STEM EDUCATION - Higher Education

Diversity Pacesetter Maryam Mirzakhani Dies

by Emil Guillermo | July 17, 2017
Stanford professor Maryam Mirzakhani, first and only female winner of prestigious Fields Medal [...] Read more

House Reaches Deal to Greatly Expand GI Bill

by Hope Yen, Associated Press | July 13, 2017
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached initial agreement on the bi [...] Read more

Alabama Program Aims to Recruit Hispanic Nurses

by Associated Press | July 9, 2017
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama is launching a program to increase the number of [...] Read more

CCNY, UTEP Team Up to Increase Hispanic Faculty in STEM

by Gia Savage | July 6, 2017
City College of New York and the University of Texas at El Paso have joined forces in an effort [...] Read more

24 Colleges Each Get $1M Grant to Boost STEM Programs

by Monica Levitan | June 29, 2017
Two Virginia universities — Radford University and Virginia Tech — are among 24 schools tha [...] Read more

Marshall University to Fire Professor in Kickback Scheme

by Associated Press | June 27, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The termination process has begun for a university professor who recently [...] Read more

Experts: Minority Successes Don’t Mean an End to STEM Diversity Issues

by Ya-Marie Sesay | June 25, 2017
Panelists discussed the state of STEM from the diversity viewpoint last week at the National Sc [...] Read more

Ex-Florida State Star Myron Rolle Ready to Begin Med School Residency

by Joe Reedy, Associated Press |
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Myron Rolle has accomplished many things on and off the field. His bigges [...] Read more

Former University of Montana President to Earn $119K as Chemistry Professor

| June 19, 2017
MISSOULA, Mont. — Former University of Montana President Royce Engstrom will earn $119,000 a [...] Read more

South Korean Police Arrest Suspect in University Explosion

by Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press | June 13, 2017
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean police on Tuesday detained a 25-year-old graduate student f [...] Read more

Urban High School Students Present Original Science Research

by Lois Elfman | June 12, 2017
Last Thursday afternoon, approximately 100 New York City high school students presented origina [...] Read more

Arkansas School Gets $11M for Infectious Disease Research

by Associated Press |
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agency is awarding the Uni [...] Read more

Survey: Hiring on Upswing for Recent College Grads

by A.K. Brunini | June 8, 2017
Employers are expected to hire five percent more recent college graduates this year, according [...] Read more

MIT Gets $140M Donation from Anonymous Alumnus

by Associated Press | June 7, 2017
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is getting a $140 million donati [...] Read more

Universities: Trump Climate Decision Creates Uncertainty

by Associated Press | June 1, 2017
BOULDER, Colo. — A consortium of U.S. universities that manages the National Center for Atmos [...] Read more