panthers have won three of their four games in double overtime. …

Pitt’s Graham runs all over FIU

‎Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Pitt led only 13-10 at the half and 16-10 after three periods before scoring four touchdowns in the fourth quarter against winless FIU, which is 14-72 since …

Volleyball team tops FIU for 10th straight victory

‎The Daily News Journal

MTSU’s volleyball team notched its 10th consecutive win Friday, knocking off defending Sun Belt regular season champion FIU at Alumni Memorial Gym, 3-1. …

Thundering Herd men’s soccer wins in shutout over Florida …

‎MU The Parthenon – Tom Jackson

With FIU boasting a strong arsenal on the attack, it was crucial that … As Withrow said, the 2-0 victory over FIU will be a great momentum boost for the …

Chris Mullin Would Be Donnie Walsh’s Choice as GM of Knicks

‎FanHouse – Hal Spivack

… citing that the agreement between the parties violated NBA bylaws with Thomas still coaching Florida International University. If it were up to Walsh, …

David Edole: VI Players Abroad

‎Virgin Islands Daily News – David Edole

Presently, FIU has one Trinidadian on their roster and is in the process of recruiting some more girls from the soca land. However, Raphael does have his …

Troy Soccer Falls To FIU At Home

‎Boxscore News – Ben Maxwell

The Troy University Trojans soccer team fell to FIU, 2-0, Friday afternoon in their first conference loss of the season. The Trojans (7-3-1, 2-1 Sun Belt) …

Mike Lowell Receives Red Sox Send Off: A Look Back on His Storied …

‎Bleacher Report – Dmitriy Ioselevich

Mike Lowell was drafted in the 20th round of the 1995 MLB Draft by the New York Yankees out of Florida International University, where he was a three-time …

Higher Education

UF gets $1 million grant for lung transplant center

‎Gainesville Sun – Diane Chun

In the records of the transplant center at Shands at the University of Florida, Tim Telford is Patient No. 199. …

UCF gets research commercialization funds

‎Orlando Business Journal

The University of Central Florida was awarded more than $300000 in state grants to help commercialize research efforts. The money comes from $2 million the …

USF a partner in gene research lab taking shape near Naples

‎Tbo.com – Lindsay Peterson

TAMPA – To the medical school dean at the University of South Florida, the future of health care lies in a big field about 165 miles …

USF Polytechnic’s FIPR Institute Hosts Chinese Officials


The University of South Florida Polytechnic’s Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute in Bartow hosted a delegation from the Institute of …

UF inventions awarded $600000

‎Gainesville Sun – Nathan Crabbe

A state board has awarded $2 million in grants to state universities, including $600000 to the University of Florida. …

Patients’ diversity plays role in their care, UM cancer doctor says

‎MiamiHerald.com – Luisa Yanez

… in the care given due to those factors will be unveiled Friday following a conference sponsored by the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine. …

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