Posts tagged with: "FIU Magazine"

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 […]

Building hurricane-proof roofs

Building hurricane-proof roofs

An FIU professor has a plan to get rid of the blue tarps that inevitably appear on rooftops after a […]

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

By Eric Barton Considering her schedule, Bridget Pelaez is surprisingly chipper for mid-morning on a Wednesday. In the days since […]

FIU-FAST team answers the call for help

FIU-FAST team answers the call for help

The only civilian crew of its kind in the nation, the Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joined the FIU family […]

Advocating for America’s parks

Advocating for America’s parks

For FIU Magazine Jacqueline Crucet MPA ’16 looks over the railing of a pontoon boat meandering past the mangrove-lined shores […]

From survival to service: Turning pain into hope

From survival to service: Turning pain into hope

College is an exciting time for most students as they embrace learning and growing in a new community. Along the […]

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Building robots to protect the planet

Building robots to protect the planet

Video by Doug Garland ’10 For decades, the United States has faced the world’s largest and costliest environmental cleanup project: […]

Meet the Queen of Lincoln Road

Meet the Queen of Lincoln Road

Video by Doug Garland ’10 Miami’s famous South Beach has always been home to colorful people. Every workday for more than […]

The R+J Effect: Altering tragic fates through theatre

The R+J Effect: Altering tragic fates through theatre

“Grieving parents fight gun violence.” “Gun violence takes bloody toll on inner-city kids.” “Shootings of kids on the rise.” “Shooting […]

Why not us? Butch Davis returns to the college football sidelines with a mission to put FIU on the map

Why not us? Butch Davis returns to the college football sidelines with a mission to put FIU on the map

When FIU hired Butch Davis last November to take the helm of its football program, the move sent a buzz […]

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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. […]

Tiny songbird won’t be silenced

Tiny songbird won’t be silenced

Conservation team ready for critical season of the Florida grasshopper sparrow On a quiet, 30-acre property near West Palm Beach, […]

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Two decades later, Wolfsonian-FIU a singular reflection of modern history—and its founder

Two decades later, Wolfsonian-FIU a singular reflection of modern history—and its founder

Someone with a keen eye, an exhaustive knowledge of world history and the means to purchase pretty much whatever he […]

FIU receives largest gift from an alumnus

FIU receives largest gift from an alumnus

Chad Moss ’94 has made the largest donation from an alumnus in FIU history. His $10 million gift to the […]

Focus on innovation: Better chemical testing

Focus on innovation: Better chemical testing

Research coming out of FIU combines advanced chemical coatings created in a campus lab with one of the most commonly […]