Articles by: Amy Ellis

Provost names Nicole Kaufman Glasgow interim Vice President for Engagement

Provost names Nicole Kaufman Glasgow interim Vice President for Engagement

Provost Kenneth G. Furton sent the following message to the university community on Oct. 1. I am pleased to announce […]

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FIU Hosts webinar series on life sciences industry in Florida

FIU Hosts webinar series on life sciences industry in Florida

When most people think high-tech, they think of Silicon Valley in California or the Research Triangle in North Carolina. What […]

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FIU's College of Engineering and Computing launched the Engineers on Wheels initiative at Booker T. Washington Senior High School this week.

FIU brings STEM education to public schools with launch of Engineers on Wheels

Booker T. Washington Senior High School sophomore Victor Fleary could not take his eyes off the sleek Formula One racecar […]

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Former foster care and homeless students at FIU gathered with community supporters and administrators for the Fostering Panther Pride welcome breakfast.

Foster youth program celebrates student successes at welcome breakfast

By the time she was 18 years old, Kenya Adeola had lived in nine different foster homes and attended five […]

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A group of middle and high school students from Liberty City joined FIU faculty and students on a trip to commemorate Freedom Summer in Jackson, Mississippi.

Liberty City teens join FIU students, faculty on trip to Freedom Summer 50

In the summer of 1964, hundreds of volunteers and civil rights activists from across America came to Mississippi to challenge […]

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Students from Miami Northwestern Senior High take part in the Algebra Project Summer Institute.

FIU, Algebra Project train next generation of STEM grads, teachers

Working with FIU professors and graduate students this summer, a group of incoming freshmen at Miami Northwestern Senior High School […]

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This 25-year-old analog projector will be replaced by a state-of-the-art digital projector with enhanced sound and lighting.

Planetarium at Booker T. Washington to reopen as part of FIU’s Education Effect

  In the early 1990s, students at Booker T. Washington Senior High School in Overtown studied the planets, stars and […]

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Rev. Al Sharpton tours the aquaponics lab and organic garden at Miami Northwestern Senior High School in Liberty City with Maria Lovett, partnership director for The Education Effect.

Rev. Sharpton tours Education Effect sites, urges students to ‘be their own fan club’

Rev. Al Sharpton peered inside the aquaponics tank at Miami Northwestern Senior High School – brimming with tilapia raised by […]

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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 student Xu Huizhong dressed up as D-Rop, a water conservation mascot to educate preschoolers on water conservation.

Mayor’s executive interns making a difference in Miami-Dade County

When FIU senior William Gomez and his team took a close look at Miami-Dade County’s IT help desk, they quickly […]

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The Lennar Foundation presented a check to FIU to launch The Education Effect at Booker T. Washington Senior High School in Overtown.

FIU, The Lennar Foundation expand Education Effect to Booker T. Washington Senior High in Overtown

It was a celebration that included the top high school defensive lineman in the state who also happens to play […]

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Students demonstrated their blender bikes to the public at SOBEWFF's Fun and Fit as a Family event.

Miami Northwestern students whip up “Bull Slushees” at SOBEWFF

Months of preparation paid off last weekend for about 25 Miami Northwestern Senior High School (MNW) students who had the […]

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Miami Northwestern students pedal their way to SOBEWFF

Miami Northwestern students pedal their way to SOBEWFF

FIU Engineering student Adam Manoussakis understands the skepticism he hears when he tries to explain the mechanics of a bicycle-powered […]

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Miami Northwestern students tour Art Basel, Wynwood Walls and Pulse Miami

Miami Northwestern students tour Art Basel, Wynwood Walls and Pulse Miami

Surrounded by some of the most innovative artwork from around the world – the latest in digital media, film and […]

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FIU launches initiative to support former foster care and homeless students

FIU launches initiative to support former foster care and homeless students

Having grown up in foster care, FIU graduate Ruth Rios lacked the resources and family support many college students enjoy. […]

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