Tag Archives: STEM

Postdoctoral Student Creates STEM Program For Girls

By on July 12th, 2015 | Last updated: July 12, 2015 at 1:35 pm

Charlotte Germain-Aubrey, a biology postdoctoral student, created a camp for middle school girls where they can be exposed to the different STEM fields. A different field of science is covered each day at WiSE Girlz Camp, including biology, chemistry, astronomy, engineering and computer science.

Education | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gainesville Startup Website Looks To Make Science Social

By on April 4th, 2015 | Last updated: April 3, 2015 at 6:28 pm

Three Gainesville residents have created an app to share science news and technology projects. Launched in March, STEM’d is meaningful social media that works to increase collaboration in science.

Technology | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Loan Forgiveness Bill Hopes To Benefit STEM Graduates

By on February 12th, 2015 | Last updated: February 12, 2015 at 3:58 pm

A bill introduced by Rep. Ed Narain would pay up for to $16,000 in student loan debt for qualified candidates. Candidates must be a graduate of a state university, obtain a teaching certificate, be employed by a school district and teach any STEM subject at a public school within Florida for at least eight consecutive years.

Education | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

International Students Have A Tough Time Achieving The “American Dream”

By on December 29th, 2014 | Last updated: December 23, 2014 at 10:43 am

International students find it difficult to find employers willing to risk time and money hiring them while going through visa processes after graduating from U.S. schools.

Local | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The University of Florida College of Engineering Reaches Out to Elementary Students

By on October 31st, 2014 | Last updated: October 31, 2014 at 3:25 pm

University of Florida engineering students hosted a day of science activities on campus for fourth- and fifth-grade students from Idylwild Elementary School on October 30.

Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Teacher Residency Program Targets Skilled, Unlikely Educators

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 6:25 pm

The Jacksonville Teacher Residency Program is looking to recruit recent math and science college graduates.

Education | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

National Science Foundation grants $1.2 million to UFTeach

By on January 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:12 pm

The National Science Foundation has granted the College of Education $1.2 million to help bolster middle and high school education.

University of Florida | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gainesville SDS protests tuition hikes outside FL Board of Governors’ meeting

By on January 17th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 10:35 am

Gainesville SDS, a student group based in the University of Florida, protests against tuition increases outside of the Florida Board of Governors meeting at Emerson Alumni Hall.

Education | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Underwriting Payments