Posts tagged with: "Student success"

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 […]

Summer interns get 25 percent off at the bookstore

Summer interns get 25 percent off at the bookstore

Barnes & Noble at FIU is rewarding students who currently have summer internships with a special discount: 25 percent off FIU […]

Start freshman year off right

Start freshman year off right

Transitioning from high school to college can be stressful. It’s easy to become overwhelmed when you’re trying to cope with […]

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

  By Isabela Corzo Few would challenge that Claire Scott-Bacon ’16 is an inspiration. Balancing immigration, marriage, divorce and raising two […]

Students partner with Indian women, create craft business

Students partner with Indian women, create craft business

It all began with a pouf, a fabric-covered hassock created last year by a group of village women of Bandhwari, […]

5 tips to increase productivity

5 tips to increase productivity

Whether you’re studying for an exam, wading through research for a term paper or trying to complete the 200 pages […]

Are you interning in D.C. this summer?

Are you interning in D.C. this summer?

Summer is right around the corner, which for many FIU students means it’s internship season. In addition to the countless numbers […]

FIU graduates do well by doing good

FIU graduates do well by doing good

Social entrepreneurship runs deep with the class of 2017   While traveling in Asia, Ari Sernik volunteered at a Cambodian […]

Students in FIU's field excursion course visit Camex, a building materials company, in the Florida Keys to observe a limestone blast.

Spring breakers rocked by Florida Keys

This spring break, undergraduates in FIU’s field excursion course got their hands dirty developing their geology skills in the Florida Keys. The […]

Yoga, meditation helps students manage stress and academics

Yoga, meditation helps students manage stress and academics

Yoga. Tai chi. Meditation. In recent years, the United States has seen a surge in practices promising a calmer, more […]

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Student team competes in regionals of $1 million Hult Prize

Student team competes in regionals of $1 million Hult Prize

  An all-female team working to restore dignity to millions of women refugees around the world was in Boston March […]

Undergraduate research 101

Undergraduate research 101

  Good GPA, campus involvement and an internship. Most students cite these among a checklist of qualities employers and graduate […]

Hacking your way into the job market

Hacking your way into the job market

By Sandeep Varry Missing out on sleep during weekends is generally not recommended, unless it can land you a dream job. […]

FIU in DC: Students, faculty and alumni are making a mark in the nation’s capital

FIU in DC: Students, faculty and alumni are making a mark in the nation’s capital

Jump to interactive content: Explore Panthers’ reach across D.C. Darren Martin didn’t know how cold it could get in Washington, D.C. […]

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My Internship with Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management

My Internship with Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management

Name: China Walker ’16 Major: Recent graduate of the master’s in disaster management program Where you interned: The Miami-Dade County Office […]