In the World

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 […]

Our man in Havana: Alumnus is Cuba-based reporter

Our man in Havana: Alumnus is Cuba-based reporter

As Hurricane Irma approached Cuba, Hatzel Vela ’05 reported live from a coastal town on the island. With power out, […]

Very Important Panther: Adriana Pereira-Reyes ’05

Very Important Panther: Adriana Pereira-Reyes ’05

Adriana Pereira-Reyes ’05 Senior Director of Community Relations, Walmart Q: When FIU requested bed sheets to cover cots in a […]

Postcard from the Keys: Stories of resilience amid heartbreak

Postcard from the Keys: Stories of resilience amid heartbreak

The landscape starts to change around mile marker 94. Traveling down to the Florida Keys from Miami in October, a […]

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Lost birds exhibit reveals plight of Florida grasshopper sparrow

A new art exhibit is calling attention to the plight of some of the most vulnerable birds including the critically […]

Experts reflect on intense 2017 hurricane season

Experts reflect on intense 2017 hurricane season

On Dec. 1, Floridians awoke and breathed a collective sigh of relief as they realized they’d reached the end one […]

Natural Christmas trees make Santa’s nice list

Natural Christmas trees make Santa’s nice list

When it comes to Christmas trees, natural ones are the way to go, according to FIU botanist Oscar Valverde-Barrantes. Most artificial […]

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 […]

Katerina Bryant, Helen Gonzalez, Kerrie Anne Montgomery, Isis Artze-Vega, Maria Rosado & Claudia Gonzalez

FIU in D.C.: Taxes and the future of the workforce

As tax policies affecting universities were debated, FIU welcomed student and faculty advocates to D.C. Tuition deductions at risk in […]

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 […]

Les Standiford's "The Man Who Invented Christmas" is being adapted for film starring Dan Stevens, left, as a young Charles Dickens, right.

3 things you didn’t know about ‘A Christmas Carol’

The Man Who Invented Christmas opens in theaters nationwide Nov. 22. The film is based on a book by FIU Creative […]

Alina Parbtani, Assistant Director of Engagement, Joanna Garcia, Associate Director,Center for Leadership and Service, 	
Patricia Lopez-Guerrero, Director, Center for Leadership and Service

FIU named Engaged Campus of the Year

In recognition of the university’s commitment to community engagement and public service, FIU was recognized as the Engaged Campus of the […]

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 […]