FIU helps community battle cabin fever with virtual classes, events and tours
As the FIU community and the nation practice social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, FIU is moving many events and services online.
Steer clear of cabin fever — and stay healthy, educated, and on track — by tuning in to these virtual events and activities. Get your workout in, take up new skills like cooking or meditation, visit FIU’s “virtual museums,” and more.
This list will be updated as events and services are added. If you have an event or activity you would like to add, please email email@example.com.
Health, Wellness, and Fitness
The Wellness & Recreation Center is creating fitness videos for at-home workouts. The videos will be posted online. Check back for more information soon.
While we can't provide physical massages during social distancing, we can definitely teach you how to prevent and treat tight muscles! This workshop will...
Mental Health, Mindfulness & Meditation
Tutoring & Mentoring
FIU Student Support Services will continue to offer tutoring, mentoring, and other programs virtually.
Online Appointments & Questions
Advisors will conduct new and previously scheduled appointments online via Zoom through April 4, 2020. To book:
Moira Lertora Chacon, Assistant Director: sssmlchacon-0.youcanbook.me
Jeannette Cruz, Director: sssdrcruz.youcanbook.me
Mentors will conduct events and one-on-one meetings via Zoom with their mentees.
Tutorial appointments will continue being available on a virtual platform. You can book online appointments with tutors via their youcanbook.me links. Please visit the SSS tutorial page for more information.
What’s Up Wednesdays
Students can use this time for a casual check-in with Student Support Services’ student staff via Zoom.
When: Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m. How to Join: Contact Director Jeanette Cruz at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Student Support Services will host interactive group discussions and other activities, such as Kahoot games, via Zoom.
When: Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. How to Join: Contact Director Jeanette Cruz at email@example.com for more info.
Universitywide & Community Events
Just Mercy is now streaming free through June 30 to help educate people on systematic racism in light of recent events. Join us for our Just Mercy film...
Alumni Panel Series: Growing Your Business featuring Abraham S. Ovadia (Founder of Ovadia Law Group) JD '09 & Ivan Parron (Principal of Parron Law) JD '05
Join the Center for Excellence in Writing for a graduate writing workshop. This practical workshop will point out the top ten most frequent grammatical...
College of Engineering & Computing
The College of Engineering and Computing will host a series of professional development seminars geared toward engineering and computing students. Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the college’s student organization, has also organized a series of Google Virtual Sessions.
Classes, Lectures & Educational Chats
Food, Beverage & Hospitality Management
The Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management is offering culinary videos, as well as other educational tools for the field of hospitality and tourism. These videos are free and available online on the site Edible Chucks.
Culture & Entertainment
Join Professor John Bailly on a tour of South Beach, Deering Estate, and more. FIU Honors College's HEARTS offers these virtual walking tours to help the university community "get out" during this time.
Each museum will be updating their websites to include virtual tours of art exhibitions, videos, and ways to view and learn from permanent collections.
“Deconstruction: A Reordering of Life, Politics, and Art” presents the work of twelve Miami-based artists who interrogate varying notions of deconstruction in their work.
“Spheres of Meaning: An Exhibition of Artists' Books” presents a range of artists' books from manipulated texts to new narrative forms and books presented as sculptures.
“Cut: Abstraction in the United States, from the 1970s to the Present” explores a multigenerational group of artists who challenged painting surfaces with cuts, carvings, and indentions. For some this gesture has been politically motivated; for others, it represents a bold and dynamic investigation into materiality.
The Wolfsonian-FIU will spotlight digital experiences produced over recent years, including:
“Art of Illumination,” a Knight Foundation-supported initiative that commissions thought-provoking video art pieces from contemporary artists, designers, and collectives.
Two online exhibitions, which give life to the golden age of Cuban - U.S. tourism (“Promising Paradise”) and early 20th-century spiritual art (“The Pursuit of Abstraction”) through texts, lectures, interviews, and virtual and collector-led tours.
Recorded programming, allowing art lovers to enjoy past Wolfsonian talks from home.
The museum’s digital catalog, offering collection access at visitor’s fingertips.
The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU will offer fun and educational content for families, on a weekly basis, via their newsletter and social media outlets.
Virtual exhibitions offered by JMOF include:
- “Judith Leiber: Master Craftsman”
- “Zachary Balber: Tamim”
The FIU Alumni Association is hosting a series of Panther Fan Chats to provide you with FIU sports updates while connecting you with FIU coaches! We hope you...