Latest News

Mentoring Programs May Be the Best Way to Retain Women in Geoscience Disciplines

11/26/2017

A new study by researchers at seven universities finds that faculty mentorship is the most important factor in retaining women in geoscience disciplines. The researchers are in the fourth year of a five-year, $1.7 million National Science Foundation grant for a program called PROGRESS (PROmoting Geoscience Research, Education and Success). They are investigating how best to attract and retain women in traditionally male-dominated science fields, particularly earth and environmental sciences.

How You Talk to Kids Could Boost Their Interest in STEM

11/15/2017

Parents of preschoolers usually have one primary concern when it comes to their children’s education, and that’s getting them ready for kindergarten. According to researchers at FIU, moms and dads should be looking way past elementary school and thinking of possible careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

Young women: Breast cancer doesn’t care how old you are

10/30/2017

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In this piece, Bethany Reeb Sutherland, Faculty Mentor Program member and assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, offers her personal experience about being diagnosed with breast cancer. She recently shared her story at a Susan G. Komen event. The opinions expressed in the piece are her own.

Upcoming Events

Meet your Mentor for Lunch

01/24/2018 12:00 PM

Join us for the SPRING 2018 Mentor Program Lunch on Wednesday and/or Thursday, January 24th and 25th, 12-1:30pm. All faculty in the Faculty Mentor Program are invited to come with their mentors or mentees for a casual lunchtime gathering with colleagues. RSVP appreciated!

Non-Tenure Track faculty UFF-FIU Tenure/Promotion and Instructor Promotion workshops

02/07/2018 10:00 AM

Come join the United Faculty of Florida(UFF) and Florida International University(FIU) in our annual workshops for tenure and promotion.

Tenure Track Faculty: UFF-FIU Tenure/Promotion and Instructor Promotion workshops

02/07/2018 01:00 PM

Come join the United Faculty of Florida(UFF) and Florida International University(FIU) in our annual workshops for tenure and promotion.

Contact Us

Dr. Suzanna Rose
FMP Director and Associate Provost
Dr. Leslie Frazier
Faculty Fellow
Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity

mentor@fiu.edu