Articles by: Alexandra Pecharich

StartUP FIU creates innovation ecosystem to rev the engine of economic growth

StartUP FIU creates innovation ecosystem to rev the engine of economic growth

Jump to: Have a big idea? StartUP FIU may be right for you. Jason Dettbarn, 39, stands in front of […]

By the numbers: FIU’s 10 most popular majors

By the numbers: FIU’s 10 most popular majors

This article is part of an occasional series that features statistical data about the university that is available to the […]

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2017 salute to women in FIU history

It’s Women’s History Month, and FIU has plenty of remarkable females to credit for its success. The individuals featured here—just a […]

Theater alumnus a voice for Hispanic-American culture

Theater alumnus a voice for Hispanic-American culture

When the Broadway musical “On Your Feet” opens in October in Miami, the story of Cuban-Americans Gloria and Emilio Estefan […]

Focus on innovation: Origami antennas

Focus on innovation: Origami antennas

When critical data matters, finding better ways to transmit it can save time, money and even lives. A professor in […]

VIP: Johanna C. Salazar MBA ’10

VIP: Johanna C. Salazar MBA ’10

Very Important Panther Johanna C. Salazar MBA ’10 Vice President, Production Planning & Operations, Viacom Global Entertainment Group Founder, Media […]

5 questions for The Wolfsonian-FIU director

5 questions for The Wolfsonian-FIU director

Tim Rodgers has had a special place in his heart for The Wolfsonian-FIU ever since its Journal of Decorative and […]

Jewish Museum-FIU premieres Holocaust-themed play

Jewish Museum-FIU premieres Holocaust-themed play

By Jose Lima The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU has commissioned a new dramatic work based on the museum’s current exhibition, […]

Venture capitalists check out StartUP FIU companies

Venture capitalists check out StartUP FIU companies

FIU’s push to ramp up new businesses in support of the South Florida economy culminated in the campus visit of […]

FIU business incubator meets the community

FIU business incubator meets the community

StartUP FIU had its coming out party this week at a luncheon in Miami’s Little River neighborhood. In attendance: more […]

Navy veteran makes triumphant return to civilian life

Navy veteran makes triumphant return to civilian life

Double-alumna Roya Gordon is a former intelligence specialist for the U.S. Navy. This month she starts a full-time job as a critical infrastructure […]

Very Important Panther: Margarita Villacampa ’90

Very Important Panther: Margarita Villacampa ’90

Margarita Villacampa ’90 Senior vice president and private client advisor, U.S. Trust Bank of America FIU Bachelor of Business Administration […]

Students: 5 ways to make voting easier

Students: 5 ways to make voting easier

Voting is one of a U.S. citizen’s most important rights, but FIU students casting a ballot for the first time […]

Cast your presidential ballot TODAY

Cast your presidential ballot TODAY

Presidential Election Day 2016 is still two weeks away, but South Florida residents can vote in person even sooner. Starting […]

FIU gives outdoor artwork the love it deserves

FIU gives outdoor artwork the love it deserves

FIU has righted a sinking ship. The outdoor sculpture “Journey’s End” first docked on campus in 1997. Sometimes referred to […]