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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 […]

FIU 2016 Political Experts

FIU 2016 Political Experts

Florida International University has several experts on local, state, national and international politics, as well as other fields, available to […]

Thailand

My way in: Studying in Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand

Last summer, Leyanis Diaz ’15 traveled to Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand as part of the Honors College’s study abroad program. Diaz […]

Modern-age spirituality at the heart of Wolfsonian’s upcoming exhibit

Modern-age spirituality at the heart of Wolfsonian’s upcoming exhibit

This October, The Wolfsonian–FIU examines cultural responses to spiritual crises of the modern age in The Pursuit of Abstraction, an exhibition of […]

Psychological first aid: coping with a tragedy

Psychological first aid: coping with a tragedy

By Kate Kominars, licensed psychologist, associate director and director of clinical operations at FIU’s Counseling and Psychological Services Center. In the […]

A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

By Eric Barton and JoAnn Adkins | Photos by Doug Garland ’10 Tiffany Troxler takes a right turn from Miami […]