Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

  On Thursday, Apr. 2, the annual Outstanding Student Life Awards recognized three student organizations and 21 student leaders who serve as a source of pride and inspiration to others by giving unselfishly of themselves to enhance life on campus and to make FIU...

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Con Con highlights tech advances in building industry

Con Con highlights tech advances in building industry

A 30-story hotel goes up in China in just 15 days, and a fully customized elementary or high school in the U.S. can be ordered “in a box.” These phenomena speak volumes about the future of building. The Construction Americas conference presented by FIU last week at...

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Engineering student wins at the #PantherCage

Engineering student wins at the #PantherCage

An Argentine exchange student from the College of Engineering and Computing will be receiving $1,000 after presenting the best innovative media business idea at the #PantherCage – a “Shark Tank”-style event hosted by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication on...

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Engineering students soar at aerospace competition

Engineering students soar at aerospace competition

Second in the nation and sixth worldwide: that’s how FIU placed at its first remote-controlled plane competition. The group of engineering students travelled to Lakeland, Fla., to compete in Lockheed Martin’s SAE Aero Design East competition against 74 other schools...

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Engineering expo sparks STEM interest in youngsters

Engineering expo sparks STEM interest in youngsters

“It’s great that they’re getting exposed to engineering and they can see all the different types of engineering,” said Ferguson High School teacher Mike Weiss. “It gives them potential, options, and it gives them choices.”

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Madrid internship offers a world view of construction industry

Madrid internship offers a world view of construction industry

Global citizens make the best construction managers. Just ask Julio Cuenca, a December 2014 graduate of FIU’s OHL School of Construction Management who landed a job before the ink was dry on his diploma. “It was great,” he says of working for the firm, which has...

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Thanksgiving Dinner with International Students

Thanksgiving Dinner with International Students

This Thanksgiving, the College of Engineering and Computing has something to be thankful for — it was able to share a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with the students of the college’s international Dual Degree Program, International Pipeline Graduate Program, and...

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Construction students excel on strong foundation

Construction students excel on strong foundation

It takes a village to train a well-prepared construction manager. At the OHL School of Construction in FIU’s College of Engineering & Computing, that is exactly what students get: the support of faculty, alumni and community members working together to help them...

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