FIU expands 3D-printed PPE initiative to local fire-rescue departments with gift from alumnus, President’s Council member

FIU’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts has expanded its initiative to produce 3D-printed personal protective equipment (PPE) for those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Supported by a gift from FIU President’s Council member Angela Martinez and FIU alumnus Raul Chavez ’80, the college 3D-printed 1,000 protective face shields for local fire-rescue departments. […]

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 […]

Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences is launching its new Alumni Chapter!

Mark your calendars for a fall kick off event to introduce our new board!  The Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences is proud to announce the development of our own Alumni Chapter.  Dr. Andres Builes (Occupational Therapy ’04) and Jenny Millet (Nursing ’11) are the Chapter Co- Chairs. Stay tuned for more details […]