FIU Magazine Summer 2015

Special 50th anniversary edition

President Rosenberg envisions FIU of the future
In a wide-ranging interview, FIU’s president looks ahead to the university’s second half-century.

FIU sets ambitious goals for next five years
A new strategic plan charts the course for big changes ahead.

FIU in the Next Generation

  • Education
    What will FIU’s student body look like in 50 years, and how and what will students learn?
  • Research
    How will the discoveries and inventions of FIU faculty impact the world of the future?
  • Partnerships
    How will FIU deepen its relationship with community leaders to solve problems and bring greater opportunity to students?

Then and Now
Highlighting how FIU has changed during its first 50 years, FIU Magazine presents campus photos from the old days alongside those of recent years.

An alumnus who showed us all how to live
A teacher and poet, a rebel and traveler, David Menasche touched countless hearts during a lifetime cut much too short by illness.

Inspired by the wild
An expedition through the Everglades encourages students’ creative writing.

Obama’s campus visit recognizes FIU’s commitment to immigrants
Twin brothers who benefited from immigration-policy changes and FIU educations share their story of hope.

Law students help young people in immigration limbo
FIU’s Immigration and Human rights clinic helped those who qualified for DACA get their paperwork in order – and start their lives anew.

Fast-growing cybersecurity program probes ‘ethical hacking’
Teaching learn the latest in FIU’s nationally recognized cybersecurity degree programs.

A legacy of leadership
The founder of the Center for Leadership and Service retires after a long and successful career.

Mammovan fights breast cancer
FIU’s state-of-the-art mobile mammography clinic brings preventive care to uninsured women.