The seminar discussed ideas such as observation, mindfulness and learning.
Professor Nilanjana Dasgupta led a talk Tuesday evening that explored how female experts and peers serve as role models that encourage young women and increase their participation in STEM fields.
Jasmyn Guzzetti questions the rigid structure of major requirements and class choice.
Programs like the Association for Women in Mathematics and the UMass Society of Women Engineers help provide a supportive environment for female STEM majors.
Meehan was inaugurated as the 27th president of the University of Massachusetts system during a ceremony Thursday.
John Zawawi argues that educators should stop pushing students toward STEM majors just because of better job prospects, and instead should encourage students to follow their passions.
The psychologist will research patterns in the hiring processes and retention rates of minority faculty.
Suyash talks about immigration and the land of opportunity.
Florida’s proposed decision to freeze tuition costs for STEM majors and raise fees on others in an effort to steer students towards job-friendly degrees has left some UMass students feeling as though such an economic strategy devalues a liberal arts education.
Jason Brooks critiques the educational practice of praising participation rather than hard work and its impact on higher learning.
Nathan Fatal lays out the argument why the approach of the new STEM Jobs Act is too roundabout and a more direct reform should be implemented.
The new program offered by the College of Natural Science gives 18 freshmen this semester a chance to work one-on-one with select faculty members.