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16 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

From Africa to FIU, young leaders find some inspiration

The fair grounds in Tamiami Park also host about 70 events a year. Thousands braved the rain during the 24th Colombian Independence festival at the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition on July 2012.

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Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, World News, South Africa, Africa

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Miami Herald

Sixth-grader's science project on venomous lionfish spawns fierce fight over scientific credit

Monaco's Geoffrey Kondigbia , keeps the ball from Atletico's Jhon Valoy in the first half of Wednesday's Copa EuroAmericana match at Marlins Park.

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Related Topix: Loxahatchee, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach County, FL

The Miami Herald

Organization works to empower young people against bullying, violence, suicide

Waking up at 4 a.m. on a Thursday morning, Dominic Quarles hopped on the Tri-Rail in Fort Lauderdale and took two buses to Florida International University's Modesto Maidique Campus for an experience that changed his life forever.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Hispanic Business

Investigators at Florida International University Describe Findings...

An essential component of the recently adopted is to provide homeowners with pertinent risk information to facilitate hurricane risk mitigation activities."

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CiteULike

Moving toward change: Institutionalizing reform through...

Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research , Vol. 7, No. 2. , 020105, doi:10.1103/physrevstper.7.020105 Florida International University has undergone a reform in the introductory physics classes by focusing on the laboratory component of these classes.

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Related Topix: University of Colorado Boulder, University of Maryland College Park

Miami Today

Youth expo operators seek - fair' deal

The head of the Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo says his group wants to get everything that it's entitled to - and the bill could be well more than $100 million - before going anywhere to make room for the expansion of Florida International University.

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Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL

Business Journal

Beacon Council partners with universities to boost internships, skilled workers

The Beacon Council announced several new programs to support emerging workers at its One Community One Goal meeting on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL

TheBlaze.com

Why a Scientist Is Now Attacking a 13-Year-Old's Science Fair...

The findings made by a 12-year-old, now 13-year-old, student for her sixth-grade science fair project was said to "shock ecologists" and received international recognition after confirmation was published in a well-respected scientific journal earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Oregon State University, North Carolina State University, US Politics, US News

Miami Today

FIU casino, hotel training in Macau advances

A Florida International University partnership with the City University of Macau is growing: in 2015, students might begin academic or professional programs in the FIU Hospitality & Tourism Management program in China's Macau that began formally in 2011.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News,

Miami Today

Miami needs to become exceptional, not merely excessive

Welcome to Miami, land of excess. This is the place where nobody knows how much of a good thing is too much, where nobody knows when to say "when."

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Related Topix: Miami, FL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hotel Business

Fontainebleau's Philip Goldfarb Tapped for FIU Post

Philip Goldfarb, president/COO of the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, has been appointed to the chairmanship of the advisory council at the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University .

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Related Topix: Miami-Beach, FL

Mydigitalfc.com

Cost of education must be controlled

CRICIAL CHANGES: We, in India, have to adopt major drastic changes to make education affordable because the cost of education is on the rise with no logical justification In India, we pay very little attention to the cost of education.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Cleanfax

announces staff changes

Jeff Cross, who has worked for Cleanfax as the senior editor for more than 10 years, was promoted to executive editor of the Cleanfax brand.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBS News

Finding NEEMO: NASA extreme training environment

An astronaut on a NASA mission to the underwater research station Aquarius, testing a sample collecting technique that might be used on asteroids or other planets.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Key Largo, FL, Largo, FL

Fri Jul 18, 2014

University Business

APLU, USU select seven urban research universities for innovative grant

As public research universities seek to keep pace with an evolving student body, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities today announced that seven of its urban research university members have been selected as participants in a one-year, innovative project that seeks to transform the way higher education is delivered.

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Related Topix: Georgia State University, Temple University, University of Akron, Portland State University, University of Illinois Chicago

Local10.com

FIU expansion means Miami-Dade County Fair would have to move

DADE COUNTY FAIR HAS BEEN HELD AT TAMIAMI PARK FOR 43 YEARS, BUT NOW FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY WANTS TO KICK THEM OUT.

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Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, Youth, Alternative

Outloud

Simon Ma's Heart Water Ink Exhibition at the Frost Museum of Art

Internationally regarded as one of China's most talented artists, Simon Ma arranged the first viewing of his show at the local Frost Art Museum at Florida International University.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

State Department

Youth, Students, and Educators: Google+ Hangout: Young African Leaders

MS. HUGHES: Good afternoon, or evening if you're joining us from Africa. I'm Dana Hughes.

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Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, Yale University, University of Virginia, College of William and Mary

The Miami Herald

Miami-Dade commission: Find new home for youth fair

Miami-Dade County commissioners threw their political weight Thursday behind Florida International University, unanimously agreeing that the educational institution should expand onto neighboring, county-owned land.

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Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, Miami Gardens, FL, Homestead, FL

The Washington Post

On Obama lawsuit, Boehner needs to listen to Justice Scalia

Dana Milbank does his usual masterful job highlighting the ridiculousness of yesterday's House Rules Committee hearing on Speaker John Boehner's resolution seeking authorization to sue President Obama for allegedly failing to follow the Constitution in delaying the employer mandate of the health-care law.

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Related Topix: US News, Antonin Scalia, Healthcare Law, Law, George Washington University, Duke University

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