Articles by: Patricia Cárdenas

Where is he now: FIU Magazine checks in 17 years later

Where is he now: FIU Magazine checks in 17 years later

Godzilla-inspired poetry led this alumnus to a rewarding life of writing and teaching. Nearly 20 years ago, Jay Snodgrass MFA […]

Academy of Portrait and Figurative Art celebrates new studio, student success

Academy of Portrait and Figurative Art celebrates new studio, student success

The Department of Art + Art History has many recent successes to celebrate. Alumna Mirena Suarez and graduate student Julie […]

By Nycholas Benaia

5 presentation tips from FIU’s 3 Minute Thesis winner

Three minutes is all it takes to explain even the most complex of ideas. That is the concept behind 3 […]

Accounting alumna appointed CEO of AI facial recognition company

Accounting alumna appointed CEO of AI facial recognition company

When it comes to business, a strong leader can make the difference between a success story and failure. Kairos, a […]

by Eduardo Merile

FIU innovation, entrepreneurship take center stage at eMerge Americas 2019

From groundbreaking underwater research to promising startups, FIU is a leader in discovery—not just in South Florida, but in the […]

Awakening the inner poets of today’s youth

Awakening the inner poets of today’s youth

In the tumultuous age of adolescence, every waking minute can feel like a catastrophe. For middle schoolers, growing out of […]

An intimate look into the lives of trans elders

An intimate look into the lives of trans elders

Meet Duchess Milan, a trans woman of color in her 70s living in Los Angeles. Milan is one of several […]

FIU Chess wins state tournament for the second year

FIU Chess wins state tournament for the second year

Checkmate! FIU’s Chess Team is the reigning champion of the fifth-annual Florida Collegiate Chess Team Tournament for the second year […]

UNICEF @ FIU photo contest combines art and advocacy to put children first

UNICEF @ FIU photo contest combines art and advocacy to put children first

Do you want to make a difference with your art? UNICEF @ FIU—the official student-run chapter of the United Nations […]

Drop-in series: Take a fab musical journey with The Beatles

Drop-in series: Take a fab musical journey with The Beatles

Inspired by the late Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class in […]

Got my first job! Working as a marketing specialist at VITAS Healthcare

Got my first job! Working as a marketing specialist at VITAS Healthcare

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

SOBEWFF® is right around the corner, save on select events

SOBEWFF® is right around the corner, save on select events

It’s happening. After much waiting, the 18th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival will […]

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 […]