Articles by: Chrystian Tejedor

Hand cycling program provides exercise for students with disabilities

Hand cycling program provides exercise for students with disabilities

Once a week, a gazebo nestled among Tamiami Park’s ubiquitous baseball fields becomes a garage for recreational therapy students and […]

Researchers adapt coated fabric to determine freshness of fruit

Researchers adapt coated fabric to determine freshness of fruit

Scientists have found a quick and reliable way to test the freshness of the fruit in your grocer’s produce section. […]

Psychologist named one of the most influential in the nation

Psychologist named one of the most influential in the nation

Chockalingham “Vish” Viswesvaran has been named one of the most influential industrial and organizational psychologists in the nation. The FIU […]

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 […]

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 […]

Recreational therapy student dedicates her life’s work to helping veterans

Recreational therapy student dedicates her life’s work to helping veterans

At the tender age of 14, Alexandra Millet resolved to find a career where she could help people with disabilities. […]

Asia Eaton, assistant professor of psychology

Psychology professor helps Marine Corps tackle culture change after social media porn scandal

Known for their bravery and sacrifice, Marines are usually among the first people sent to battle. Recently, however, the U.S. […]

Alumna named Miami-Dade’s Assistant Principal of the Year

Alumna named Miami-Dade’s Assistant Principal of the Year

Like her mother before her, Cisely Scott made education her career. Initially, she followed in her mother’s footsteps, working as a […]

New attempt at testing reform likely to fail again

New attempt at testing reform likely to fail again

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

Supreme Court ruling signals new day for special education

Supreme Court ruling signals new day for special education

  When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in March that children with special needs deserve more than basic access […]

A different world map makes classroom debut

A different world map makes classroom debut

The Earth isn’t flat, but maps are – something that has vexed map makers for centuries. This dilemma has led […]

Future of education resides with ‘We the People’

Future of education resides with ‘We the People’

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

School recess debate returns to Florida

School recess debate returns to Florida

State legislators are wondering if kids need more recess. FIU professors say yes. The Florida House and Senate is renewing […]

Children who learn to work together in preschool can carry these collaborative skills into adulthood.

For more tolerant adults, educate preschoolers

It seems that nowadays simple disagreements quickly escalate to ugly, bitter disputes in all kinds of relationships. That’s no way […]

Alumnae teachers honored as some of the best

Alumnae teachers honored as some of the best

Miami-Dade County Public Schools named two FIU alumnae the runners-up of its Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of […]