Service to the community is an important mission we strive to fulfill. Our school seeks to have both a global scientific impact and an engaged and relevant local impact on technology-related industries in Miami and South Florida. Whether we are providing advanced workshops for teachers, demonstrating the state-of-the-art technology at an event, or providing at-risk students with opportunities to learn about technology, our faculty, staff, and students are committed to sharing our knowledge and talents for the betterment of society.

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FIU-SCIS STEM Coordinator discusses math outreach program at elementary and secondary school

When you glance at your bracelet or a painting in a museum, it’s easy to assume that little to no math was used in their creation. But according to Mario Eraso, engineering and artistry go together more often than we
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Verizon Innovative Summer STEM Camp 2018

This year Florida International University School of Computing and Information Sciences, in conjunction with the STEM Transformation Institute hosted the Verizon Innovative Learning summer STEM camp for minority middle school boys for the second year. In attendance were 53 boys
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FIU Coding Clubs Girls participated in the 3rd Annual Code/Art Miami event

The FIU Coding Clubs Girls participated in the 3rd Annual Code/Art Miami event, which was attended by 350 people and held on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at University of Miami. Some stats about the event: Thanks to a SCIS-Code/Art MOU
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Photo from the 13th Annual FIU High School Programming Competition

FIU High School Programming Competition

Saturday, April 14th, 120 amazing high school computer science students and their teachers participated in our 13th Annual FIU High School Programming Competition. They were amazing in every way. I know many of you graduated from South Florida high schools,
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Group photo of FIU Coding Club Hackathon

FIU Coding Clubs Hackathon

The hackathon was the third and last spring event organized by middle school girls from the FIU Coding Clubs. Thirty students participated: 18 from the FIU Coding Clubs and 12 from our partner Code/Art, a local nonprofit organization. Four SCIS
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FIU CASE Spring Break Mini Camp

FIU SCIS collaborated with FIU CASE in the design of  STEM activities for the FIU CASE Spring Break Mini Camp. SCIS students Cristina Alonso and Lissett Munoz implemented coding, robotics and encryption activities with 25 of the 35 Miami Dade
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