Articles by: Gisela Valencia

Myrthil's graduation cap

Students overcome homelessness, succeed with help from Kiwanis Club of Little Havana

In the fall of 2015, only one thing stood between Dania Myrthil and her bachelor’s degree in liberal studies: a class […]

Dr. Carolyn D. Runowicz, and Sakhrat Khizroev, explained how nanotechnology could cure ovarian cancer at the TEDxFIU 2015 event

TEDxFIU calling next generation of speakers

For four years, TEDxFIU has captivated the FIU community. From firsthand accounts of inspiring stories to conversations about cutting edge […]

Panther pride and bonding are perks of alumni travel

Panther pride and bonding are perks of alumni travel

What can be better than travelling across the world to gorgeous locations at discounted group rates? Travelling with an amazing […]

Student programmer uses coding to solve community problems

Student programmer uses coding to solve community problems

We often steer clear of tedious budgets, graphs and numbers. And many times, we’re not sure where to go to […]

FIU Professor Emeritus of Art and Art History Juan A. Martinez tours the chapel with Zamora and Damian.

Colonial Florida art experiences a renaissance in Allapatah

  Five miles east of the Miami International Airport, Allapatah is home to Caribbean, South and Central American immigrants. Mostly […]

FIU student and City of Hialeah Emlpoyee Yordano Nicle observes Cortrada's Littorial Creatures Paintings

Artist-in-Residence brings climate change talks to Hialeah

  With climate change conversations under way at the COP 21 Paris Talks, the discussion on global climate change may […]

Hospitality interns at Starbucks land jobs before graduation

Hospitality interns at Starbucks land jobs before graduation

From a warm morning coffee to an afternoon iced latte, sometimes, a cup of coffee just helps get us through […]