Journalism Training Session: Covering Elections

On Friday, Oct. 12, the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the Google News Initiative will host a training session on covering elections at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus in Academic Center II, room 115. The event is free and have to different training sessions: The English session is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. followed

2018-10-11T12:15:20+00:00 October 12th, 2018|

FIU-SPJ awarded National Chapter Program of the Year

FIU's Society of Professional Journalists chapter won the National Campus Program of the Year award Friday for a program on diversity and media bias at the organization's annual conference in Baltimore. The award recognized the program “Stirring UP the Media,” held last November which focused on how one's background impacts how news is both

2018-10-01T16:13:16+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Award Winners, Featured, Journalism, News, Promo|

Doral to begin providing trolley service to FIU Aug. 20

On August 20, Doral’s free trolley service will begin traveling to and from Florida International University, coinciding with the beginning of the fall semester. The transportation initiative was the idea of FIU alumna Christi Fraga, a council member for Doral. “I expect exceptional results from the Doral-FIU Trolley Route. Since 2014, I have been committed

2018-08-20T11:21:54+00:00 July 11th, 2018|News, Transportation|

Former SFNS editor wins Hearst Award for bridge collapse coverage

A spring graduate has received a Hearst Award -- the equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize in college journalism --  for breaking news coverage of the Florida International University bridge collapse, the first such prize for the school in two decades. Jesse Scheckner, the managing editor of SFNS during the spring semester, won first place for his coverage. Current Training

2018-08-09T15:43:39+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Award Winners, Business, News, Pickups|

Ratcliffe Art + Design Incubator opens at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus

Florida International University’s newest facility at Biscayne Bay Campus held its grand opening Wednesday evening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Inc., and FIU’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA)  partnered up for  The Ratcliffe Art + Design Incubator, a facility offering FIU art and design students

2018-05-23T15:24:08+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Education, News|

Third annual “Women in Communication” conference at BBC set for April 5

Florida International University’s Lilian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication is holding its third annual national conference, “Women in Communication: Moving Ahead,” this Thursday, April 5, at the Bicayne Bay Campus’ Wolfe University Center.  The conference was planned in accordance with FIU's Diversity Week, which more than 20- events between Friday, March 30, to Sunday, April 8.  

2018-04-05T11:29:56+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Education, News|

Previo a la gran marcha, estudiantes de FIU dicen #NOALASARMAS

Este sábado 24 de marzo, miles de estudiantes de todo el país marcharán para protestar por una reforma a las leyes que regulan la venta de armas en Estados Unidos. Los impredecibles tiroteos dentro de áreas escolares se han convertido en un evento cotidiano en E.E.U.U. Según datos de Every Town for Gun Safety, han

2018-03-29T14:56:09+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|March For Our Lives, Noticias, Parkland|

Charlamagne Tha God talks education, individuality and modern opportunities at FIU lecture

Radio personality Charlamagne Tha God encouraged college students to  create their own opportunities by emphasizing individuality, ongoing education and technology in a lecture Thursday evening at Florida International  University's Biscayne Bay Campus. The 39-year-old New York Times Best Selling author and host of the nationally syndicated morning radio show, "The Breakfast Club," was a guest speaker at FIU's Student Government Association Lecture Series for Black History Month.  The event, held in

2018-02-23T17:44:08+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Arts & Culture, Education, Lifestyle, News|

Preliminary plan for Palmetto Bay I-Bus extension includes routes to FIU and MDC

Palmetto Bay is planning a partnership with with Florida International University and Miami-Dade College to use its bus service, the I-Bus, to transport students to FIU’s Modesto Madique Campus and MDC’s Kendall Campus. A punny nod to the ibises that visit the village’s parks and neighborhoods, the I-Bus was launched in 2006 to connect Miami-Dade

2018-02-13T16:25:23+00:00 February 13th, 2018|News, Pickups, Transportation|