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FIU expands mentoring programs

Starting the week of Sept. 23, 2013, FIU will launch a two-part mentoring program that will pair students from Miami Northwestern High School with FIU faculty and staff: Fostering Panther Pride, intended for students who are or have been homeless or in the foster care system, and Golden Scholars Bridge Program, intended to help provisionally admitted students transition into college life.

Art students works to create unique exhibit in Miami

The aptly chosen name of this year’s art exhibition is hosted by 18 University art students. Sensoria, the plural form of the word sensorium, is the part of the brain that receives and delivers specific reactions to experiences in the world.

Medical professors create non-profit to help Haiti

Before the disastrous earthquake that crippled Haiti in 2010, before the world-wide attention and before the millions of U.S. professionals who heeded to aid Haiti, Dr. Pilar Martin, M.D., M.P.H. and fellow colleagues and students of the International Health Connection had already beat them to the punch.

Fundraiser encourages more involvement in 15th year

Dance Marathon will be marking its 15 years at the University on Jan. 28 at the University’s Recreation Center.
The fundraiser of 25 hours benefits the Children’s Miracle Network on a national level and the local Miami Children’s Hospital.