Posts tagged with: "Mathematics and Statistics"

FIU receives $1.49 million to transform how calculus is taught

FIU receives $1.49 million to transform how calculus is taught

FIU’s STEM Transformation Institute has received a $1.49 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve student success in […]

My internship at Amazon

My internship at Amazon

Name: Kerlin Michel Dates of Internship: February – July 2018 Hometown: Florida City Degree/Major: Computer Science major, Math minor; Honors College […]

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September 2018 in photos: Football season, Nicaragua roundtable and antenna innovation

September 2018 in photos: Football season, Nicaragua roundtable and antenna innovation

The first day of September saw football return to campus. The rest of the month brought even more. Here are […]

Svetlana Roudenko, left, and Suzanna Rose

FIU launches diversity mentor professorships in STEM

The STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)  have traditionally been male-dominated. Additionally, there is generally a low representation of […]

Ada Monserrat signs Stephen Hawking's book of condolences on behalf of FIU.

Saying goodbye to Stephen Hawking

FIU mathematics professor Ada Monserrat frequently travels on semester breaks pursuing unique experiences. Previous trips have taken Monserrat on visits […]

Got my first job! Working for Google

Got my first job! Working for Google

Name: Krista Shuckerow Degree Earned: B.S in statistics, second major – economics; minor in computer science Hometown: Harmony, Rhode Island What is your job […]

How 3 women are changing the face of STEM

How 3 women are changing the face of STEM

Nov. 8 is national STEM day, something Zahra Hazari knows a lot about. She is trying to recruit at least 10,000 […]

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 […]