stem http://kbia.org en STEM Degrees In Hand, International Students Face Uncertain Future http://kbia.org/post/stem-degrees-hand-international-students-face-uncertain-future <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="Yinzi Liu studies zebrafish embryos in a Washington University lab. " data-attribution="Credit Tim Lloyd / St. Thu, 15 May 2014 13:27:51 +0000 Tim Lloyd 52974 at http://kbia.org STEM Degrees In Hand, International Students Face Uncertain Future UM Curators focus on science education for 2014 http://kbia.org/post/um-curators-focus-science-education-2014 <p></p><p>The University Of Missouri System Board Of Curators is emphasizing science education and research as a top priority for 2014. The board discussed a proposal for $51 million to help boost the number of students educated in STEM fields – that’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – by investing in facilities, infrastructure and top-of-the-line equipment.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:25:24 +0000 Kristofor Husted & Katarina Sostaric 47485 at http://kbia.org UM Curators focus on science education for 2014 STEM jobs make up a big part of the Columbia work force http://kbia.org/post/stem-jobs-make-big-part-columbia-work-force <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The talk around STEM employment (jobs in the fields of science, technology, math and engineering) has largely circled around jobs that require a great deal of education.</span></p><p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:24:44 +0000 Scott Pham 35188 at http://kbia.org STEM jobs make up a big part of the Columbia work force Improving science and math education http://kbia.org/post/improving-science-and-math-education <p><strong>Watch the show and join the conversation on the<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/">&nbsp;Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p><a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/"> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 22:05:28 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 16089 at http://kbia.org Improving science and math education Benton Elementary brings iPads into the classroom http://kbia.org/post/benton-elementary-brings-ipads-classroom <p>Columbia&rsquo;s Thomas Benton Elementary School received 50 iPads at the beginning of the school year. The technology&rsquo;s been used in classes such as Art, Music and P.E. KBIA&rsquo;s Lee Jian Chung looked at how these tablet computers are being introduced into schools and whether or not it could replace the chalkboard.</p><div> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 23:20:00 +0000 Lee Jian Chung 10295 at http://kbia.org Benton Elementary brings iPads into the classroom