— FIU Magazine Fall 2018


Warding off disasters
People really can win the war against nature’s destructive forces.

Movement and breathing
An ancient Chinese practice could prove therapeutic for HIV.

Making the grade
In both sports and the classroom, student-athletes show they have what it takes.


The season ahead
The 2018 football recruits promise to set the fall on fire.

BBC comes into its own
FIU’s second campus is enjoying a physical and academic renaissance.


Best-selling alumnus
Author Dennis Lehane demystifies his road to success.

The FIU-NFL pipeline
Meet the eight Panthers recruited by the pros over the years.

Five questions with the dean of engineering
Newly arrived John L. Volakis has big plans.

Very Important Panther
Regynald G. Washington worked his way up from busboy to CEO.

An insider makes a gift
An emeritus professor puts his money where he knows it will count.