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  1. Alumni Story

    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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  2. Research

    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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  3. 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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  4. Education News

    Scientific intuition exists in all children

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

  5. Alumni Story

    Making an Impact

    Alumna Yvonne Thevenot combines her computer science degree and Master of Arts in Teaching to run a non-profit STEM program she founded in New York.

  6. Faculty News

    For the love of math

    After overcoming huge obstacles, she’s changing the way we teach.

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  7. Education News

    Multiplicity

    How one program recruits and retains the best math teachers.

  8. Education News

    Network forms to bolster equity in STEM graduate education

    The initiative brings together USC Rossier and more than two dozen professional and academic organizations

  9. Education News

    A new all-girls school in LAUSD named after former superintendent Michelle King

    Girls Academic Leadership Academy provides a supportive setting for STEM success.

  10. Rossier News

    A USC collaboration with L.A. museum promotes the public understanding of science

    An exhibit at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum will explore visitors’ emotions and motivations for science.

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