Posts tagged with: "STEM"

From left to right: Bryan Naranjo, Maikel Oliva, Juan Hurtado, Fernando Lerggios and Maria Romanowski (Team 7: Skyleep) presenting their senior design project to high school students at Jose Marti MAST Academy.

Engineering students inspire high schoolers with capstone projects

Before FIU, Andres Archila attended Robert Morgan High School, where every student was required to select a career academy to […]

John Gibson, electrical engineering doctoral student and first Bridge to the Doctorate graduate

Meet the first graduate of FIU’s Bridge to the Doctorate program

At a young age, John Gibson loved breaking things apart and putting them back together. In a computer class he […]

Nuclear waste might be a thing of the past if this graduate can help it

Nuclear waste might be a thing of the past if this graduate can help it

A recent chemistry graduate might help FIU researchers unlock the secrets to make nuclear waste safer. Matthew Fortunato ’17 starts […]

From left to right: Isabella Gonzalez, Bella Pennekamp and Andrea Altamirano from St. Hugh presenting their winning project, Tandanya.

Emerging engineers envision future cities for senior citizens

Imagine a grandmother waiting for her daughter to get out of work to bring her prescription drugs because there is […]

Pirate ship robot racing at the Fourth Annual Robot Competition.

Robots race to find treasure chest as part of annual competition

It was a pirate’s life for freshmen engineering students at the fourth annual robot competition Dec. 1. Student competitors working […]

Radiochemistry Ph.D. student Ingrid Lehman-Andino is investigating how to make nuclear energy reusable and less toxic.

Doctoral student wants to make nuclear energy renewable

  The United States has a pretty big problem on its hands – an 80,000-metric-ton radioactive problem. It will take more […]

Girls in STEM: How words can change it all

Girls in STEM: How words can change it all

The gender gap in STEM can start when children are just learning to speak – the words parents choose to […]

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

Recent graduate Gabriela Goldberg ’16 has always been fascinated by the human brain, so she decided to dedicate her life to understanding […]

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Higher education gets a reboot

Higher education gets a reboot

Something had to be done. It was 2010 and the alarmingly high failure rate among students who were taking the […]

MAST@FIU celebrates commencement of inaugural class

MAST@FIU celebrates commencement of inaugural class

The Marine Academy of Science and Technology at FIU celebrated its first commencement this week, four years after opening its […]

To keep students interested in physics, have them interact

To keep students interested in physics, have them interact

Social butterflies may be more likely to continue studying science, technology, engineering and math and ultimately take up a STEM […]

2017 summer camps available at FIU

2017 summer camps available at FIU

School’s out for summer! Almost. That means kids (and their parents) are getting ready to dive into summer fun and find […]

Remy Dou

Researcher finds passion for science, not grades, key to STEM career

Remy Dou always dreamed of a science career. That dream, Remy hoped, would be realized at Harvard. He applied. He […]

Math major to become first FIUteach graduate

Math major to become first FIUteach graduate

Natasha Blanch began her first year at FIU as a finance major, but quickly realized she did not love crunching […]

Career physicist, unexpected advocate

Career physicist, unexpected advocate

Yesim Darici did not pursue a career in advocacy. She is a scientist – a theoretical and experimental physicist with […]