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WiCyS partners with Google to announce SANS Security Training Scholarship

WiCyS is pleased to announce an exciting collaborative professional development opportunity with our strategic partner, Google! Google is offering 100 WiCyS members an opportunity for a reliable pathway to launch and advance their careers in cybersecurity through skills development. In
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Google Offers 100,000 Scholarships – Here’s How To Get One

NOTE: To apply please make sure to read carefully. These certificate courses can be found on https://www.coursera.org/ Google is giving away 100,000 scholarships so you can earn an online certificate in these three areas: data analytics; project management; and user experience
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Researchers investigate if antibodies from other viral infections help fight COVID-19

When people get vaccinated or get infected by a pathogen, their bodies fight the foreign substance by producing antibodies. They also create memory cells to remember the foreign invasion, so that future infections can be readily fought by the body
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My virtual internship at Nike

Name: Nazmul (Naz) Huq Hometown: Miami, FL  What is your major? I’m a computer science major in the College of Engineering & Computing with a certificate in Japanese through the Asian Studies Program. Where are you interning? What do you do there? I am a
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Interns at MITRE work on a safer world

It’s rare for anyone to receive a behind-the-scenes education of how the country’s cyber operations work. But for some Panthers interning at MITRE this summer, this is their reality. A total of eight FIU students have internships with MITRE, developing
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Geoffrey Smith awarded 2020 ETAPS Test of Time Award

The 2020 ETAPS Test of Time Award went to Geoffrey Smith for his FoSSaCS 2009 paper On the Foundations of Quantitative Information Flow [doi link]. Papers published in any of the constituent ETAPS conferences between 1998 and 2010 were eligible. The award citation
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REU for Women in Color at FIU

As part of her NSF CAREER Award – Cracking the diversity code: Understanding computing pathways of those least represented in order to foster their representation, Dr. Monique Ross hosted eleven women studying computing from all over the country for a
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AI for All is for Everybody

As graduating seniors at Florida International University (FIU), Charlie Ramirez and Sephora Jean-Mary headed into their final semester aiming to find a real-life business problem they could solve. Their senior design capstone project was supposed to enable these two front-end developers to
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FIU Board of Trustees approves campus repopulation plan, extends President Mark B. Rosenberg’s contract, elects new leadership

The FIU Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved the university’s plan for resuming in-person classes and on-campus operations in the fall. The FIU Repopulating Task Force, made up of university administrators, faculty, staff, medical experts and emergency management professionals created
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Opportunities for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (OURS)

The Center for Diversity and Student Success in Engineering and Computing (CD-SSEC) launched its inaugural student research cohort this spring with 12 students from six different majors and eight faculty mentors. The mission of OURS (Opportunities for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship) is to foster
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NIH Awards FIU $1M To Develop ML Algorithms To Study Proteins

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded FIU researchers a $1 million grant to design and develop machine-learning algorithms that allow biologists to make sense of proteomics, or the large-scale study of proteins. The study of proteins is critical for understanding
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FIU UPE receives the Outstanding Chapter Award from the UPE National Council!

We’re happy to share that UPE at FIU has received the Outstanding Chapter Award from the UPE National Council this year! The chapter was selected from 300+ chapters worldwide for a fourth year in a row. #UPEFIU was recognized for building
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