Posts tagged with: "Engagement"

Students from MAST@FIU and volunteers from the FIU School of Environment, Arts and Society deploy a seine net into northern Biscayne Bay as part of a long-term ecological monitoring program of the bay's fish populations.

High school scientists experience living lab at Biscayne Bay

Once a month, students from MAST@FIU gather along the shores of northern Biscayne Bay to study its fish populations. Under […]

High School Student Forensic Academy attendees participate in a K-9 training demonstration outside of the FIU Green Library.

High school students experience real-life CSI at FIU

The fifth annual Forensic Science Symposium kicked off Tuesday, March 15, by welcoming nearly 100 Miami-Dade County students as part of the first […]

Forensic experts convene at FIU, promote STEM careers

Forensic experts convene at FIU, promote STEM careers

FIU’s International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) is hosting its annual forensic science symposium Tuesday, March 15, and Wednesday, March 16, in Room […]

RSVP for Job Flea – a nontraditional job, internship fair March 3

RSVP for Job Flea – a nontraditional job, internship fair March 3

Students looking for the best employment opportunities in South Florida are invited to check out Job Flea, a large-scale job and […]

4 tips for startup success from Black Tech Week

4 tips for startup success from Black Tech Week

Entrepreneurship met self-empowerment last week during Black Tech Week, a startup business conference geared toward minority businesspeople in science, technology, engineering […]

Vice President for Engagement named Presidential Leadership Scholar

Vice President for Engagement named Presidential Leadership Scholar

FIU Vice President for Engagement Saif  Y. Ishoof has been selected to be a member of the Presidential Leadership Scholars […]

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FIU offers hope, help to former foster care, homeless students

FIU offers hope, help to former foster care, homeless students

Vanessa Morales remembers packing up hundreds of care packages with food, toiletries and clothing for students in need at FIU. […]

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GeekiWood showcases non-traditional STEM careers at FIU

GeekiWood showcases non-traditional STEM careers at FIU

FIU and Geeki Girls Gatherings collaborated for a second year to present the GeekiWood conference Dec. 5. The conference is a […]

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 […]

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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. […]