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Researchers looking into beach rip currents

Vincent Klock was bodysurfing toward the beach when his momentum suddenly turned and he was whisked away from shore.

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Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC, Australia, World News, Weather, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Thu Jul 31, 2014

BellaOnline

Florida's Best Boardwalks and Family Beaches

Florida blooms with great beaches, but the Atlantic shore's sands differ from those along the Gulf Coast.

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Related Topix: Florida, Clearwater-Beach, FL, Miami, FL

St. Petersburg Times

Admiral Farragut safety Jestin Green commits to Florida International

Admiral Farragut senior safety/wide receiver Jestin Green committed to Florida International University in Boca Raton after visiting the school on Thursday, according to coach Ryan Hearn.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Miami Today

Vast housing construction in FIU's plans

A conceptual plan for the expansion of Florida International University into Tamiami Park calls for more than 1.2 million square feet of student and faculty housing.

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Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL

Miami Today

200 paid internships due in key industries

A coalition of six area colleges and universities and Miami-Dade public schools is working together to create 200 new paid internships to place students in local industries deemed to have the most potential for future growth.

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Related Topix: University of Miami, Barry University, Saint Thomas University, Florida Memorial University

Beacon

Editorial: Safer than most, but is that enough?

Sex crimes are a misfortune and we could only hope the numbers would be zero every year, but unfortunately this is not the case.

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Related Topix: Florida State University, University of Central Florida, Florida, University of Florida, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Miami's Community Newspapers

Student Spotlight : Nicholas Zanlongo

Nicholas Zanlongo earned a Bilingual Diploma from the International Baccalaureate program at Coral Gables High School.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Miami Herald

FIU is thriving, let it continue to do so

When I drove onto the FIU campus for my job interview in 1981, I thought "what an isolated and barren place."

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Miami's Community Newspapers

Well-grounded FIU student has her eyes on the stars

A Palmetto Bay student literally has her eyes on the stars. "It all started when I saw how beautiful the nighttime stars were in Quito," explained Daniella Roberts, 22, who grew up in Ecuador.

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Related Topix: Palmetto Bay, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Art Daily

Leonel Matheu brings Crossroads of the Dystopia to the Frost Art Museum

Cuban-born artist Leonel Matheu has been a prominent figure on the national and international arts scene for over twenty years.

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Related Topix: Graphic Design, Arts, Miami, FL, University of Miami

CBS Local

Researchers Looking Into Beach Rip Currents

Vincent Klock was bodysurfing toward the beach when his momentum suddenly turned and he was whisked away from shore.

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Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC, Australia, World News, Weather, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bradenton.com

Snook appear fully recovered in Everglades National Park

The fishing near Flamingo in Everglades National Park is so good these days you almost forget about the bloodthirsty insects descending on you and the cloying heat enveloping you the minute you get out of the car.

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Related Topix: Everglades National Park, US National Parks, Entomology, Science, Ponce de Leon, FL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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

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