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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos met with university leaders during her visit to FIU on April 6.

Betsy DeVos meets with students, faculty during FIU visit

  U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited FIU April 6 to meet with administrators, faculty and students and learn […]

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Improving grades, graduation rates: Learning assistants help peers in the classroom

Improving grades, graduation rates: Learning assistants help peers in the classroom

Seventy students sit in small groups, each at a table with a portable computer monitor and dry-erase board at the […]

Panelists discuss the importance of increasing the amount of Hispanics in STEM fields. Pictured (left to right): Carlos Becerra (FIU), Dr. Antonio Flores (HACU), Ted Wells (STEMConnector), Cris Turner (Dell)

FIU kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month in Washington, D.C.

D.C. weekly update: As Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off in Washington, D.C., FIU’s strengths in STEM education and educating minorities […]

14th Annual Torch Awards Gala breaks attendance record

14th Annual Torch Awards Gala breaks attendance record

With over 800 people in attendance this year, the 14th Annual Torch Awards Gala broke a university record. “We know […]

FIU receives $1.5 million for undergraduate STEM education reform

FIU receives $1.5 million for undergraduate STEM education reform

FIU has received a $1.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to develop strategies that will improve successful […]

White House advisor David Johns, far right, visited Miami Northwestern Senior High School recently to learn more about The Education Effect.

White House advisors visit FIU, Miami Northwestern to discuss partnerships

After visiting the organic garden at Miami Northwestern Senior High School and seeing how students harvest nutritious, edible plants to […]

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FIU, M-DCPS launch biology modeling workshop for local teachers

FIU, M-DCPS launch biology modeling workshop for local teachers

FIU recently hosted high school teachers from Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) for a training workshop on biology modeling instruction. […]

FIU advocates for STEM education reform to president’s science advisers

FIU advocates for STEM education reform to president’s science advisers

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg made a presentation to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) at […]

Rosenberg touts faculty leadership, innovative STEM approaches on Capitol Hill

Rosenberg touts faculty leadership, innovative STEM approaches on Capitol Hill

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg was on Capitol Hill this week to detail how the university is changing the game […]

Undergrad makes the most of exceptional research opportunity

Undergrad makes the most of exceptional research opportunity

This summer, Aneysis Gonzalez was one of only two Florida students selected to participate in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s […]

FIU physicists gear up for ‘God particle’ announcement

FIU physicists gear up for ‘God particle’ announcement

In anticipation of an early-morning Wednesday announcement from CERN, the European particle accelerator near Geneva, Florida International University experts are […]

Physics student to meet Nobel Prize winners in Germany

Physics student to meet Nobel Prize winners in Germany

FIU physics Ph.D. student Idaykis Rodriguez ’08 is packing her bags and passport and headed to Lindau, Germany, this summer now that […]

Science education gets $1 million boost

Science education gets $1 million boost

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded FIU $1 million to expand its unique approach to physics education across the physical […]

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Top faculty honored for outstanding achievements

Top faculty honored for outstanding achievements

At a reception April 6, President Mark B. Rosenberg recognized FIU faculty members from a breadth of disciplines for their outstanding […]

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