Articles by: Patricia Cárdenas

This couple of FIU grads found love while volunteering at SOBEWFF®

This couple of FIU grads found love while volunteering at SOBEWFF®

For FIU students, the annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF®) is a fruitful […]

Music education alumnus Oliver Diez named Teacher of the Year

Music education alumnus Oliver Diez named Teacher of the Year

  In 1999, Oliver Diez ’99, MM ’16 interviewed for the position of music teacher at Palmetto Elementary School — […]

Mariet Cardenas

Red Robin contest’s winning burger is a Spanish delicacy

Home, sweet home… That’s what Mariet Cardenes was thinking of when brainstorming ideas for what became the winning recipe for […]

How SOBEWFF® led this alumna to her dream job at Loews Miami Beach Hotel

How SOBEWFF® led this alumna to her dream job at Loews Miami Beach Hotel

Evelina Lipcer ’18 knows a thing or two about networking. The former Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine […]

Educating business-savvy artists feeds Miami’s creative renaissance

Educating business-savvy artists feeds Miami’s creative renaissance

Above, “Connectivity” by Juliana Barrios ’18 It is easy to see, in the picturesque murals that decorate Miami’s Wynwood Art […]

WDNA’s student-run show spotlights FIU talent

WDNA’s student-run show spotlights FIU talent

It’s a regular Tuesday morning at Miami public jazz station WDNA and Colin Miller, the host of its weekly FIU […]

Many celebrities, including artist Romero Britto, supported FIU by attending this year's Festival.

Wine and dine with the stars: 5 reasons to attend SOBEWFF®

Eat. Drink. Educate. One of the most exciting and anticipated events of the year is slowly approaching. The 18th annual Food […]

Wolfsonian collaborates with Italian sister museum on textile exhibit

Wolfsonian collaborates with Italian sister museum on textile exhibit

In the Ligurian city of Genoa, lives The Wolfsoniana, sister to The Wolfsonian—FIU in Miami Beach. Mitchell “Micky” Wolfson Jr., […]

Students pour their own brew at Nov. 10 beer festival

Students pour their own brew at Nov. 10 beer festival

If a year ago, someone had told English major Julian Balboa that he would be brewing his own beer and […]

Hospitality alumna finds her calling in beer

Hospitality alumna finds her calling in beer

The first time Rebecca Masihdas ’18 tried craft beer, she was amazed. “I didn’t know beer could taste that way.” “It […]

New Wolfsonian-FIU exhibition looks at history of Art Deco

New Wolfsonian-FIU exhibition looks at history of Art Deco

Walking down Ocean Drive in South Beach, it’s impossible not to spot the endless row of pastel-colored Art Deco structures […]

From SOBEWFF® internship to dream job

From SOBEWFF® internship to dream job

When it comes to networking and hospitality, FIU students and alumni have a unique advantage. FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality […]

Guy Fieri and psychology student Angelic Cox, the 2018 winner, show off “The Jerk Man Burger,” her original recipe.

Make Red Robin’s next great burger for $10,000

What is your dream burger? Is it the classic beef patty sandwiched between bacon, cheese, lettuce and tomato? Or a […]

CARTA student defeats cancer, earns scholarship

CARTA student defeats cancer, earns scholarship

Luiza Mello was flying back to Miami from a study abroad trip in Europe when she noticed a lump protruding […]

Your brain is a work of art

Your brain is a work of art

What do you see when you look at this image? Tomás R. Guilarte asks his 8-year-old daughter Sofia this very […]