Dr. Jessica L. Adler @ Books & Books

Join the Stempel College family on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 4 p.m. at Books & Books (265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables) for an afternoon with Dr. Jessica L. Adler celebrating her new book, “Burdens of War: Creating the United States Veterans Health System.” The book takes readers into the era of World War I, when veterans fought for […]

New Student Orientation

New students admitted into Stempel College’s academic programs are invited to attend our New Student Orientation on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Breakfast will be provided. Attendance is highly recommended, as orientation is a significant first step in a student’s academic journey. Expect to gain beneficial knowledge about student life […]

The Future of the Workforce

Sahar Ajabshir, doctoral candidate in Dietetics and Nutrition, participated in this year’s FIU in Washington, D.C. Student Success Fly-In. The three-day program teaches promising students how to become visionaries in the workplace through professional and personal development in career exploration, advocacy, communications and policy issues. The event included official visits to New America and the American Enterprise […]

Sheltering Survivors

Born in Tehran during the Iran-Iraq War of the ’80s, Mitra Naseh, a doctoral candidate in the School of Social Work at FIU’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, is all too familiar with the consequences that come along with armed conflict, dearth and displacement. Her homeland is one of the most […]

Healthy Communities

Students from Stempel College’s Department of Dietetics and Nutrition visited Sweetwater Towers, an assisted living facility near FIU’s main campus, to educate the elderly about healthy eating and living. Students prepared nutritious meals and helped the senior residents calculate their body mass index (BMI), while teaching them about the importance of self-care.