Summer program turns teachers into techies

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

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

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

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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Engineering student wins at the #PantherCage

Engineering student wins at the #PantherCage

An Argentine exchange student from the College of Engineering and Computing will be receiving $1,000 after presenting the best innovative media business idea at the #PantherCage – a “Shark Tank”-style event hosted by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication on...

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Engineering students soar at aerospace competition

Engineering students soar at aerospace competition

Second in the nation and sixth worldwide: that’s how FIU placed at its first remote-controlled plane competition. The group of engineering students travelled to Lakeland, Fla., to compete in Lockheed Martin’s SAE Aero Design East competition against 74 other schools...

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