STEM education

Science communication and outreach program brings Earth scientists into SLC classrooms

The Williamson Fellowship pairs geoscience grad students with seventh- through 12th-grade classes.


Humans of the U: Faith Bowman

“I seek to become a new healer, bridging the traditional knowledge of my community with the knowledge pioneered by investigating glucose metabolism.”


Do you feel like you belong here?

U researchers find that students’ certainty about belonging and their performance in a STEM course reinforce each other—for better or worse.


Why geoscience matters

Geosciences is an integrative science, combining many disciplines and touching many aspects of our lives.


Scientists and artists inspire curiosity and STEM learning for kids in custody

Scientists and artists find high levels of engagement and interest in connecting youth in custody to the scientific method and the natural world.


Humans of the U: Nancy Butler Songer

The College of Education’s new dean brings experience in creating deeply engaging and valuable STEM educational experiences.


MEET THE GRADUATES

Thelina Smith is about to graduate from the U this May with a degree in biomedical engineering and a minor in leadership studies. Her first initiative is creating a new organization to help young people build self-confidence and refine leadership skills.