Articles by: Gisela Valencia

RepFIU: Where to find the best Panther merchandise

RepFIU: Where to find the best Panther merchandise

If you’re looking for the latest FIU gear – or the perfect commencement gift, look no further. From a Pandora […]

Labor Secretary Acosta made his mark at FIU Law

Labor Secretary Acosta made his mark at FIU Law

FIU College of Law Dean R. Alexander Acosta, who was sworn in on March 28 as U.S. Secretary of Labor, created a […]

Learning through leadership, experience and service

Learning through leadership, experience and service

  In the summer of 2016, Anthony Suarez organized a student trip to Managua, Nicaragua, as part of FIU’s Alternative […]

Drop-In Series: Take this class to become a playwright

Drop-In Series: Take this class to become a playwright

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

Journalism faculty member named Teacher of the Year

Journalism faculty member named Teacher of the Year

It was a Thursday night, 20 years ago, when Allan Richards got a call from a university named FIU. A journalist […]

VP of HR honored for excellence in Human Resources

VP of HR honored for excellence in Human Resources

Vice President of Human Resources Jaffus Hardrick believes at FIU people can become the best they can be. This guiding […]

Recently FIU co-hosted the Institute of International Education Best Practices Conference at the Modesto A. Maidique campus.

FIU co-hosts international education conference

“International… it’s our middle name.” That’s the title of a historic FIU document dating back to 1974 – a mere […]

FIU students lead community service, receive thank you from police officers

FIU students lead community service, receive thank you from police officers

After spending the day at Miami Beach with approximately 700 spring break revelers, FIU students decided to give back as […]

Frost super-murals a collaboration of hundreds

Frost super-murals a collaboration of hundreds

A group of 40 students huddled together over a canvas. Indie pop and rock music played in the background. With […]

Undergraduate research 101

Undergraduate research 101

  Good GPA, campus involvement and an internship. Most students cite these among a checklist of qualities employers and graduate […]

For the love of FIU: Employees give back to move the university forward

For the love of FIU: Employees give back to move the university forward

Founding faculty member Stephen Fain believes in the power of community. When he first arrived on campus in 1971, only […]

TEDxFIU: Why short cuts lead to dead ends

TEDxFIU: Why short cuts lead to dead ends

Spoken word artist and FIU alumnus Christopher James ‘15 has been using writing as his creative outlet for years. But […]

by Eduardo Merille

University initiative makes textbooks more affordable

Textbooks are expensive. Many cost well over $100. Four or five classes at that price puts a dent in anyone’s […]

While they were writing, two poets found love

While they were writing, two poets found love

Where did you meet your Valentine? At a party, during class, on your way to the movies? How about while […]

A whole new world: free passports encourage student travel

A whole new world: free passports encourage student travel

Maybe traveling the world is on your bucket list. The first step to making that goal a reality: Getting a […]