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FIU in the News

Venezuela touts major offshore natural gas find
Washington Post – Ian James
… years without one of them coming to fruition,” said Jorge Pinon, an energy expert and visiting research fellow at Florida International University in Miami.

Growing a Forest, and Harvesting Jobs
New York Times – Elisabeth Malkin
“It’s astounding what’s going on in Mexico,” said David Barton Bray, an expert on community forestry at Florida International University who has studied

Opposition leader back in Haiti for presidential bid
MiamiHerald.com – Jacqueline Charles
… presidential election, speaks at a debate between three of Haiti’s 19 presidential candidates at Florida International University on Sunday, Nov.

Soup kitchens make sure those in need are fed
MiamiHerald.com – Laura Isensee
On a recent Tuesday, students from Florida International University handed out grape-flavored Gatorade. While the Camillus House’s ministry has expanded,

Isabella Rossellini brings “Seduce Me” exhibit to Wolfsonian
Fashion (blog) – Rod Hagwood ‎The actress/model/artist will be in South Florida to launch the installation at The Wolfsonian – Florida International University which will run December

Southern Wine & Spirits of America Sponsors “Top New Somm” Championship
Business Wire (press release) ‎… Southern Wine & Spirits and Florida International University, and the opportunity to compete for the Top New Somm title at the National Championships

Athletics
Isiah Thomas hasn’t lost smile
Chicago Sun-Times – Rick Morrissey ‎… that lacks subtlety, hurricane-shelter signs dot the campus of Florida International University, where Isiah Thomas coaches the men’s basketball team.

Sporting News Conversation: Isiah Thomas
SportingNews.com
Isiah Thomas tells Sporting News that whether it’s FIU or the Knicks, he’s happy as long as he’s around hoops. Isiah Thomas was a national champion in

Higher education

UM Accused Of Using Credit Checks To Discriminate
CBS 4 ‎The University of Miami is accused of using credit checks to discriminate against minorities who are applying for jobs. A federal lawsuit was filed Monday

College test manuals make cheating easier
UPI.com
The issue came to light at the University of Central Florida in Orlando after business students bought an instructor’s manual and shared it with 200

Castor: Most of BP’s $5 billion in fines should go to Gulf states
Tbo.com – Ray Reyes
Academic research into the continuing effects of the spill would be a top priority in Florida, specifically because University of South Florida marine

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