Posts tagged with: "FIUsuccess"

Frank Martin reflects on FIU experience, coaching journey

Frank Martin reflects on FIU experience, coaching journey

University of South Carolina men’s basketball head coach Frank Martin graduated from FIU in 1993 and this past spring took his Gamecocks […]

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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 […]

Architecture students break Walk on Water record

Architecture students break Walk on Water record

  The record for fastest time across the lake was broken at this year’s Walk on Water event Nov. 9. […]

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

Recent graduate Gabriela Goldberg ’16 has always been fascinated by the human brain, so she decided to dedicate her life to understanding […]

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Law student saves Mississippi man from wrongful deportation

Law student saves Mississippi man from wrongful deportation

Brenda Bretas, a third year law student, proved in less than 24 hours that her client was a U.S. Citizen […]

Intern at The Washington Center earns professional growth award

Intern at The Washington Center earns professional growth award

During her final semester at FIU, Natalia Kolbjornsen ’17 faced her fears. Self-described as “a little shy,” Kolbjornsen was a […]

Got my first job! Working for FIU External Relations

Got my first job! Working for FIU External Relations

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

Alumna appointed a Library of Congress librarian

Alumna appointed a Library of Congress librarian

  By Camila Fernandez Like many Cuban immigrants, music alumna Eva Reyes-Cisnero ’11 moved to South Florida with little resources and […]

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Doctoral student hopes to move South Florida traffic forward

Doctoral student hopes to move South Florida traffic forward

If you live in South Florida, you know what a hassle traffic can be, especially during rush hour. For Homa […]

Architecture, journalism alumni build online fashion startup

Architecture, journalism alumni build online fashion startup

By Camila Fernandez Before running to class, broadcast journalism alumna Espe Hernandez ’16 and architecture alumnus Sebastian Gomez ’16 would […]

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Researchers who participated in the Aladdin Project's Summer University recently shared their findings with United Nations leaders and former heads of state.

Alumna studies why women travel to support Islamic State

Curious about reports of Western women traveling across the globe to support the Islamic State (IS) group, an FIU linguistics […]

Ph.D. student studies how political extremists create a following

Ph.D. student studies how political extremists create a following

What themes and symbols allow political extremist movements to create a brand and develop potential followers? This question sparked an […]

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From immigrant to NSF Graduate Research Fellow

From immigrant to NSF Graduate Research Fellow

By Giselle Heraux Born and raised in Colombia, Marcela Jaramillo was exposed to the beauty of nature from early childhood. […]

Alumna earns prestigious Pickering Fellowship

Alumna earns prestigious Pickering Fellowship

  Alumna Kamila Manzueta ’17 has been selected as one of 30 students across the country – and one of only […]

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

  By Isabela Corzo Few would challenge that Claire Scott-Bacon ’16 is an inspiration. Balancing immigration, marriage, divorce and raising two […]