In a world where the coronavirus pandemic affects nearly everything, the university community has moved to make the best of its new normal. FIU held its first-ever virtual commencement in May, celebrating students' hard work and perseverence in the face of unprecedented challenges. The university also released its prelimenary plans for repopulating campus. Here are some of the moments that made May stand out.
A special commencement for the Class of 2020
Graduates got creative to properly celebrate commencement.
Psychology graduate Kiana Rodriguez pops some confetti as her name is called during virtual commencement. Video by Melina Rodriguez '13.