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Alumnae lift Puerto Rican volleyball team to Olympic heights

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  OLYMPIC UPDATE: Underdogs in the competition, Puerto Rico’s women’s volleyball team finished sixth in the […]

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FIU swimmer will represent Botswana in Rio

FIU swimmer will represent Botswana in Rio

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  OLYMPIC UPDATE: Naomi Ruele finished fourth in her heat with one of her best times: […]

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6 questions for a former Olympian

6 questions for a former Olympian

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  FIU coach Rita Buck-Crockett years ago achieved what many athletes only dream of: becoming […]

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Alumnus’ journey to the North Pole unforgettable

Alumnus’ journey to the North Pole unforgettable

Last year, FIU professor David Kadko led a team of 51 U.S. scientists into the Arctic on the U.S. Coast […]

FIU golfer sets sights on LPGA future

FIU golfer sets sights on LPGA future

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  Golf has always been a family affair for Meghan MacLaren. Her parents, David and […]

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Improving grades, graduation rates: Learning assistants help peers in the classroom

Improving grades, graduation rates: Learning assistants help peers in the classroom

Seventy students sit in small groups, each at a table with a portable computer monitor and dry-erase board at the […]

Family medicine: Three dynamic siblings attend the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Family medicine: Three dynamic siblings attend the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Photos by Doug Garland ’10 The three sisters who each chose FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) for their […]

A life changed in Haiti: Woman is embodiment of alumna’s efforts to provide meaningful impact

A life changed in Haiti: Woman is embodiment of alumna’s efforts to provide meaningful impact

“When I lost my small business after the earthquake, I believed that life was over.” Jolina Auguste remembers her darkest […]

5 questions for the vice president for Engagement

5 questions for the vice president for Engagement

Vice President for University Engagement Saif Ishoof works to build public and private partnerships that capitalize upon FIU’s capacity to […]

2016 Torch Awards Gala honors dedicated alumni

2016 Torch Awards Gala honors dedicated alumni

The annual Torch Awards celebrated its 15th anniversary March 19 with a gala honoring distinguished alumni in the FIU community. The […]

5 questions for the museum director

5 questions for the museum director

The Frost Art Museum welcomed a new director in January 2015. Jordana Pomeroy most recently served as executive director at […]

On the cusp of greatness: Alumna Teresita Fernandez takes New York art world by storm

On the cusp of greatness: Alumna Teresita Fernandez takes New York art world by storm

By Nick Ducassi Eager tourists stand in the middle of New York City’s Madison Square Park, smartphones and cameras in […]

Alumna takes on Alaska’s wild side

Alumna takes on Alaska’s wild side

When I tell Meredith Marchioni that I’ve just learned there may be a brown bear nearby, she immediately takes off. Not […]

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Portrait of the artist-turned-curator: Alumnus wears his heart on his sleeve at Art Basel Miami Beach

Portrait of the artist-turned-curator: Alumnus wears his heart on his sleeve at Art Basel Miami Beach

Omar Lopez-Chahoud ’90 takes joy in introducing up-and-coming artists to the masses The glitz and glamour that accompany one of […]

A passion for agroecology: Alumna finds calling in environmental studies

A passion for agroecology: Alumna finds calling in environmental studies

Stephany Alvarez-Ventura MS ’11, a once-aspiring banker, now spends her days among honeybees and organic gardens. The Dominican Republic native […]