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FIU Theatre presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

FIU Theatre presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

By Ivan Lopez FIU Theatre kicked off its Spring 2017 season Jan. 27 with the rock-comedy musical Little Shop of Horrors, written […]

Green School professors release books on Castro and Cuba

Green School professors release books on Castro and Cuba

By Melissa Burgess As the world continues to react to the passing of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, two professors from the […]

Enter to win the opportunity to experience global careers in D.C.

Enter to win the opportunity to experience global careers in D.C.

If you’re seeking a career where you can make the world a better place, FIU has the opportunity for you. […]

President Rosenberg on the death of Fidel Castro

President Rosenberg on the death of Fidel Castro

President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the FIU community today.  Dear FIU family: Tonight our thoughts are […]

When art and engineering collide

When art and engineering collide

    By Yanina Onyewenjo Walking through shreds of colorful paper growing on trees like fungi, you look around, and […]

FIU Truman Scholar recipient aspires to pay it forward

FIU Truman Scholar recipient aspires to pay it forward

by Nykeema Radway As an eight-year-old, Wendy Ruiz began working as her mom’s assistant in Sunday school. This experience stuck […]

In praise of a mentor

In praise of a mentor

An assistant U.S. attorney recalls the friendship of a pivotal professor. —By Clayton Solomon ’05 Everyone warned me that Professor […]

Sexually transmitted infections reach all time high in U.S.

Sexually transmitted infections reach all time high in U.S.

by Nykeema Radway We’ve all heard about them but we don’t talk about them. The topic isn’t included in our […]

Interactive: The Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center celebrates 20 years of creative excellence

Interactive: The Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center celebrates 20 years of creative excellence

Use the toggle buttons on the timeline above to view highlights from the Wertheim’s history. This year, the Herbert and […]

Helplessness turns to hope

Helplessness turns to hope

FIU’s Center for Children and Families revolutionizes treatments for childhood mental health and behavior disorders. —By Ayleen Barbel Fattal and JoAnn […]

Honors College students finish Top 10 in Johns Hopkins MedHacks 2.0

Honors College students finish Top 10 in Johns Hopkins MedHacks 2.0

By: Aaron Rodriguez-Pupo Nearly 50 teams from colleges around the country converged last month on Johns Hopkins University to compete […]

9 reasons why you don’t want to miss Homecoming week

9 reasons why you don’t want to miss Homecoming week

by Nykeema Radway Your group presentation is over and midterms are coming to an end just in time for Homecoming […]

Living with hydrocephalus

Living with hydrocephalus

Genesis Espaillat is a PantherLife senior. Below is her first-person account of life with hydrocephalus, which she wrote in honor […]

FIU Theatre's production of 'La Nona'  runs through Sunday, Oct. 2.

FIU Theatre produces its first Spanish language play, ‘La Nona’

By Ivan Lopez FIU Theatre kicked off its 42nd season Sept. 23 with Roberto Cossa’s dark comedy La Nona – […]

My summer internship in student affairs

My summer internship in student affairs

This story is part of a series that looks to highlight the benefits students derive from internships. FIU students are […]