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FIU students offer care to those in need

Lying in bed, her voice hushed to a whisper, Altagracia Gautier could manage only a few words at a time. “Sometimes I forget to eat,” the 74-year-old woman, who has Parkinson’s disease, told the Florida International University medical student hovering … Continue reading

Young Cuban rafter who played Star-Spangled Banner on boat is now a mom and teacher in Hialeah

Lizbet Martínez, the Cuban rafter girl who warmed the hearts of U.S. Coast Guard officers and many others across the nation 20 years ago with her rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner, still has the violin that made her famous. Martínez, … Continue reading

The ABCs of higher education are changing; will Latino students keep up?

There’s little argument that the education future is built around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math); however, a recent study revealed 38 percent of students who start with a STEM major do not graduate with one. SEE ALSO: Latinos wanted: push for … Continue reading

FIU desarrolla banda que permite medir niveles de cortisol en tiempo real

Un equipo de investigadores de la Florida International University, ha desarrollado una banda que medirá los niveles de cortisol para ayudar a controlar los niveles de estrés. La Florida International Universtiy (FIU) está desarrollando una investigación para que a través … Continue reading