Articles by: Eduardo Merille

Secretary Acosta visits special needs victims at FIU shelter

Secretary Acosta visits special needs victims at FIU shelter

Offering financial support and words of comfort, U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta visited a specialized shelter for displaced victims of […]

6 famous FIU connections: U2, President Trump, Disney princess

6 famous FIU connections: U2, President Trump, Disney princess

FIU has nearly 200,000 alumni. We’re one of the 10 largest universities in America. So it might stand to reason that we’re connected […]

By Eduardo Merille

Spring Commencement 2017

Here are some video highlights from our Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremonies.  Social entrepreneurship runs deep with the class of 2017.

NASA Astronaut Joe Acaba sets out for Aquarius as part of a five-day mission in the undersea research habitat.

Astronauts spacewalking at our underwater reef base

Check out this quick video by CNN of astronauts in the world’s only underwater research lab, FIU Aquarius Reef Base. […]

Showing your Panther pride can earn you a parking upgrade

Showing your Panther pride can earn you a parking upgrade

  It’s time to show Panther pride on your ride! Starting this November, Parking & Transportation will randomly select two […]

John Dufresne - TEDxFIU

Top 5 TEDxFIU videos of all time, tickets for 2016 now available

As we prepare to celebrate five years of TEDxFIU Nov. 16, we thought we’d share the talks and performances from the last four years […]

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Spring Commencement 2016

Spring Commencement 2016

FIU is proud to graduate 12,000 students annually. They join more than 200,000 alumni who live and work in South Florida. […]

FIU wins Homestead support to move Fair

FIU wins Homestead support to move Fair

On Wednesday, Dec. 16, members of the Homestead City Council unanimously and enthusiastically passed a resolution supporting an FIU-led economic development […]

A conversation with FIU’s third president

A conversation with FIU’s third president

Recorded on Oct.12, 2010, President Gregory B. Wolfe, who passed away Saturday, Dec. 12, recounts some of his favorite moments […]

Alumni impact: Pierre Dwyer ’92, editor for Paramount Home Video

Alumni impact: Pierre Dwyer ’92, editor for Paramount Home Video

Pierre Dwyer ’92 is a School of Journalism and Mass Communication graduate who pursued a career in film and editing in California […]

TEDxFIU 2015 tickets on sale

TEDxFIU 2015 tickets on sale

For the last three years, faculty, alumni and students at FIU have taken to the TEDx world stage to share […]

Wind instrument group wins gold medal

Wind instrument group wins gold medal

FIU’s Indoor Winds group took home the gold medal in the Independent Wind Category at the Winter Guard International 2015 World Championships in […]

We turned 50 yesterday and we have the social media to prove it

We turned 50 yesterday and we have the social media to prove it

The day started like any other except for one small fact. On this day, June 22, exactly 50 years ago, your […]

POTUS, Bill Nye and 5 Panthers in the Everglades

POTUS, Bill Nye and 5 Panthers in the Everglades

President Obama decided to celebrate Earth Day, April 22, right in FIU’s backyard. With Florida’s Everglades National Park as a back […]

FIU expansion: what are you looking forward to?

FIU expansion: what are you looking forward to?

As FIU plans its expansion to serve the Miami-Dade community, we want to know what you are looking forward to the most. […]