Articles by: Amy Ellis

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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Making Strides: The Education Effect pays off big for students

Making Strides: The Education Effect pays off big for students

With stock reports flashing on two big screens behind him and a room full of high school students in front […]

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Miami-Dade County mayor seeks applicants for executive internship program this fall

Miami-Dade County mayor seeks applicants for executive internship program this fall

Interested in participating in the Miami-Dade County Executive Internship program? The mayor’s office will host its first of several information sessions […]

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Wooden Flower Box Centerpiece

FIU helps Miami Northwestern celebrate record number of college-bound seniors

Principal Wallace Aristide could barely contain himself as he faced the more than 265 graduating seniors of Miami Northwestern Senior […]

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Department of Defense awards FIU seed funding for cyberspace research

Department of Defense awards FIU seed funding for cyberspace research

In the next few months, FIU researchers will be doing their part to prevent the kind of high-tech cyberattacks that […]

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FIU launches first international internship program in Madrid

FIU launches first international internship program in Madrid

Global construction giant Obrascon Huarte Lain (OHL) has signed an agreement with FIU for the university’s first international internship program, […]

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