Topic: STEM

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Faculty, students attend SACNAS national conference

October 30, 2017 0 comments

With a focus on demographic disparities in STEM fields, several University faculty members and students spent Oct. 19 to 21.

Panel discusses diversity in STEM fields

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Panel discusses diversity in STEM fields

February 17, 2017 0 comments

“How can you create black scientists if there’s no black scientific community?” asked William Massey during this week’s “Celebrating Excellence in Science.”

Liang ’19: STEM courseloads betray the open curriculum

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Liang ’19: STEM courseloads betray the open curriculum

September 27, 2016 0 comments

“Shakespeare is stupid.” This came out of the mouth of a good friend of mine, an applied math concentrator, over lunch one day.

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Papendorp ’17: Unpaid research excludes low-income students

September 16, 2016 0 comments

Though the percentage of students from historically underrepresented groups increased 4 percent in 12 years, the percent of HUG STEM concentrators has been constant.

Professor Dov Sax (left), Huajian Gao, Shouheng Sun, Gregory Tucker and Martin Keller (right) were named to “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds of 2015,” a list published by Thomson Reuters. The company “seeks out authors who have consistently produced papers, which have, in turn, won peer approval,” the website states.

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U. professors among ‘Most Influential Scientific Minds’

March 11, 2016 0 comments

Five Brown professors were named on Thomson Reuters’ list of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds of 2015.”

Over the next decade, a quarter of current STEM workers will retire, said Mary Fernández ’85 ScM’89 P’16 P’19, in a lecture on workforce diversity.

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Alum talks underrepresentation in STEM

March 4, 2016 0 comments

Fernández’s lecture, “Hidden in Plain Sight: Changing the Face of the U.S. STEM Workforce,” marked the convergence of two separate, sporadic lecture series.

Student visa extension program in question

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Student visa extension program in question

February 29, 2016 0 comments

Pu-Ning Chiang ’16 will rely on the Optional Practical Training program to continue living in the United States legally following her graduation.