Archive for January, 2018

January 2018 in photos: Parades, satellites and dusk skies

January 2018 in photos: Parades, satellites and dusk skies

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 We hope your 2018 is off to a great start, Panthers! Hopefully, your resolutions lasted […]

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Photo courtesy of: Carlos Alvare, Vossen Wheels

Theatre major honored with Arts Advocacy Award

Performance theatre major Matthew Alexander ’18 was selected to receive this year’s Arts Advocacy Award by Brian Schriner, dean of the College of Communication, […]

Sexual harassment in the workplace:  how organizational policies can make a difference

Sexual harassment in the workplace: how organizational policies can make a difference

Employees are more likely to report sexual harassment they witness at work when there is a zero-tolerance policy in place, […]

Florida College System transfers receive early access to scholarships, degree plans

Florida College System transfers receive early access to scholarships, degree plans

Students in the Florida College System hoping to transfer to FIU will now be able to earn scholarships from FIU well […]

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State of the Union Experts

State of the Union Experts

President Donald Trump will give his first State of the Union address before Congress on January 30, 2018. FIU has […]

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My internship as a systems engineer

My internship as a systems engineer

Name: Manuel Losada Hometown: Born in Camaguey, Cuba, and raised in Miami, Florida What is your major? Electrical engineering Where did […]

Why I Run: FIU community shares motivations for running Miami Marathon

Why I Run: FIU community shares motivations for running Miami Marathon

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 More than 20,000 runners participated in the 2018 Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on […]

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Cold or Flu: How can you tell the difference?

Cold or Flu: How can you tell the difference?

The flu and the common cold are similar in many ways, but they are caused by different viruses, and it […]

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FIU becomes Knight of the Rural Development Merit Order of Burkina Faso

FIU becomes Knight of the Rural Development Merit Order of Burkina Faso

The Grand Chancery Order of the Office of the President of Burkina Faso has recognized FIU as a Knight of […]

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Alumna Belkys Nerey to judge SOBEWFF® event

When she received the call from Lee Schrager, founder and executive director of the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach […]

Alumnus’ romantic comedy highest grossing film in Bolivia

Alumnus’ romantic comedy highest grossing film in Bolivia

Theatre alumnus Yecid Benavides Jr. ’05 will be returning to his alma mater on Saturday, Feb. 3, to screen his feature-length […]

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2017 Outstanding Student Life Award winners with Larry Lunsford, vice president for Student Affairs.

Last chance to recognize an exceptional student

  Student Affairs is looking to recognize exceptional students during the division’s annual Outstanding Student Life Awards held in spring. […]

Heat Legend Alonzo Mourning and FIU alumna Erika Ashley Somoza help restore the Everglades at the 2018 Heat Glades Sweep.

FIU teams up with Miami Heat, Miccosukee tribe for environmental activities

More than 65 volunteers from FIU, the Miami Heat and the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida came together Jan. […]

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How to create a budget in college

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 It’s no secret that handling money in college can be difficult. If you feel like […]

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Panther ingenuity, quick actions help recover engagement ring

Panther ingenuity, quick actions help recover engagement ring

A long-time university employee says it’s “amazing” that her engagement ring was found after she accidentally flushed it down the toilet. […]