Articles by: Karen Cochrane

Rendering of Bayview

Bayview at BBC not ready for students’ return

Servitas, the company that manages Bayview at BBC, advised the university that the building was not available for residents to […]

How you can help

How you can help

Members of the FIU community have big hearts, and the university has received many inquiries from people asking how they […]

Music students lift spirits of Hurricane Irma evacuees

Music students lift spirits of Hurricane Irma evacuees

“Grab your coat and get your hat, leave your worries on the doorstep/Just direct your feet to the sunny side […]

Students return to Green Library

Students return to Green Library

First-year law student Isaac Perez saw it in a retweet and thought it couldn’t be true — but it was. […]

Test of the FIU Alert Emergency Notification System

Test of the FIU Alert Emergency Notification System

Dear members of the university community, Thank you for participating in FIU’s test of its Emergency Notification System. Please take […]

Hurricane Irma Update #1

Hurricane Irma Update #1

Hurricane Irma, currently churning east of the Leeward Islands, is expected to continue strengthening and could become a category 4 […]

Higher education gets a reboot

Higher education gets a reboot

Something had to be done. It was 2010 and the alarmingly high failure rate among students who were taking the […]

University efforts transform how we educate students

University efforts transform how we educate students

From the editor “People are the key to success or extraordinary success.” —Azim Premji, businessman, investor, philanthropist This past April, […]

FIU only Florida site selected to host young African leaders

FIU only Florida site selected to host young African leaders

  For the fourth year running, FIU was the only Florida site selected to host young African leaders and entrepreneurs […]

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

Great universities understand that they are truly the sum of their parts. They are home to programs that uplift communities […]

FIU family walk new paths

FIU family walk new paths

From the editor “Around here, we don’t look backwards for very long… we keep moving forward, opening up new doors […]

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$10,000 scholarship up for grabs in Red Robin Golden Robin Contest

$10,000 scholarship up for grabs in Red Robin Golden Robin Contest

It’s a culinary throw down guaranteed to pay off big-time for one creative contestant: The folks at Red Robin Gourmet […]

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Kathy Quardokus Fisher was finishing her post-doc studies at Oregon State University in readiness for a move to FIU, where she had […]

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Preparing women and minorities to lead

Preparing women and minorities to lead

The founding director of a transformational program for faculty and staff helps the underrepresented tap into their potential. Barbara Bader […]

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Mentorship is a key educational element

Mentorship is a key educational element

From the editor “Feeling supported and having deep learning experiences during college means everything when it comes to long-term outcomes […]

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