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Virtual Walk-in Undergrad Advising

Virtual walk-ins are cancelled on the following dates because of First Year and Transfer Orientations: August 1 and 18 Days and Times for Virtual Walk-in Undergrad Advising   Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday   9:30 am to 12:00 pm and 2:00
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FIU partners with Break Through Tech

FIU partners with Break Through Tech to increase diversity and gender equality in Miami’s tech ecosystem

Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Engineering and Computing Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Science (KFSCIS) has partnered with Break Through Tech to develop programs that will propel women and underrepresented communities into technology degrees, careers and leadership positions. Part of the Gender
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Following a Successful Kickoff, UPE Hosts Workshops and Elections

During October, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the largest student organization for technology at Florida International University (FIU), arranged various in-person workshops and hosted their 2021 Executive Board elections! To start off the month, UPE InfoTech, UPE’s program dedicated to information
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UPE Successfully Kicks off Fall 2021 with Series of In-Person Workshops

BIG NEWS! Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the largest student organization for technology at Florida International University (FIU), has resumed their in-person workshops for Fall 2021! After hours of tabling around campus, which attracted interested parties and allowed them to meet
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Student Spotlight: One Computer Science Major’s Whirlwind Journey—Fueled by Opportunity

“Lately, life’s been fast-tracked for Anthony Peña, a student at Florida International University in Miami. The 23-year-old co-created a receipt management app, won first-place honors in local and national demo day competitions, mentored interns at Facebook University and secured an
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Professor Geoffrey Smith Memorial Lecture Series: 8/27 – 9/17

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3 skills critical for success in 21st century – and how to develop them through newly launched micro-credentials

Artificial Intelligence: How it works and its impact Artificial Intelligence (AI), for example, is increasingly becoming part of daily life. We encounter it in many forms, from smart devices like Siri and Alexa to self-driving cars or industry-specific technology that monitors
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S. S. Iyengar named member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts

It is with great Panther Pride that we announce that S. S. Iyengar has been named a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. Iyengar is an FIU Distinguished University Professor at the College of Engineering and Computing’s Knight
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Future of Tech Town Hall: Advancing innovations in tech education and talent development

Last month, the Knight Foundation hosted a town hall focused on advancing innovations in tech education and talent development through policy and public-private partnerships. Speakers included: Governor Deval Patrick, co-commissioner, Future of Tech Commission; former Governor of MassachusettsJaffus Hardrick, President,
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FIU and SoftBank Group partner to inject new talent into South Florida’s tech startup scene

FIU is part of a partnership with SoftBank Group International to prepare students to work with tech startups booming in South Florida. “SoftBank sees Miami as a future technology hub for the world, and that future starts with education,” said Marcelo
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Building back Miami’s Biscayne Bay: Do natural solutions hold hope?

“When pufferfish and barracudas turned up dead on the bay’s surface waters, citizens and research teams flocked to the bay to remove dead fish and collect data. Among them was FIU’s Institute of Environment team. The CREST Center for Aquatic
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Computing students, alumni invigorated by growing attention to tech-talent in Miami

Cities like New York City, San Francisco and Seattle have long been considered the top tech hubs of the nation. Though Miami’s major industries continue to be tourism and finance, the city is emerging as an international tech hub. Talent
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