Magazine

Exceptional alumni: working for a Super Bowl ad agency

Exceptional alumni: working for a Super Bowl ad agency

Name: George Quiroz Degree: B.S. in Advertising ’11 with a minor in psychology What is your title and where do you work? I’m […]

Blast from the past: 1970s bookstore employee returns to campus

Blast from the past: 1970s bookstore employee returns to campus

A recently unearthed vintage photo from the FIU archives has turned a nonagenarian into a bit of a celebrity. FIU […]

Unstoppable: A look at FIU’s decade of progress

Unstoppable: A look at FIU’s decade of progress

Back in 2008, the U.S. economy sunk to historic lows as Wall Street and the world’s banking system lay in […]

A culture of invention grows at FIU

A culture of invention grows at FIU

FIU is producing patents like never before Professor Stavros Georgakopoulos (pictured above) exemplifies FIU’s inventing culture. The College of Engineering […]

USA, Florida, Silent water of lake in everglades nature landscape with reflecting palm trees

From oceans to the Everglades and in between: Institute watches over our water

By Eric Barton Todd Crowl can remember a time a few years ago when it wasn’t so easy to qualify […]

Educating business-savvy artists feeds Miami’s creative renaissance

Educating business-savvy artists feeds Miami’s creative renaissance

Above, “Connectivity” by Juliana Barrios ’18 It is easy to see, in the picturesque murals that decorate Miami’s Wynwood Art […]

Do everything better – our alumni tell us how!

Do everything better – our alumni tell us how!

By virtue of their education, professional backgrounds and personal experience, FIU alumni possess expert knowledge on a wide variety of […]

5 questions with the Jewish Museum director

5 questions with the Jewish Museum director

Susan Gladstone can do it all. The alumna earned a bachelor’s degree in social work in 1976 (which she followed […]

by Eduardo Merille

Top FIU benefactor inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame

Decades ago, Dr. Herbert Wertheim turned his early ideas for inventions into prototypes using Maxwell House coffee cans as chemistry […]

Student environmentalist urges: Don’t trash your apple cores, banana peels and cafecito grounds!

Student environmentalist urges: Don’t trash your apple cores, banana peels and cafecito grounds!

Starting a compost pile helps save the planet Ugo Angeletti likes to get his hands on the grimy stuff. The […]

Tennis serves up success international-style

Tennis serves up success international-style

Above, from left: Maryna Veksler, Komola Umarova, Mariia Solnyshkina, Basak Akbas, Maria Turrillo, Sandra Bozinovic, Paulina Bakaite Not pictured: Gabriela […]

September 2016 ©MBKoeth

Very Important Panther: Michael E. Mendez ’03 reimagines the gas station

Michael R. Mendez ’03, MBA ’10 Owner, Mendez Fuel Member, Dean’s Advisory Council, College of Law (2009-present) Member, Dean’s Advisory […]

Celebrating a lifetime of giving: Jorge and Darlene Perez

Celebrating a lifetime of giving: Jorge and Darlene Perez

By Charlie Crespo MA ’13 In recognition of their support, Jorge and Darlene Pérez’s last name graces a beautiful art […]

Torch Awards Gala showcases the best and brightest

Torch Awards Gala showcases the best and brightest

The 2018 Torch Awards Gala attracted a record-breaking 1,000 attendees to make it the largest in FIU history. The November […]

Winter 2018-2019 Class Notes

Winter 2018-2019 Class Notes

1990s Juan Fernandez ’91 was recently honored by the National Hispanic Media Coalition with an Excellence in Broadcast Journalism Award. […]