- Alumni Spotlight
Engineering grad creates Internet of Things startup company
By Diana Hernandez-Alende Giovanni Giannola, an FIU alumnus, recalls how at the young age of seven, he began upgrading computers for his father’s company. His dad worked as a general contractor in their home country, Venezuela. Giannola would install Windows 95 onto the computers using what would be considered a fossil in this day and […]
Annual Torch Awards Gala returns to FIU this year, and you’re invited!
The Torch Awards Gala returns to FIU this year! The annual celebration pays tribute to Panthers who are making an impact in their professions, the community and at the university. Last hosted on campus more than five years ago, the event will take place at FIU’s Ocean Bank Convocation Center for the first time on […]
- Network News
Cancer Wars: Alumna and students tackle science, policy in new Honors College course
—By Lianna Farnesi ’18 This fall, 20 students from FIU’s Honors College and one influential alumna are charting a new course for education at FIU in Washington, D.C. The Cancer Wars is a year-long class — taught virtually by Kate Houghton ’06, CEO of Critical Mass, the Young Adult Cancer Alliance — which will bridge policy, politics, history and […]
5 days remain until football. Are you ready for game day?
The 2018 FIU Football season kicks off this Saturday, Sept. 1, when our Panthers take on the Big 10 Indiana Hoosiers! And it’s shaping up to be an exciting season. The Panthers are coming off an eight-win 2017 season that sent them to FIU’s first bowl game in six years: The Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla […]