Summer Sojourns

Studying business in Portugal

Studying business in Portugal

First day of summer school, ISCTE   College of Business graduate students Isabel Rumberg and Sophie Mugomoka embarked on a […]

International trip emphasizes value of compassion in medicine

International trip emphasizes value of compassion in medicine

Deannys Batista is a second-year medical student at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. This summer, she spent six days in […]

My summer semester at sea

My summer semester at sea

This article is part of our Summer Sojourns 2016 series highlighting the summer adventures of FIU students. Luis A. Ibarra, a […]

My summer mission trip to New Orleans

My summer mission trip to New Orleans

This article is part of our Summer Sojourns 2016 series highlighting the summer adventures of FIU students. Earlier this summer, […]

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Medical student returns from mission trip to Guatemala

  Bhupaul Ramsuchit, a second-year medical student at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, chose to spend part of his summer […]

A medical student’s working adventure in Bolivia

A medical student’s working adventure in Bolivia

Rebecca Le, 24, just started her second year as a medical student at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Le, […]

FIU Law student spends summer at The Hague Academy

FIU Law student spends summer at The Hague Academy

FIU students have spent the summer doing some pretty cool things. You can read about their adventures in our Summer […]

From Miami to China: the soul of an artist

From Miami to China: the soul of an artist

Fine arts major Nathalie Alfonso, 26, has an ongoing interest in creating community among artists. She believes that sharing with […]

From left to right: Eliyaim Gonzalez, Aquiles Consuegra,  Natalia Liviero and Professor  Tudor Parfitt.

Studying peace and religion in Berlin

FIU students have spent the summer doing some pretty cool things. You can read about their adventures in our Summer […]

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A group of middle and high school students from Liberty City joined FIU faculty and students on a trip to commemorate Freedom Summer in Jackson, Mississippi.

Liberty City teens join FIU students, faculty on trip to Freedom Summer 50

In the summer of 1964, hundreds of volunteers and civil rights activists from across America came to Mississippi to challenge […]

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Study abroad in a wheelchair: Tough travels teach a lesson

Study abroad in a wheelchair: Tough travels teach a lesson

It is FIU’s most unusual study abroad program. College of Education Professor Alexis McKenney took 10 students to Europe this […]

Conducting cool summer research in the Arctic

Conducting cool summer research in the Arctic

The Arctic Coastal Ecosystems Survey (ACES) is focused on understanding the ecological role of near-shore and lagoon habitats of the […]

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Studying protons, hidden language of train conductors in UK

Studying protons, hidden language of train conductors in UK

In the summer of 2013, three FIU students –Omar Leon, Carlos Lopez and Pierre Avila– members of the university’s prestigious […]

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Researching birds’ muscular system to understand high blood sugar

Researching birds’ muscular system to understand high blood sugar

As a Short Term Research Experience for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) fellow, I spent the summer researching naturally high blood sugar […]

Networking in D.C.: Panthers in the nation’s capital

Networking in D.C.: Panthers in the nation’s capital

This article is part of our Summer Sojourns 2012 series highlighting summer adventures of FIU students. FIU student interns are not only […]