Behind the Scenes: Lod Mosaic Installation

The Installation of Predators and Prey A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel February 10, 2016 – May 15, 2016 In 1996, workmen widening the Jerusalem – Tel Aviv road in Lod (formerly Lydda), Israel, made a startling discovery: signs of a Roman mosaic pavement were found about three feet below the modern ground surface. A rescue excavation was conducted immediately by the […]

#FootballFridays: Don’t Miss Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights: 2016 Spring Game Set for April 15 MIAMI (April 4, 2016) — The 2016 FIU Football Spring Game will take place on Friday, April 15, under the lights at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium. Kickoff for Friday Night Lights is set for 7 p.m., and admission is FREE to the public. Gates open at […]

Alumni Profile: Vania Toledo ’12, MS ’14

Vania Toledo ’12, MS ’14 is a mother of 2 children ages 11 and 7 living in the Miami area. She has a Masters of Science in Global Strategic Communications from FIU and has been working in the marketing industry for over 15 years. Currently, she is the Director of Marketing & PR in the U.S. […]

Scene at the Frost

We welcomed 40 visitors to the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum this past Thursday, March 24 for Art After Dark, a new event sponsored by the City of Doral. Art After Dark offers adults an opportunity to create an artwork inspired by one of our current exhibitions. Director Jordana Pomeroy kicked off the event […]

Alumnus to be featured in SoFlo HOME PROJECT

WPLG-TV, Local 10, the ABC affiliate in Miami-Fort Lauderdale announced today the launch of a new, weekly show, “SoFlo HOME PROJECT,” featuring Martin Amado ’96, which will debut Saturday, April 2 at 11:00 am. Host of SoFlo HOME PROJECT will be South Florida home designer, Martin Amado. “We are extremely excited about our newest locally-produced show in […]

Spring forward with your March #PantherPerks

Ride Away and Save on a Diamondback Bicycle FIU alumni can now enjoy savings up to 40% off on Diamondback bicycles and FREE shipping through our partnership with the Diamondback Corporate Program. Features: • Save up to 40% off retail pricing all year long • Live inventory feed for up to the minute availability • Create your own […]

Back-to-Back Champs: FIU Swimming and Diving Claims 2016 C-USA Swimming and Diving Championship

Scoring the second-most points in Conference USA Championship history, the FIU swimming and diving team claimed its second-straight conference crown on Saturday. The Panthers claimed 15 of the 21 total titles during the four-day championships en route to a 954-point result. FIU bested second-place Rice by 318 points – the most-decisive victory in C-USA Championship […]

Rare Photographs, Advertisements & Posters from Pre-1959 Cuba

Rare Photographs, Advertisements, and Posters from Pre-1959 Cuba to Premiere at The Wolfsonian on May 6, 2016 Promising Paradise: Cuban Allure, American Seduction explores how Americans and Cubans shaped perceptions of one another through print media, film, and music in the early to mid-20th century Exhibition coincides with a major gift of over 1,000 works from collector […]

February #PantherPerks for your Favorite Panther

Your Premier Destination in Coconut Grove Looking for a local getaway? The Sonesta Coconut Grove Miami Hotel, just down the street from Mayfair in the Grove, has partnered up with the FIU Alumni Association. The Sonesta is one of the finest hotels in Coconut Grove with a panoramic view of Biscayne Bay, world class cuisine, impeccable service and […]