Posts tagged with: "STEM"

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 […]

FIU’s planned state-of-the art engineering building means more engineers and jobs for South Florida

FIU’s planned state-of-the art engineering building means more engineers and jobs for South Florida

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg is seeing 20/20 for the College of Engineering and Computing. In response to President Obama’s […]

Remy Dou

Doctoral student keeps students interested in STEM

When Remy Dou began teaching high school biology, he reveled in seeing his best and brightest students understand challenging concepts. […]

High School Student Forensic Academy attendees participate in a K-9 training demonstration outside of the FIU Green Library.

High school students experience real-life CSI at FIU

The fifth annual Forensic Science Symposium kicked off Tuesday, March 15, by welcoming nearly 100 Miami-Dade County students as part of the first […]

Forensic experts convene at FIU, promote STEM careers

Forensic experts convene at FIU, promote STEM careers

FIU’s International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) is hosting its annual forensic science symposium Tuesday, March 15, and Wednesday, March 16, in Room […]

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg

FIU president to lead national STEM expert committee

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg has been named chair of a National Academies’ committee to develop benchmark and tracking tools […]

GeekiWood showcases non-traditional STEM careers at FIU

GeekiWood showcases non-traditional STEM careers at FIU

FIU and Geeki Girls Gatherings collaborated for a second year to present the GeekiWood conference Dec. 5. The conference is a […]

Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, FIU partner to enhance science education

Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, FIU partner to enhance science education

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and FIU have created a partnership to strengthen science education through funding […]

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Bot race boosts future engineers

Bot race boosts future engineers

Robots did double duty on a recent afternoon at the FIU Engineering Center. Assembling and racing the shoebox-sized autonomous vehicles—bots on […]

The plant on the left has a network of mycorrhizal fungi around the roots, while the one on the right does not. The fungi forms a mutually beneficial relationship with the plant, ts resistance to drought and disease. In exchange, the plant feeds the fungi liquid carbon to generate more nutrients. Photo by soilcarboniscool.org

Humans disrupt relationships in nature, study finds

Humans are changing relationships between species in fundamental ways. In nature, species interact with each other on a daily basis. […]

Program helps minorities pursue doctorates in STEM

Program helps minorities pursue doctorates in STEM

Doctoral candidate Michelle Pierre is working to create a biosensor that can pre-diagnose diabetes, and to develop a form of […]

Conference showcases local, international undergraduate research

Conference showcases local, international undergraduate research

Undergraduate students from across the university, as well as students who travelled to FIU from all over the U.S. and […]

Vishodana Thamotharan
associate director of FIUteach

High school students focus on STEM careers at FIU

FIU, in collaboration with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), hosted the association’s 2015 Youth Leadership Development Forum in […]

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 […]