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Monitoring Undergraduate STEM Education - Inside Higher Ed


Monitoring Undergraduate STEM Education
Inside Higher Ed
Quality instruction goes a long way toward keeping students -- especially underrepresented minorities and women -- in the sciences, technology, math and engineering. But measuring educational quality isn't easy. A new report from the National Academies ...

Stanford professors will use a $1 million grant to change the way undergraduate scientists learn - Stanford University News


Stanford University News

Stanford professors will use a $1 million grant to change the way undergraduate scientists learn
Stanford University News
Carl Wieman and Elizabeth Hadly are two of this year's HHMI Professors, each proposing new ways of improving undergraduate STEM education. Facebook; Twitter; Email. By Vicky Stein. Stanford professors Elizabeth Hadly and Carl Wieman have been selected ...

UCLA professors Paul Barber, Robert Wayne to enhance undergraduate STEM education - UCLA Newsroom


UCLA Newsroom

UCLA professors Paul Barber, Robert Wayne to enhance undergraduate STEM education
UCLA Newsroom
Given their experience with eDNA field collection and scientific study, Wayne and Shapiro will use the HHMI award to enhance interest and participation in science with the goal of recruiting more students to STEM education and increasing their ...

What Does Cards Against Humanity Have To Do With STEM Education? - Nibletz


Nibletz

What Does Cards Against Humanity Have To Do With STEM Education?
Nibletz
We all know that STEM careers can be very lucrative. We are also acutely aware of the fact that there is a huge divide between the number of women and the number of men in STEM careers. This starts with higher education, where there are several ...

Rwanda Invests in STEM Education for Girls - Voice of America


Rwanda Invests in STEM Education for Girls
Voice of America
Yvonne Kevia is an 18-year-old high school student in Rwanda. She wants to become a chemical engineer. She enjoys doing experiments and taking careful notes in her high school laboratory in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city. Kevia's interest in science is ...

Rwanda Ramps Up STEM Education for Girls - Voice of America


Voice of America

Rwanda Ramps Up STEM Education for Girls
Voice of America
The Ministry of Education has seen its budget climb nearly 10 percent from last year to 240.9 billion Rwandan francs [$280 million] in 2017, of which 14 percent is allocated for STEM projects, including developing “smart classrooms” equipped with ...

A Decentralized Internet Will Preserve Innovation In STEM Education - Forbes


Forbes

A Decentralized Internet Will Preserve Innovation In STEM Education
Forbes
There's more at stake than slower browsing speeds. Could education and the future of tech be at risk?

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Undergrad STEM Ed and Research Gets $4.8 Million Lift - Campus Technology


Campus Technology

Undergrad STEM Ed and Research Gets $4.8 Million Lift
Campus Technology
A multi-million-dollar grant from the National Science Foundation is helping the Association of American Colleges and Universities redesign how schools evaluate their STEM education efforts. The organization received $4.8 million to implement a new ...

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While Iowa pushes STEM education, most job growth in technology ... - Quad City Times


Quad City Times

While Iowa pushes STEM education, most job growth in technology ...
Quad City Times
DES MOINES — Iowa's state government since 2011 has collaborated with Iowa businesses and educators to encourage students of all ages to pursue courses and careers in STEM fields: science,

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Dr. James J Hirstein

Professor of Mathematics

The University of Montana

james.hirstein@umontana.edu

406-243-2661