STEM

Indigenous students in STEM

A U researcher is helping develop strategies to increase STEM engagement in Indigenous communities.


Native American Research Internship nationally recognized

The internship program sets American Indian students on career paths in science and medicine.


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Humanities intelligence

Lessons learned in the humanities set you up not only for multiple career paths but for an education that will see you through a lifetime.


Photo of Dominique Pablito by Matt Toledo

Whatever it takes

University of Utah student Dominique Pablito’s inspirational story is highlighted among Native students and professionals in STEM.


A woman scientist looks through a microscope

Why wait? New initiative gets students into the lab early

In 2020, the College of Science will give hundreds of undergraduates the opportunity to contribute to real research projects the year that they step onto campus.


Breaking the cycle

A University of Utah medical student’s journey from fearing to speak up to co-hosting a podcast.


STEM Barbie

In partnership with National Geographic, forest ecologist Nalini Nadkarni helped develop a product line including Wildlife Conservationist, Astrophysicist, Polar Marine Biologist, Wildlife Photojournalist and Entomologist.


Children learning about brains

Young brainiacs

U faculty, staff and graduate students provided elementary and high school students opportunities to learn more about the wonders of the brain during Brain Awareness Week.


GREENLAND SCIENCE AND STORIES

Scientist-authored children’s book is part of STEM Ambassador science communication program.


TAPPING TALENT OF PEOPLE WHO THINK DIFFERENTLY

Utah Neurodiversity Workforce Program creates pathways to jobs for students.