Summer program turns teachers into techies

A “summer camp” for local public school teachers had them learning new skills to enhance STEM education in their classrooms. Seventeen middle and high school educators who wanted to boost their knowledge of technology participated in a six-week NSF-funded learning...

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SCIS partners with Girls Who Code for summer program

FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) announced a new partnership with Girls Who Code – a national non-profit organization that seeks to inspire, educate and equip girls with computing skills for the 21st century; the school will also be continuing...

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FPL and FIU join forces on innovative solar research facility

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) and Florida International University (FIU) today announced a new partnership to build a commercial-scale distributed solar power facility that will both generate electricity for FPL’s 4.8 million customers and serve as an innovative research operation.

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Mini-symposium highlights light-based technologies

Using lasers to heal scars caused by third-degree burns or past surgeries. Redesigning microscopes in order to place them inside people for imaging and treatment purposes. Using spectrometers to determine the pH level of the milk that will be sold in supermarkets....

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Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

  On Thursday, Apr. 2, the annual Outstanding Student Life Awards recognized three student organizations and 21 student leaders who serve as a source of pride and inspiration to others by giving unselfishly of themselves to enhance life on campus and to make FIU...

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Con Con highlights tech advances in building industry

A 30-story hotel goes up in China in just 15 days, and a fully customized elementary or high school in the U.S. can be ordered “in a box.” These phenomena speak volumes about the future of building. The Construction Americas conference presented by FIU last week at...

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