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  • posted Oct 21, 2016

    #RepFIU with new PINK FIU Gear

    Support your Panthers in style, don’t miss your chance pick up the new PINK FIU gear from Victoria’s Secret! Here’s a look at their new items: Visit the PINK FIU page for more.

  • posted Oct 17, 2016

    @FIUFootball Tops Charlotte, 27-26

    FIU scored 14 points in the final seven minutes to rally past Charlotte 27-26 in thrilling fashion Saturday night at Jerry Richardson Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Down 26-13, quarterback Alex McGough connected with A.J. Branisel on a 15-yard touchdown to bring the Panthers (3-4, 3-0 Conference USA) within six points with 4:21 left in the […]

  • posted Oct 17, 2016

    African Wardrobe Festival to Celebrate African Fashion, Arts and Culture for a 2nd Year

    The #AfricanWardrobeFestival announces that it will return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for a day of African fashion, food, music, workshops and panelists. Taking place at the historic Old Dillard Museum located at 1009 NW 4th Street, the festival will feature local and international speakers, the latest African fashions and art exhibits. The festival will take […]

  • posted Oct 14, 2016

    Homecoming is here! Unleash the Panther Spirit!

    Homecoming 2016 is finally here! Join us October 16 – 22 for an exciting Homecoming week full of concerts, rallies, parades, tailgating and much more! It’s time to party with your entire Panther family and get pumped for the big game! Over the past few months, our Homecoming Council has worked hard to put together […]


Upcoming Events

Career Development Webinar: How To Direct The Award Winning Movie Called YOU @ Online
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Join Emmy award-winning South Florida broadcast journalist Julia Yarbough for a one-on-one webinar designed to give practical instruction on creating a blockbuster movie featuring your life.

How To Direct The Award Winning Movie Called YOU will offer participants a formula for envisioning the kind of life they desire and provide actionable steps to make that vision come to fruition.

Julia often says, “Trust the process.” In this session she will share how that mantra has led to the ability to write her own life movie filled with interesting characters, scenes and plots!

Free Friday Evening Guided Tours @ Wolfsonian
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Free Friday Evening Guided Tours

Learn more about The Wolfsonian collection and related art and design themes during a 45-minute, free guided tour of the permanent collection or temporary exhibitions.

Commencement Fair MMC @ FIU MMC Bookstore
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm
Graduate School Week @ Graham Center, Main Floor and the Pit
Nov 1 @ 11:00 am – Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm

Are you ready to dive into your Master or Doctoral Program? More than 15 Graduate Schools will be on campus ready to speak with you about how to apply and go over the opportunities you have to excel in your academic career. All majors are welcome!

When: November 1, 2, and 3, 2016, from 11 AM to 3 PM

Where: Graham Center, Main Floor and the Pit

Graduate School Panel Sessions

Get an opportunity to speak with Graduate students and Graduate School representatives about the admissions and recruitment process and what you need to apply.

When: November 3, from 4 PM – 5:30 PM

Where: Student Academic Success Center (SASC) 322

Graduate School Professional Development Workshops

Workshops on how to write your academic resume, statement of purpose essay, and graduate interviews technique at any of the three FIU Career and Talent Development locations. Make sure to set up an appointment and register for these workshops through Panther JOBLink.

List of Graduate Schools Represented

Graduate School Representatives

Graduate School Week is the best way to recruit and market your graduate, law, business and medical schools.  With over 54,000 degree seeking students ranging from undergraduate to Doctoral, we have the person you are looking for. If you have any questions about registering to attend Graduate School Week, please feel free to contact us at (305) 348-2423. We look forward to you joining us at the next Graduate School recruiting event. Register here.

Career Development Webinar: Wills, Walls and Wells @ Online
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

nataliewebinar-300x300Clarify your Goals, Confront Obstacles and Leverage Resources to Support your Progress

To get what you want, it is important to identify what that is (your will); acknowledge and face what gets in the way (walls); and develop and leverage the resources (wells) which support you.

Through this program, Professor Natalie Butto ’88 will help you develop a practical framework and discover sample tools for clarifying your will, working through walls and developing/tapping the well of resources to support your progress.


About the speaker

Natalie Butto ’88 draws from diverse dimensions, as an educator, facilitator, advisor, entrepreneur, and leader in the corporate, legal, non profit, educational, and international arenas.

She is dedicated to holistic learning, living, and leadership with experience teaching in college; presenting at national conferences; facilitating workshops, retreats, and corporate training; and producing educational audio and video.

A tenured Management professor with Broward College, her experience includes serving as a law school Assistant Dean; Fortune 500 legal counsel and executive; and an attorney with a global practice. She has served on regional and national nonprofit boards; corporate diversity/inclusion committees; and as a leader in professional associations.

Natalie Butto earned BA (FIU), MBA (NYU) and JD (Georgetown) degrees; as well as certifications in coaching, organizational dynamics, diversity training, and yoga teaching.

She is fluent in English and Spanish; savors life’s opportunities; and loves empowering possibilities.

More at abrevista.com


Cuba: The Natural Beauty Opening @ FIU Biscayne Bay Campus - GH Library
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm
Virtual Career Fair – This event is online
Nov 3 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Virtual Career Fair - This event is online

Looking for a job or internship? Meet recruiters online during this interactive, virtual career fair.

Students and alumni from UCF, FIU and USF are invited to connect with employers via online chats. Variety of companies and industries will be represented; open to all majors and degrees.

Register and view the list of employers. Learn more. 

Employers, looking to hire students and alumni? Register your company to recruit at the event here.

This event is hosted by CareerEco and the Florida Consortium of Metro Research Universities.

Coral Reef Pavilion at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show @ Bahia Mar
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm


Will you be attending the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show? Make sure to support FIU and stop by the Coral Reef Pavilion! 

FIU, along with FAU and NSU, is proud to partner with The Alliance, MIASF, Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB and Starmark on an initiative to use the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show as a springboard for highlighting the stellar research being done in South Florida. 

We encourage Boat Show attendees to swing by and experience an interactive and educational opportunity at the Coral Reef Pavilion. 

LEAD Series: Screening of “If Only” by Mark Wahlberg Productions @ CBC 155 (Ocean Bank Auditorium)
Nov 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a special screening of IF ONLY with producer James Wahlberg, Executive Director of the Mark Wahlberg Foundation. The screening will be followed by a Q&A and interactive discussion about drug use and addiction featuring a panel of local experts.

Metro Houston Panther Whiskey Tasting @ Yellow Rose Distilling
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm


  • Top 5 TEDxFIU videos of all time, tickets for 2016 now available

    As we prepare to celebrate five years of TEDxFIU Nov. 16, we thought we’d share the talks and performances from the last four years that have accumulated the most views. While it is a bit unfair for those from the earlier events who have had more time to garner views, some of these counts are above and beyond the average. […]

  • Announcing 2016 Football Watch Parties

    Panther fans across the nation are joining forces to celebrate FIU Football! We’re happy to announce the 2016 Panther Network Football Watch Party schedule. This page will be updated as new watch parties are scheduled. September 1: FIU Football vs. Indiana Greater New York Panther Network – President, Cedric Bess – EVENT DETAILS September 17: FIU […]


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