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My internship at BBC Worldwide

My internship at BBC Worldwide

Name: Vanessa Michelle Sanchez Major: Public relations Where did you intern? BBC Worldwide What did you do there? Trade marketing How did you […]

Got my first job! Working for Univision

Got my first job! Working for Univision

Name: Luis Rodriguez Degree Earned: Broadcast Journalism Hometown: Madrid, Spain What is your job title, and where are you working? I’m a network producer at Univision. How […]

Rosenberg uses MLK celebration to address prejudice

Rosenberg uses MLK celebration to address prejudice

President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community on Friday, Jan. 12. Watch his full remarks at the […]

CEO of Gates Foundation says FIU health grads inspire her

CEO of Gates Foundation says FIU health grads inspire her

During the recent winter commencement ceremonies, graduates of the College of Medicine, College of Nursing and College of Public Health […]

Celebrating first-generation students

Celebrating first-generation students

If you meet a student from FIU, there’s a good chance that he or she is a first-generation student. Panthers come […]

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

By Eric Barton Considering her schedule, Bridget Pelaez is surprisingly chipper for mid-morning on a Wednesday. In the days since […]

Nature signals SOS: Long-term research, short-term extremes uncover clues to survival

Nature signals SOS: Long-term research, short-term extremes uncover clues to survival

—By JoAnn C. Adkins, Ayleen Barbel Fattal ’06, Evelyn S. Gonzalez and Chrystian Tejedor ’04, MBA ’15 When extreme weather […]

From the heart: Alumni and students take action in the face of others’ despair

From the heart: Alumni and students take action in the face of others’ despair

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17, Alexandra Pecharich and Chrystian Tejedor ’04, MBA ’15 Disasters can bring out the best […]

Mark Macgowan, associate dean of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, spent weeks following Hurricane Irma caring for victims' mental well-being.

Caring for disaster victims’ mental well-being: A first responder’s story

By Mark J. Macgowan Mark J. Macgowan is the associate dean of academic affairs for the Robert Stempel College of […]

Interactive: Snapshot of the Class of 2021

Interactive: Snapshot of the Class of 2021

Reporting contributed by Alexandra Pecharich, Clara-Meretan Kiah and Karen Cochrane

In gratitude: Hats off to those who support FIU in crisis and year-round

In gratitude: Hats off to those who support FIU in crisis and year-round

By Charles Crespo MA ’13, University Advancement “Unprecedented destruction.” These two words have been spoken frequently by government officials, aide […]

Command performance: Elected officials visited FIU to support South Florida in a time of need

Command performance: Elected officials visited FIU to support South Florida in a time of need

Government officials joined hands with FIU to bolster the spirits of those affected by Hurricane Irma and to throw their […]

Local elementary students make Santa’s ‘nice’ list at FIU

Local elementary students make Santa’s ‘nice’ list at FIU

Elementary students from 11 of South Florida’s Title I schools were recently treated with some holiday cheer – FIU style. […]

My internship with S&P Global

My internship with S&P Global

Name: Lornna Zane Major: Broadcast Media, College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts Where did you intern? This past summer, I interned in Washington, […]

Be there as FIU social entrepreneurs enter “shark tank” Dec. 8

Be there as FIU social entrepreneurs enter “shark tank” Dec. 8

Doing good can also mean doing well. That oft-heard refrain is one that StartUP FIU has taken seriously. The business-development […]