Scholarship recipients meet their benefactors for breakfast

When longtime professor of architecture Nicolas Quintana passed away in 2011, his wife, Isabel Quintana, knew she must do something to commemorate his dedication to the university and to his profession. In honor of their mutual love for FIU, she set up a scholarship in his name for students studying architecture in the College of […]

Dr. Herbert Wertheim to be inducted into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim
By Clara-Meretan Kiah FIU benefactor Dr. Herbert Wertheim has been selected for the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, which recognizes Florida inventors whose achieve­ments have advanced the quality of life for Floridians and Americans nationwide. An optometrist and the CEO of Brain Power Inc., Dr. Wertheim was the first to discover and produce ultraviolet light dye absorbers […]