Posts tagged with: "Teaching and Learning"

Subtler forms of harassment erode women’s feelings of legitimacy in physics

Subtler forms of harassment erode women’s feelings of legitimacy in physics

Sexual harassment is another barrier women in STEM must overcome, according to a new study. In a survey of undergraduate […]

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Millennial trends: Love yourself, love your pets, love your friends

More millenials are brushing love and romance to the side on Valentine’s Day in recent years. These days, it’s all […]

Our researchers can’t work without their…

Our researchers can’t work without their…

Researchers go into the field sometimes with just a backpack, other times with suitcases full of gear. Some tools can […]

5 ways to be more creative  

5 ways to be more creative  

Are you a writer? Perhaps a scientist? Or a humanitarian in the making? Whatever your calling, there is a skill […]

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

Below is a list of FIU experts who can comment on back-to-school topics relating to school readiness, anxiety and emotions, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]