Articles by: Clara-Meretan Kiah

Freshman computer engineering student Ashley Rodriguez networks with alumnus Max Burwick 14 in a speed-mentoring session during Panther Alumni Week

Panther Alumni Week returns for sixth year to connect students, alumni

In February, hundreds of alumni flooded campus or checked in online to meet with current students and impart their knowledge […]

University launches Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU with community celebration

University launches Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU with community celebration

A little rain didn’t stop FIU in its pursuit of the Next Horizon! On Saturday, Jan. 26, the FIU Foundation, […]

Left to right: President Mark B. Rosenberg, College of Engineering & Computing Dean John Volakis, Chad Moss '94, Sandra Moss, and Moss School Interim Director Jose Faria

Construction school renamed in honor of Chad Moss ’94

In recognition of a landmark contribution to FIU, the College of Engineering & Computing’s school of construction has been renamed […]

by Eduardo Merille

Top FIU benefactor inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame

Decades ago, Dr. Herbert Wertheim turned his early ideas for inventions into prototypes using Maxwell House coffee cans as chemistry […]

Torch Awards Gala showcases the best and brightest

Torch Awards Gala showcases the best and brightest

The 2018 Torch Awards Gala attracted a record-breaking 1,000 attendees to make it the largest in FIU history. The November […]

Local doctors help fund program for developmentally disabled adults

Local doctors help fund program for developmentally disabled adults

Local doctors Jeffrey Simmons and Yolangel Hernandez Suarez have made a $2 million gift to FIU to establish the Simmons+Hernandez […]

Dotson family adds to FIU legacy with $1 million endowment

Dotson family adds to FIU legacy with $1 million endowment

The family of FIU visionary Albert Dotson Sr. has donated $1 million to FIU to commemorate his legacy at the […]

Bob Hewes Boats takes home top prize at annual fishing tournament

Bob Hewes Boats takes home top prize at annual fishing tournament

Alumni, community hyped for football season at Annual Cocktail Reception

Alumni, community hyped for football season at Annual Cocktail Reception

Donations to First Generation Scholarship Program now matched 2-for-1 by state

Donations to First Generation Scholarship Program now matched 2-for-1 by state

International business senior Alberto Garcia Marrero hopes to go to law school after graduating. To get there, the Honors College […]

In honor of National Poetry Month, meet some of FIU’s emerging poets

In honor of National Poetry Month, meet some of FIU’s emerging poets

FIU is no stranger to the world of poetry. Alumni of FIU’s Master of Fine Arts program have gone on […]

Scholarship recipients meet their benefactors for breakfast

Scholarship recipients meet their benefactors for breakfast

When longtime professor of architecture Nicolas Quintana passed away in 2011, his wife, Isabel Quintana, knew she must do something […]

Danny Pino '96

Alumnus, ‘Cold Case’ star Danny Pino discusses perseverance, professional growth with students

Danny Pino ’96, known for detective roles on the crime dramas Cold Case and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, […]

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 […]

Alumna to serve as first female fire chief of Fort Lauderdale

Alumna to serve as first female fire chief of Fort Lauderdale

An FIU alumna has been appointed fire chief of Fort Lauderdale – the first woman to serve in this role […]