Posts tagged with: "STEM Transformation Institute"

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 […]

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 […]

FIU celebrates Preeminent Programs 

FIU celebrates Preeminent Programs 

It takes a lot of work by a lot of people to keep FIU a top-tier research institution. On a […]

Graduate students who are taught to teach are more likely to be prepared for the realities of working in higher education without losing their touch in research, according to a new study.

The case for teaching how to teach

Graduate students who are taught how to teach are more likely to be prepared for the realities of working in […]

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Physics savvy is a soccer player’s secret weapon

Understanding the physics of soccer may give players a competitive advantage. As the 2018 World Cup heads into the quarterfinals, […]

Kevin Castillo

FIUteach student ready to fill a void

Kevin Castillo wants to teach where he’s needed most. He wants to teach science in high school. He wants to […]

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 […]

Interest in science classes is contagious

Interest in science classes is contagious

Excitement is contagious in a science classroom and could lead to greater interest in science careers, a new study has […]

NSF awards FIU $3 million for national pilot program to increase female physics majors

NSF awards FIU $3 million for national pilot program to increase female physics majors

Armed with a $3 million National Science Foundation grant, researchers are heading back to high school to encourage more women […]

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 […]

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 […]

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos met with university leaders during her visit to FIU on April 6.

Betsy DeVos meets with students, faculty during FIU visit

  By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited FIU April 6 to meet with […]

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INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

Great universities understand that they are truly the sum of their parts. They are home to programs that uplift communities […]

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Kathy Quardokus Fisher was finishing her post-doc studies at Oregon State University in readiness for a move to FIU, where she had […]

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