Articles by: Gisela Valencia

By Eduardo Merille

Happy Mother’s Day, Panther Moms!

By FIU News and Communications Staff Mothers bring warm hugs that make problems disappear and listening ears when everyone else […]

Don Quixote in a wheelchair: Remembering a legendary warrior for the disabled

Don Quixote in a wheelchair: Remembering a legendary warrior for the disabled

A curious, hand-drawn picture hung in professor Andrew “Drew” Batavia’s office: a Picasso-style Don Quixote de la Mancha, with spear […]

Graduate while going green

Graduate while going green

As you walk across the graduation stage this semester, think green. As in, going green. Perhaps sustainability and reducing your carbon footprint […]

Poetry from 40,000 feet: Look down and read between the lines

Poetry from 40,000 feet: Look down and read between the lines

Park on Blue Garage’s rooftop, and experience poetry. A gigantic poem written in between the lines of parked cars is the latest […]

Alumnae poets publish new books

Alumnae poets publish new books

April is National Poetry month, and FIU News spoke to alumni who have broken into the ranks of published poets. The […]

2016 summer camps available at FIU

2016 summer camps available at FIU

With summertime quickly approaching, many children are searching for a summer adventure and parents are looking for the perfect combination of fun […]

Student voices strong at speech night

Student voices strong at speech night

Eleven FIU students dug deep into their hearts and strapped on their microphones. On April 8, they took the stage […]

A&V students like Michelle Ozaeta (in black dress) led tours of the exhibit the opening night

Honors College students learn the art of curation

To blur the lines and bridge the gap between art and the rest of the world, that is the goal of the […]

Student showcase offers behind-the-scenes look into STEM

Student showcase offers behind-the-scenes look into STEM

It looked like a small construction site. A 20-foot-long bridge, welded together from steel tubes stood near the Green Library […]

Alumna brings health and wellness to Special Olympics Florida

Alumna brings health and wellness to Special Olympics Florida

What began as volunteer experience at Special Olympics Florida Healthy Community almost a year ago, quickly turned into a part-time job […]

Daniel Horton (second from the right) with fellow HYPE award recipients; Horton with President Mark B. Rosenberg.

Law graduate earns HYPE Award, re-writes his story

In 2011, Daniel Horton ’15 packed his bags, tied his mattress to the roof of his pick-up truck and moved […]

From left to right: Florida Atlantic University student Baruch Hen, FIU student 
Jose Morgan, MangoHacks mentor and University of Florida student Jacob Jenkins (UF), and FIU student Lukas Borges discussing during MangoHakcs

Student innovators work to solve problems at hackathon

Sleeping bags and pillows were strewn around classrooms in PG 6 Tech Station while a few students took a quick […]

Communication Arts Major Dominique Ehrl is currently in her second semester as an intern at NBCUniversal

Student finds calling while interning at NBCUniversal

Living in Manhattan, working full-time at NBCUniversal and getting to read and watch TV show pilots before everyone else are […]

Students network with Boeing professionals

Students network with Boeing professionals

After joining the Aerospace Engineering Club, mechanical engineering major Jorge Cisternas realized he wanted a job in the aerospace industry. And recently, Cisternas, now […]

Miami International GuitART festival kicks  off Feb. 24

Miami International GuitART festival kicks off Feb. 24

Get ready to experience a celebration of guitar culture, jam-packed with guitar concerts, lectures and a showcase of finely crafted guitars at […]