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STEM educator to bring inspiration, education

STEM educator Fredi Lajvardi will speak  at 6 p.m. Feb. 18 in the Performance Center.

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 16, 2020

Carmen Stoen enjoys hearing other’s stories and drawing inspiration from them. “I think it’s always helpful to hear someone else’s story and learn from others so I think it’s a good way to gain some encouragement for yourself,”  said Stoen, the director of student development.  U...

Pott College receives grants to impact STEM education

Gabi Wy, News Editor

January 12, 2016

The Teaching Eagles program and the university graduate program for high school teachers received more than $700,000 in separate grants from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education to use through 2017. The program, which mainly provides scholarships to education majors, received a grant contin...

A minor opinion on majors

Vanessa Roach

October 7, 2015

by vanessa roach [email protected] Last week I witnessed a heated discussion on the ever-entertaining Yik Yak. The post in question claimed that unless you are biology, nursing or other “hard science” major, your academic trek through college will be an easy one. There are several problems I ...

Pott College receives grant for STEM development

Shannon Hall

January 28, 2014

Indiana Governor Mike Pence awarded USI $835,138 through the Indiana STEM Teacher Recruitment Fund to create a program that will recruit Indiana STEM teachers. USI has more than 2,400 students majoring in either STEM disciplines or teacher education programs. “This is a first time we received...

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