African Wardrobe Festival to Celebrate African Fashion, Arts and Culture for a 2nd Year

The #AfricanWardrobeFestival announces that it will return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for a day of African fashion, food, music, workshops and panelists. Taking place at the historic Old Dillard Museum located at 1009 NW 4th Street, the festival will feature local and international speakers, the latest African fashions and art exhibits. The festival will take […]

Voyage into the Unknown with Science Fiction Author and FIU Alumna Lala Hassenberg ’13

Escape to another dimension full of mystery, magic and danger with science fiction author, Lala Elizabeth Tudor Hassenberg ’13. Combining her love for law, literature and fantasy, Lala delves into an adventure-filled world, taking readers on a perilous journey through time and space. With twelve published books in Russian and more on the horizon, Lala plans […]

Barbara Llaneras-Rodriguez ’02, MBA ’12 makes a difference

Donor Spotlight Barbara Llaneras-Rodriguez ’02, MBA ’12 Associate Director, Research Integrity FIU Office of Research & Economic Development   What do you love most about FIU and your involvement here? FIU is like a second home to me. My mother enjoyed working here at FIU for 30 years and during her employment, I grew along […]

Get your FIU Voter Yard Sign

Elections provide citizens the opportunity to voice their opinion and uniquely influence the future of their community. During this election season it is crucial that our advocates highlight the unique ability education has to change lives, inspire innovation, and lead economic growth. We need YOUR help! This initiative will showcase the importance of higher education […]

Florida State Rep. Jeanette Nuñez named to National Assessment Governing Board

Florida state Rep. Jeanette Nuñez has been appointed to serve a four-year term on the National Assessment Governing Board, U.S. Secretary of Education John King announced today. Five other Board members — four of them reappointees — were announced as well, with their terms beginning Oct. 1, 2016. Nuñez, who was elected into Florida’s House […]

What to Expect When You Receive a Call from FIU

Have you received a phone call from FIU recently? These are the friendly faces of our student callers this semester! They’re calling to confirm your address so you’ll keep receiving FIU Magazine; to catch you up on new and exciting campus happenings; and to tell you about a few ways you can give back to your FIU. Take a few minutes to chat […]

Investing in your Future

With the desire for instant gratification nearly embedded into our DNA, it’s no wonder we often overlook the journey – or lose sight of it entirely. Carefully curated success stories and lush vacation photos flood our social media, filling us with unrealistic expectations. What we don’t see is the hard work involved or the less […]

Modern-Age Spirituality at the Heart of The Wolfsonian’s Fall/Winter Season

The Pursuit of Abstraction, October 7, 2016–April 16, 2017 A rare tapestry by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner anchors exhibition of fine and decorative art dating 1900–1950 This October, The Wolfsonian–Florida International University examines cultural responses to spiritual crises of the modern age in The Pursuit of Abstraction, an exhibition of works by early twentieth-century artists searching […]