National Academies Conference on Retaining STEM Students – Jan 21&22
Attracting and Retaining Students to Complete 2- and 4-year Undergraduate Degrees in STEM
January 21-22, 2014
National Academy of Sciences
Beckman Center, Irvine, CA
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Under the auspices of the Board on Science Education (in collaboration with the National Academy of Engineering, the Teacher Advisory Council, the Board on Life Sciences, and the Board on Higher Education and Workforce), the Committee on Attracting and Retaining Students to Complete 2- and 4-year Undergraduate Degrees in STEM* will conduct a comprehensive study to understand the barriers facing two- and four-year undergraduates who intend to major in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and opportunities for overcoming these barriers.
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STEM Careers Course Available in Spring 2014
Course Title: ENGR 397 Perspectives in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Careers
Course Description: Seminar series that highlights career opportunities for STEM majors. Guest speakers from throughout the region will present to the students. Focus on the importance of life-long learning in STEM Careers. Click here for the course syllabus!
Course Instructor: Amy Moll
Class Time: Fridays 1:30-2:30pm, MEC 106
Take advantage of a wonderful opportunity to learn more about STEM Careers from experts in their field. You will develop the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context, as well as recognition of the need for and ability to engage in life-long learning.