Accessible Arts Experience for Kids

FREE fun for the whole family! The Zot Artz approach to making art and art tools offer individuals of all abilities an opportunity for creative expression through arts and mobility. Everyone can join the fun, choosing colors, creating patterns, stamping, rolling and printing to make their mark. Developing skills through play is the idea behind […]

Take your #PantherPerks to the Bay in May

Let FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus inspire your special event or conference! The FIU Roz and Cal Kovens Conference Center features panoramic views of Biscayne Bay and versatile spaces suitable for just about any event type. Dedicated to making your event a success, the facility offers in-house services for audio/visual support and catering. Alumni and the FIU […]

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 […]

National security experts discuss global threats

National security experts from FIU and throughout the Western Hemisphere shared their views on global terrorism, violent extremism and other emerging threats in the region during a day-long conference sponsored by the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. The first Annual Hemispheric Security Conference brought […]

Program connects students with thought leaders in Miami, D.C.

FIU kicked off the first year of the Capital Leadership Experience program this March with a cohort of students versed in a range of fields — from STEM education to global communications to policy-making. The program offers participants hands-on leadership, research and professional development experience in both Miami and Washington, D.C. The inaugural group includes both undergraduate […]

FIU Architecture’s Eco Couture Fashion Show Awards $2000 to Students

On Thursday, March 31, the FIU Department of Architecture hosted the 3rd Annual Eco Couture Recycling Fashion Show, which drew more than 1,000 guests from the fashion and design world, the Miami community and FIU. The evening’s Master of Ceremonies was home designer, lifestyle expert, TV host, and magazine contributor Martin Amado,’96. $2000 in scholarships were available […]

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 […]

Forbes ranks FIU second best employer in Florida

For the second year in a row, FIU has made “America’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine. FIU is thesecond best ranked Florida employer after Publix, and is the highest ranking university in Florida on this year’s list. “Reaching this milestone two years in a row validates what FIU’s faculty and staff have known all […]

Teaching, not testing makes better students

Teaching is more than just assembling a series of best practices that are expected to lead students to perfect standardized test scores. According to an article published by Assistant Professor James Burns, who joined FIU’s College of Arts, Sciences & Education faculty in January, teachers should be lifelong learners who inspire their students to take […]