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The Sunday Briefing – Jan. 12, 2019

The Sunday Briefing – Jan. 12, 2019

Dear colleagues, There are so many distractions in higher education these days. But for us at FIU, the constant is our students and their passion to get their educations and get on with their lives. So it gives me great joy to tell you that Carolina is on my mind! Not...

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The Sunday Briefing – Dec. 22, 2019

The Sunday Briefing – Dec. 22, 2019

Dear colleagues, To stay relevant in higher education, we must find newer and better ways for our students to become lifelong learners and respect the lessons that can be learned wherever they are. So we have just returned from Montgomery, Alabama, where our football...

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The Sunday Briefing – Dec. 15, 2019

Dear colleagues, Wow — the semester has flown by! This last week has not been an exception. I keep getting asked about our bowl game in Montgomery on December 21, 2019: “Am I ready to go bowling?” is the question more often than not. A bit of a forced smile issues...

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The Sunday Briefing – Dec. 8, 2019

Dear colleagues, Many of us were thrilled to learn that a recent Thanksgiving week blog-video by the leader of one of the world’s most prominent and impactful scientific agencies featured the research achievements of one of our faculty members, alongside the...

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