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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04 novembre 2018

West Va., Ky. schools teaming to boost achievement

University Business Magazine logoWest Virginia and Kentucky colleges are teaming up to boost the performance of Appalachian students in science, technology, engineering and math. More...

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03 novembre 2018

Statistics and data science degrees: Overhyped or the real deal?

The Conversation“Data science” is hot right now. The number of undergraduate degrees in statistics has tripled in the past decade, and as a statistics professor, I can tell you that it isn’t because freshmen love statistics. More...

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