Articles by: Deborah O'Neil

Teacher and poet, rebel and traveler, David Menasche showed us how to live

Teacher and poet, rebel and traveler, David Menasche showed us how to live

We didn’t know how close he was to the end. FIU graduate David Menasche ’97 would die of brain cancer […]

President Rosenberg envisions FIU of the future

President Rosenberg envisions FIU of the future

To mark the 50th anniversary of FIU’s founding, President Mark B. Rosenberg shared his vision for the next generation on […]

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Editor’s Picks for Best Work

Editor’s Picks for Best Work

By Deborah O’Neil For more than a decade I’ve been having a lot of fun at FIU Magazine. We’ve done some […]

Universities partner with local industry for student internships, economic development

Universities partner with local industry for student internships, economic development

In an unprecedented collaboration, South Florida’s colleges and universities have united with industry leaders to strengthen the region’s economy and […]

Center for Leadership growing in prestige with ‘know thyself’ approach

Center for Leadership growing in prestige with ‘know thyself’ approach

Let’s dispel a few myths surrounding leadership. First, what makes a leader great is not merely natural-born charisma and intellect. […]

What makes a good leader?

What makes a good leader?

The Center for Leadership has graduated more than 600 individuals through its leadership training programs. FIU Magazine caught up with […]

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Students rock and race TEDxFIU

Students rock and race TEDxFIU

Student TEDxFIU talks are capturing thousands of views as applications open for TEDxFIU 2015 Thousands of people around the world […]

The politics are personal for Kate Yglesias Houghton ’06

The politics are personal for Kate Yglesias Houghton ’06

Kate Yglesias Houghton ’06 advocates for social justice on behalf of women in her leadership role at the Democratic National […]

Interest in Asian Studies at FIU explodes

Interest in Asian Studies at FIU explodes

Growing up in Miami far from any cultural connection to Asia, Jennifer Garcia ’09, MA ’11, became enchanted with the […]

D.C. alumnus works to build stronger cities, better government

D.C. alumnus works to build stronger cities, better government

How do we create cities of the future? How can we strengthen the American economy at a grassroots level? How […]

Honors College dean and daughter make long-term gift to FIU

Honors College dean and daughter make long-term gift to FIU

Honors College Dean Lesley Northup and her daughter Evan made history recently by making a joint planned gift to the […]

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TEDxFIU: an idea takes shape

TEDxFIU: an idea takes shape

Three years ago, FIU Marketing Director Eduardo Merille and I were brainstorming ways to elevate FIU on the national stage. […]

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TEDxFIU 2014 tickets sell out in one day

TEDxFIU 2014 tickets sell out in one day

Tickets for TEDxFIU 2014: Fearless Journey sold out within a few hours of going on sale Monday. This year’s event […]

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New Alumni Association president sets sights high

New Alumni Association president sets sights high

Fifteen years ago Frank Peña ’99 was an FIU undergraduate with a big dream to lead the Student Government Association. […]

Professor helps lead effort to contain Ebola in Nigeria

Professor helps lead effort to contain Ebola in Nigeria

FIU College of Medicine Professor Dr. Aileen Marty crisscrossed Southern Nigeria for 31 days this fall leading an international team […]