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1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

New student housing tower opens in Sweetwater, near FIU

Florida International University are moving into a new private apartment tower in Sweetwater, across the street from the main campus on Southwest Eighth Street.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Capital Soup

FIU College of Business Honors Alumni Achievement and Community Impact at 2014 Hall of Fame Gala

The founder of a home-grown global fashion brand, a philanthropist committed to the arts and education, and the manager of a top New York asset management fund are among five who will be inducted into the 2014 FIU Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Florida

Tue Aug 19, 2014

University Business

On-boarding international college students

Colleges and universities are ramping up services for international freshmen and sophomores as administrators increasingly look abroad to further diversify their campuses and to expand enrollment with students who pay full tuition.

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Related Topix: Purdue University Indianapolis, Winona State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Minnesota, Drury University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Journal

REIT pays $44M for student housing near FIU

A student apartment complex near Florida International University was acquired for $43.5 million.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

A prayer for peace, justice in our Miami Community

When I was a little girl and something terribly wrong happened in our neighborhood, or even in some other place, I would hear my mom and her friends discussing the incident.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, Coral Gables, FL

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Michael Largo's 'Big, Bad Book of Botany' explains it all to you

"People said I was crazy," the Miami writer explains, "but I talked to them just like George Washington Carver did.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, Coral Gables, FL, Brooklyn College, City University of New York

The Miami Herald

HistoryMiami and Smithsonian invite Cubans in Miami who fled the...

Driven by desperation, riding in anything they could make seaworthy, they came to South Florida - many to Miami - to start new lives.

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The Miami Herald

Remembering Guantánamo through the lives of the Haitians held there

To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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Related Topix: Prison, Maximum Security, State Prisons, Miami, FL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Miami Travel

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

FIU doctor joins team working to contain Ebola

A doctor who teaches at Florida International University's medical school will be joining an international team of experts working to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Washington Examiner

Murder conviction in UF student's 2012 slaying

A Miami man who prosecutors say strangled a University of Florida student in a fit of jealousy over a woman choosing the victim over him was convicted Friday of first-degree murder.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Death Penalty

Thu Aug 14, 2014

SFGate

Edudemic Announces 2014's Affordable Online Colleges

Edudemic, a leading education technology blog for teachers and students, released their report of The Most Affordable Online Colleges of 2014.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Beacon

Surge of book to movie adaptations coming up in 2015, a good or bad idea?

It seems that ever since the Harry Potter saga and the Twilight saga were first released as films back in 2001 and 2008, Hollywood has made a habit of turning cherished and loved novels into blockbuster films, disregarding the fan's opinions on the action.

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USA Today

Could sharks be heading for extinction?

Could sharks be heading for extinction? Pollution, $100 bowls of soup apply survival pressure around the world Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1oucFK3 Lemon sharks are among the species tagged by biologists at the Kennedy Space Center.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force, Marine Biology

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Miami Herald

POINT: Miami grows up. A little

If you had asked me what I wanted when I was 12 years old, I probably would have said, "to marry a plastic surgeon."

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Florida, Fidel Castro

Beacon

FIU ranks as one of the toughest grading schools in the country

A 2010 study done by Stuart Rojstaczer, a geophysics professor at Duke University, shows a list of 16 collegiate schools with the toughest graders.

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Related Topix: Duke University, Brown University

Newindpress

AU Inks Pact with University of Pisa for Exchange Programme

Andhra University vice-chancellor GSN Raju and professor Gulivia Petroni of University of Pisa, Italy, exchanging the MoU in Visakhapatnam on Monday VISAKHAPATNAM: The Andhra University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Pisa, Italy, to facilitate exchange of students and faculty.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Switched

Dr. Beach Reveals The Best Beaches That Won't Appear On His Famed List

Or so says Dr. Beach , aka Dr. Stephen Leatherman, who has become America's go-to expert over the years.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Miami Herald

Cuban women say their businesses are doing well

Five who spoke in Miami said that despite their success, they still need better access to locations, supplies and training.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Florida, Raul Castro,

P&T Community

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Increased Alzheimer's Risk

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially higher risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in older people, according to a new study from Florida International University.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Business Journal

Ocean Bank partners with FIU, renames field at stadium

Florida International University has renamed the field at its stadium, announced Pete Garcia, the school's executive director of sports and entertainment Miami-based Ocean Bank entered into a three-year partnership with the university's athletic department, and the field will now be called Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium.

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