Posts tagged with: "STEM Transformation Institute"

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

Great universities understand that they are truly the sum of their parts. They are home to programs that uplift communities […]

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Kathy Quardokus Fisher was finishing her post-doc studies at Oregon State University in readiness for a move to FIU, where she had […]

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President, provost announce preeminent programs

President, provost announce preeminent programs

President Mark B. Rosenberg and Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. Furton sent the following memo to the university community on […]

NSF grant to increase computer science graduates in Florida

NSF grant to increase computer science graduates in Florida

As part of a grant from the National Science Foundation, FIU and two other Florida universities will receive $1 million each […]

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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 […]

Inauguration of the first Capital Leaders cohort at the Frost Art Museum hosted by President Mark B. Rosenberg

Program connects students with thought leaders in Miami, D.C.

FIU kicked off the first year of the Capital Leadership Experience program this March with a cohort of students versed in […]

Remy Dou

Doctoral student keeps students interested in STEM

When Remy Dou began teaching high school biology, he reveled in seeing his best and brightest students understand challenging concepts. […]

Alok Deoraj, M.S., Ph.D.

FIYou: Alok Deoraj

Professor Alok Deoraj of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work has been racking up the awards […]

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FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg

FIU president to lead national STEM expert committee

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg has been named chair of a National Academies’ committee to develop benchmark and tracking tools […]

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 […]

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 […]

FIU honored by White House for Bright Spots in Hispanic Education

FIU honored by White House for Bright Spots in Hispanic Education

The White House has recognized FIU’s Mastery Math Lab and the STEM Transformation Institute as Bright Spots in Hispanic Education, […]

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Peer-mentoring program revolutionizes the classroom

Peer-mentoring program revolutionizes the classroom

Growing up in Jamaica, Garfield Jugar was never a “math person.” Actually, he hated math. Tired of his mother always […]

Looking to hire Hispanic STEM graduates? FIU a top producer of science and engineering talent

Looking to hire Hispanic STEM graduates? FIU a top producer of science and engineering talent

FIU graduates more Hispanics with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) than any other university […]

What makes a math person? Interest, recognition are key factors, researchers say

What makes a math person? Interest, recognition are key factors, researchers say

You’re either a math person or you’re not – at least that’s what we’ve always heard. Now, National Science Foundation-funded […]