Tashakkori R, Norris C, Searcy ME.
2018;362-367. doi: 10.1145/3159450.3159600.
In 1999, the National Science Foundation created the "Computer Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Scholarships" (CSEMS) program to provide funding for institutions to supply scholarships for academically talented and financially needy students to complete an associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree...
Hill C, Luchini-Colbry K.
Whether they choose to pursue graduate school or employment, many rising college seniors are faced with completing applications for post-graduation experiences. A resume is an essential component of these applications, and in an effort to support students in creating...
Filippas AV, Parker LM.
Four years ago, Virginia Commonwealth University's School of Engineering initiated a collaborative program called the "Dean's Early Research Initiative" (DERI)  with area high schools that introduced students to the exciting world of research and development. These students were...
Crawford CA, Nichol CA, Obenland C, Chow A, Avendano C.
The REU (research experience for undergraduates) can be a formative and beneficial experience for students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) majors. These programs most often select the top undergraduate students to perform research at prestigious universities. The...
Huff-Lohmeier AJ, Hennig AJ, Lamoreaux D.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program, entitled Integrated Optics for Undergraduate Native Americans (IOU-NA) (#EEC-1359163), is a multidisciplinary REU in the Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN), an NSF funded Engineering Research Center...
Liou-Mark J, Yuen-Lau L, Blake R, Norouzi H, Prakash S.
2017;6205-6208. doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2017.8128426.
The many applications of remote sensing techniques to unearth understanding of the environment has not only increased by leaps and bounds over the past two or so decades, but they have also now become indispensable to routine and comprehensive...
Brinkman B, Diekman A.
2016;102-107. doi: 10.1145/2839509.2844562.
The lack of diversity in the tech industry is a widely remarked phenomenon. The majority of workers in tech roles are either white or Asian men, with all other groups being under-represented. Some authors point to cultural factors influencing...
Lagoudas MZ, Shryock KJ.
This work-in-progress describes a novel approach to support freshman engineering students entering college with low math competencies in pre-calculus. Institutions across the nation are making significant efforts to develop K-12 programs and summer camps to recruit more ethnic minorities...
Thompson LA, Adebayo AS, Zhang N, Haghani S, Dowell K, Shetty D.
2016;4325-4328. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2016.7591684.
Biomedical Engineering (BME) is a new, multidisciplinary, and rapidly growing field, however, the BME Workforce suffers from limited ethnic and gender diversity. Despite the demand and growth of this new field due to its public health importance, only 4...
Garcia DD, Campbell J, DeNero J, Dorf ML, Reges S.
2016;396-397. doi: 10.1145/2839509.2844660.
"Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it."- Proverb In 2005, computing education was experiencing a crisis. Enrollments had "fallen to such an extent that some academic computing programs were facing significant reductions in staffing levels...
Frye MT, Nair SC, Meyer A.
MiniGEMS (Girls in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science) was a free five-day Engineering Summer camp organized and run by the Autonomous Vehicle Systems (AVS) Research Laboratory at the University of the Incarnate Word for middle school girls during the week...
Ozis F, Newley AD, Kaya E.
It is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore the shift in careers requiring 21st century skills. Schools around the country are striving to prepare students for the competitive and demanding job market after college. As a way to assist students...