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Photo of Miami Springs High School students Rachel Quijano and Norlan Nunez

SCIS host Summer Youth Internship Program at FIU

Miami Springs High School students Rachel Quijano and Norlan Nunez spent five weeks this summer at SCIS thanks to the Florida International University 2018 Summer Youth Internship Program, a STEM collaborative initiative between FIU and Miami-Dade County Public Schools. A
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International Workshop on AI and Data Mining for Services (ADMS)

Exploring the problems of rapid change in enterprises demands and learn about new directions and possible innovations. ADMS will be held November 12, 2018 in Hangzhou, China and welcomes Florida International University students to submit their research work on the
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GEN2050 visit to ICAVE

Funded by The Children’s Trust, the largest funder of after-school, youth enrichment and summer camp programs in Miami-Dade County, GEN2050 Summer Youth Enrichment Program at the Peacemaker Family Center serves disadvantaged youth ages 12-19 living in Miami Gardens, Florida. GEN2050
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Women in Computer Science Panel Discussion and Networking

Ruth Suarez (SCIS Academic Advisor), Cristy Charters (SCIS Instructor), Amy Renshaw (Code/Art Co-founder and President), Alejandra Massuh (WICS Student Organization President), and Darlene Holland (Chemistry and Coding Educator) acted as panelists during yesterday’s Women in CS Panel event. Their contribution
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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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Photo of Verizon Innovative Summer STEM Camp 2018

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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ShellHacks Joins the MLH 2019 Season!

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) is excited to announce that ShellHacks has officially joined the Major League Hacking (MLH) 2019 Hackathon Season! ShellHacks is the first general hackathon taking place in the United States for the 2018-2019 school year, kicking off a new season of awesome
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UPE Reaches Out to Rising Freshmen

Hundreds of eager freshmen crowd into the WRC basketball court, firmly marking the beginning of freshman orientations, and with them, dozens of student organizations man tables lining the walls. The curious students question representatives at each table, gathering flyers and
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Virtual Reality Storm Surge Visualization System

  A storm surge occurs when winds, produced by a high-category hurricane, pushes water towards the land. Current systems usually rely upon 2D visuals when demonstrating the areas that may be affected or were already affected by a hurricane. Distributed
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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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Shonda and Shalisha Witherspoon graduates with Master’s degrees and a Job offers

SCIS students, Shonda and Shalisha Witherspoon graduated with master’s in information technology with a concentration in software engineering. Just two years ago, the twins received their bachelor’s degree becoming the first members of their family to graduate college. While taking
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UPE Receives National & FIU Awards

The School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) is happy to announce that our chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon has received the award for Top National Chapter from the UPE Association! This award is given to the most outstanding chapter
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