STEM EDUCATION - Higher Education

North Carolina A&T Student’s Computer Teaching Draws White House Praise

by Associated Press | January 21, 2016
GREENSBORO, N.C. ― The White House is honoring a North Carolina college student for spearhead [...] Read more

Jackson State Students Develop Groundbreaking ‘Smart Mat’ for Diabetics

by Pearl Stewart | January 10, 2016
Four engineering students from Jackson State University have developed an innovative device tha [...] Read more

Leadership Program Guiding Calif. Farm Workers to Technology

by Emily Wilson | January 3, 2016
Program seeks to take advantage of opportunities available in nearby Silicon Valley. [...] Read more

A Closer Look at Race and Education in the Classroom

by Autumn A. Arnett | December 29, 2015
Christopher Edmin’s For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood … and the Rest of Y’all Too: Re [...] Read more

SACNAS Guiding Indigenous Populations to STEM

by David Pluviose and Autumn A. Arnett | October 29, 2015
The Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science focuses on pr [...] Read more

STEM Initiative to Focus on Minority Women, Girls

by Ronald Roach | October 4, 2015
Consortium of 10 colleges and universities and nine nonprofit organizations has launched a nati [...] Read more

HBCU STEM Programs Emphasizing Engagement at Every Turn

by Ronald Roach | September 3, 2015
African-American STEM graduates have benefited from a range of best practices that experts have [...] Read more

In Higher Ed, Flexibility Seen as the Key

by Autumn A. Arnett | September 2, 2015
If rising and current leaders in the higher education space are going to best serve their stud [...] Read more

Engineering Deans Pledge Diversity Push

by Ronald Roach | August 30, 2015
Engineering deans representing 150 U.S. colleges and universities have pledged action to increa [...] Read more

Stem Degrees Not Earned by Math Alone

by Lisa M. Tittle | August 19, 2015
The science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) degree and career emphasis of the past sev [...] Read more

Verizon Invests in STEM Education for Black Males

by Autumn A. Arnett | July 14, 2015
Executives from Morgan State University and the Verizon Wireless Foundation announced a new par [...] Read more

N.C. Central, N.C. State Offering Dual Degree Program

by Diverse Staff | July 8, 2015
North Carolina Central University and N.C. State University are collaborating to offer a physic [...] Read more

Underserved Students Not as Likely to be Ready for STEM Careers

by Autumn A. Arnett | June 30, 2015
A newly released ACT report suggests that underserved students are far less likely to be prepar [...] Read more

Efforts to Close Gender, Race Gaps in STEM Not Working

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
Despite all the time, money and effort devoted to closing racial and gender gaps in STEM fields [...] Read more

STEM Students Leading Charge to Study Abroad

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | June 17, 2015
Students majoring in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines are driving t [...] Read more