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Cuban-American Ebola fighter goes where others fear to tread

Cuban-American Ebola fighter goes where others fear to tread

Fighting Ebola is all in a day’s work for Dr. Aileen Marty. The 25-year Navy veteran, now with the Herbert […]

Life takes a new track after prison, law school

Life takes a new track after prison, law school

Alumnus rises from the depths of drug abuse and incarceration to advocate for others’ rights as a College of Law […]

The politics are personal for Kate Yglesias Houghton ’06

The politics are personal for Kate Yglesias Houghton ’06

Kate Yglesias Houghton ’06 advocates for social justice on behalf of women in her leadership role at the Democratic National […]

Free radical scientist Marcus Cooke uses novel approaches to search for medical cures

Free radical scientist Marcus Cooke uses novel approaches to search for medical cures

By Eric Barton Marcus Cooke grew up in Peterborough, England, and in secondary school he found himself friends with an […]

From China to Miami: a cultural rollercoaster

From China to Miami: a cultural rollercoaster

Chinese and American cultures are strikingly different, but one FIU alumna has made the transition look easy. She is proof […]

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D.C. alumnus works to build stronger cities, better government

D.C. alumnus works to build stronger cities, better government

How do we create cities of the future? How can we strengthen the American economy at a grassroots level? How […]

Alumna demonstrates the potential of a nursing career

Alumna demonstrates the potential of a nursing career

Diane Ramy Faulconer ’74, MS ’74 Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Master of Science in Management Lifetime Member, FIU […]

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Georgia Aquarium’s Gregory Bossart Ph.D. ’95 on the importance of dolphins

Georgia Aquarium’s Gregory Bossart Ph.D. ’95 on the importance of dolphins

Gregory Bossart, V.M.D., Ph.D. ’95 Senior Vice President of Animal Health, Research and Conservation, Georgia Aquarium FIU Doctorate in Biology […]

A Q&A with Ken Furton

A Q&A with Ken Furton

A research scientist and father of two FIU students, Ken Furton aims to enhance the value of an FIU degree […]

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New Alumni Association president sets sights high

New Alumni Association president sets sights high

Fifteen years ago Frank Peña ’99 was an FIU undergraduate with a big dream to lead the Student Government Association. […]

A master of form and function: Alumna Marlene Liriano’s work showcases contemporary trends in commercial interior design

A master of form and function: Alumna Marlene Liriano’s work showcases contemporary trends in commercial interior design

Interior designer Marlene Liriano ’89 remembers the lady who cried at the YMCA. Liriano and her team had taken a […]

From dishwasher to million-dollar donor: Gerald Grant Jr.

From dishwasher to million-dollar donor: Gerald Grant Jr.

By Eric Barton It’s hard to imagine Gerald Grant Jr. ’78, MBA ’89, with a Jamaican accent. But he had […]

Scott Calabrese talks soccer in the U.S., starting over at FIU

Scott Calabrese talks soccer in the U.S., starting over at FIU

Scott Calabrese was introduced as the sixth head coach in FIU men’s soccer history in January, but the program has […]

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Through a lens brightly: Photographer Noelle Theard

Through a lens brightly: Photographer Noelle Theard

Noelle Theard MA ’10 is a photographer and an educator. Born in El Paso, Texas, to a French mother and […]

Alumnus Chad Moss ’94 builds a foundation for education and opportunity

Alumnus Chad Moss ’94 builds a foundation for education and opportunity

Chad Moss ’94 Senior Vice President, Moss & Associates Bachelor of Science in Construction Management Member, FIU Foundation Board of […]