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Home Prices Appear to be Settling in the West But Rising on East Coast,...

The frenzied housing market appears to be cooling in many Western U.S. markets, even as prices continue to rise nearly unabated in the Eastern part of the country, according to a new study by...

Wells Fargo Awards StartUP FIU Food Grant to Help Local Food Entrepreneurs Recover From...

This week, Wells Fargo awarded an Open for Business Fund grant to Florida International University (FIU) to launch a robust, virtual platform at StartUP FIU Food, a small business incubator that serves food and...
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FIU Creating Maurice A. Ferré Institute for Civic Leadership

The new institute will honor the life and work of its namesake and will address the critical matters of preparing diverse leadership for public service, increasing civic participation for a stronger democracy and promoting social justice. The institute’s research and scholarship will examine a wide range of issues championed by Ferré, who served as mayor of the city of Miami from 1973 to 1985, over the course of his distinguished career in public service.
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Synan Says: The Real Top 25 in College Football: UCF Looks Like a Contender

Just one week after Jeff Sims got his feet wet by leading the Yellow Jackets to an inspiring 16-13 win over Florida State in Tallahassee, the UCF defense made him look like the freshman he is, forcing five turnovers in a 49-21 win in front of a national television audience.

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Wants to Expand Medicare Advantage Coverage of COVID-19 Treatment

Mucarsel-Powell, who worked for Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Health before being elected to Congress in 2018, has teamed up with U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., to push the proposal which they hope to include in any future stimulus package to help the nation during the coronavirus pandemic.

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Introduces the Bringing Additional Nurses to the Fight Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., introduced the “Bringing Additional Nurses to the Fight Act” which, she claims, will “expedite the process for foreign-trained physicians to become nurses and address the healthcare worker shortage in the U.S., which has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis.”
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Marco Rubio Urges FHA to Adopt New Safety Recommendations Following FIU Bridge Collapse

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla,,  sent a letter to Federal Highway Administration (FHA) Administrator Nicole Nason, urging the adoption of a safety recommendation issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in the aftermath of the March 15, 2018 Florida International University (FIU) Bridge collapse.
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Jeanette Nuñez: Florida Ready to Help Domestic Violence Victims

This week, Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez hosted a panel focused on domestic violence at Florida International University (FIU).
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Everglades Roundtable Includes Top Members of the House Water Resources and Environment Committee

The roundtable focused on restoring the Everglades and the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).

Report on Northeast Florida State Attorney: Blacks Have More Cases Dismissed than Whites, Hispanics

A new report finds, when it comes to the prosecution of crimes, blacks on the First Coast have had more cases dismissed than those whites or Hispanics.
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Donald Trump Takes Aim at the Maduro Regime and Socialism in FIU Speech

Trump also stressed that the U.S. was ready to help Venezuela with humanitarian aid to help the continued chaos in that South American nation but noted that the Maduro regime remained uncooperative.   

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Continues to Bring Federal Funds to FIU

On Thursday, the South Florida Democrat announced $718,150 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to FIU’s medical research projects.
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