Archive for December, 2017

Alexander with his family

Survived cancer, now off to grad school

Imagine being more than halfway through college and then getting diagnosed with cancer. Alexander Alvarez didn’t have to imagine it; […]

Panthers arrive in St. Petersburg, begin final bowl game prep

Panthers arrive in St. Petersburg, begin final bowl game prep

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 The Panthers have invaded St. Petersburg and are making their presence felt as the Bad […]

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CEO of Gates Foundation says FIU health grads inspire her

CEO of Gates Foundation says FIU health grads inspire her

During the recent winter commencement ceremonies, graduates of the College of Medicine, College of Nursing and College of Public Health […]

FIU, Miami-Dade State Attorney partner on LGBTQ hate crimes

FIU, Miami-Dade State Attorney partner on LGBTQ hate crimes

U.S. Department of Justice-funded study seeks to boost reporting and prosecution Hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer […]

Therapy dogs help medical students de-stress during finals

Therapy dogs help medical students de-stress during finals

Medical school is extremely stressful. Finals week adds to the pressure. Cue the therapy dogs. Clue, an Australian Shepherd, was […]

10 tips for healthy holiday eating

10 tips for healthy holiday eating

Please, don’t stress out over the idea that you might gain a couple of pounds over the holidays. Many of […]

Celebrating first-generation students

Celebrating first-generation students

If you meet a student from FIU, there’s a good chance that he or she is a first-generation student. Panthers come […]

FIU halts Greek activities

FIU halts Greek activities

President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community on Dec. 15, 2017: After serious consideration, and keeping […]

New traditions set foundation for future football success

New traditions set foundation for future football success

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 It has been a fun ride to the Gasparilla Bowl for the FIU football team. […]

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Pirate ship robot racing at the Fourth Annual Robot Competition.

Robots race to find treasure chest as part of annual competition

It was a pirate’s life for freshmen engineering students at the fourth annual robot competition Dec. 1. Student competitors working […]

Kevin Castillo

FIUteach student ready to fill a void

Kevin Castillo wants to teach where he’s needed most. He wants to teach science in high school. He wants to […]

26 December 2010:  FIU wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (4) returns a kick 89 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter as the FIU Golden Panthers defeated the University of Toledo Rockets, 34-32, to win the 2010 Little Caesars Bowl at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.

Throwback Thursday: Football wins first bowl game

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 With seven days left until FIU football takes on Temple in the Gasparilla Bowl, let’s […]

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‘Tis flu season. Should you get a flu shot?

‘Tis flu season. Should you get a flu shot?

Flu season is in full swing, and although it’s too early to tell how bad it might turn out, the […]

Senior stories: Football players reflect on college experience before graduating

Senior stories: Football players reflect on college experience before graduating

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 For the seniors on the FIU football team, the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl will […]

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Flooded streets in Arch Creek-North Miami. Photo by Shadaina Dessalines.

New flood risk identified by FIU researcher

As South Florida raises groundwater levels to fight salt water intrusion, the threat of flooding from within will only increase, […]