Posts tagged with: "STEM"

FIU honored as change agent, leader in hurricane preparedness

FIU honored as change agent, leader in hurricane preparedness

  When a hurricane is barreling down on you, it’s too late to prepare. Erik Salna has dedicated his career […]

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 […]

Student lands national scholarship, job at NIH after graduation

Student lands national scholarship, job at NIH after graduation

An FIU student was chosen as one of 16 undergraduates across the nation to receive a scholarship from the National […]

FIU Drs. Raul Gonzalez and Angie Laird reflect on their day on Capitol Hill advocating for the ABCD study.

Researchers petition Congress for support of landmark brain study

This week, researchers from universities across the country gathered at FIU in D.C. to discuss an unprecedented study on adolescent brain […]

Education Professor Laura Dinehart has been named interim executive director of a new school being formed within the College of Arts, Sciences & Education.

Teacher diversity is a growing concern in education system

There’s no question about it – America is becoming increasingly diverse. The diversity of teachers, however, hasn’t quite caught up, […]

IDC 1000 introduces students to computer science.

Drop-in series: Curious about computer science? Take this course.

Inspired by the late Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class in […]

‘Big data’ research gets boost from National Science Foundation

‘Big data’ research gets boost from National Science Foundation

  FIU physicist Angie Laird is leading a team of researchers embarking on a new phase of the National Science Foundation’s BRAIN […]

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 […]

StartUP FIU launches with 3 incubators and entrepreneurship accelerator program

StartUP FIU launches with 3 incubators and entrepreneurship accelerator program

WANTED: Entrepreneurs looking to solve problems, generate prosperity and create jobs. StartUP FIU, an initiative aimed at supporting innovation among […]

FIU receives $5 million NSF grant to launch Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment

FIU receives $5 million NSF grant to launch Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment

When an explosion at the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig sent millions of gallons of oil spilling into the Gulf of […]

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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, […]

Creative concept of the human brain

FIU takes an interdisciplinary approach to neuroscience research

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. It makes up two percent of a body’s mass yet […]

Christine Wipfli

Engineering student lands IAEA internship in Vienna

  FIU environmental engineering student Christine Wipfli is experiencing the wonders of Austria first-hand after being selected for a prestigious, one-year […]

2016 summer camps available at FIU

2016 summer camps available at FIU

With summertime quickly approaching, many children are searching for a summer adventure and parents are looking for the perfect combination of fun […]

Symposium showcases student research

Symposium showcases student research

Alejandro Hernandez is working on using sodium silicate–a colorless, odorless liquid in soaps and detergents–as a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way […]