Promoting artists of color through Prizm Art Fair

Mikhaile M. Solomon M.Arch. ’11 is the mastermind behind the Prizm, a one-of-a-kind art fair with a mission to promote artists of color. The art fair was founded in 2013 after Mikhaile noticed a lack of visibility for artists of the African diaspora during Miami’s biggest art festival, Art Basel. Since Art Basel is regarded […]

Graduate Student Represents Russia at UN summit

A  School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) graduate student was one of only 193 young leaders around the world chosen to represent member states at the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Summit in New York late September. Alina Rafikova – a Fulbright scholar pursuing a master’s degree in mass communication with a specialization in global strategic communications – represented Russia, […]

Cyber Conference Highlights Criminal Activity Under our Noses

In a bone-chilling demonstration, FIU alumnus and Secret Service Agent Robert Villanueva recently directed an operative to commit cybertheft from the comfort of the MARC Pavilion. Shielded from view by a black curtain, the man with a Russian accent spoke over a microphone while his interaction with the “Deep Web”—the part of the Internet not […]

FIU Scholarship Fishing Tournament Poster Contest – $500 Scholarship Available

To help commemorate the 14th Annual FIU Scholarship Fishing Tournament, the FIU Alumni Association is asking student artists to create unique and original artwork inspired by FIU and the fishing community. One winner will receive a $500 scholarship, to be awarded at the dock party and for the Fall 2016 semester.  Suggested Theme & Style Guidelines We’re looking […]

PARKticipate in the 5k PARK Fest today!

It’s not often you can say Morgan Freeman sparked a life-changing epiphany. But that’s exactly what happened for Marly Quincoces ’06, MS ’08. Well…sort of. “Marly Q.”, as she is affectionately known, has always had the inclination to give back to her community. As a student, she founded FIU’s Relay For Life and expressed during […]

Sign up for the MEN’S FITNESS City Challenge Obstacle Race today!

City Challenge Race is the fastest growing urban obstacle race series in the country. With events in New Jersey, New York and Miami, City Challenge is uniting communities by encouraging active and healthy lifestyles through mental and physical challenges. On October 4, the MEN’S FITNESS City Challenge Race is coming to Miami and it will […]

An icy treat makes the move to Miami, guided by SBDC at FIU

Ice cream has long been one of Luisa Santos’ favorite things. As the nitrogen-frozen ice cream trend intensified, she made her first batch during her last semester at Georgetown University. In November 2014, she also incorporated nitrogen into a business pitch, winning the Startup Hoya Challenge Rocket Pitch, along with a cash prize, just days […]

Now accepting nominations for 2016 MLK Hall of Fame Inductees

FIU proudly announces the 25th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration to be held during the month of January.  FIU’s Office of Multicultural Programs and Services (MPAS) have steadily planned one of the finest annual commemorations honoring the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The 2016 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther […]