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Simon School launches first fully STEM-designated MBA

Simon School launches first fully STEM-designated MBA

November 12, 2018

This summer, Rochester graduate school of business became the first in the country to offer students a science, technology, engineering, and math designation to their MBA degree.

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White House recognizes Beth Olivares

White House recognizes Beth Olivares

June 17, 2015

Dean for diversity initiatives was one of 15 honored for her dedication to mentoring students studying science, mathematics, and engineering. Beth Olivares shares her talents in many ways at the University—she serves as dean for diversity initiatives in Arts, Sciences & Engineering, director of the David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity, and as […]

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Bryant: 5 experiments kids can do at UR on Saturday

Bryant: 5 experiments kids can do at UR on Saturday

April 16, 2015

I have never made elephant toothpaste. Nor have I had the opportunity to use a robot arm, turn water into blood, or freeze anything in liquid nitrogen.
So I am hoping that they let parents participate at Family Science Day at the University of Rochester this Saturday.

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New book explores role of applied linguistics in STEM education

New book explores role of applied linguistics in STEM education

July 30, 2014

Warner School of Education professor Mary Jane Curry has co-edited a collection of studies and projects from researchers and professionals, offering new perspectives on how language and literacy can help facilitate and innovate various aspects of science, technology, and math education.

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Beth Olivares appointed dean for diversity initiatives in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

Beth Olivares appointed dean for diversity initiatives in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

July 14, 2014

As dean, Olivares will serve as the senior strategist on student and faculty diversity, responsible for providing a vision and a strategy to help AS&E administration proactively create an inclusive environment.

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UR professor: Time to overhaul U.S. education system

UR professor: Time to overhaul U.S. education system

March 9, 2014

Fixing public education is simple — just stop treating children like dunces. Instead, ask them what they want to learn, then help them learn it. That’s the idea behind Radical Equality in Education: Starting Over in U.S. Schooling, a new book by Joanne Larson.

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Author aims to flip a broken school system

Author aims to flip a broken school system

February 10, 2014

American public education is in deep crisis, and current reforms are not working. Enough is enough, says Joanne Larson, professor of education at the Warner School of Education.

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High School Girls Get Hands-On Science Experience

July 12, 2013

Summer is a time for kids to take part in fun, stimulating activities. And 17 high school girls from the Rochester area are doing just that, learning about motion, electricity, and optics.

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