Faculty Profile: Professor Researching on Climate Gentrification and Community Resilience in Miami

Moses Shumow (PhD University of Miami) is an associate professor of Journalism and Media at Florida International University. He is co-author of “News, Neoliberalism, and Miami’s Fragmented Urban Space” (Lexington Books) on Miami’s racial, ethnic and class informational divide, and his research on media, geography, migration, race, and development has been published in peer-reviewed journals, [...]


FIU Theatre Hosts Design Students from Miami Arts Studio (MAS)

Last week, over 30 theatre students from Miami Arts Studio 6-12 @ Zelda Glazer (MAS) visited FIU Theatre for an afternoon of portfolio reviews and design workshops. MAS senior design and technology management students looking to continue their theatre training at the collegiate level met with the FIU Theatre design faculty and shared [...]


Concerto Competition Winners To Take Center Stage, Earn Full Scholarship

(Pictured: FIU Concerto Competition Collegiate Winners, L to R: Vanessa Gentzchein and Alejandro Viera) Since 1996, music students have competed for the chance to perform as a soloist with the FIU Symphony Orchestra by winning first prize of the highly competitive annual FIU Concerto Competition each November. Three years ago, the competition expanded [...]


Fifteen Years of Architecture and Film Experience – Carlos Fueyo is a Pro

Written By: Melissa Cancio Carlos Fueyo embodies what it means to be a life-long learner and a well-established Creative Director and Visual Effects Supervisor in the film industry. He started out at Florida International University (FIU) pursuing architecture. He had family members in similar fields that allowed him to explore what he liked [...]


FIU NAHJ Students Awarded in First Annual “Voces Del Periodismo”

On November 16th, the FIU chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) hosted their very first awards ceremony titled “Voces Del Periodismo” at the FIU Biscayne Bay Campus. Journalism students from all over South Florida submitted their journalistic works in both Spanish and English to be evaluated by a panel of [...]


FIU Landscape and The Gallery Club Co-Sponsor Symposium During Art Basel 2018

Amsterdam-based, non-profit foundation for photography, The Gallery Club, presents ‘The American Landscape – Miami Edition’ at the Alfred DuPont Building in Downtown, Miami during Art Basel 2018. The exhibition will feature five well-known contemporary photographers from the Netherlands: Iwan Baan, Charlotte Dumas, Marie-José Jongerius, Sem Langendijk and Bert Teunissen. All exhibiting artists have [...]


FIU Architecture Students Sweep the 2018 AIA Design Awards

The American Institute of Architects Miami Chapter recently held its 64th Annual Design Awards Celebration and Gala at MAPS Backlot in Wynwood, FL. The award ceremony and reception celebrated architecture and design in South Florida. Two students and one alumna from FIU’s Department of Architecture were recognized for their merit in architectural design and academic achievements. [...]


Broadcast Journalism Student Interns with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

During the Fall semester of 2016, Broadcast Journalism student Valentina Palm landed an internship at the nation’s capital with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. Juggling research, social media and more, Valentina gained insight into political communications, all while the previous presidential and midterm elections took place. Name: Valentina Palm Major: Broadcast Journalism Where did you [...]


FIU Landscape Architecture Participates in Xtreme LA Challenge

Each year a select group of landscape architects and students gather for a two-day design charrette named Xtreme LA. Xtreme LA provides participants a creative experience focused on a critical landscape planning and design challenges. This year, the design conference was held at FIU’s Miami Beach Urban Studios. The event was co-sponsored by [...]


LA Agent Tony Martinez Visits FIU Theatre for a Masterclass

Tony Martinez, a Los Angeles talent agent with Kazarian, Measures, Ruskin & Associates (KMR), visited FIU Theatre last week and held masterclasses for the BFA and BA acting students. “There are two parts to any successful acting career,” he told the students. “You have to be strong with your craft, but you also [...]