FIU Alumni Night at Villain Theater

Picture yourself standing on a stage. There’s an eager crowd anticipating your next move and it’s your turn to speak, but you haven’t a clue what you’re going to do next. For most people, this is the beginning of a nightmare. But for the improvisers at Villain Theater, it is an experience they crave. Villain Theater […]

Easy Equality

On June 7, 2016, Patricia Arquette spoke at the Women in Technology International Conference (WITI) in San Jose, California. I listened to Ms. Arquette cover many topics near and dear to her heart, spouting off various statistics many of us are already familiar with: Women making less money than men doing the same job, women […]

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

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 for meaning beyond the boundaries of scientific reasoning and rationality. Drawn from the museum’s permanent collection, The Jeri L. Wolfson Collection, and The Mitchell Wolfson, […]

FIU receives $25 million in state funds for improving graduation rate, helping students secure jobs

FIU’s efforts to improve graduation rates and prepare students for high-paying 21st century careers will translate into $25 million in performance funds for the 2016-2017 year. The amount is FIU’s latest award for excellence or improvement on the metrics put forward in 2014 by the Board of Governors, which oversees the State University System of […]

Heat Up Your Job Search with These Summer Career Events!

The last week of June, join us for 12 career events – featuring webinars, an in-person workshop, and online networking to enhance your job search, personal brand and professional network.   Monday, June 27 How to Land and Make the Most of Jobs and Internships – 12pm ET (webinar) The Job Hunting Mindset for College […]

StartUP FIU launches with 3 incubators and entrepreneurship accelerator program

WANTED: Entrepreneurs looking to solve problems, generate prosperity and create jobs. StartUP FIU, an initiative aimed at supporting innovation among students, faculty, alumni and community members, encompasses three new incubators and an accelerator program that is accepting applications for the first cohort starting in September. Additionally, the initiative will leverage FIU’s many existing entrepreneurship resources  […]

Art & Health: Her Body of Art at the Frost Museum

While women have made significant strides in the past decades, the culture at large continues to place great emphasis on how women should look. These unrealistic beauty standards, distributed through the media, have had drastic impact on women, their body image and overall wellness. In our inaugural lunch series Art & Health: Her Body of Art, […]

FIU eMerges as a leader in innovation

A wise man recently said that F-I-U stands for the Future Is Us. Nowhere was that more evident than at the 2016 edition of eMerge Americas. The powerhouse conference on Miami Beach brings together entrepreneurs, researchers, investors and everyone else with an interest in tech innovation. And it served as the perfect showcase for promising […]

TEDxFIU 2016 Call for Speakers

For four years, TEDxFIU has captivated the FIU community. From firsthand accounts of inspiring stories to conversations about cutting edge research and finding solutions to global problems, TEDxFIU speakers show the world what it means to be Worlds Ahead. With a new year underway and the fifth annual TEDxFIU event around the corner, the TEDxFIU […]