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My Internship at Michigan State University

My Internship at Michigan State University

Author: Zoe Bernard (FIU NEWS) Orignal Article: My Internship at Michigan State University Name: Daniel Enrique Martinez Hometown: Cartagena, Colombia Major: I’m pursuing a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering. Where did you intern? What did you do there? I interned...

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Fostering Panther Success

Fostering Panther Success

Florida is one of 35 states that tie college funding to graduation rates. A recent study, “The Pell Divide,” finds a difference in graduation rates between students who receive funding assistance from Pell Grants and those who don’t. This year, Florida International...

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My internship at the U.S Army Corps of Engineers

My internship at the U.S Army Corps of Engineers

Author: Isabel Green Original Article: FIU News _____________________________________________________________________________________ Name: Yairen Sotolongo-Gabeiras Hometown: Morón, Ciego de Avilas, Cuba Degree/major: Civil Engineering, Honors College Where are you...

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Master Thesis Defense

Master Thesis Defense Design of Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure at Flood Prone Areas in the City of Miami Beach, Florida, USA By: Noura Alsarawi        This Thesis investigates the effectiveness of Low Imapact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure...

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Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW18)

Several students from the Civil & Environmental Engineering department will be presenting in the Scholarly Forum. We encourage all to attend and support our colleagues. Below, please find the final program for Graduate Student Appreciation Week 2018 (GSAW 18)....

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Left lane loafers: Stop blocking traffic and get out of the way

Left lane loafers: Stop blocking traffic and get out of the way

Author: Linda Robertson, Miami HeraldLike roadkill decomposing on the pavement, so are the days of our lives wasted in traffic congestion. A primary thief of those precious hours — lost not only to the clock but in lifespan shortened by mental anguish — is the left...

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AAEES-WEF Fall 2017 Semester Review

AAEES-WEF Fall 2017 Semester Review

During the 2017 Fall semester, the Florida International University WEF and AAEES student chapter participated in regional and national events. In October, more than 20 students from the FIU WEF and AAEES student chapter attended WEFTEC in Chicago. This was the...

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Spring 2018 CEE Graduate Course Offering Change

Spring 2018 CEE Graduate Course Offering Change

Professor Fuentes will offer CWR 6125-Groundwater Hydrology on Mondays, 5:00 PM to 7:40 PM this 2018 Spring Academic term. The previously announced graduate course on “Surface Hydrology” will not be offered this coming term.   CWR 6125 Groundwater Hydrology (3)....

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Survived cancer, now off to grad school

Survived cancer, now off to grad school

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=gQbOzSfpPEM Imagine being more than halfway through college and then getting diagnosed with cancer. Alexander Alvarez didn’t have to imagine it; he lived it. This past weekend, Alvarez graduated from FIU with a...

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