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Women in STEM thrive at Eastern

Women in STEM thrive at Eastern

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor January 27, 2023

The science, technology, engineering and math departments was previously known to be dominated by males until the early 1990s, but according to a 2021 article, of the 1.8 million people hired to work in...

After number 20 Emily Wilcox, a junior middle blocker, reconvenes with her team after successfully blocking a spike from UT Martin Skyhawk players during the volleyball game at Lantz Arena Friday afternoon. Wilcox had 6 blocks and scored 7.5 points. The Panthers won 3-2 against the Skyhawks.

Women athletes on campus talk being STEM majors

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor January 25, 2023

There are 10 women’s sports teams here at Eastern and quite a few of the women student athletes find empowerment outside of their sport through their STEM degrees. According to NCAA data that...

New campus group to support minorities in STEM fields

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter November 14, 2018

A new campus group called iSTEM will merge the Women in Science and Mathematics and Minority Mentoring in Mathematics and Science programs into one entity. Grace Osborn, a member of iSTEM, said the group...

Rebecca Peebles, physical chemistry department chair, presents a review of the chemistry department during the past eight years. With 41-44 majors, the chemistry department has seen a lot of growth throughout these past years. Peebles said it is projected to keep growing.

CAA begins program review, updates minor, creates D2L page

Brook Schwartz, Administration Reporter October 26, 2017

The Council on Academic Affairs began the process of reviewing academic programs on campus and started with the Chemistry program during its meeting Thursday. Rebecca Peebles, physical chemistry department...

Final vitalization recommendations posted

Cassie Buchman, News Editor April 25, 2017

Workgroups No. 8 and No. 9, Academic Visioning I and II, posted their recommendations on the vitalization project webpage earlier this week. Workgroup No. 9 recommended looking at reorganizing the academic...

Potential signature programs presented to Workgroup members

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor March 5, 2017

  Two departments presented ideas for signature programs at Workgroup No. 8, Academic Visioning I’s meeting Friday. Physics professors Jie Zou and Doug Brandt presented on behalf of the physics...

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