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Happy, healthy options for Valentine’s Day
‎The South Florida Times – Marcia Magnus
Dr. Marcia Magnus is associate professor of Dietetics and Nutrition at Florida International University. She may be reached at This e-mail address is being …

FIU in the News
Miami-Dade restaurant workers complain about poor working conditions
‎MiamiHerald.com – Elaine Walker
The report is based on surveys of 580 Miami-Dade restaurant employees, which were done with the help of Florida International University. …

People on the move
‎Sun-Sentinel – Cindy Kent
Dr. Sharon Pontious, interim dean of Florida International University’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences, was appointed to the board of directors for …

Walesa en Miami
Diario Las Americas
El ex presidente de Polonia Lech Walesa, Premio Nobel de la Paz en 1983, vino a la Universidad Internacional de Florida a dictar una conferencia sobre la Transición de la Dictadura a la Democracia, tema sobre…

Star gazer for February 13
A Southern Cross public program begins at 8 pm at the Florida International University Physics Building, CP-145, Maidique campus. …

Miami Symphony Orchestra melds music, art
The Miami Herald
The world premiere of In Memoriam Earle Brown by Orlando Garcia, dean of FIU’s School of Music, opened the program with a kaleidoscopic array of luminous orchestral colors, applied with the softest of brushstrokes…

Experts share helpful tips Experts share tips on creating the most …
‎MiamiHerald.com – Nancy Dahlberg
This year there are three contests — a community track, an FIU track and a high school … For the FIU Track, entries go to FIUChallenge@MiamiHerald.com. …

Universidad Internacional de la Florida on CNN en Español – U.S. Cable

Agenda Ejecutiva (Poltica, Public Affairs – interview in Spanish)
…profesor Daniel Alvarez y en nuestros estudios…de la Universidad Internacional de la Florida…

Common’s Lecture on The Effects of Hip-Hop on Modern Society at FIU
‎Miami New Times (blog) – Liana Lozada
11 2011 @ 5:00PM Common opened up his lecture with an FIU/Miami-inspired freestyle that set the at-capacity ballroom into a frenzy. …

Miami Herald to hold Small Business Forum
The half-day seminar, co-sponsored by FIU’s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center and the South Florida chapter of NFTE, the Network for Teaching …

Past winners ride out recession, grow businesses
‎MiamiHerald.com – Nancy Dahlberg
Baby Abuelita was a presenting company at Florida International University’s Americas Venture Capital Conference last fall, and won its FedEx Access to …

Education is the key to success
‎Merced Sun-Star – Marifeli Perez-Stable
… non-resident fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue in Washington, a professor at Florida International University and a columnist for the Miami Herald.

Bike-trails advocate takes on new transport
‎Daytona Beach News-Journal – Mark Lane
… as executive director of the Caribbean Travel Association, and he taught tourism marketing at Florida International University. …

Miami Symphony program artfully blends music with images
‎South Florida Classical Review – Lawrence Budmen
… music was explored in an ambitious program by the Miami Symphony Orchestra Saturday night at Florida International University’s Wertheim Concert Hall. …

Community briefs
‎Trading Markets (press release)
Delpit is the executive director of and an eminent scholar for the Center for Urban Education and Innovation at Florida International University in Miami. …

Assault on humanities weakens us as a people
‎Tbo.com – Silvio Gaggi
… at the University of Illinois at Chicago and currently Distinguished University Professor of Humanities and Law at Florida International University, …

US-based Nigerians welcome appointment to new varsities
‎Nigerian Compass (blog) – Peter Imade-Babs
Farouk, an associate professor of education at FIU, pledged to “apply knowledge, skills, expertise, and experiences toward achieving” the goals set for the …

Middle Tennessee 80, FIU 68
After trailing by 17, FIU (9-16, 4-9) cut the deficit to 64-58 with 2:51 to go, but could get no closer. Both teams shot well, although the Blue Raiders …

Phil Taylor has been a useful addition for FIU
In his short time contributing to FIU, point guard Phil Taylor has made his presence known. FIU’s Phil Taylor (left) loses the ball while being defended by …

National spotlight likely on Golden Panthers baseball player …
‎MiamiHerald.com – Adam Beasley – Clark Spencer
The national spotlight likely will be on Florida International University baseball player Garrett Wittels, who is accused of rape, as he chases a hitting …

FIU’s Jabari Henry is back, bigger after high-ankle sprain
‎MiamiHerald.com – Adam H. Beasley
“He’s going to hit in a pretty valuable spot in the lineup,” said FIU coach Turtle Thomas, above, about Jabari Henry. By Adam H. Beasley Most college …

What makes some sports stories front page news
‎MiamiHerald.com – Aminda Marques Gonzalez … the Marlins and the Florida Panthers – and we have a large fan base for the University of Miami, Florida International University, University of Florida …

FIU’s Wittels trying to keep focus on baseball
‎MiamiHerald.com – AP Tim Reynolds
It was not an easy offseason for the shortstop who got a hit in each of FIU’s 56 games last season, putting him within two of matching Robin Ventura’s …

FIU Softball: Torina Picks Up 100th Career Win
‎Boxscore News
12, 2011) – The Panther softball team closed out opening weekend with a 3-0 victory over North Florida on Sunday afternoon at the FIU Softball Complex as …

FIU Rallies Past Memphis 7-6
‎Memphis Official Athletic Site
A four-run sixth inning was not enough as FIU topped the University of Memphis softball team 7-6 on Saturday at the FIU Combat Classic. …

Garrett Wittels will speak to media, but not address rape charges
‎MiamiHerald.com – Clark Spencer
The Florida International University hitting sensation will answer questions … FIU opens its season Feb. 18 at Southwestern Louisiana. …

Updated Softball Schedule at the FIU Combat Classic
However, FIU officials have determined to update the schedule. Kentucky will still play DePaul this evening with an approximate start time of around 9 pm ET …

Breaches in Krop saga put focus on sidelines
Wright was Rodriguez’s assistant coach at Miami High and Florida International University. • Recent public records show that Wright , the guardian, …

García y Omaña ganan los premios Copa Dorada
El Nuevo Herald
También fueron homenajeados Garrett Wittles, jugador de la FIU; Wilfredo Vázquez Jr., campeón peso gallo de boxeo; Luis Franco, boxeador invicto; y Mario Cristóbal, coach de football de la FIU…

Shakey Situation: Krop High Shouldn’t Have Escaped Disqualification
‎Miami New Times (blog) – Gus Garcia-Roberts
In 1995, Rodriguez took over FIU’s basketball team. … In 2000, another New Times investigation revealed chaos on that FIU squad. Future NBA baller Carlos …

Higher Education

UCF med school kicks off partnership with Jones High School

‎Orlando Sentinel – Linda Shrieves
When Sharise Richardson, a first-year medical student at University of Central Florida, reached down and pulled a human brain out of a bucket of …

UM Study Says Energy Drinks Pose Serious Risk to Kids
‎NBC Miami – Brian Hamacher
A study issued Monday from the University of Miami School of Medicine says energy drinks could pose a risk for serious adverse health effects in some …

FAU’s new medical school just what doctors ordered

‎Sun-Sentinel – Mary Jane Saunders
As Florida Atlantic University begins its year-long 50th anniversary celebration, it is launching a new program that promises to …

USF Polytechnic now accepting gifted aps
‎News Chief
LAKELAND — The University of South Florida Polytechnic is accepting applications for the summer 2011 Central Florida Gifted and Talented Institute. …

UF Housing First to Receive Green Shield Certification

‎PCT Magazine
The University of Florida Department of Housing and Residence Education is the first university program in the US or world to receive the Integrated Pest …

2 University of Florida students die in Georgia cave
‎Palm Beach Post – Susan Jacobson
Two University of Florida students — both from Central Florida — died over the weekend while exploring a cave in northwest Georgia. …

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