Posts tagged with: "FIU Magazine"

Florida brain gain: FIU is ensuring that Sunshine State employers find the talent they need in new graduates

Florida brain gain: FIU is ensuring that Sunshine State employers find the talent they need in new graduates

Brian Castillo is the kind of young professional Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to see more of. With a BS […]

Rx for medical student debt: scholarships

Rx for medical student debt: scholarships

Pictured above: Dr. Herbert Wertheim and his wife Nicole funded the medical educations of 10 students at FIU. By his […]

Focus on innovation: Restoring independence to hand amputees

Focus on innovation: Restoring independence to hand amputees

Upper-extremity amputees may soon be using a prosthesis that is directly connected to their nervous system, thanks to new technology […]

by × X
The Yiddish renaissance: Professor joins forces with the owners of a Miami Beach hotel to revive an endangered ancient language

The Yiddish renaissance: Professor joins forces with the owners of a Miami Beach hotel to revive an endangered ancient language

Asher Milbauer has never been ashamed to speak aloud in Yiddish. The child of Holocaust survivors, Milbauer was born in […]

by × 5
FIU taught me to chase my dreams wherever they lead

FIU taught me to chase my dreams wherever they lead

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17 As we began our descent into Nashville International Airport, I looked out the window […]

by × 2
Center for Leadership program prepares local public school principals for success

Center for Leadership program prepares local public school principals for success

Pictured above: Participants of the Principals Leadership Development Program’s 2017 Miami-Dade County Public Schools cohort perform a team-building exercise at […]

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 […]

by × 1
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 […]