Articles by: Alexandra Pecharich

Writers’ conference attracts everyday folks with hidden talent

Writers’ conference attracts everyday folks with hidden talent

I have wasted my life. I stare at the words written in long hand on my yellow pad. Mind you, […]

FIU gets serious about increasing on-time graduation rates

FIU gets serious about increasing on-time graduation rates

FIU has taken bold steps to get students on the right academic path. These include requiring them to declare a […]

Upcoming event to explain ‘the ABCs of a Business Ph.D.’

Upcoming event to explain ‘the ABCs of a Business Ph.D.’

Students considering a Ph.D. in business can get their questions answered at an information session at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, […]

FIU professor champions women’s health in rural India

FIU professor champions women’s health in rural India

Update: This story from the fall of 2012 details a successful program, founded and run by FIU professor Purnima Madhivanan, that […]

Epidemiology student aims to impact the world

Epidemiology doctoral student Alnecia Rumphs grew up in Miami’s African-American community and recalls the health issues faced by both her […]

Safe driving events aim to promote student awareness

Safe driving events aim to promote student awareness

FIU wants to drive home the dangers of sitting behind the wheel while under the influence or communicating via cell […]

One of MMC's most popular dining destinations is The Fresh Food Company in the Graham Center.

Dining options satisfy students

FIU students have no lack of places to eat on campus. While feeding their minds is the university’s No. 1 […]

Campus religious groups cater to students’ spiritual needs

Campus religious groups cater to students’ spiritual needs

Spiritual growth and development can help students stay grounded and contribute to overall academic success. Having a place to gather […]

University leaders and personnel from the Department of Emergency Management share information and monitor conditions during the the South Florida approach of Tropical Storm Isaac.

FIU’s hurricane readiness plan weathers Isaac with aplomb

The recent threat of a hurricane tested the university’s emergency preparedness. While Tropical Storm Isaac did not strengthen into a […]