BeyondPossible2020

FIU’s strategic plan, known as BeyondPossible2020, guides the university toward meeting 21st century challenges in higher education, among them helping students graduate in a timely fashion with minimal debt and earning degrees that will lead to jobs with competitive salaries.

Welcome to Fall 2018!

Welcome to Fall 2018!

On Sunday, Aug. 19, President Mark B. Rosenberg shared the following message with the FIU community.  Dear FIU family, Welcome to fall! Here […]

Ph.D. student interviewed on NPR Atlanta for research on Medicaid expansion

Ph.D. student interviewed on NPR Atlanta for research on Medicaid expansion

Chintan Bhatt, a doctoral student at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, was interviewed live on […]

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Public health student accepted into Peace Corps

Public health student accepted into Peace Corps

Sophie Philizaire—a master’s student at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work’s Department of Health Policy and […]

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Building powerful public health alliances at global conference

Building powerful public health alliances at global conference

The eighth annual International Global Health Conference was held May 22-25 at Modesto A. Maidique Campus. It provided an opportunity, […]

Students receive NSF graduate fellowships

Students receive NSF graduate fellowships

At the age of 20, Paloma Tuttle-Vasseur is headed to Harvard with her FIU bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a […]

Ahmed Elsayed, electrical and electronics design engineer at Boeing.

Got my first job! Working for Boeing

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

Florida brain gain: FIU is ensuring that Sunshine State employers find the talent they need in new graduates

Florida brain gain: FIU is ensuring that Sunshine State employers find the talent they need in new graduates

Brian Castillo is the kind of young professional Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to see more of. With a BS […]

Rx for medical student debt: scholarships

Rx for medical student debt: scholarships

Pictured above: Dr. Herbert Wertheim and his wife Nicole funded the medical educations of 10 students at FIU. By his […]

Focus on innovation: Restoring independence to hand amputees

Focus on innovation: Restoring independence to hand amputees

Upper-extremity amputees may soon be using a prosthesis that is directly connected to their nervous system, thanks to new technology […]

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Getting out of South Florida

Getting out of South Florida

While the majority of Panthers call South Florida home, a growing number of alumni are pursuing their dream jobs outside […]

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FIU taught me to chase my dreams wherever they lead

FIU taught me to chase my dreams wherever they lead

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17 As we began our descent into Nashville International Airport, I looked out the window […]

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Nuclear waste might be a thing of the past if this graduate can help it

Nuclear waste might be a thing of the past if this graduate can help it

A recent chemistry graduate might help FIU researchers unlock the secrets to make nuclear waste safer. Matthew Fortunato ’17 starts […]

Photo courtesy of Vossen Wheels

Alumnus recruits engineering talent from FIU

  Alumnus Carlos Banks ’11, MS ’13 is on a mission to keep FIU engineering talent in Miami. Banks is […]

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Got my first job! Working for Google

Got my first job! Working for Google

Name: Krista Shuckerow Degree Earned: B.S in statistics, second major – economics; minor in computer science Hometown: Harmony, Rhode Island What is your job […]

Got my first job! Working for Univision

Got my first job! Working for Univision

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

My internship at a global aerospace technology company

My internship at a global aerospace technology company

Name: Alexand Gibson Major: Mechanical engineering Where did you intern? I interned with the System Integration Test & Evaluation (SIT&E) […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

On Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, President Mark B. Rosenberg shared the following message with the FIU community. 

Memoirs of a Critical Language Scholar

Memoirs of a Critical Language Scholar

Eager to learn what the world has to offer, Margarita Rentis embarked on a global journey at FIU. Rentis, who is […]

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My internship at Lockheed Martin

My internship at Lockheed Martin

Name: Daniela Gil Major: Mechanical Engineering Where did you intern? I interned at Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) […]

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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, […]

FIU a top leader in creating opportunities for low-income students

FIU a top leader in creating opportunities for low-income students

The Brookings Institution ranked FIU sixth on its list of selective, public, research-generating universities with the highest levels of low-income […]

Radiochemistry Ph.D. student Ingrid Lehman-Andino is investigating how to make nuclear energy reusable and less toxic.

Doctoral student wants to make nuclear energy renewable

  The United States has a pretty big problem on its hands – an 80,000-metric-ton radioactive problem. It will take more […]

Guest curator Mitra Naseh at entrance to her exhibition at the Coral Gables Museum

Sheltering survivors after forced displacement

Born in Tehran during the Iran-Iraq War of the ’80s, Mitra Naseh, a doctoral candidate in the School of Social […]

Alumnus brings digital white glove service to the hotel industry

Alumnus brings digital white glove service to the hotel industry

Perhaps no other industry relies as heavily on customer service as the hotel industry. So, imagine if there was a […]

From left to right: Angelique Johnson, Justina Owusu, Priya Krishnakumar, Colby Teeman and Padideh Haddadian

Are your health secrets hiding in your DNA?

If you could see the future, would you change your current lifestyle? Five doctoral students from the Department of Dietetics […]

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Spotify mixes music and careers with College of Business students

Spotify mixes music and careers with College of Business students

On a quest for dynamic college students as interns and student ambassadors, Spotify executives arrived at FIU’s College of Business […]

Internship program introduces high school students to different career fields

Internship program introduces high school students to different career fields

  High school senior Sebastian Sanchez spent his five-week  internship scouring FIU websites to ensure they were compliant with the Americans […]

Braman Family Foundation announced significant gift to Miami Dade College and Florida International University

Braman Family Foundation announced significant gift to Miami Dade College and Florida International University

Braman Family Completion Scholarship Fund will support college completion for neediest students in our community The Braman Family Foundation is […]

Welcome to Fall 2017!

Welcome to Fall 2017!

On Sunday, August 20, 2017, President Mark B. Rosenberg delivered his annual welcome back message to the FIU community. 

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

Recent graduate Gabriela Goldberg ’16 has always been fascinated by the human brain, so she decided to dedicate her life to understanding […]

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FIU joins national movement to reduce cost of books

FIU joins national movement to reduce cost of books

On average, college students spend between $600 and $1,400 on textbooks each year, according to the College Board. These costs […]

Stay on track to graduate with MyMajor map

Stay on track to graduate with MyMajor map

Did you know there’s a resource available online that helps you stay on track to graduate in four years? FIU […]

FIU Summer 2017 graduates overcome challenges, change lives

FIU Summer 2017 graduates overcome challenges, change lives

Almost 4,000 FIU students will graduate next week – many of them overcoming challenges and changing lives on their way […]

Got my first job! Working for the Talent Development Network

Got my first job! Working for the Talent Development Network

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

My internship with the D.C. district court

My internship with the D.C. district court

Name: Annasofia A. Roig Major: Juris Doctor candidate, College of Law Where are you interning? I am interning for a […]

Intern at The Washington Center earns professional growth award

Intern at The Washington Center earns professional growth award

During her final semester at FIU, Natalia Kolbjornsen ’17 faced her fears. Self-described as “a little shy,” Kolbjornsen was a […]

Got my first job! Working for FIU External Relations

Got my first job! Working for FIU External Relations

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

Higher education gets a reboot

Higher education gets a reboot

Something had to be done. It was 2010 and the alarmingly high failure rate among students who were taking the […]

Building better bridges: An FIU professor is leading the nation’s efforts to make infrastructure safer

Building better bridges: An FIU professor is leading the nation’s efforts to make infrastructure safer

FIU has designated five university programs as “preeminent,” a recognition of high-caliber, collaborative work that generates unique learning opportunities, pioneering […]

When disaster strikes: A new program prepares students to respond to catastrophes worldwide

When disaster strikes: A new program prepares students to respond to catastrophes worldwide

Lieutenant Steven Castell MA ’16 was just weeks into a new job when Hurricane Matthew brewed over the Atlantic Ocean. […]

Garfield Jugar is one of 168 Learning Assistants at FIU helping other students in peer mentoring. Jugar works in FIU’s Mastery Math Lab.

FIU transforms collegiate math experience

This story was originally published Sept. 24, 2015, on FIU News. FIU has implemented new teaching methods resulting in double-digit pass […]

My internship at Roar Media

My internship at Roar Media

Name: Stephanie Cruz ’17 Major: I graduated from the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts with a bachelor’s of science […]

5 tips to increase productivity

5 tips to increase productivity

Whether you’re studying for an exam, wading through research for a term paper or trying to complete the 200 pages […]

My internship at Peixoto Swimwear Company

My internship at Peixoto Swimwear Company

Name: Kayla Lowery Major: Marketing Where you interned: I did my spring 2017 internship at Peixoto Swimwear Company as a marketing […]

My internship at The Washington Center

My internship at The Washington Center

Name: Jose-Andres Camacho Major: International Relations Where did you intern? I interned at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute in Fall 2016 What did […]

Alastair Paragas

My Internship with CERN

Name: Alastair Paragas Major: Computer Science (College of Engineering and Computing and Honors College) Hometown: Originally from Manila, Philippines; currently living […]

Are you interning in D.C. this summer?

Are you interning in D.C. this summer?

Summer is right around the corner, which for many FIU students means it’s internship season. In addition to the countless numbers […]

FIU graduates do well by doing good

FIU graduates do well by doing good

Social entrepreneurship runs deep with the class of 2017   While traveling in Asia, Ari Sernik volunteered at a Cambodian […]

My internship with PortMiami

My internship with PortMiami

Name: Nimrod Simeon Major: International business Where you interned: I did my internship at PortMiami. I was working with the cargo and […]

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Chad Moss makes largest donation to FIU by an alumnus

Chad Moss makes largest donation to FIU by an alumnus

Gift names the Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure and Sustainability Chad Moss, executive vice president of Moss & Associates, announced a […]