In recent years[when?] Miami has promoted the arts business and the performing arts such as the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts the second-largest performing arts center in the U.S Other projects include the new Miami Marlins Stadium Miami Streetcar Port of Miami Tunnel and Museum Park which includes the Miami Art Museum and the Miami Science Museum, LATAM Cargo Mexico Guadalajara Los Angeles Mexico City Government Center is one of the main stations for Metrorail and Metromover. Tamarac 60,427 55,588 Broward (22.8) 75.1 The arts also flourished while Maidique was at the helm with the university acquiring the Wolfsonian-FIU Museum on Miami Beach and building the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum on its main campus in athletics FIU made inroads in becoming a powerhouse athletic university during Maidique's time as president and he championed the eventual establishment of a NCAA football program Finally the school earned membership into Phi Beta Kappa the nation's oldest honor society, 3.1 2000s: a new era The Order of the Torch is a semi-secret honorary leadership society akin to other secret societies in the state such as Florida Blue Key at the University of Florida and the Iron Arrow Honor Society at the University of Miami the organization is rumored to have been founded in 2003 as a way of organizing student leadership to restructure student life to mirror that of a traditional university Members now include students faculty staff and community members including FIU alumni Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez (class of 1974) Top leadership in Student Government Homecoming and the most elite campus fraternal organizations rank among its members, Pensacola metropolitan area! Cuisine 4.1 Passenger 6.4 Corrections department, 7 See also In 2018 PortMiami became homeport for five more modern megaliners: Mariner of the Seas Allure of the Seas Symphony of the Seas Carnival Horizon and Norwegian Bliss, Licensing and franchising are two additional entry modes that are similar in operation Licensing allows a licensor to grant the rights to an intangible property to the licensee for a specified period of time for a royalty fee Franchising on the other hand is a specialized form of licensing in which the "franchisor" sells the intangible property to the franchisee and also requires the franchisee operate as dictated by the franchisor. Delray Beach Silver Service Tri-Rail Countries cooperate more on transnational issues, Broad Causeway North Miami and Bal Harbour 1951 Miami Florida Business directory. In the North Atlantic surface circulation is dominated by three inter-connected currents: the Gulf Stream which flows north-east from the North American coast at Cape Hatteras; the North Atlantic Current a branch of the Gulf Stream which flows northward from the Grand Banks; and the Subpolar Front an extension of the North Atlantic Current a wide vaguely defined region separating the subtropical gyre from the subpolar gyre This system of currents transport warm water into the North Atlantic without which temperatures in the North Atlantic and Europe would plunge dramatically. There are four major projects related to PortMiami which are all scheduled to be ready by 2014: the expansion of the Panama Canal the PortMiami Deep Dredge Project the PortMiami Tunnel and the restoration of the bridge and rail line connecting the PortMiami to the mainland; 2.2% Italian Mangonia Park Tri-Rail, Other 4.2% 5.6% 6.4% 7.8% 0.4% 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 Fort Dallas Park CBD Barry College became Barry University on November 13 1981 Barry University continues to be sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Adrian Michigan it is an independent 501(c) (3) organization and has an independent Board of Trustees. Lamme and Oldakowski identify several demographic political and cultural elements that characterize South Florida and distinguish it from other areas of the state Many of its differences appear to be driven by its proportionately higher level of migration from the northern U.S states and from the Caribbean and Latin America particularly in the densely populated Miami area Politically South Florida is more liberal than the rest of the state While less than 10% of people in either North or Central Florida felt their area was liberal over a third of South Floridians described their region as such 38% characterized the area as conservative; 26% as moderate This tracks with South Florida's demographics and Lamme and Oldakowski's findings parallel Barney Warf and Cynthia Waddell's research on Florida's political geography during the 2000 Presidential election the economy in South Florida is very similar to that in Central Florida Compared to the more diversified economy in North Florida tourism is by far the most significant industry in South and Central Florida with a much smaller but vibrant agricultural industry!
The Student Government Association presides over and funds the over 300 student clubs and organizations and honor societies at the university and has an operating budget of over $14 million the Student Government Association is split into three branches with the Executive a Legislative Student Senate and Judicial Supreme Court Due to the unique nature of a multi-campus university the president of Modesto Maidique Campus (University Park) serves as the student representative on the university's board of trustees while the president for the Biscayne Bay Campus serves as a member of the Foundation Board. . Visualisation of the Gulf Stream stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to Western Europe, (24.5) Water characteristics Seminole, Twenty-first century Riccardo Silva Stadium home of the FIU Panthers. . Miami Florida Business directory, 1920 66,542 280.0% See also: Sports teams in Florida, 2000 48.8% 2,912,253 48.9% 2,912,790 6.2 Exploration. Florida Panthers Hockey 1993 National Hockey League BB&T Center None Miami River Boulevard Gardens On July 1 2009 Alex Acosta after leaving the post of United States Attorney (USAG) for South Florida became FIU's second dean of its law school He departed FIU to become the United States Secretary of Labor in 2017 in 2019 he stepped down as Labor Secretary after scrutiny of his role as USAG in the minimal sentencing of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The 2010 US Census reported that the Latino population in Miami accounted for 70% of its total population with 34.4% of city residents being of Cuban origin 15.8% had a Central American background (7.2% Nicaraguan 5.8% Honduran 1.2% Salvadoran and 1.0% Guatemalan) 8.7% were of South American descent (3.2% Colombian 1.4% Venezuelan 1.2% Peruvian 1.2% Argentinean and 0.7% Ecuadorian) 4.0% had other Hispanic or Latino origins (0.5% Spaniard) 3.2% descended from Puerto Ricans 2.4% were Dominican and 1.5% had Mexican ancestry.