Posts Tagged ‘ STEM ’

ADVANCE to honor Electrical Engineering

Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Campus News, Jan. 27

Four years ago, Electrical Engineering had 19 tenure-line faculty and seven other teaching faculty. All were male. A concerted effort to recruit women faculty to the department has paid off; now three of 23 tenure-line faculty are women and a fourth woman teaches in a part-time capacity. The department’s efforts earned it the inaugural ADVANCE-Ne […]

$4M bolsters math, science education

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Oct. 21, Research

The National Science Foundation has awarded UNL two grants totaling more than $4 million to support improved mathematics and science education in Nebraska schools that need it most. The grants are through NSF’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program, which aims to encourage talented science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics […]

Social networks between STEM areas mapped

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Sept. 23

The network maps tell the story of social marginalization in some academic departments. Red, black and blue dots are connected by stark straight lines. Some dots have more lines than others. And mostly, those are the dots representing white males. White females and minority males tend to have fewer connecting lines. The maps support interview […]