Posts tagged with: "Engagement"

Homeless students find open doors at FIU

Homeless students find open doors at FIU

Advocates say FIU is doing all the right things to help former foster care and homeless students succeed. “FIU has […]

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Transforming news of violence to stories of resilience

Transforming news of violence to stories of resilience

Ask the residents of Liberty Square how they would describe their community, and you’ll hear things like “resilient,” “neighborly,” and […]

Hundreds turn out for White House astronomy night

Hundreds turn out for White House astronomy night

FIU’s Stocker AstroScience Center was standing room only for the White House Astronomy Night event Oct. 19. More than 200 astronomy […]

Vishodana Thamotharan
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High school students focus on STEM careers at FIU

FIU, in collaboration with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), hosted the association’s 2015 Youth Leadership Development Forum in […]

FIU ranked 17th in Washington Monthly for engagement, contributions to community

FIU ranked 17th in Washington Monthly for engagement, contributions to community

FIU was recently named among the top universities in the country in terms of engagement and contributions to its community. According […]

Training program inspires local STEM teachers through active learning

Training program inspires local STEM teachers through active learning

As part of FIU’s commitment to improving STEM education, the Department of Physics is training South Florida teachers to implement […]

Garfield Jarrett installs fencing in his farm operation in the Redlands, Fla. where he hopes to grow a variety of tropical crops.

Farming program cultivates new opportunities for veterans

Garfield Jarrett MSW ’14 has found therapy in farming through the FIU Veteran and Small Farmers Outreach Program. The U.S. […]

Preschoolers go to college

Preschoolers go to college

Students from Key Point Academy in Brickell visited FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus May 27 to experience art and science like never […]

FIU scientists light up the brain at science museum

FIU scientists light up the brain at science museum

Scientists from FIU’s Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging Center (CNIC) celebrated Brain Awareness Week at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum […]

Author Kekla Magoon meets with FIU students to discuss her latest book "How It Went Down" as part of the Writers for Young Readers program.

Nationally-recognized authors inspire young writers

Kekla Magoon, award-winning author of children’s and young adult books, recently visited campus. She met with students in Rhona Trauvitch’s […]

Editors’ Picks: Our 14 favorite stories of 2014

Editors’ Picks: Our 14 favorite stories of 2014

Fighting Ebola. A historic mission 63 feet beneath the sea with Fabien Cousteau. A resounding ‘yes’ from the community. FIU and its […]

FIU announces commitments to expand college access at White House event

FIU announces commitments to expand college access at White House event

FIU Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. Furton will join President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and Vice […]

FIU ranks among top national universities for contributions to the public good

FIU ranks among top national universities for contributions to the public good

FIU was recently named among the top universities in the country in terms of engagement and contributions to its community. According […]

FIU and Miami-Dade schools strategize for student success

FIU and Miami-Dade schools strategize for student success

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho convened their leadership teams June 16 to […]

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Changing the narrative of LGBTQ homeless youth

Changing the narrative of LGBTQ homeless youth

Graduate student Landon “LJ” Woolston knows what he’s getting himself into. He’s been on the frontlines. He’s had the tough […]

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