Stempel College celebrates FIU climbing 17 spots in U.S. News rankings

FIU continued its rapid ascent in the U.S. News and World Report rankings with a 17-spot improvement to No. 78 among public universities in the nation, according to the 2022 National University Rankings released Monday. “As dean of Stempel College, this is a great achievement for us all at FIU,” said Tomás R. Guilarte, dean […]

5 reasons you should get a bachelor’s degree in disaster management at Stempel College

When a crisis hits, first responders rush to meet the needs of impacted communities. They work long, grueling hours to help ensure the safety and well-being of those who need it most. At the Academy of International Disaster Preparedness (AIDP) at FIU’s Stempel College, first responders are building their skills in disaster management to help […]

20 years later, Stempel College professor reflects on 9/11 toxic dust exposure and its impact on first responders

On September 11, 2001, Dr. Roberto Lucchini was treating patients in a hospital in Brescia, Italy, when he got word that two planes had flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center. Like much of the world, Dr. Lucchini turned to the nearest tv to watch the horror unfold—his eyes fixated on the […]

Meet the Stempel College professor working on solutions to the tobacco epidemic among youth

Dr. Wasim Maziak, a professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Stempel College, has dedicated his career to researching novel tobacco products and ways to respond to them. His efforts over the years have landed him prestigious fellowships, grants and awards. Last week, Dr. Maziak was awarded the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research & […]

Stempel College Epidemiology student wins $8,000 Out to Innovate Scholarship

Amelia León, a master’s student of epidemiology at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, is the winner of a 2021 Out to Innovate $8,000 graduate scholarship, made possible by an Innovation Generation grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation. The scholarship is awarded to talented LGBTQ students in STEM fields. Amelia, who […]