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The art of faculty mentoring: Student-professor relationships benefit both parties

The art of faculty mentoring: Student-professor relationships benefit both parties

As an undergraduate, Shonda Witherspoon ’16 co-published an article in a scientific journal. Her identical twin Shalisha ’16 led the […]

Alumni sharing life lessons

Alumni sharing life lessons

Successful graduates counsel students on achieving goals and attaining dreams. WANTED: A professional with demonstrated success in his or her […]

Once on the receiving end, students now make a difference for local youngsters

Once on the receiving end, students now make a difference for local youngsters

Coming full circle Aaron Armbrister knows the challenges that children in underserved communities face. For many years, he was one […]

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5 questions for the vice provost

5 questions for the vice provost

Jaffus Hardrick worked 40 hours a week while putting himself through college. The first in his family to earn a degree, […]

LGBT mentorship program a refuge, springboard for students

LGBT mentorship program a refuge, springboard for students

When Jaylon Hadley ’16 transferred to FIU, he had one goal in mind: graduate as soon as possible. Having taken […]

One special mentorship the foundation of education

One special mentorship the foundation of education

Yolanda Suarez’s hands shook as she neared the stage. She was determined to become a leader for a national student-run […]

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 […]

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Kathy Quardokus Fisher was finishing her post-doc studies at Oregon State University in readiness for a move to FIU, where she had […]

Community members offer students unique insights into their chosen fields

Community members offer students unique insights into their chosen fields

Local professionals filling a need Having a professional architect help with your master’s project can take your work to another […]

Preparing women and minorities to lead

Preparing women and minorities to lead

The founding director of a transformational program for faculty and staff helps the underrepresented tap into their potential. Barbara Bader […]

Diver and trainer develop a bond in and out of the pool

Diver and trainer develop a bond in and out of the pool

Coaching the whole athlete A lot can go wrong in 33 feet. FIU diver Lily Kaufmann knows that well. No […]

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Peer-to-peer mentoring: Young people empower their contemporaries

Peer-to-peer mentoring: Young people empower their contemporaries

The word “mentor” typically conjures an image of someone older, an individual in a leadership position who shepherds a young […]

5 tips for finding a mentor later in life

5 tips for finding a mentor later in life

Looking for someone to help you achieve more? Need advice about advancing in your chosen field? Want to make improvements […]

Panthers to watch at the 2016 Olympics

Panthers to watch at the 2016 Olympics

All of FIU will be tuning in to the 2016 Olympics with an eye toward catching current students and alumni participating in the world’s largest […]

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Alumnae lift Puerto Rican volleyball team to Olympic heights

OLYMPIC UPDATE: Underdogs in the competition, Puerto Rico’s women’s volleyball team finished sixth in the preliminary pool. They did not advance. […]

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