STEM

‘CONQUERING THE IMPOSTER SYNDROME’

Knatokie Ford, advocate for women in STEM and personal growth, to speak at the U Feb. 27.


FINDING REFUGE IN EDUCATION

Tino Nyawelo faced many challenges when he left the unrest of South Sudan to study physics in Europe. He drew on this experience to create REFUGES, a program that helps underrepresented students pursue STEM fields at the U.


DRAWING STRENGTH FROM DIVERSITY

SACNAS fosters the success of underrepresented minority students and young professionals at the U.


PATHWAYS TO STEM

U and SLCC partner to build clear avenues for STEM transfer students.


U STUDENT AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS HERTZ FELLOWSHIP

Ethan Lake, an undergraduate student in physics and math, has received the prestigious and highly competitive Hertz Fellowship, a $250,000 grant for up to five years of graduate study in the STEM fields.


MATHEMATIC, NOT ENIGMATIC

U math students aim to break stereotypes at Leonardo event.


HUMANS OF THE U: PAYEL KAR

Meet Payel Kar, doctoral candidate in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and member of WomPA.


MEDICINE U

Village and the U inspire future black medical innovators and doctors by hosting college experience for middle and high school students.


SCIENCE DAY AT THE U

Hundreds of high school students from Utah and neighboring states to learn about science at the 27th annual Science Day at the U.


Teaching Resources

More Evidence that Active Learning Trumps Lecturing By: Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D. The June-July issue of “The Teaching Professor” newsletter highlights a study you don’t want to miss. It’s a meta-analysis of 225 studies that compare STEM classes taught using various active learning approaches with classes taught via lecture. Read about how “the results indicate that […]