Articles by: Sissi Garland

Ana Correa visits a farm in Bluefields, Nicaragua during her summer internship with blueEnergy.

Applications open for summer fellowship in Nicaragua

FIU has teamed up with blueEnergy, local agencies and residents to build a sustainable community in Bluefields, Nicaragua. The nonprofit group blueEnergy offers college students internships […]

Panther ingenuity, quick actions help recover engagement ring

Panther ingenuity, quick actions help recover engagement ring

A long-time university employee says it’s “amazing” that her engagement ring was found after she accidentally flushed it down the toilet. […]

FIU tests emergency notification system

FIU tests emergency notification system

This is a test of the FIU emergency notification system. This is only a test. FIU faculty, staff and students […]

Major gift by late philanthropist caps 18-year legacy of Wolfsonian support

Major gift by late philanthropist caps 18-year legacy of Wolfsonian support

Palm Beach philanthropist Jean S. Sharf and her late husband, collector and scholar Frederic A. Sharf, have gifted more than 650 items […]

University website receives makeover

University website receives makeover

On Dec. 27, FIU launched a new FIU.edu, the website that serves as the first stop for prospective students and […]

Road to Gasparilla Bowl

Road to Gasparilla Bowl

The Panthers spent the week in St. Petersburg, Florida, preparing for the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl and giving back to […]

Gasparilla Bowl packages now on sale

Gasparilla Bowl packages now on sale

The Panthers are bowl-bound for the third time in FIU football 
history! Our team is ready to face the Temple Owls […]

FIU a top leader in creating opportunities for low-income students

FIU a top leader in creating opportunities for low-income students

The Brookings Institution ranked FIU sixth on its list of selective, public, research-generating universities with the highest levels of low-income […]

Hurricane preparedness with Roary

Hurricane preparedness with Roary

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, which started June 1, is forecast to be more active than historical averages with regard to the […]

‘We showed DeVos the accomplishments of public academic institutions’

‘We showed DeVos the accomplishments of public academic institutions’

President Mark B. Rosenberg wrote the following op-ed in the Miami Herald on April 17. Rosenberg reflects on Secretary of Education Betsy […]

FIU will now implement texting while walking lanes

FIU will now implement texting while walking lanes

TEDxFIU: Scientist translates high-frequency lake data to musical compositions

TEDxFIU: Scientist translates high-frequency lake data to musical compositions

A classically trained musician,Evelyn Gaiser recently translated high-frequency lake data to musical compositions in order to better understand and describe […]

TEDxFIU: ‘I do not fit inside your box’

TEDxFIU: ‘I do not fit inside your box’

Isra Amin Ibrahim is a Sudanese-American diversity activist and a junior on a pre-medical track at FIU. An active participant […]

My Internship with Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management

My Internship with Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management

Name: China Walker ’16 Major: Recent graduate of the master’s in disaster management program Where you interned: The Miami-Dade County Office […]

My internship at one of the world’s leading accounting firms

My internship at one of the world’s leading accounting firms

Name: Eric Hernandez Hometown: Miami, Florida Major: Accounting and business administration in finance Where did you intern? I was an […]