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The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program is looking for Undergraduate STEM students in either their Junior or Senior year who plan to pursue a PhD upon graduation.

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The White House has recognized FIU’s Mastery Math Lab and the STEM Transformation Institute as Bright Spots in Hispanic Education, placing them among the top programs in the nation helping to close the achievement gap.

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Recognizing the national need for resilience against multiple natural hazards, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has initiated a new chapter in hazards research with a $40-million investment in Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI).

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At some point, many bright students seem to drift from math. A new study by Florida International University Professor Zahra Hazari suggests there are ways to keep them on track.

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Miami Herald features FIUTeach story on innovative FIU program that recruits students to become STEM teachers by combining science and education classes, and helping to give students entry into promising careers.

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As part of its commitment to improving STEM education, FIU’s STEM Transformation Institute has opened two state-of-the-art active learning classrooms in the new Academic Health Center 5 (AHC-5). Here, students put the textbooks away and tackle scientific challenges with a hands-on approach. The classrooms are the first of several designed to house active learning at a financially sustainable scale. Currently, six STEM courses are taught in AHC-5 with more than 350 students in its first semester

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The grant is part of HHMI’s initiative to improve how science is taught by enabling schools to focus on significant and sustained improvement in retaining STEM students.

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FIUteach is currently recruiting for the following positions: Associate Director - Job Opening ID: 507540, Master Teacher - Job Opening ID: 507548 Applications must be submitted on-line at careers.fiu.edu. When applying please reference the corresponding Job Opening ID above.

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FIU has received a $1.45 million grant from the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) to replicate its successful UTeach program in Miami. Read More >>

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The Bridge to Success program at FIU is providing valuable resources for first-year STEM students as they embark on their college careers. Funded by the Office of Naval Research, the program is designed for incoming engineering, computer science and physics students to collectively participate in the investigation, building and demonstration of a science and engineering project.

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