Articles by: Alexandra Pecharich

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, […]

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 […]

5 questions with the vice president of Facilities Management

5 questions with the vice president of Facilities Management

John Cal is associate vice president for Facilities Management, so hurricane season poses special concerns for him. When storms threaten, […]

Postcard from the Keys: Stories of resilience amid heartbreak

Postcard from the Keys: Stories of resilience amid heartbreak

The landscape starts to change around mile marker 94. Traveling down to the Florida Keys from Miami in October, a […]

FIU-FAST team answers the call for help

FIU-FAST team answers the call for help

The only civilian crew of its kind in the nation, the Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joined the FIU family […]

My internship with the State Department

My internship with the State Department

Name: Isaiah Barrett Major: Communications Where did you intern? I interned for the Department of State, International Information Programs (IIP) Office of Design. […]