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The STEM Transformation Institute Research Catalyst (STEM-RC) program provides seed funding to STEM Transformation Institute Faculty Fellows in order to develop new initiatives or directions in transformational STEM education research and/or implementation. There are three tracks within the Research Catalyst program: (1) proposal development, (2) pilot study, and (3) classroom development. Proposal deadline is March 20th and notifications shall occur on or after April 6.
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. Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/education/article29241421.html#storylink=cpy
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).
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.
FIU, in collaboration with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), hosted the association’s 2015 Youth Leadership Development Forum in October. Nearly 500 high school students representing nine Miami-Dade County Public Schools were in attendance.
Faculty Application for LA-Supported Courses: Spring 2016