John Noble Masi on the Language of Food

John Noble Masi on the Language of Food Why do we choose to eat some foods and not others? Is it just about taste and genetics? Or are we getting our cues from societal messages? These are questions that have fascinated Nick Vagnoni, a senior instructor in the English Department. A few years ago, Vagnoni – who […]

Super Bowl 54’s Green Initiative Includes Zero Food Waste to Reduce Hunger

Super Bowl 54’s Green Initiative Includes Zero Food Waste to Reduce Hunger Food and the Super Bowl go hand in hand as game day gluttony is often the norm,  but now there’s a push to ensure left over food at official NFL tailgate events and even Hard Rock Stadium doesn’t go to waste and instead […]

Hospitality & Event Management Students get real world Experience at Super Bowl LIV

Hospitality, event management students get real world experience at Super Bowl LIV While the world was waiting for the big game to be played, students from the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management were already part of Super Bowl 54. More than 30 students from Professor Dan Cormany’s Advanced Festival Management class got some […]

Coolest class on campus: Advice from David Grutman and his celebrity, CEO friends

Coolest class on campus: Advice from David Grutman and his celebrity, CEO friends It seems these days we look to celebrities for fashion, food and lifestyle advice, what type of clothes to wear, what techie item to buy, what soda to drink and what restaurant to see-and-be-seen. Hollywood is taking over the consumer market. Many […]

FIU Chaplin Grad Students wins silver prize at the 2019 Student Market Study Competition in NYC

FIU Chaplin Grad Students wins silver prize at the 2019 Student Market Study Competition in NYC Neeti Ayare, Iseul “Chloe” Ko, Tianyu “Bell” Pan, and Xin “Ivy” Wang accomplished a great achievement by winning the silver prize among graduates students from UCF, UNLV, Georgia State, University of Houston, and Temple at the 2019 Student Market […]

Dr. Carolin Lusby Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Brazil for teaching and research on tourism and conservation

The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board are pleased to announce that Dr. Carolin Lusby of Florida International University has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Brazil in tourism. Dr. Lusby will lecture at the University of Sao Paulo as well as the Federal University in Rio […]

Regynald G. Washington won the GRA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Regynald G. Washington won the GRA’s Lifetime Achievement Award Regynald G. Washington won the GRA’s Lifetime Achievement award for his long and distinguished career in the restaurant industry at the 2019 Grace Awards dinner. He was among the winners honored for excellence in the industry. Lifetime Achievement – Regynald Washington Regynald Washington currently serves as President of […]

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