Articles by: Sissi Garland

Gasparilla Bowl packages now on sale

Gasparilla Bowl packages now on sale

The Panthers are bowl-bound for the third time in FIU football 
history! Our team is ready to face the Temple Owls […]

FIU a top leader in creating opportunities for low-income students

FIU a top leader in creating opportunities for low-income students

The Brookings Institution ranked FIU sixth on its list of selective, public, research-generating universities with the highest levels of low-income […]

Hurricane preparedness with Roary

Hurricane preparedness with Roary

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, which started June 1, is forecast to be more active than historical averages with regard to the […]

‘We showed DeVos the accomplishments of public academic institutions’

‘We showed DeVos the accomplishments of public academic institutions’

President Mark B. Rosenberg wrote the following op-ed in the Miami Herald on April 17. Rosenberg reflects on Secretary of Education Betsy […]

FIU will now implement texting while walking lanes

FIU will now implement texting while walking lanes

TEDxFIU: Scientist translates high-frequency lake data to musical compositions

TEDxFIU: Scientist translates high-frequency lake data to musical compositions

A classically trained musician,Evelyn Gaiser recently translated high-frequency lake data to musical compositions in order to better understand and describe […]

TEDxFIU: ‘I do not fit inside your box’

TEDxFIU: ‘I do not fit inside your box’

Isra Amin Ibrahim is a Sudanese-American diversity activist and a junior on a pre-medical track at FIU. An active participant […]

My Internship with Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management

My Internship with Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management

Name: China Walker ’16 Major: Recent graduate of the master’s in disaster management program Where you interned: The Miami-Dade County Office […]

My internship at one of the world’s leading accounting firms

My internship at one of the world’s leading accounting firms

Name: Eric Hernandez Hometown: Miami, Florida Major: Accounting and business administration in finance Where did you intern? I was an […]

TEDxFIU: Protect the girl child

TEDxFIU: Protect the girl child

A former refugee of Angola, Valeriana Chikoti-Bandua MA ’14 has a passion for gender equality and socio-cultural issues that’s inspired […]

My internships with ‘Latin American News Digest,’ State Department

My internships with ‘Latin American News Digest,’ State Department

Name: Edward O. Kennedy Jr. Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana Adopted hometown: Miami, Florida Major: I’m working on for my master’s in Latin American […]

TEDxFIU: What leads to juvenile false confessions?

TEDxFIU: What leads to juvenile false confessions?

Psychologist Lindsay C. Malloy has devoted her career to improving the treatment of children in the legal system, including the […]

Test of the FIU Alert emergency notification system

Test of the FIU Alert emergency notification system

This is a test of the FIU Emergency Notification System. Thank you for participating. Please take a moment to fill […]

TEDxFIU: Defeating poverty with entrepreneurship

TEDxFIU: Defeating poverty with entrepreneurship

The journey to changing the world began with handing out water bottles to earthquake survivors in Haiti. That’s when, in […]

My internship at StartUp FIU

My internship at StartUp FIU

Name: Valeria Siegrist Major: Interdisciplinary studies (specialization: business communications and social entrepreneurship) Where you interned: StartUP FIU. Now I have a part-time job […]