Articles by: Clara-Meretan Kiah

Next Horizon campaign to “change the face of this institution”

Next Horizon campaign to “change the face of this institution”

FIU is pushing boundaries. University researchers are saving species on the verge of extinction. They are helping families with children who […]

Workforce development program bolsters underserved populations, feeds growing construction industry

Workforce development program bolsters underserved populations, feeds growing construction industry

For Devan Blackman, FIU’s Engineering Center has come to feel like a second home. There’s a 5-foot-by-5-foot wooden “house” there […]

Law alumnus Desmond Meade recognized among TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People”

Law alumnus Desmond Meade recognized among TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People”

For College of Law alumnus Desmond Meade JD ’14, life is all about compassion, love and giving people a shot […]

Nathan Kurland, center, and representatives from the Miami Bayside Foundation with students who have received support from the foundation’s scholarships at FIU.

At annual breakfast, FIU scholars meet donors making their dreams attainable

  Mechanical engineering sophomore Patricia Garcia is on the fast-track to success. By the time she entered FIU as a […]

Freshman computer engineering student Ashley Rodriguez networks with alumnus Max Burwick 14 in a speed-mentoring session during Panther Alumni Week

Panther Alumni Week returns for sixth year to connect students, alumni

In February, hundreds of alumni flooded campus or checked in online to meet with current students and impart their knowledge […]

University launches Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU with community celebration

University launches Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU with community celebration

A little rain didn’t stop FIU in its pursuit of the Next Horizon! On Saturday, Jan. 26, the FIU Foundation, […]

Left to right: President Mark B. Rosenberg, College of Engineering & Computing Dean John Volakis, Chad Moss '94, Sandra Moss, and Moss School Interim Director Jose Faria

Construction school renamed in honor of Chad Moss ’94

In recognition of a landmark contribution to FIU, the College of Engineering & Computing’s school of construction has been renamed […]

by Eduardo Merille

Top FIU benefactor inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame

Decades ago, Dr. Herbert Wertheim turned his early ideas for inventions into prototypes using Maxwell House coffee cans as chemistry […]

Torch Awards Gala showcases the best and brightest

Torch Awards Gala showcases the best and brightest

The 2018 Torch Awards Gala attracted a record-breaking 1,000 attendees to make it the largest in FIU history. The November […]

Local doctors help fund program for developmentally disabled adults

Local doctors help fund program for developmentally disabled adults

Local doctors Jeffrey Simmons and Yolangel Hernandez Suarez have made a $2 million gift to FIU to establish the Simmons+Hernandez […]

Dotson family adds to FIU legacy with $1 million endowment

Dotson family adds to FIU legacy with $1 million endowment

The family of FIU visionary Albert Dotson Sr. has donated $1 million to FIU to commemorate his legacy at the […]

Bob Hewes Boats takes home top prize at annual fishing tournament

Bob Hewes Boats takes home top prize at annual fishing tournament

Alumni, community hyped for football season at Annual Cocktail Reception

Alumni, community hyped for football season at Annual Cocktail Reception

Donations to First Generation Scholarship Program now matched 2-for-1 by state

Donations to First Generation Scholarship Program now matched 2-for-1 by state

International business senior Alberto Garcia Marrero hopes to go to law school after graduating. To get there, the Honors College […]

In honor of National Poetry Month, meet some of FIU’s emerging poets

In honor of National Poetry Month, meet some of FIU’s emerging poets

FIU is no stranger to the world of poetry. Alumni of FIU’s Master of Fine Arts program have gone on […]