Experience Italia

Stephanie Fernandez Feature

Honors College student and micro-influencer Lily Fonte produced this incredible video to share her experience during our 2019 Italy study abroad program. Check out the full video below:

Honors and FIU D.C. fly-in

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The Honors College wrapped up the month of May with a three-day visit to FIU in Washington, D.C. 12 Honors College Dean’s Scholars, selected by Dean Juan Carlos Espinosa, had the opportunity to learn about public policy and explore careers in the nation’s capital. Read more about their experience here.

FIU Model UN is No. 1 in North America

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The FIU Model UN team made history this year ranking as the number one team in North America. More than half of the team members are Honors College students. Congratulations to the team! Read more about the team and their success on FIU News.

Faculty Profile: John Bailly

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Honors College professor, John Bailly, offers students total immersion– in Miami and abroad. Read more about Professor Bailly on FIU News: https://news.fiu.edu/2019/05/honors-college-professor-offers-students-total-immersion-in-miami-and-abroad/132932

I am a Sophomore, now what?

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Meet Rahul Mittal, an Honors College Sophomore and Computer Science major. Last year, Rahul wrote a piece on his personal experience as a Freshman student at FIU and the Honors College for Medium (Rahul’s Freshman Article). This year, he reflects once more as another academic year comes to a close, on the accomplishments he’s earned and provides advice to other …

Congratulations to our Spring 2019 Graduates!

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On April 24, 2019 the Honors College celebrated our Spring 2019 graduates. The ceremony was a chance to reflect on students’ achievements and celebrate the future. We are so proud of each and every graduate and wish all of you the best.   Pictures are now up from the ceremony on the FIU Honors College Facebook page: Album 1 Album …

Humans of FIU: April 2019

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The following pieces of writing are from Elizabeth Hanly’s course: Creative Non-Fiction. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ I DREAM OF MY MOTHER By: Medjyna Moreau — “Even when the darkness shall come Keep your head up Cause a new day will come.” Wyclef Jean From the small city of Delmas near Port-au-Prince, my younger brother and I used to walk the three miles to …

The Tao of Sports: Life through the lens of athletics

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FIU Magazine featured Honors College faculty fellow Jospeh Lichter and his Honors course The Tao of Sports. _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Competing in one of the world’s most grueling athletic events led an FIU professor to establish a new university course Honors College faculty fellow Joseph Lichter (pictured above) is one of only about 100 people to have ever completed a Deca Ironman—ten …

CURFIU 2019

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The Conference for Undergraduate Research at FIU (CURFIU) was held on April 8, 2019 and hosted nearly 200 students and 250 judges with 30 recruiters nation-wide. CURFIU is organized by the Honors College on behalf of the university. This conference allows students the opportunity to network with fellow peers and share their research with top faculty at FIU. Every student …

Honors College students win FIU non-fiction writing competition

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By Anamaria Soler, Honors College Intern Professor Elizabeth Hanly is a writer who specializes in creative non-fiction. In fact, she teaches a course called Creative Non-Fiction at the FIU Honors College. According to the course description, the course, “asks students to dig into their own experience, letting the stories that only they know come to them, then finding the best …