STEM Summer Experiences Spark Middle Schoolers’ Interests

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Every summer, noticeably younger students inhabit the University of Kentucky in a camp that offers middle schoolers fun, real-life immersion into the world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. A collaboration with the UK College of Education and UK College of Engineering, the See Blue See STEM Summer Experiences expose students … Read More

$1.2 Million National Science Foundation Grant Helps Turn STEM Majors Into STEM Educators

The University of Kentucky wants to not only recruit more students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors, but also train those students to become STEM educators. Through a collaborative effort led by the UK College of Education, the UK College of Arts and Sciences and the UK College of Engineering, the “UK Noyce … Read More

Graduate Students in STEM Education Receive Funding

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Three University of Kentucky graduate students have been awarded a new STEM Education Research Award created by the UK College of Education’s Department of STEM Education. STEM Education scholars in the final stages of master’s or doctoral level research are eligible for the award, which comes with a $1,000 stipend … Read More

College of Education Undergraduate Research Fellows Present Work at National Conference

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The University of Kentucky College of Education’s STEM Education Department was recently a host site for the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Principal investigator associate professor and director of graduate studies Molly Fisher and co-PI professor and department chair Jennifer Wilhelm received funding for the project … Read More

UK Offers Experiential Learning to STEM Teachers

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By Katie Pratt LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 1, 2015) — Teaching science is one thing, experiencing it is another. Through a unique program, Kentucky science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers spent this past summer experiencing the subjects firsthand on the University of Kentucky campus through the STEM PRIDE program.   Spearheaded by faculty … Read More

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