Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

18 janvier 2019

Three cheers for Michael Gove: if he can make Agriculture a STEM subject?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"During his session at the annual Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) on January 2nd 2019, Michael Gove mentioned that Agriculture should be considered as a STEM subject. This will be music to the ears of anyone working in the industry or in a university or college serving this sector. More...

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Is your institution supporting #BlackGirlMagic in STEM?

eCampus NewsThe need for more scientists and engineers is a persistent issue plaguing industries throughout the United States, but efforts to prioritize STEM in schools might be falling short when it comes to representation of people of color, according to a University of Missouri researcher. More...

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14 janvier 2019

Immigrants vs. U.S.-Born as STEM Majors

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Some immigrant children are far more likely to major in math, science or technology fields in college than are those born in the United States, a new study has found. More...

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09 janvier 2019

Canadian province offers residency to STEM grads

By Patrick Atack. Canadian province Manitoba is launching a International Education Stream, which will give international STEM graduates a chance to apply for permanent residency as soon as they finish their studies. More...

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07 janvier 2019

Global network aims at STEM engagement

By Claudia Civinini. A group of US institutions have launched an online network and database of STEM research opportunities for high-school students and are looking for more partners around the world to join the community. More...

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New math initiative targets high school-to-college readiness

eCampus NewsTargeting the time from late high school to junior year of college could help improve students' math performance. More...

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06 janvier 2019

A Strengths-Based Study of Black Women in STEM

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. #BlackGirlMagic: The Identity Conceptualization of Black Women in Undergraduate STEM Education,” a qualitative study in Science Education, takes an in-depth look at how race and gender impact a small group of undergraduate women’s identity as scientists. More...

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26 novembre 2018

New Criticisms of GRE

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Study questions utility of the test in doctoral admissions for STEM programs. ETS says the study isn't about what the exam is intended to do. More...

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06 novembre 2018

Does your college have a math concierge?

eCampus NewsThe Math Emporium, located on the campus of Rio Salado College in Phoenix, Arizona, is an informal, cafe-style study and practice space to help students navigate basic math. But that’s not all. The emporium is staffed by a math “concierge” who acts as tutor, small-group presenter, and coach. More...

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Lawmakers, new governor must do higher (ed) math

University Business Magazine logoYou don’t have to be a Ph.D. in mathematics to see New Mexico’s higher education numbers don’t add up to long-term fiscal sustainability. More...

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