Daily Archives: May 23, 2011

CNN reports on the importance and challenges of getting undergrads through to STEM degrees

“People who follow this issue understand the connection between a STEM workforce and national competitiveness. But that’s not enough. Universities and faculty have to understand this is a national priority.” 

— James Brown, executive director of the STEM Education Coalition, quoted on CNN

This isn’t exactly new news around here, but it is encouraging that it’s getting some visibility as a national issue.  CNN’s story is here.