Articles by: Clara-Meretan Kiah

5000 Role Models smoothed out a rocky path for me

5000 Role Models smoothed out a rocky path for me

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In this […]

FIUPD aids security in D.C. at presidential inauguration

FIUPD aids security in D.C. at presidential inauguration

Six members of the FIU Police Department traveled to Washington, D.C., to aid the Metropolitan Police Department in providing security […]

Students push storytelling boundaries using virtual reality

Students push storytelling boundaries using virtual reality

As news media becomes increasingly digital-first, and technology continues to evolve, journalists continue to look for new and engaging ways […]

Dean Guilarte appointed to county Opioid Addiction Task Force

Dean Guilarte appointed to county Opioid Addiction Task Force

Amid nationwide concern about the growing epidemic of opioid addiction, Tomás R. Guilarte, dean of the Robert Stempel College of […]

6 ways to fit career enhancement into a busy schedule

6 ways to fit career enhancement into a busy schedule

The start of the semester is always busy. But the weeks before exams and presentations take over present an opportunity to do […]

New year, new you? FIU can help

New year, new you? FIU can help

  The start of Spring semester looms close, but don’t let a busy schedule of work and studying keep you […]

Carpooling app eases parking, decreases FIU’s carbon footprint

Carpooling app eases parking, decreases FIU’s carbon footprint

A new app for smartphones will help students find rides to school, while providing them access to premium parking on […]

Drop-in series: Break language barrier with 100 million people by learning Swahili

Drop-in series: Break language barrier with 100 million people by learning Swahili

Inspired by the late Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class in […]

Now what? The new grad’s post-commencement checklist

Now what? The new grad’s post-commencement checklist

So you’ve crossed the stage, received your diploma and you’re ready to begin a new chapter of life. Many graduates will go right […]

8 FIU-themed gift ideas for less than $30

8 FIU-themed gift ideas for less than $30

The holidays are just around the corner, and FIU gear makes a spirited gift for any Panther. But this year, go beyond […]

Student-grown poinsettias for sale this holiday season

Student-grown poinsettias for sale this holiday season

Decorating for the holidays? Need a host gift for a party? Consider giving back to FIU at the same time […]

FIU community reacts to Fidel Castro’s death

FIU community reacts to Fidel Castro’s death

Click on the photo to read first-person accounts by FIU students, faculty and alumni reflecting on Fidel Castro’s death. Additional […]

Paying for college? 10 tips for finding scholarships

Paying for college? 10 tips for finding scholarships

Paying for college tops any student’s list of priorities. But applying for scholarships can be a daunting and time-consuming task […]

Fifth annual TEDxFIU breaks attendance record

Fifth annual TEDxFIU breaks attendance record

TEDxFIU celebrated its fifth anniversary this year, christening the new Student Academic Success Center’s lecture hall as its inaugural event. […]

Architecture students, alumni give voice to Liberty Square residents

Architecture students, alumni give voice to Liberty Square residents

A group of architecture students and recent graduates are working to ensure residents’ voices resonate amid countywide debate regarding the […]