Mason professors are learning to take best teaching practices off the pages of research papers and into their classrooms as part of NSF grant.
The Business Women’s Giving Circle (BWGC) of the Community Foundation of Northern Virginia has just completed its inaugural grant cycle, awarding $40,000 to organizations providing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and Entrepreneurship programs to girls in Northern Virginia. The winning organizations included the STEM Accelerator Program’s FOCUS (Females of Color Underrepresented in STEM) Camp that will receive $20,000 to run the program in Summer 2015.
By helping undergraduates succeed in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses, George Mason University’s STEM Accelerator is being named one of Virginia’s “2015 Programs that Work” by the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition.
View the summary poster, of all our activities, that was presented at the VA State Assembly on January 20, 2015, when the program received the 2015 Program that works award.
Shocked by the national failure rate of college calculus courses, Mason professor questions the status quo and finds new way to teach students the reasoning behind the equations.
This week, 52 incoming freshmen are getting an early chance at academic and career success as part of “crash course” in calculus, cell biology, general chemistry or physics.
A new camp gives girls of color a jump start on success in STEM fields.
Passing key courses such as organic chemistry is a must for the College of Science’s 2,400 students.