Campus Life


FIU to honor M-DCPS Superintendent Alberto Carvalho with honorary degree at spring commencement FIU to honor M-DCPS Superintendent Alberto Carvalho with honorary degree at spring commencement

  Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho will add an honorary FIU degree in public service to his growing […] Read More »


In the World


Through a lens brightly: Photographer Noelle Theard Through a lens brightly: Photographer Noelle Theard

Noelle Theard MA ’10 is a photographer and an educator. Born in El Paso, Texas, to a French mother and […] Read More »


Science & Health


Saving Aquarius Saving Aquarius

How FIU stepped forward to bring the world’s only underwater ocean laboratory back into operation and advance marine science research […] Read More »


Sports


Football shows progress on offense and defense during 2014 spring game Football shows progress on offense and defense during 2014 spring game

Although FIU football’s spring practice schedule began on March 18, preparation for the new season really began months earlier. During […] Read More »


Arts & Culture


Earth Day art exhibit on Green Lake Earth Day art exhibit on Green Lake

In recognition of International Earth Day, local artists were invited by the Honors College to creatively transform foam cubes into […] Read More »

Other News

FIU to honor M-DCPS Superintendent Alberto Carvalho with honorary degree at spring commencement

FIU to honor M-DCPS Superintendent Alberto Carvalho with honorary degree at spring commencement

  Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho will add an honorary FIU degree in public service to his growing […]

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FIU student Xu Huizhong dressed up as D-Rop, a water conservation mascot to educate preschoolers on water conservation.

Mayor’s executive interns making a difference in Miami-Dade County

When FIU senior William Gomez and his team took a close look at Miami-Dade County’s IT help desk, they quickly […]

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Combating depression on campus

Combating depression on campus

“Nearly half of all college students say they felt so depressed that they found it difficult to function in the […]

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Through a lens brightly: Photographer Noelle Theard

Through a lens brightly: Photographer Noelle Theard

Noelle Theard MA ’10 is a photographer and an educator. Born in El Paso, Texas, to a French mother and […]

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Professional alumni bring “the real world” to campus

Professional alumni bring “the real world” to campus

Gerald Grant Jr. ’78, MBA ’89 has always understood the importance of alumni contributing to their alma mater. But it’s […]

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Welcome to FIU, 1970

Welcome to FIU, 1970

Its gate swung open, FIU’s entrance at Southwest 116th Ave. and Eighth Street welcomes a lone car onto an unpaved […]

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Spring 2014 Class Notes

Spring 2014 Class Notes

Gold denotes Alumni Association lifetime members. Submit your own class notes for the next issue of  FIU Magazine here.  Skip […]

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Travels: Storm the beach

Travels: Storm the beach

Editor’s Note: FIU alumnus Corey Ryan ’12 wrote this essay after making two study abroad trips to Normandy Beach, France, […]

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Students enjoy Carnival-themed Midnight Breakfast at BBC

Students enjoy Carnival-themed Midnight Breakfast at BBC

On Monday, Apr. 21, more than 300 students attended a Brazilian Carnival-themed Midnight Breakfast in the newly renovated Wolfe University […]

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Building boom at FIU

Building boom at FIU

A building boom at FIU is expanding classroom space, adding much-needed laboratories and providing some exciting new amenities. Here’s a […]

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Saving Aquarius

Saving Aquarius

How FIU stepped forward to bring the world’s only underwater ocean laboratory back into operation and advance marine science research […]

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5 questions for the philanthropist: Patrick J. Russell

5 questions for the philanthropist: Patrick J. Russell

Retired FIU employee Patrick J. Russell recently made a $1 million planned gift to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer […]

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Mihaela Plugarasu, associate director of strategy and communications for Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, with Donna Brazile at the Women Who Lead conference.

Political commentator encourages women, young people to take their place at the table

Donna Brazile is a well-known author, academic and political strategist, and vice chair of Voter Registration and Participation for the […]

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Remembering Professor Jeanne Kates: Mentor, teacher, friend

Remembering Professor Jeanne Kates: Mentor, teacher, friend

In New York this past winter, while reminiscing about our time at FIU, a fellow alum and I began talking […]

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