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Family medicine: Three dynamic siblings attend the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Family medicine: Three dynamic siblings attend the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Photos by Doug Garland ’10 The three sisters who each chose FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) for their […]

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Empowering Haiti one ‘sole’ at a time

The journey to changing the world began with handing out water bottles to earthquake survivors in Haiti. That’s when, in […]

Students embrace the challenge of redesigning a coastal park in the face of rising seas

Students embrace the challenge of redesigning a coastal park in the face of rising seas

Historic Virginia Key Beach Park – an 82-acre oasis on a barrier island tucked off the causeway just before Key […]

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Listen to musical recordings of a bygone era

Listen to musical recordings of a bygone era

Photo by Doug Garland ’10 FIU’s Diaz-Ayala Cuban and Latin American Popular Music Collection comprises more than 100,000 items, among […]

Professors build unique partnership around Nepal earthquake research

Professors build unique partnership around Nepal earthquake research

Engineers and social scientists don’t regularly collaborate, but a trio at FIU could set a new trend. N. Emel Ganapati […]

Unearthing data, best practices from Nepal’s earthquake rubble

Unearthing data, best practices from Nepal’s earthquake rubble

Professors in FIU’s OHL School of Construction mount research effort Watching live TV coverage of earthquake destruction in Nepal in […]

On the cusp of greatness: Alumna Teresita Fernandez takes New York art world by storm

On the cusp of greatness: Alumna Teresita Fernandez takes New York art world by storm

By Nick Ducassi Eager tourists stand in the middle of New York City’s Madison Square Park, smartphones and cameras in […]

Panther pride and bonding are perks of alumni travel

Panther pride and bonding are perks of alumni travel

What can be better than travelling across the world to gorgeous locations at discounted group rates? Travelling with an amazing […]

Health avatar could become modern version of doctor’s house call

Health avatar could become modern version of doctor’s house call

By Eric Barton It’s happy hour, and there’s a man, a man with a drinking problem, headed to his favorite […]

Alumna takes on Alaska’s wild side

Alumna takes on Alaska’s wild side

When I tell Meredith Marchioni that I’ve just learned there may be a brown bear nearby, she immediately takes off. Not […]

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Recreation center to double in size with $25 million expansion

Recreation center to double in size with $25 million expansion

During a break in classes, sophomore psychology major Jacob Barasch wants nothing more than to get in some concentrated exercise […]

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Fast-growing cybersecurity program probes ‘ethical hacking’

Fast-growing cybersecurity program probes ‘ethical hacking’

By Dan Grech MFA ’12 Andrew De La Rosa was an FIU undergraduate studying computer engineering when he enrolled in […]

FIU Then and Now

FIU Then and Now

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the university’s founding, FIU Magazine takes a journey back in time. Sharing images provided by Special Collections & University Archives, […]

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Teacher and poet, rebel and traveler, David Menasche showed us how to live

Teacher and poet, rebel and traveler, David Menasche showed us how to live

We didn’t know how close he was to the end. FIU graduate David Menasche ’97 would die of brain cancer […]

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The Hope Clinic: Law students help young people in immigration limbo

An army of volunteers helps thousands find a future through DACA By Eric Barton The first people started lining up outside […]