Articles by: Alexandra Pecharich

Student researchers feast eyes on Cuban memorabilia

Student researchers feast eyes on Cuban memorabilia

Seeing the accessories of history beats reading about them in a book. So said students and their professor as they […]

Spring 2013 Class Notes

Spring 2013 Class Notes

Gold denotes Alumni Association members. Submit your own class notes for the next issue of  FIU Magazine here.  Skip to […]

Getting a job: What FIU is doing now to help graduates find jobs later

Getting a job: What FIU is doing now to help graduates find jobs later

In a lean economy, FIU focuses on creating opportunities that lead to employment when students graduate. Job seekers today generally […]

Going for it: Antoinette Smith

Going for it: Antoinette Smith

Antoinette Smith is an associate professor in the College of Business School of Accounting As a professor, you bring to […]

WSVN sports reporter Donovan Campbell ’00 is still a Panther at heart

WSVN sports reporter Donovan Campbell ’00 is still a Panther at heart

Donovan Campbell ’00 • Sports Reporter, WSVN Miami • Lifetime Member, FIU Alumni Association • Bachelor’s in mass communication (broadcast […]

Campus healthcare options expand

Campus healthcare options expand

The Faculty Group Practice at MMC serves students, as well as FIU faculty and staff, alumni and the general public […]

This is Panther country

This is Panther country

Formal unveiling of new campus landmark to be held Jan. 10, 2013 Now guarding the U.S. Century Bank Arena on […]

Can playing a musical instrument really make you smarter?

Can playing a musical instrument really make you smarter?

For weeks I observed the activity in the GC lounge at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus. On schooldays it is […]

DOE-FIU fellows on solid path to employment

DOE-FIU fellows on solid path to employment

Hands-on research, high-level mentoring and summer internships will give 13 FIU students a leg up when it comes time to […]

Composer/pianist Nancy Luzko captures in music the story of Paraguay’s notorious 19th-century first lady

Composer/pianist Nancy Luzko captures in music the story of Paraguay’s notorious 19th-century first lady

FIU alumna uses music to illuminate the heart and soul of a woman alternately beloved and reviled The life stories […]

Graham Center piano attracts the melodic, the dissonant and the inharmonious

Graham Center piano attracts the melodic, the dissonant and the inharmonious

It’s free to play – and, boy, do they ever. It’s the musical equivalent of “If you build it, they […]

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 […]