Diversity Issue of Higher Education ranked FIU STEM degrees among the top producers of minority STEM graduates.
Excitement is contagious in a science classroom and could lead to greater interest in science careers, according to a new national study led by FIU professors Zahra Hazari and Geoff Potvin.
The first Mastery Math Lab, opened in 2012 with its high-tech, high-touch approach to improving student performance (at the time a mere 30% passing rate for college algebra), has been such a success that a second lab is now open, and today that pass rate hovers in the 70% range.
Ophelia Weeks, a biology faculty member and affiliate faculty member of what became the Center for Women's and Gender Studies, has been named president of the University of Liberia.
FIU physics professors and researchers lead new pilot program to help promote physics as a career path to young women.
Armed with a National Science Foundation grant, FIU researchers Zahra Hazari, Geoff Potvin and Laird Kramer are leading a pilot program to encourage more women to pursue careers in physics.
In a study, conducted by FIU post-doctoral researcher Justyna P. Zwolak and alumnus Remy Dou, suggests increasing the interactions among students in introductory science courses may hold the key to increasing the number of STEM graduates.
The FIUteach program enables STEM students like Blanch to earn both a degree in their major and a teaching certification
This article in The Atlantic features comments from biology and STEM professor Sarah Eddy.
The Women in STEM Initiative will provide education on the issues faced by women in STEM fields, resources for enhancing their involvement, and will propel the University to succeed in recruitment efforts and applications for available grants that will strengthen both our faculty and our student population.