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Hope, healing and Tumblr

By |January 24th, 2014|

One of TEDxFIU's most powerful talks came from student self-help leader Alexa Chavarry, who created a Tumblr  that has helped [...]

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Can chemical weapons save lives?

By |January 14th, 2014|

Chemical weapons, like anthrax and sarin, are known for their destructiveness, but scientists can – and have – harnessed some [...]

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Does your DNA dictate your identity?

By |December 17th, 2013|

It's hard to not hum the theme to Indiana Jones when you listen to Professor Tudor Parfitt.  His adventures involve [...]

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When are you really dead? It depends where you die.

By |December 20th, 2012|

An increased demand for organ transplants and donations has complicated the lines between life and death while making the judgment [...]

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Future leaders of Miami and beyond

By |December 18th, 2012|

Philip Koenig started his nonprofit, Leading Miami, in 2009, when he was in high school. Three years, 300 workshops and [...]

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Obstacle or opportunity?

By |December 13th, 2012|

Ileana Rodriguez shares her unique perspective on disabilities and devices and inspires us to pursue our goals despite perceived obstacles. [...]

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The 21st century imperative: Second Cities

By |December 7th, 2012|

The world is a dangerous place. Professor Richard Olson, an expert in disaster preparedness, only needed a few seconds to [...]

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A new model for medical education

By |December 5th, 2012|

Dr. Pedro “Joe” Greer challenges physicians to look beyond the business of medicine and truly improve lives in their communities. [...]

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Space.. the forgotten frontier

By |November 29th, 2012|

Professor James Webb argues that we are now at a crossroads in space exploration and education. "With increasing distance, our [...]

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Alleviating energy poverty, one village at a time

By |November 26th, 2012|

Ximena Prugue's talk at TEDxFIU inspires us to consider how easy it might be to alleviate the issues of energy [...]

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