STEM EDUCATION - Higher Education

Oklahoma State University Trying to Open STEM Door to More Native Americans

by Catherine Morris | November 25, 2014
The newly created Office for the Advancement of Native Americans in Medicine and Science, heade [...] Read more

Asheville-Buncombe Tech Finds STEM Recruitment Success by Refocusing Message

by Catherine Morris | November 12, 2014
With an NSF grant of nearly $200,000, which the college received in the fall of 2012, A-B Tech [...] Read more

San Francisco State Encouraging Underrepresented to March Forward, Give Back

by Lydia Lum | November 4, 2014
The university aims to boost the proportion of underrepresented minorities who are biomedical a [...] Read more

Johns Hopkins University Turns to Grade-School Program to Raise STEM’s Profile

by Catherine Morris | November 3, 2014
The SABES program came about from a series of discussions at Johns Hopkins on how to best formu [...] Read more

Joseph Francisco Developed Love for Science in Nurturing Environments

by María Eugenia Miranda | October 15, 2014
Even though the University of Nebraska―Lincoln’s Dr. Joseph Francisco didn’t have a role [...] Read more

Panel: ‘Guru Mentor Model’ Not Practical for Promoting Diversity Within STEM Professoriate

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 8, 2014
In order to increase and maintain gender and ethnic diversity within the STEM professoriate, th [...] Read more

Proponents Push for Creative Methods to Cultivate Interest in STEM

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 28, 2014
Even though mastery of math and science is a critical part of the effort to achieve more propor [...] Read more

Xavier University Gets Head Start on Recruiting With Youth Summer Programs

by Jamal Eric Watson | August 21, 2014
Xavier has used its summer campus programs to create a direct pipeline for middle and high scho [...] Read more

St. Augustine’s University Taking First Steps Down Road to Recovery

by Catherine Morris | August 17, 2014
In the last academic year, the HBCU faced a $3 million drop in net tuition revenue, the firing [...] Read more

Going ‘All In’ for Our Nation’s Students of Color

by Amy Wilkins | August 13, 2014
Only 3 out of 10 African-American students with high potential for success in AP science course [...] Read more

New STEM Awards: Breakthrough or Bust?

by Kenneth J. Cooper | August 7, 2014
Scholars question whether the Breakthrough Prizes will indeed generate excitement about science [...] Read more

Bloomfield College Partners With Nonprofit to Help Minority STEM Students

by Jamal Eric Watson | August 5, 2014
The program was so successful that the school will offer the camp during the upcoming academic [...] Read more

STEM Researchers: Do We Produce Right Stuff?

by John C. Nemeth |
There is a notion that we produce enough STEM graduates, but do we really? [...] Read more

San Jacinto College Focusing on Promoting STEM to Its Underserved Minority Student Body

by Maria Eugenia Miranda | August 3, 2014
To keep up with demand for STEM jobs, administrators, faculty and staff created the STEM Counci [...] Read more

Experts: More Focus Needed on Guiding Native Americans to Doctoral Programs

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | July 30, 2014
Higher Ed stakeholders are looking to boost the number of Native Americans earning Ph.D.s and t [...] Read more