Articles by: Isabel Gamarra

FIU volunteers join Comcast to beautify Sweetwater Elementary

FIU volunteers join Comcast to beautify Sweetwater Elementary

In partnership with Comcast for the nation-wide volunteer event—Comcast Cares Day— FIU’s Frost Art Museum, the Office of Engagement and […]

Applying the athlete’s mindset to business success

Applying the athlete’s mindset to business success

In 2006, when Doug Jones ’05 attended the Florida Association of Independent Agents insurance convention, he never imagined he’d meet […]

Undergrad research symposium winners enrich South Florida science community

Undergrad research symposium winners enrich South Florida science community

When Alejandro Hernandez won first place in the poster presentation at the Life Sciences South Florida’s (LSSF) STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium […]

Students land dream jobs with local municipality

Students land dream jobs with local municipality

An innovative collaboration between FIU and the City of Miami Beach is forging new career paths for dozens of FIU students. […]

City Manager Jimmy Morales  in his American Government classroom

City manager, police chief teach FIU dual enrollment courses

  Imagine taking a U.S. government class with a current city manager who is a Harvard-trained lawyer and has nearly 20 years of […]

Alina Parbtani, Assistant Director of Engagement, Joanna Garcia, Associate Director,Center for Leadership and Service, 	
Patricia Lopez-Guerrero, Director, Center for Leadership and Service

FIU named Engaged Campus of the Year

In recognition of the university’s commitment to community engagement and public service, FIU was recognized as the Engaged Campus of the […]

A little cafecito with your collaboration

A little cafecito with your collaboration

Research by well-regarded MIT management professor Thomas Allarn tells us that creating “collaboration and collision spaces enables communication for inspiration.” In […]

Internship program introduces high school students to different career fields

Internship program introduces high school students to different career fields

  High school senior Sebastian Sanchez spent his five-week  internship scouring FIU websites to ensure they were compliant with the Americans […]

FIYou: James Knapp

FIYou: James Knapp

Name: James Knapp ’05, MS ’08 Hometown: Pembroke Pines/ Hollywood Job Title/Department: Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships, FIU Office of Engagement. […]

Got my first job! Working for the Talent Development Network

Got my first job! Working for the Talent Development Network

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

Collaboration, integration essential for growth of life sciences in South Florida

Collaboration, integration essential for growth of life sciences in South Florida

What will distinguish South Florida from other innovation clusters across the nation? Collaboration. “Collaboration and how community gets built will […]

FIU’s Ishoof joins Marshall Memorial Fellowship

FIU’s Ishoof joins Marshall Memorial Fellowship

FIU Vice President for Engagement Saif  Y. Ishoof  has been selected to be a member of the Marshall Memorial Fellowship this fall. The […]

Kiersten Matsuda and a Girls Who Code Club student

Coding, friendship inspire the next generation of women in IT

As the sun begins to set, its light peering slowly through the all-glass wall on the south side of Tech […]

Undergrad research introduces students to the life sciences

Undergrad research introduces students to the life sciences

Earlier this month, more than 200 life sciences undergraduate faculty members and students from all across southern Florida judged or […]

FIU celebrates Maya Angelou’s legacy, brings together Little Haiti community

FIU celebrates Maya Angelou’s legacy, brings together Little Haiti community

Brave. That is the word used to describe women like Carlotta Walls LaNier and Maya Angelou, whose courage and resilience […]