STEM

Changing the face of science

The ability to make meaningful change in diversity and inclusion has earned the U’s Society for Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science national recognition.


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.


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Be the light in your community

Scientist and inventor Alice Min Soo Chun demonstrated how she used STEM to change communities and encouraged Indigenous graduates to do the same.


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.


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Whatever it takes

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


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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.