Posts tagged with: "Mathematics and Statistics"

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 […]

Garfield Jugar is one of 168 Learning Assistants at FIU helping other students in peer mentoring. Jugar works in FIU’s Mastery Math Lab.

FIU transforms collegiate math experience

This story was originally published Sept. 24, 2015, on FIU News. FIU has implemented new teaching methods resulting in double-digit pass […]

New lab helps students slay math

New lab helps students slay math

A second Mastery Math Lab has opened its doors this fall to serve more than 2,000 students enrolled in university […]

FIU receives $25 million in state funds for improving graduation rate, helping students secure jobs

FIU receives $25 million in state funds for improving graduation rate, helping students secure jobs

FIU’s efforts to improve graduation rates and prepare students for high-paying 21st century careers will translate into $25 million in […]

The-state-of-the-art Mastery Math Lab in the Green Library.

‘The Chronicle of Higher Education’ learns what it means to be FIU learning assistant

Randy Juste was a math Learning Assistant at FIU who earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry this spring. As a student, […]

Mastery Math recognized by White House

Mastery Math recognized by White House

The White House has recognized FIU’s Mastery Math model as one of its 150 Commitment to Action for increasing educational outcomes and […]

FIU transforms collegiate math experience

FIU transforms collegiate math experience

FIU has implemented new teaching methods resulting in double-digit pass rate increases across introductory math courses. Throughout higher education, math courses […]

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 […]

Odaimy Ayala, left, and Bryant Estadella won first place for their class' biology presentation.

Freshmen take top prize for virus research

FIU freshmen Odaimy Ayala and Bryant Estadella noticed subtle splashes of color on posters on display at a recent Howard […]

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Student success at center of performance funding investments at FIU

Student success at center of performance funding investments at FIU

FIU student Christian Otero hopes to be a surgeon one day, but he had to dissect college algebra first. Otero […]

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‘My meeting with Stephen Hawking’

‘My meeting with Stephen Hawking’

Mathematician shares encounter with acclaimed physicist before release of biopic  When Ada Monserrat walked into the office of Stephen Hawking, her […]

FIU contributes to improved algebra test scores in struggling Miami-Dade schools

FIU contributes to improved algebra test scores in struggling Miami-Dade schools

In its second year, a collaborative project by FIU and Miami-Dade County Public Schools produced encouraging results for students struggling […]

8 courses every FIU student should take regardless of major

8 courses every FIU student should take regardless of major

It’s easy to get pulled into registering for a full slate of courses that are required for your major every […]

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Pilot project contributes to improved algebra test scores in Miami-Dade schools

Pilot project contributes to improved algebra test scores in Miami-Dade schools

A collaborative pilot program created by FIU and Miami-Dade County Public Schools produced encouraging results for a group of high school […]

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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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