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    Julie Posselt Receives $1.2M Grant to Expand Equity in Graduate Education Consortium

    Funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation enables Posselt and team at the Pullias Center for Higher Education to build tools and grow its network to support systemic change in STEM graduate education.

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    USC Rossier Professor Erika Patall secures $3 million grant to study classroom agency

    Grant will study effectiveness of promoting student agency to bolster diversity in STEM classes.

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    USC students teach STEM to middle-schoolers, using a game

    A new research project led by Darnell Cole explores the impact of multigenerational STEM mentoring on L.A. middle schoolers.

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  4. Faculty News

    How do you combine hip-hop music and science teaching?

    USC Rossier professor Chris Emdin on working in service to youth, teaching as performance art and hip-hop’s transferable skills.

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    USC Rossier’s Gale Sinatra fights science denial

    NSF grant will fund Sinatra’s research on instructional methods to improve students’ evaluation of online sources.

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    Michelle Hooks MAT ’17 blends STEM to inspire kids

    At NASA, Hooks uses her education background to connect students to real-world science.

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    In the science classroom, agency matters

    Students who learn how to advocate for themselves in STEM classes see big benefits—and new research from USC Rossier professor Erika Patall hints that this could be a way to promote student retention.

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  8. Education News

    Can California close the achievement gap in math?

    The majority of California’s K–12 students struggle with math. But challenges are experienced most acutely among many students of color. This is the central problem that the state’s Department of...

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  9. Education News

    Scientific intuition exists in all children

    But how can STEM instruction tap into this natural curiosity as kids grow up?