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CINTAS Foundation honors art professor with Lifetime Achievement Award

The CINTAS Foundation has named Juan A. Martínez,professor emeritus in FIU’s Department of Art and Art History as the organization’s 2018 lifetime achievement honoree. The Cintas Foundation was established in 1957 with funds from the estate of the late Oscar B. Cintas, a former Cuban ambassador to the United States and a prominent industrialist and patron of the arts. [...]

2018-09-21T11:07:53+00:00

Behind the Scenes Look at “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” Rehearsals

“It’s a bit surreal, coming back home to the place where I learned about theatre,” says FIU Theatre alumna Victoria Collado. Six years ago, she was a new graduate heading out into the professional theatre world. Now Collado returns as the guest director of A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings, which kicks off the 2018-19 [...]

2018-09-18T10:57:47+00:00

Behind the Scenes Look at “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” Rehearsals

“It’s a bit surreal, coming back home to the place where I learned about theatre,” says FIU Theatre alumna Victoria Collado. Six years ago, she was a new graduate heading out into the professional theatre world. Now Collado returns as the guest director of A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings, which kicks off the 2018-19 [...]

2018-09-18T10:57:47+00:00

FIU Landscape Graduate Design Studio Visits Stuart, FL

Florida International University’s Landscape Architecture Graduate Design 5 Studio visited St. Lucie River near Stuart, Florida to learn more about the water quality issues plaguing the region.  The field trip was led by Visiting Instructor TJ Marston. The devastating blue-green algae bloom had a noticeable effect on the region. Once a vibrant fishing [...]

2018-09-17T12:28:16+00:00

Using Innovative Tools, Exploring his Experiments and Simply Transforming Architecture- Nick Gelpi’s Hybrid Home is the First in North America

Written By: Melissa Cancio Who knew the melaleuca, an invasive tree species in the everglades, would become one the most innovative materials in a home design? Nick Gelpi transformed and experimented on his Miami Beach home. He formed a project, as he says, “to explore the potential applications of a wood-based concrete that [...]

2018-09-14T16:53:11+00:00

FIU’s Journalism + Media Inaugurates News Bureaus in DC and NYC

The School of Communication + Journalism’s South Florida Media Network (SFMN) launched its new student-run, faculty-led news bureau program through the inauguration of the SFMN| Bureaus program spaces in DC and NYC held on September 10 and 11 respectively. “This program enhances the journalism curriculum with additional opportunities for experiential learning, creates more [...]

2018-09-14T16:41:43+00:00

Alumni Spotlight: Tricia Keffer Receives Grant from AARP

Tricia Keffer graduated last May from the Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban. Her love of tropical plants and design led her to the study landscape architecture at Florida International University and earn her Master’s degree. In last August, Tricia was recently elected to the Florida American Society of Landscape Architects [...]

2018-09-13T14:40:54+00:00

FIU Interior Architecture Students Participate in First Revamp Project Powered by Redbull

Twenty-eight students from FIU Department of Interior Architecture were offered the opportunity to participate in a landmark initiative that will showcase their world-class design acumen at one of Miami’s most popular establishments. This project is a collaboration between Red Bull and American Social Bar and Kitchen, spearheaded by FIU’s professional consulting service, FIU: [...]

2018-09-07T11:43:43+00:00

Exceptional Alumni: Senior Publicist at BBC Studios

FIU alum Laura Paez has always loved communications and marketing, but she never thought she’d work in the entertainment world. Even before graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor’s in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing, she began paving her way to success. Currently, Laura is the Senior Publicist at BBC Studios in [...]

2018-09-07T09:14:21+00:00

FIU Interior Architecture Collaborates with HKS for Healthcare Design Studio

Recent research has found that design can positively impact levels of health and well-being. Due to these studies, healthcare design has become an essential discipline within the architectural and interior design community. To address these demands, FIU Interior Architecture and HKS Architects have partnered to create a design studio aimed to advance the [...]

2018-09-06T10:18:42+00:00
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