Articles by: Alexandra Pecharich

Why choose the same career as Mom or Dad?

Why choose the same career as Mom or Dad?

Recently I interviewed a young man without knowing that there was another man, older, with the same name and in […]

Perfect pairing: FIU and Spanish wine country

Perfect pairing: FIU and Spanish wine country

A couple with a taste for fine wine and a love of FIU has made possible an interesting new international […]

Father and son help build FIU medical school

Father and son help build FIU medical school

The Drs. Castellanos took their chances with FIU. Back before the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine welcomed its first class […]

New doctor eager to investigate homicide deaths

New doctor eager to investigate homicide deaths

Kailee Imperatore wants to be a detective. Trained as a doctor – the 27-year-old just graduated from the Herbert Wertheim […]

Piloting my own career: Jean Hannan

Piloting my own career: Jean Hannan

Jean Hannan ’87, MS ’01, Ph.D. ’10 is an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. When […]

FIU library holds unexpected treasures

FIU library holds unexpected treasures

Digging through the FIU Libraries Special Collections leads to plenty of surprising finds. The trove of documents, photos, maps, videos, music, […]

Florida’s top teacher goes to the White House

Florida’s top teacher goes to the White House

One of FIU’s own stood with the country’s elite teachers recently at the White House. Alexandre Lopes, Florida’s 2013 Teacher […]

Honors College alumna’s advice for young entrepreneurs

Honors College alumna’s advice for young entrepreneurs

Tina Vidal-Smith ’02, MIB ’04 Pacer Health Corporation, Vice President of Business Development Brick Mountain Billing, Vice President of Business […]

Going digital at The Wolfsonian-FIU

Going digital at The Wolfsonian-FIU

The Wolfsonian-FIU leaps into the future with lots of ideas and a hefty grant Photos by Bruce White Five million […]

Smells like football

Smells like football

Spring semester is not usually associated with football games, but the Panthers recently scrimmaged in front of fans in what […]

Domino domination

Domino domination

Arlettis Fundora, in pink, and Elizabeth Perez congratulate each other on a move against the team of Elio Santo, in […]

Bike shop supports an increasingly popular green alternative

Bike shop supports an increasingly popular green alternative

Tooling around FIU on two wheels just got easier. The FIU Bike Shop at MMC opened in August and has […]

Domino effect: game-piece challenge spurs out-of-the-box learning

Domino effect: game-piece challenge spurs out-of-the-box learning

FIU architecture students know that playing with dominoes can be educational. Professor Jaime Canaves assigned them the task of creating […]

FIU Magazine garners prestigious awards

FIU Magazine garners prestigious awards

FIU Magazine has gone head to head with some of the nation’s top university magazines—and won! The nonprofit Council for […]

Late FIU founder’s life, accomplishments to be celebrated on campus March 26

Late FIU founder’s life, accomplishments to be celebrated on campus March 26

The FIU family will come together to honor one of its founding fathers. The entire university community is invited to […]