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. â€œBullying was undeniably a problem that needed to be brought out of obscurity, but the issue has arguably now gotten too much attention,â€ Christopher Ferguson, an associate professor of psychology at Stetson University in Florida, wrote.