Making STEM Matter: The Value of Experiential Learning and Grand Challenges

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
4:30 pm   -   5:30 pm
Room 1

Many schools across the country are trying to appeal to women and minority students by focusing on projects with strong real-world connections – biomedical engineers building health care devices for low-income communities, for instance, or computer science students addressing environmental concerns through innovative software or apps. Hear from several schools that have found success in enrolling and engaging more underrepresented students by integrating service and hands-on inquiry-based learning into their curricula.