Articles by: Gisela Valencia

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 […]

FIU Online offers student-centered, customized classes

FIU Online offers student-centered, customized classes

What if you could complete an online class on your own time and at your own pace? What if the […]

by × X
Cook-off competition heats up for United Way Campaign

Cook-off competition heats up for United Way Campaign

Ten contestants. Three cook-off rounds. One cause. The Taste of FIU Cook-Off Competition held recently is fast-becoming one of the […]

FIU News sits down with Roary for an exclusive interview

FIU News sits down with Roary for an exclusive interview

You’re a Panther. And you love Roary. Every time you see him at football games, you cheer. When you find […]

All proceeds from South Beach Wine and Food Festival® go to FIU

All proceeds from South Beach Wine and Food Festival® go to FIU

South Beach. International chefs and wine producers. FIU students. World-class food and wine. All in five days. It’s the perfect recipe […]

by × X
Invest in people this year: Become a mentor

Invest in people this year: Become a mentor

Lose weight and save money are often at the top of our New Year’s resolutions. While investing in your health and budget […]

Updated app keeps you connected to FIU like never before

Updated app keeps you connected to FIU like never before

The latest version of the FIU app, now available for download, connects you faster and more conveniently to FIU than ever before. […]

FIU's Wall of Wind

FIU featured by UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

FIU is a leading voice on hurricane preparedness. Two recent examples of FIU’s impact: Associate Director of FIU’s Extreme Events […]

Going green with new solar tables near Graham Center

Going green with new solar tables near Graham Center

Walk past the Graham Center building’s entrance near Primera Casa, and you’ll see a new eco-friendly feature ready to use: […]

ShopFIU vendors give back through student scholarships

ShopFIU vendors give back through student scholarships

  Junior finance major Stephanie H. Espinosa’s goal is to be the first in her family to graduate college, and […]