In The News: Colorado colleges hoping science, math take root with students – Denver Post

Inge Wefes, associate dean of the graduate school at CU Denver comments on the preconceived notion of what a STEM education entails and how the seminars are an attempt to help students realize the wide variety of possibilities out there.

Read the full story: Colorado colleges hoping science, math take root with students – The Denver

March 6: Nien-Yin Chang to present at Mini STEM School

Nien-Yin Chang, professor of civil engineering, will present at Mini STEM School on Wednesday, March 6 from 7-9pm. His presentation will cover Construction Engineering; everyone is encouraged to attend!

Mini STEM is a series of free lectures to the public on topics in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. For more information, visit gswebapps.ucdenver.edu/ministem/.

Faculty presentations at Mini STEM School events

mini-stem schoolThe CU Denver Graduate School, in collaboration with colleges and departments on the Denver campus, have organized a Mini STEM School that provides free STEM education to the public through lectures on topics in the science, technology, engineering and math fields.

Four CEAS faculty are presenting during February and March; everyone is encouraged to attend. The presentations are scheduled for Wednesday evenings, from 7 – 9 p.m., in the Tivoli Turnhalle.

  • Feb. 13: Robin Shandas, Department of Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering
  • Feb. 20: Dan Connors, Department of Electrical Engineering, Computer Vision
  • Feb. 27: Indrani Pal, Department of Civil Engineering, The Climate-Water Nexus
  • March 6: Nien-Yin Chang, Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering

For more information, visit gswebapps.ucdenver.edu/ministem/.