I'm proud to announce two improvements that will be happening this year because of your SGA. First, Veterans at FIU can now print for free at the Veterans Affairs Office! Second, the FIU bus transportation will be giving out free rides from MMC to BBC during finals week! SGA is happy to provide these services to students. Please let us know of some other improvements you would like to see at FIU and we will gladly work towards these goals.
New Inspicio e-Magazine Now Available for iPads and iPhones
FIU’S College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts is pleased to announce that the new edition of Inspicio’s e-Magazine is ready to be read, listened to, and viewed.
THE CURRENT EDITION OF INSPICIO features a video interview with cover person Lourdes Lopez, the former principal dancer for George Balanchine at the New York City Ballet, who has been the Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet since 2012.
Other exciting video interviewees include Jim Morin, 2-time Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist for the Miami Herald; Bernardo Fort-Brescia, the co-founder of Arquitectonica; Kerry Sanders, long-time correspondent for NBC News; award-winning poet Mark Doty; and David Axelrod, author and chief strategist for Barack Obama.
To view the Inspicio e-Magazine, simply download the Inspicio App from the App Store and download your free copy there.
Come and celebrate 27 years of Walk on Water Thursday, Nov. 10. Racing begins at 11:30 a.m. with FIU Architecture students competing against other Florida universities and colleges for the first time!
At Walk on Water, architecture students design and construct shoes that will allow them to walk the length of the Green Lake in the heart of FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus. After the race, join participants and faculty for an informal luncheon in the Paul L. Cejas Architecture building courtyard.
FIU Music Series: FIU Jazzists & Argentinian Vocal Artist Roxana Amed
FIU Jazz faculty (Gary Campbell, sax; Michael Orta, piano; Tom Lippincott, guitar; Jamie Ousley, bass; Rodolfo Zuniga, drums; Lisanne Lyons, voice) will be performing an exciting evening of new and well-known jazz classics with Argentinian vocal artist Roxana Amed. Roxana Amed is a singer-songwriter who hails from Buenos Aires, Argentina, who is recognized by audiences and critics alike as one of the most amazing and soulful voices in Argentine music.
Dr. Susan Jacobson Selected as Inductee to the CLEO Leadership Circle
CLEO, Climate Leadership Engagement Opportunities, is one of the largest climate engagement organizations in South Florida, reaching more than 40,000 citizens with their initiatives. Dr. Jacobson was selected for this honor based on her work as the Project Lead of the Eyes on the Rise Sea Level Toolbox app. The app lets residents enter their address into a Google Map and, with a visualization developed by FIU’s GIS Center, allows them to see the potential impact of sea level rise on their neighborhoods.
Associate Professor of Architecture, Thomas Spiegelhalter, Visits Honolulu to Attend Health Design Conference
Thomas Spiegelhalter, Associate Professor of Architecture and Co-Director of the Structures and Environmental Technologies Lab presented his peer reviewed study as part of the real world projects panel on MODELS, METRICS and METHODS at the UH East-West Center (designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect I.M. Pei) at the University of Hawaii at Manao, Honolulu on Sept. 23, 2016.
Art Students Offer Their Creativity In Honor of Homecoming
The College of Art & Art History was asked by FIU President, Mark B. Rosenberg, to create a mural to celebrate homecoming week. A collaborative team of 30 students, both undergraduates and Masters candidates, gathered at the FIU Stadium Tuesday morning to begin painting the mural.
Bringing together a congregation of creative minds, it is only obvious that many ideas sprung into action. They decided to merge concepts and create a pink, camouflage print background with natural, organic stencils.
Students Present Work on Virtual Reality Eco-Journalism
Three students working in the School of Communication + Journalism’s Mobile Virtual Reality Lab presented and demonstrated their work in virtual reality eco-journalism to crowds at the at the Oct. 28, 2016 opening of FIU’s Digital Scholar Studio at MMC.
The Miami Beach Urban Studios provide a collider and connector in the arts, design, and technology for students from all schools and departments in the FIU College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts.
The Urban Studios hosts student groups ranging in size from duets to 75 performers, or 100 audience members for public lectures, and up to 150 guests for receptions. Students and community members are encouraged to drop by, listen in, participate, and contribute as appropriate in everything that happens at the Urban Studios.
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