Green School alumna pens op-ed for Medium.com: ‘Tackling cancer in the classroom’

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In this piece, Green School alumna Kate Yglesias Houghton ’06 discusses teaching an undergraduate course with the FIU Honors College called The Cancer Wars, a year-long class that bridges policy, politics, history and solutions along with […]

Theatre alumni take Shakespeare to South Florida high schools

–By Ivan Lopez for FIU News A group of FIU Theatre alumni wrapped up a high school touring production of AKA Hamlet, a 50-minute modern adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The tour visited 17 South Florida schools. The tour was produced by GableStage in association with What If Works, Inc., a local theatre company committed to championing the […]

Alumna’s work bridging art and immigration law featured in ELLE magazine

Artist and alumna Carolina Rubio-MacWright ’03 is a graduate of the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts who went on to become a lawyer specializing in immigration law. Her work in Brooklyn, NY, which bridges her two passions, was featured in ELLE magazine on March 12, 2019: At a Brooklyn Pottery Class, Immigrant Women […]

Today is #FIUDay 2019 in Tallahassee!

On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community: Today is FIU Day in Tallahassee! Watch President Mark B. Rosenberg’s FIU Day message! Members of the FIU community – including students, faculty, alumni, and members of the FIU Board of Trustees – will be in the capital, […]

Considering heading back to school? FIU now offers more than 100 degrees fully online

–By Isabel Gamarra for FIU News FIU has grown its online learning offerings to more than 100 fully online degrees, adding more than 15 degrees in the past year. With more than 20 STEM programs at the graduate and undergraduate level, FIU Online offers new bachelors’ degrees in economics, writing and rhetoric, as well as a  […]

U.S. News & World Report just released graduate program rankings! Is yours one of them?

Graduate programs in six FIU colleges are ranked among the top 50 in public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report rankings announced yesterday. Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences, FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, College of Business, College of Arts, Sciences & Education, Steven J. Green School of International & […]

Panther Alumni Week returns for sixth year to connect students, alumni

In February, hundreds of FIU alumni flooded campus or checked in online to meet with current students and impart their knowledge on life and the world of work. The annual convocation, known as Panther Alumni Week (PAW), is a meeting-of-the-minds during which students have the chance to make meaningful connections with alumni who have gone […]

University launches Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU with community celebration

A little rain didn’t stop FIU in its pursuit of the Next Horizon! On Saturday, Jan. 26, the FIU Foundation, Inc. hosted a community-wide celebration in the Graham Center to commemorate the public launch of Next Horizon: The Campaign for FIU. With a goal to raise $750 million, this landmark campaign is the university’s largest […]

On 30th anniversary of Armenian earthquake, alumnus recognized by ambassador for service as disaster responder

On December 7, 1988, a magnitude-6.8 earthquake rocked Armenia, leaving 25,000 dead (with estimates ranging as high as 50,000) and hundreds of thousands homeless. In an unprecedented move, the Soviet Union, of which Armenia was then a member, called for help from the international community in the wake of the disaster. Days later, alumnus Raul […]

Do everything better – our alumni tell us how!

By Alexandra Pecharich For FIU Magazine   By virtue of their education, professional backgrounds and personal experience, FIU alumni possess expert knowledge on a wide variety of topics. FIU Magazine asked two dozen to offer helpful suggestions (in 100 words or less) that almost anyone can use. WORK AND FINANCES Stay relevant in a fast-paced […]