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FIU grad P. Scott Cunningham turns Miami into a hip poetry hub

FIU grad P. Scott Cunningham turns Miami into a hip poetry hub

By Dan Grech The invitation, in true P. Scott Cunningham style, was irresistible. He’s throwing an “old-fashioned book party” in […]

Fighting gridlock with your smartphone

Fighting gridlock with your smartphone

How do you get people in car-obsessed South Florida to ride the bus? That is the question FIU leaders asked […]

Success is a sweet treat for hospitality alumnus

Success is a sweet treat for hospitality alumnus

Don Sargent ’98 Co-owner, with wife Clarissa Morrelli, of Morelli’s Gourmet Ice-cream, a chain of three shops in Atlanta Bachelor […]

Readers share: The best gift I ever received

Readers share: The best gift I ever received

It’s the season of gift giving, of family and friends and good food. We may not always remember what we […]

Why I Give Back: Alumnus reflects on the personal nature of philanthropy

Why I Give Back: Alumnus reflects on the personal nature of philanthropy

By Tom Jelke ‘90 When I was growing up, my mother was a busy and active volunteer, giving time to […]

New coach looks to build on success while establishing a foundation

New coach looks to build on success while establishing a foundation

Anthony Evans is all about the process. Always has been. He was all about the process as the head coach […]

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From Pentagon to academia: LACC Director Frank Mora

From Pentagon to academia: LACC Director Frank Mora

After the January 2012 Haiti earthquake, President Barack Obama promised the world, “These people will not be forsaken.” The Department […]

Filmmaker Rochelle Oliver ’07 challenges racial stereotypes with a creative campaign

Filmmaker Rochelle Oliver ’07 challenges racial stereotypes with a creative campaign

Rochelle Oliver ’07, a Miami-based producer and filmmaker, has received international recognition for creating “The Halloween Hoodie Campaign,” an anti-stereotype […]

The unbreakable will of the human spirit

The unbreakable will of the human spirit

In her memoir, Girl with the Crooked Smile: Stuck in a Moment, excerpted here, Darah Zeledon MA ‘00 takes readers […]

6 questions for the school principal: Sharon Lopez ’06

6 questions for the school principal: Sharon Lopez ’06

Sharon M. López ’06 is principal of Coconut Grove Elementary School in Miami. As the excitement of fresh paper and […]

Cedric L. Bess ’99 on the importance of listening

Cedric L. Bess ’99 on the importance of listening

Cedric L. Bess ’99 Guest Relations Supervisor, New York Yankees President, FIU Alumni Association Greater New York Chapter Bachelor of […]

Ready, Set, Hike: Football Head Coach Ron Turner is primed to handle anything

Ready, Set, Hike: Football Head Coach Ron Turner is primed to handle anything

Back in his first year as offensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears, in 1993, Ron Turner publicly took heat from […]

Father and son help build FIU medical school

Father and son help build FIU medical school

The Drs. Castellanos took their chances with FIU. Back before the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine welcomed its first class […]

Part of something big at the College of Medicine

Part of something big at the College of Medicine

Kaiming Wu’s beaming expression has come to symbolize the success of FIU’s first graduating class of medical students. A photo […]

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New doctor eager to investigate homicide deaths

New doctor eager to investigate homicide deaths

Kailee Imperatore wants to be a detective. Trained as a doctor – the 27-year-old just graduated from the Herbert Wertheim […]