Climate change talks spark hope for South Florida

Climate change and sea-level rise discussions between local elected officials were held at FIU on the morning of Monday, May 23. The event was sponsored by several non-profit organizations, and featured U.S. Congressman Carlos Curbelo, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Rebeca Sosa as panelists to discuss solutions for the county.

FIU to build bridge over sw 8th Street

Plans are underway to build a $9.3 million, 320 foot long pedestrian bridge across Southwest 8th St., making it easier for students, faculty and visitors to get from Sweetwater to the MMC campus. Munilla Construction Management and FIGG Bridge Engineers are teaming up to make the plans a reality and the bridge is expected to be completed by summer 2018.