Articles by: Alexandra Pecharich

Female movers and shakers get energized at campus event

Female movers and shakers get energized at campus event

The GC ballroom has set a record for the most positivity and good energy exhibited there in a single day. […]

Florida brain gain: FIU is ensuring that Sunshine State employers find the talent they need in new graduates

Florida brain gain: FIU is ensuring that Sunshine State employers find the talent they need in new graduates

Brian Castillo is the kind of young professional Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to see more of. With a BS […]

FIU a major presence at eMerge Americas

FIU a major presence at eMerge Americas

FIU came on like gangbusters this week at eMerge Americas, the international tech conference that annually gathers thousands of movers […]

Keeping secrets: FIU alumnus a dark web sleuth

Keeping secrets: FIU alumnus a dark web sleuth

There’s a reason it’s called the Secret Service. Even two years after retiring from the agency, former covert operative Robert […]

Very Important Panther: Myrna Soto ’93 discusses cybersecurity, attributes of a strong leader

Very Important Panther: Myrna Soto ’93 discusses cybersecurity, attributes of a strong leader

Myrna Soto ’93 • Senior Vice President, Global Chief Information Security Officer, Comcast Corporation • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, […]

Spring 2018 class notes

Spring 2018 class notes

1990s Gabriel Rincón-Mora ’92, a professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, was elected a fellow of the National Academy of […]

A ‘secret’ resource for boosting grades

A ‘secret’ resource for boosting grades

Shedner Agenor in January made a resolution to improve his GPA. The sophomore pre-med student in past semesters had “decent” […]

Medical mission team honored for hurricane work

Medical mission team honored for hurricane work

The South Florida community on Wednesday celebrated selflessness in the face of disaster. Local officials and university personnel together recognized […]

U.N. Ambassador Haley meets community, students on campus

U.N. Ambassador Haley meets community, students on campus

Fresh from a trip to Central America, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley made a stop on Friday […]

2018 salute to women in FIU history

2018 salute to women in FIU history

It’s Women’s History Month, and FIU has plenty of remarkable females to credit for its success. The individuals featured here join […]

FIU honors 17 lost by encouraging positive actions

FIU honors 17 lost by encouraging positive actions

As South Florida – and the nation – continues to grapple with heartbreak in the aftermath of a high school […]

Students use classroom training in hurricane shelter

Students use classroom training in hurricane shelter

–Video by Carl-Frederick François FIU students had a chance to both help the extended community after Hurricane Irma as well […]

Our man in Havana: Alumnus is Cuba-based reporter

Our man in Havana: Alumnus is Cuba-based reporter

As Hurricane Irma approached Cuba, Hatzel Vela ’05 reported live from a coastal town on the island. With power out, […]

Building hurricane-proof roofs

Building hurricane-proof roofs

An FIU professor has a plan to get rid of the blue tarps that inevitably appear on rooftops after a […]

Very Important Panther: Adriana Pereira-Reyes ’05

Very Important Panther: Adriana Pereira-Reyes ’05

Adriana Pereira-Reyes ’05 Senior Director of Community Relations, Walmart Q: When FIU requested bed sheets to cover cots in a […]