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September 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Grant establishes STEM scholarship for low-income students

By | Sep 9, 2019

Ithaca College received a research grant to establish a STEM scholarship program for low-income and underrepresented students.

History majors decline at Ithaca College and nationwide

By | Sep 25, 2016

Student enrollment in the history major at Ithaca College has decreased by more than half in the last five years, following a national trend in the decrease of history majors nationwide.

Commentary: Females face lack of representation in STEM

By | Apr 29, 2015

Females have historically experienced low representation in STEM.

White House hosts third annual Science Fair

By | Apr 24, 2013

Kids today have so many more opportunities than I did in school. I never got to bring my science fair projects down to DC to present to the president. Then again, my projects were pretty terrible: one involved slamming Lego boxes together in the tub to mimic plate tectonics and tsunamis, and the other involved…

Nonprofit proposes extensive science ed reform plan

By | Apr 12, 2013

Several studies by the US Department of Education show that American students are academically behind on STEM – science, technology, engineering, and math – subjects as compared to their peers in Europe and Asia. Personal struggles with the subject become more pronounced when students specialize in college: I have friends in the humanities who loathe…

Editorial: Support the arts in education

By | Feb 7, 2013

While STEM education is critical to building the next generation of American scientists, engineers and mathematicians, leaving arts education behind means sacrificing cultural awareness and shortchanging our education system.