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MIAMI (Feb. 27, 2017) – Former Congressman Patrick Murphy has been named a senior fellow at FIU’s Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs,where he will assist the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy with the launch of a new public policy fellowship.

MIAMI (Feb. 27, 2018) – The philanthropic foundation Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded FIU a $200,000 grant to support Puerto Rican students who were displaced by Hurricane Maria. 

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (March 1, 2018) Miami Dolphins Wide Receiver Jarvis Landry and BankUnited, a proud corporate partner of the Miami Dolphins, presented 15-year-old Turner Technical Senior High student Shannon Charlotin with a $1,000 cash prize at a reception and meet-and-greet held recently at the bank’s Miami Lakes headquarters.

Mizzou Researchers To Study Bullying. 

With a $4.1 million grant to research bullying, researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) may be better equipped to help principals battle the age-old scourge of schools. The grant is controversial because some scholars believe that some anti-bullying programs actually can go too far. “Bullying was undeniably a problem that needed to be brought out of obscurity, but the issue has arguably now gotten too much attention,” Christopher Ferguson, an associate professor of psychology at Stetson University in Florida, wrote.

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