Meet Your New Honors College SGA Senator, Amelia Raudales

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Every year, FIU’s Student Government Association holds elections to appoint various positions including senatorial ones that represent each college on campus. The 2020-2021 senator elected to represent the Honors College is Amelia Raudales. I spoke to Amelia and she gave me insight on herself and her plans with SGA:  Q: Firstly, what is your major & grade level?  A: I …

Meet the 4th cohort of the Honors College and HWCOM EAP

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Imagine you are a full-time student at FIU, studying for many exams, taking challenging courses, being involved in multiple organizations on and off campus. How can you manage it all plus making time for social activities outside of school with friends and family? We spoke to the latest cohort of students from the Honors College and Herbert Wertheim College of …

The Honors College EdgeLab supports FIU’s initiative to print face shields for Baptist Health South Florida

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The Honors College EdgeLab has been hard at work 3D printing face shields as part of FIU’s latest initiative with Baptist Health South Florida.  In response to the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health workers treating patients during the coronavirus pandemic, Florida International University (FIU) and Baptist Health South Florida are partnering to 3D-print reusable face shields. The first …

My internship with artist and Honors College Professor John Bailly

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Name: Sofia Guerra Major: Art History Where did you intern? I interned at the Deering Estate in the Power House Studio with FIU Honors Professor John Bailly, in preparation of his solo art exhibition at the LnS Gallery. Bailly is an artist-in-residence fellow at the Deering Estate and represented by LnS Gallery, owned by Luisa Lignarolo and Sergio Cernuda. I …

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 …

Honors College students create water purification startup

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From FIU News Posted by Claudie-Starah Heriveaux How do you get your water? You probably have a water fountain nearby and the tap at home or even a water bottle in your hands right now. Now, imagine having to walk many miles carrying gallons of water out of sheer necessity? Unfortunately, for some impoverished communities in third world countries, this …

Honors College Panther Mock Trial Team advance in AMTA’s regional tournament

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The FIU Honors College Panther Mock Trial team is bringing home an official regional win from AMTA’s Southeast Regional Competition and two individual Best Attorney Awards! 30 teams competed and only 7 advanced– we were one of those teams. The next round of competition is AMTA’s Opening Round Championship Tournaments hosted by Georgia Tech in Decatur, GA on March 16-17. …

Honors College and the Education Effect

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75 elementary school students along with parents, teachers, and administrative staff from three different schools across Miami-Dade County will be visiting FIU every month as part of the Junior Scholars Program led by Education Effect. The Honors College is the curricular and co-curricular partner of Education Effect which will coordinate engaging these students with innovation, leadership, and arts & culture …