June 2016 in photos

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17 

We hope you are enjoying your summer, Panthers! As we flip the calendar from June to July, take a look at some of our favorite images and moments from the past month captured by photographers Eduardo Merille, Ben Guzman, Carl-Frederick Francois, Vincent Rives, Douglas Hungerford and Richard Lewis.

Vigil in Orlando

Orlando’s heartbreak is FIU’s heartbreak. The university community came together at Modesto A. Maidique Campus to remember the lives lost and comfort one another in the aftermath of the June 12 shooting that took place at a nightclub in Orlando. Photo by Vincent Rives

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Art and science come together in Neural Networks, a new exhibit on display through Aug. 12 at the Frost Art Museum. MRI scans were used to map the brain’s neural networks and 3-D cuts of plexiglass were then used to bring those maps to lifePhoto by Ben Guzman

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Cat GC

What we all look like walking down the steps of the Graham Center entrance on a sunny day. Photo by Eduardo Merille 

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I think he found Dory, you guys. Photo by Ben Guzman

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FIU in DC opened its doors in the nation’s capital June 9 with local representatives and D.C. leaders in attendance. The FIU initiative is a research-driven solutions center aimed at expanding national partnerships and creating greater opportunities in the nation’s capital for students, faculty and the South Florida community. Photo by Douglas Hungerford

Cafecito in DC

During the opening ceremonies for FIU in D.C., university staff shared the wonders of “cafecito time” with their Washington, D.C. neighbors. Photo by Douglas Hungerford

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double exposure 2 library

Using double exposure, a photographic technique that combines two different images into a single one, this image provides us with a unique look at MMC’s Green Library. Photo by Eduardo Merille

Double Exposure panther
Always remember: Panthers rule! Photo by Eduardo Merille 

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empty subway

You know it’s summer at FIU when the lines for Subway in the Graham Center are empty in the middle of the day. Photo by Carl-Frederick Francois

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Melendez (100)

A new era begins for FIU baseball as former Alabama State and Bethune-Cookman coach Mervyl Melendez becomes the fourth head coach in program history. Melendez comes to South Florida with 17 years of head coaching experience, 12 conference titles and 537 career wins. Photo by Richard Lewis (Image Reflex) 

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Rose Ellen Greene (right), a longtime volunteer at Jesse J. McCrary Jr. Elementary School and local philanthropist, is given a bouquet of flowers by a young student at the announcement of an expansion of the Education Effect into Little Haiti. Greene’s $2 million donation will fund a multidisciplinary team that will connect the school, students and parents with university expertise, resources and research-based programs that address pressing educational and social needs. Photo by Ben Guzman

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SASC inside

The new Student Academic Support (SASC) is looking better and better every day! The state-of-the-art building is slated to open in time for the Fall 2016 semester. Photo by Eduardo Merille

To view more of our favorite FIU images, visit our “Month in Photos” series page