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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 […]

A passion for agroecology: Alumna finds calling in environmental studies

A passion for agroecology: Alumna finds calling in environmental studies

Stephany Alvarez-Ventura MS ’11, a once-aspiring banker, now spends her days among honeybees and organic gardens. The Dominican Republic native […]

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Homeless students find open doors at FIU

Homeless students find open doors at FIU

Advocates say FIU is doing all the right things to help former foster care and homeless students succeed. “FIU has […]

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Alumni impact: Pierre Dwyer ’92, editor for Paramount Home Video

Alumni impact: Pierre Dwyer ’92, editor for Paramount Home Video

Pierre Dwyer ’92 is a School of Journalism and Mass Communication graduate who pursued a career in film and editing in California […]

A legacy of leadership

A legacy of leadership

For 30 years, Beverly Dalrymple has helped students develop personal leadership skills In her small office on the second floor […]

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Landscape architect a master of urban ‘placemaking’

Landscape architect a master of urban ‘placemaking’

By JoAnn Greco Last summer, some 35,000 visitors each week streamed to a previously forlorn patch of Philadelphia waterfront rejuvenated […]

What makes a good leader?

What makes a good leader?

The Center for Leadership has graduated more than 600 individuals through its leadership training programs. FIU Magazine caught up with […]

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