People

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 […]

Engineering alum connects classroom learning to solid careers

Engineering alum connects classroom learning to solid careers

FIU’s annual Panther Alumni Week in February reinforced for students that their years of attending classes can have a wonderful […]

Business alum thrives on building authentic connections

Business alum thrives on building authentic connections

Very Important Panther: Hiram Hernandez ’03 Financial Adviser, Eagle Strategies LLC Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Finance, 2003 Founding Member, […]

Students rock and race TEDxFIU

Students rock and race TEDxFIU

Student TEDxFIU talks are capturing thousands of views as applications open for TEDxFIU 2015 Thousands of people around the world […]

7 questions for immigrant-rights advocate Francesca Menes

7 questions for immigrant-rights advocate Francesca Menes

Miami native Francesca Menes ’08, MPA ’13 knows something about getting the job done. The policy and advocacy coordinator for […]

FIU students provide managerial support, gain valuable experience at South Beach Wine and Food Festival

FIU students provide managerial support, gain valuable experience at South Beach Wine and Food Festival

Nearly 1,300 students from FIU will offer managerial and logistical support at the 2015 Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach […]

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 […]

by × 1
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 […]

by × X
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 […]