Posts tagged with: "FIU Magazine"

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

By Eric Barton Considering her schedule, Bridget Pelaez is surprisingly chipper for mid-morning on a Wednesday. In the days since […]

Nature signals SOS: Long-term research, short-term extremes uncover clues to survival

Nature signals SOS: Long-term research, short-term extremes uncover clues to survival

—By JoAnn C. Adkins, Ayleen Barbel Fattal ’06, Evelyn S. Gonzalez and Chrystian Tejedor ’04, MBA ’15 When extreme weather […]

From the heart: Alumni and students take action in the face of others’ despair

From the heart: Alumni and students take action in the face of others’ despair

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17, Alexandra Pecharich and Chrystian Tejedor ’04, MBA ’15 Disasters can bring out the best […]

Building hurricane-proof roofs

Building hurricane-proof roofs

An FIU professor has a plan to get rid of the blue tarps that inevitably appear on rooftops after a […]

Interactive: Snapshot of the Class of 2021

Interactive: Snapshot of the Class of 2021

Reporting contributed by Alexandra Pecharich, Clara-Meretan Kiah and Karen Cochrane

Very Important Panther: Adriana Pereira-Reyes ’05

Very Important Panther: Adriana Pereira-Reyes ’05

Adriana Pereira-Reyes ’05 Senior Director of Community Relations, Walmart Q: When FIU requested bed sheets to cover cots in a […]

5 questions with the vice president of Facilities Management

5 questions with the vice president of Facilities Management

John Cal is associate vice president for Facilities Management, so hurricane season poses special concerns for him. When storms threaten, […]

Predicting the next big one

Predicting the next big one

The 2017 hurricane season will go on record as one of the most active and devastating in recent history, yet […]

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Command performance: Elected officials visited FIU to support South Florida in a time of need

Command performance: Elected officials visited FIU to support South Florida in a time of need

Government officials joined hands with FIU to bolster the spirits of those affected by Hurricane Irma and to throw their […]

FIU-FAST team answers the call for help

FIU-FAST team answers the call for help

The only civilian crew of its kind in the nation, the Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joined the FIU family […]

Fall 2017 Class Notes

Fall 2017 Class Notes

1980s Michelle Otero Valdes ’89 of Chalos & Co. in Coral Gables received the “Women in Law 2017 Award” for practice […]

Advocating for America’s parks

Advocating for America’s parks

For FIU Magazine Jacqueline Crucet MPA ’16 looks over the railing of a pontoon boat meandering past the mangrove-lined shores […]

From survival to service: Turning pain into hope

From survival to service: Turning pain into hope

College is an exciting time for most students as they embrace learning and growing in a new community. Along the […]

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Building robots to protect the planet

Building robots to protect the planet

Video by Doug Garland ’10 For decades, the United States has faced the world’s largest and costliest environmental cleanup project: […]

Meet the Queen of Lincoln Road

Meet the Queen of Lincoln Road

Video by Doug Garland ’10 Miami’s famous South Beach has always been home to colorful people. Every workday for more than […]