SPARK with Luly B. is coming to Graham Center!

On May 4, 2017, FIU alumna Luly Balepogi ‘00 will be creating magic on campus in the Graham Center ballrooms. Spark with Luly B. is an interactive and inspiring one-day workshop, conference and party designed for extraordinary women! The event promotes and encourages self-discovery, confidence, connection and most of all, fun. Twenty years ago, Luly […]

The Alumni Association Launches Legacy Program

The Alumni Association launches the Legacy Program to get to know the children and grandchildren (ages 0-16) of our proud alumni! The program will introduce your sons, daughters and grandchildren to FIU and all that our university has to offer at an early age. Once enrolled, your legacies will: Receive gifts on select birthdays Be invited to […]

Thank a Professor!

Send a warm thank you to the professors who made a difference in your life! The FIU Alumni Association has partnered with the Center for the Advancement of Teaching to share the Thank a Professor program with our alumni. Recognize the faculty members who created meaningful classroom experiences, who challenged and motivated you and who […]

Panther Getaways: A Taste of Chile

Earlier this month, several FIU alumni enjoyed a scenic and enchanting tour through the beautiful wine regions of Chile, tasting fine wines and taking in stunning locations along the way. Highlights of the trip included visits to the best wineries of Casablanca, San Antonio, Colchagua, Cachapoal and Maipo. The group picked their own vegetables and herbs for a cooking […]

FIU’s promise to 2017 freshmen: As good as gold

FIU is making a promise to the 2017 freshman class: if your family cannot help you pay for college, FIU will. Call it a Golden Promise. FIU’s Golden Promise guarantees 2017 freshmen that their tuition will be covered if they are Florida residents and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of zero on the Free Application for […]

Student Ambassador Spotlight: Madalyn Medrano

Student Ambassador Spotlight     Madalyn Medrano Expected Graduation Year: 2019 Major: Political Science & Public Relations with a Pre-Law Certificate   How would you describe your years as an FIU student? I’m currently on my third year at FIU and I have absolutely loved this past year. I would say that FIU has given me […]

Aventura Marketing Council invites you to a networking event

  You’re invited to an exciting business expo networking event on Wednesday, March 29! The Aventura Marketing Council (AMC) has garnered accolades and awards for their outstanding networking events, and AMC wants you to join for opportunities to build relationships in the community, expand your network and grow your business. The event is free, with […]

Photographs of Berenice Abbott’s Famous East Coast Road Trip Make a Pit Stop in Miami, Summer 2017

Berenice Abbott’s Route 1 at The Wolfsonian, Summer 2017 North and South: Berenice Abbott’s U.S. Route 1 (June 9–October 8, 2017) reveals daily life in 1950s America from Key West to northern Maine MIAMI BEACH (February 7, 2017) — The Wolfsonian–Florida International University is pleased to be the Summer 2017 destination for North and South: […]

Discovered: Possible new species of hammerhead shark

DNA finding could have major implications for conservation Scientists have discovered what they believe to be a new species of hammerhead shark, prompting concerns about the species’ vulnerability and whether conservation practices in place today are widespread enough to protect them. The bonnethead, a small species of hammerhead shark found in the United States, Bahamas, […]

FIU awarded $3.4 million in fight against Zika

FIU researchers have been awarded $3.4 million for research to combat the Zika virus. The projects seek to undermine the transmission and impact of the disease using a variety of methods. The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine received nearly $2 million from the Florida Department of Health to study how the Zika virus breaches the blood […]