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 […]

FIU University Advancement Team recognized at CASE Awards

Our University Advancement and External Relations team have been hard at work ensuring we have the tools in place to succeed and to ultimately achieve our FIU’s $750 million capital campaign goal. That’s why we are proud to announce that these groups were recently recognized at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III Awards for 3 […]

The value of volunteering and social innovation

If Phillip Rincon MA ’09 had one piece of advice to share with FIU students it’s to volunteer. “Seek ways to broaden your understanding and increase your knowledge of social issues that affect others,” he notes. “Consider volunteer work during your studies at FIU as a way to put your education into practice and as […]

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 […]

FIU achieves top rank in Carnegie research classification

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching announced today the newest edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. FIU moved into the top category—R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity. “We are focused on using state-of-the-art research and innovation as drivers to become a solutions center for our community and the world,” […]

5 things you need to know about Zika, its spread

On Monday, Feb. 1, the World Health Organization declared the Zika virus a public health issue of international concern, a designation it has issued only three times previously. On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott directed Florida Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong to declare a health emergency regarding Zika in Miami-Dade, Lee, Hillsborough and Santa Rosa counties. […]

Visit Shakespeare’s London at FIU’s new virtual reality facility

It’s 1598, and you’re on your way to the Globe Theater to watch one of Shakespeare’s plays. You walk along the dirt roads and the green fields of London and you realize you can see the London Bridge in the distance. A vagabond asks you for a coin, and you find the village houses and the town market bustling with customers. […]

Freaking Out Because the Dow is Down?

Freaking Out Because the Dow is Down?  These People Aren’t. Our financial planning clients get it. Sometimes the stock market gets ugly and accounts drop in value. You expect some panicked clients to call with orders to sell out of their investment portfolios. In fact, receiving a phone call or email from a flustered client […]

Bill Hansen Catering selected as a finalist in the 2016 Top Entrepreneurial Awards

We are honored to share that Bill Hansen Catering, owned by alumnus William Hanson MS ’80, has been selected as a finalist in the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce 2016 Top Entrepreneurial Awards for the Top Small Business of the Year category. Bill Hansen Luxury Catering and Event Production offers a number of flexible catering and […]

Student Professional Development Events during Panther Alumni Week

Join us for these exciting professional development opportunities during Panther Alumni Week! For more ways to get involved, visit: paw.fiu.edu/students. Dining with 12 Panthers Daniel Farmer ’74 | Challenges in Having a Small Business | Tuesday, February 2, 2016 | 8AM | FIU@ I-75 | RSVP Michael Hernandez ’04 | How to get Started in […]