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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 […]

Idalia Salsamendi '05

Alumna sets trends in the fashion, lifestyle industry

Panthers are leaving their marks on all industries, nationally and internationally. At FIU News, we love catching up with our […]

Alumni have likely produced your favorite local beers

Alumni have likely produced your favorite local beers

North Miami BrewFest has grown in tandem with an FIU beer program that has likely produced the makers of your […]

My internship with Viacom/Nickelodeon

My internship with Viacom/Nickelodeon

Name: Eric Duran Major: Broadcast Media and International Relations, Honors College Where did you intern? Viacom International Media Networks What did you do […]

Global Health Consortium facilitates discussions on drug-resistant diseases

Global Health Consortium facilitates discussions on drug-resistant diseases

FIU’s Global Health Consortium (GHC) hosted international public health leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean last month to address […]

Citizen scientists bolster sea level research on King Tide

Citizen scientists bolster sea level research on King Tide

FIU deployed more than 100 citizen scientists to investigate whether flooding from the most recent King Tide in October was […]

Jerreme Wade

Campus Voices: Perseverance and courage

The significance of a certain class, test or homework assignment always crosses my mind during the semester. The idea of […]

Miami Motel Stories resurrects historic Little Havana hotel

Miami Motel Stories resurrects historic Little Havana hotel

By Ivan Lopez Miami Motel Stories is an immersive theatre experience the likes of which Miami has never seen before. […]