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, […]

The Panther Valentine’s Day gift guide

Looking for a way to wow this Valentine’s Day? Explore our special offers to find the perfect gift for your Panther sweetheart – or treat yourself! These companies are proud partners of the FIU Alumni Association and proceeds from each sale will benefit our programs.   An elegant addition to any ensemble. Explore the Herff Jones […]

Arvind Parsan ’10, MS ’12 on the importance of giving back

Donor Spotlight Arvind Parsan ’10, MS ’12 Research and Development Engineer, Bolton Medical   What do you love most about FIU and your involvement here? I love the opportunities and diversity at FIU. In FIU you are exposed to so much culture and knowledge. Whatever you have an interest in, there is a place where you […]

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 […]

FIU Theatre presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

FIU Theatre kicked off its Spring 2017 season Jan. 27 with the rock-comedy musical Little Shop of Horrors, written by Howard Ashman with music by Alan Menken. The show centers around a young florist’s assistant turned botanist who discovers a mutant plant with a taste for human blood – he names her Audrey II.  It was first […]

Chad Moss ’94 to be recognized as Alumnus of the Year at sixteenth annual Torch Awards Gala

Each spring, the Alumni Association recognizes an outstanding graduate as Alumnus of the Year. This prestigious award is presented to a previous Torch Award winner who has made meaningful contributions to their profession and the community while showing a long-term commitment of time, talent and treasure to FIU. This year, we are thrilled to celebrate […]

Save 20% on SOBEWFF while supporting FIU

FIU is proud to announce an exclusive offer for FIU alumni! Save 20% on each ticket for: Barilla’s Italian Bites on the Beach sponsored by HCP Media and the Miami Herald Media Company hosted by Valerie Bertinelli & Alex Guarnaschelli on Thursday, February 23, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Goya Foods’ Grand Tasting Village […]

TEDxFIU: Defeating poverty with entrepreneurship

The journey to changing the world began with handing out water bottles to earthquake survivors in Haiti. That’s when, in January of 2010, American volunteer Julie Colombino ’03 initially heard an unexpected refrain, mostly from local women: “Need a job.” The FIU alumna is the founder and CEO of REBUILD globally, a nonprofit organization that fights […]

Student Ambassador Spotlight: Brandon Aquino

Student Ambassador Spotlight     Brandon Aquino Expected Graduation Year: 2019 Major: Biological Science   How would you describe your years as an FIU student? I’d like to describe it as an out of this world experience. I’ve never seen an institution with such dedicated and passionate professionals who are willing to share their wealth of […]