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NSF invests $40 million in research infrastructure for earthquake, wind and water hazards


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).

Gender Summit 7 in Berlin


The AAAS has travel grants for women STEM faculty at MSIs who currently do not have international collaborations to attend Gender Summit 7 in Berlin in November. The deadline to apply is, September 25th. The purpose is to help these faculty develop international collaborations.

FIU honored by White House for Brights Spots in Hispanic Education


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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The STEM Transformation Institute is a multidisciplinary collaboration across the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Education, and Engineering & Computing for the research and development of effective educational practices that lead to substantial increases in the number of well-prepared STEM professionals, including teachers, graduating FIU. Undertaking this challenge requires us to partner with local K12 systems and colleges, businesses and industry, foundations, and national education leaders in order to create an educational landscape that supports all students, coming through multiple pathways, and leading to a productive workforce. The STEM Institute capitalizes on the unique skills our diverse student population brings to their learning and ultimately the workforce. The Institute is FIU’s response to the national calls for 100,000 new STEM teachers and an additional 1,000,000 STEM professionals over the next 10 years; hence, our vision that the Institute serve as a living laboratory that disseminates practices, policies, and STEM professionals across the nation.

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