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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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FIU swimmer will represent Botswana in Rio

FIU swimmer will represent Botswana in Rio

OLYMPIC UPDATE: Naomi Ruele finished fourth in her heat with one of her best times: 26.23 seconds. Unfortunately, she did not […]

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6 questions for a former Olympian

6 questions for a former Olympian

FIU coach Rita Buck-Crockett years ago achieved what many athletes only dream of: becoming an Olympian. Buck-Crockett, who arrived at […]

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Alumnus’ journey to the North Pole unforgettable

Alumnus’ journey to the North Pole unforgettable

Last year, FIU professor David Kadko led a team of 51 U.S. scientists into the Arctic on the U.S. Coast […]

FIU golfer sets sights on LPGA future

FIU golfer sets sights on LPGA future

Golf has always been a family affair for Meghan MacLaren. Her parents, David and Mary, play the game. So does […]

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Improving grades, graduation rates: Learning assistants help peers in the classroom

Improving grades, graduation rates: Learning assistants help peers in the classroom

Seventy students sit in small groups, each at a table with a portable computer monitor and dry-erase board at the […]

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 […]

A life changed in Haiti: Woman is embodiment of alumna’s efforts to provide meaningful impact

A life changed in Haiti: Woman is embodiment of alumna’s efforts to provide meaningful impact

“When I lost my small business after the earthquake, I believed that life was over.” Jolina Auguste remembers her darkest […]

5 questions for the vice president for Engagement

5 questions for the vice president for Engagement

Vice President for University Engagement Saif Ishoof works to build public and private partnerships that capitalize upon FIU’s capacity to […]

2016 Torch Awards Gala honors dedicated alumni

2016 Torch Awards Gala honors dedicated alumni

The annual Torch Awards celebrated its 15th anniversary March 19 with a gala honoring distinguished alumni in the FIU community. The […]

5 questions for the museum director

5 questions for the museum director

The Frost Art Museum welcomed a new director in January 2015. Jordana Pomeroy most recently served as executive director at […]

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 […]

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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Portrait of the artist-turned-curator: Alumnus wears his heart on his sleeve at Art Basel Miami Beach

Portrait of the artist-turned-curator: Alumnus wears his heart on his sleeve at Art Basel Miami Beach

Omar Lopez-Chahoud ’90 takes joy in introducing up-and-coming artists to the masses The glitz and glamour that accompany one of […]