Posts tagged with: "STEM"

Pirate ship robot racing at the Fourth Annual Robot Competition.

Robots race to find treasure chest as part of annual competition

It was a pirate’s life for freshmen engineering students at the fourth annual robot competition Dec. 1. Student competitors working […]

Radiochemistry Ph.D. student Ingrid Lehman-Andino is investigating how to make nuclear energy reusable and less toxic.

Doctoral student wants to make nuclear energy renewable

  The United States has a pretty big problem on its hands – an 80,000-metric-ton radioactive problem. It will take more […]

Girls in STEM: How words can change it all

Girls in STEM: How words can change it all

The gender gap in STEM can start when children are just learning to speak – the words parents choose to […]

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

Recent graduate Gabriela Goldberg ’16 has always been fascinated by the human brain, so she decided to dedicate her life to understanding […]

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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 […]

MAST@FIU celebrates commencement of inaugural class

MAST@FIU celebrates commencement of inaugural class

The Marine Academy of Science and Technology at FIU celebrated its first commencement this week, four years after opening its […]

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 […]

2017 summer camps available at FIU

2017 summer camps available at FIU

School’s out for summer! Almost. That means kids (and their parents) are getting ready to dive into summer fun and find […]

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 […]

Math major to become first FIUteach graduate

Math major to become first FIUteach graduate

Natasha Blanch began her first year at FIU as a finance major, but quickly realized she did not love crunching […]

Career physicist, unexpected advocate

Career physicist, unexpected advocate

Yesim Darici did not pursue a career in advocacy. She is a scientist – a theoretical and experimental physicist with […]

The American anole, or the green anole, is the only native species of anole found in Florida.

Biologist rounds up lizards on the loose

Lizards are on the loose in South Florida and FIU biologist James Stroud needs local middle schoolers to help him […]

NSF grant to attract women, minority engineering and science professors to FIU

NSF grant to attract women, minority engineering and science professors to FIU

FIU has been awarded a $3.2 million National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant aimed at developing strategies to increase […]

My internship working on missile systems

My internship working on missile systems

Name: David Vallejo Major: Electrical Engineering Hometown: Miami, Florida Where you interned: Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, Arizona How did […]

5 ways to add tech skills to a resume

5 ways to add tech skills to a resume

It’s no secret that in today’s digital age, technical professionals are in high demand. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects […]