Tag: stem

Weeding Out Students In Stem

Students and College of Science faculty describe their experiences with STEM BY SABIHA BASIT, STAFF WRITER As the fall semester slowly begins to wrap up, most students are beginning to sign up for the classes they will take next semester. Many…

Immigration Policy Could Harm Scientific Development

Mason professors study effects of restricted immigration BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE COPY CHIEF When people discuss immigration, they often focus on the most visible effects, such as the controversial policies and decisions made by the Trump administration. However, other results of immigration…

Mason’s Introduces New Cybersecurity Program

New program designed to address need for Cyber Security in U.S. BY DANA NICKEL, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR According to an article released by the New York Times in July 2018, the risk of attacks on U.S. infrastructure and financial systems has…

Gender in STEM “Moving in the right direction:

How Mason women learn and teach in a male-dominated field By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer  Female Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students have historically been the minority in their respective colleges. Mason faculty say the ratio of male to…

Rise and shine with Women of Color in STEM

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor After noticing a lack of diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field at Mason, a group of students created an organization centered on empowering women of color in STEM fields. Women of…

Humanities courses begin expanding use of technology

This story was originally published in the April 20 print issue. As Mason adapts to the growing demand for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education, other departments are examining the role of technology as a tool of learning and teaching….

Summer camp for girls in STEM receives grant

A summer camp designed by Mason’s STEM Accelerator program was awarded a $20,000 grant on Dec. 15 by Northern Virginia’s Business Women’s Giving Circle. Females of Color Underrepresented in STEM is a week-long camp aimed at middle-school girls. It seeks…