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Researchers explore how to harvest electricity from plants

Ramaraja Ramasamy, assistant professor in the College of Engineering, is helping develop a new technology that makes it possible to use plants to generate electricity.

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STEM Spotlight with Dr. Jo Walther

Assistant professor in the faculty of engineering, Walther cares about innovation and creativity in the field of engineering education.

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STEM Spotlight with Dr. Nick Berente

Assistant management information systems professor Nick Berente shares the goals of his NSF grants and the potential of cyberinfrastructure.

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STEM Spotlight with Dr. Tina Salguero

Assistant chemistry professor Tina Salguero discusses her academic career and research on nanomaterials.

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Events and Announcements

STE[A]M: Combining Art with STEM Education

A new movement challenges students and educators to integrate art into STEM fields. Dr. Jeremy Blair's course ARED 8430, Intro to STEAM, allows graduate students to explore their creative processes among STEM disciplines on Wednesdays from 5:45-7:30. Students will participate in the design of a STEAM enrichment cluster at JJ Harris Elementary School to organize an Art Robot educational program at the Georgia Museum of Art in October.

Atlanta Science Festival

The annual Atlanta Science Festival will be held at Emory University from March 21-25, 2015.

Learning Community Facilitators

Facilitators for STEM learning communities must submit a completed work plan to the OSE after your first LC meeting. Click here for the template.

More Projects and Partners

 

Funding Opportunities

Awards To Be Announced

The 2014-15 STEM mini-grants and learning communities will be announced here soon. Check back for more information.

The UGA Office of STEM Education (OSE) serves University professors and K-12 teachers to improve the teaching and learning of STEM discplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). With generous support from the University System of Georgia Board of Regents (USG-BOR) and the UGA administration, the OSE supplies research mini-grants, supports STEM Learning Communities, provides letters of support to faculty, and promotes STEM fields to undergraduates and K-12 students. The OSE provides this support to boost learning initiatives, recruit more students, and improve student retention in STEM majors.

Read more about the Office of STEM Education