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Data Science has become a hot career option for the past few years and is trending to grow in demand and salary for years to come. The data-driven marketplace has been growing its demand for people capable of generating insights and
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Dr. Ross, SCIS Faculty, Encourages young Minority Males to pursue STEM through Verizon summer program

The Verizon Innovative Learning program is a popular summer program designed to encourage minority males in middle school to pursue studies in STEM disciplines operated this summer at two historically Black universities—Tennessee State University and Dillard University—and two Hispanic Serving
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SCIS Students wins The BlueHack hack-a-thon held by IBM

The BlueHack, which was held from July 19-21, was the first virtual hack-a-thon held by IBM, where a total of 77 teams from 20 different IBM sites around the US competed in 4 different categories. Shonda and Shalisha Witherspoon were
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New B.A. in Computer Science

The B.A in Computer Science (CS) is intended for students targeting a career in the field of computing. The program provides strong skills in Computer Science combined with their choice of another degree programs such as Digital Media, Business, Economics and
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SCIS students work with Marino Campus Young adults with developmental disabilities and bond with peers over computers

The Marino Campus, had a 10-month post-secondary educational program to help young adults with autism or other developmental disabilities bridge the gap between high school and employment. Students, who range in age from 18 to 30, may participate in the
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Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Programs Return to Miami

Girls who Code Summer Immersion Programs Return to FIU

Girls Who Code, the national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology, kicked off its 2017 Summer Immersion Program today in Miami in partnership with Citrix and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Florida International University and the Idea
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Graduate Student, Deya Banisakher wins Best Poster at FLAIRS Conference

Deya M. Banisakher, a Ph.D. Candidate at FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS), have won the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS) Award for Best Poster, “A Supervised Classification Approach to Predicting Knee Pain Improvement in Osteoarthritis
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Summer 2017 Graduate Students Internships

The School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) highlights some of the Ph.D. students in Computer Science who have received internship opportunities at important and renowned companies this Summer: Deya Banisakher Deya Banisakher is a Ph.D. candidate at SCIS working
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2016-2017 Student Internships

  One of the main goals in the School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) is to help its computer science (CS) and information technology (IT) students be prepared to enter the workforce when they graduate. Apart from exposing its
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SCIS student will intern at CERN

Alastair Paragas, SCIS student completing his Computer Science degree, will intern at CERN, located in Geneva, Switzerland. CERN is the home of the hadron collider where the Higgs-Boson particle was discovered. Another great development at CERN was the creation of
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Girls Who Code club inspiring the next generation of women in IT

The Girls Who Code club, a two-hour weekly meeting that occurs every Tuesday on FIU’s MMC TechStation. The program started during the Fall 2016 semester and now offers the second club this spring to middle school students. The objective is
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Dr. Iyengar speaks on FCC putting an end to cell phone use in prisons

NBC 6 News spoke with Dr. Iyengar on how the FCC can help end cell phone use in prisons. “When the FCC gets into the larger picture it certainly can bring a robust system of jamming.” “Now if the inmate
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