The AAAS has travel grants for women STEM faculty at MSIs who currently do not have international collaborations to attend Gender Summit 7 in Berlin in November. The deadline to apply is, September 25th.
Miami Herald features FIUTeach story on innovative FIU program that recruits students to become STEM teachers by combining science and education classes, and helping to give students entry into promising careers.
The Physics Department has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Award to provide scholarships for FIU physics majors. Scholarships of up to $10,000 per year for up to 4 years will be awarded to eligible majors who continue to qualify based on their academic performance and financial need each year.
(from popularmechanics.com) Dr. Fiorella Terenzi, a professor of physics and astronomy at Florida International University, has spent three decades capturing the strange, spooky symphony of the cosmos. Now, after going (largely) ignored for decades, her work is edging toward the mainstream.
In almost record time, 2014 Ph.D graduate Dr. Suman Neupane has been offered an tenure track assistant professor position by the Middle Tennessee State University.
Dr. Jin He officially received the top scholar award at the SISH ceremony.
The top two prizes of the 2015 physics graduate research competition, which was concluded this afternoon, have been awarded to Jessica Bartley (first prize) and Namuna Pandey (second prize). Both are female graduate students that are doing outstanding research at FIU physics department. Congratulations!
Dr. Sargsian, a theoretical nuclear physicist at FIU, has been elected to the Jefferson Lab Users Group Board of Directors.
Dr. Jim Webb has just received the FIU Campus Student Organization Best Advisor award for 2014-2015 for his work with the Astronomy Club. Congratulations Jim!