Tag: Stem

NSF grant fosters research into participation of minority women in STEM field

Shetay Ashford-Hanserd, and assistant professor in the Department of Organization, Workforce and Leadership Studies (OWLS) at Texas State University, has been awarded the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grant. The five-year, $843,000 award, which will support Black and Hispanic women entering the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), is funded by the NSF’s Improving Undergraduate STEM Education:… Read more »

NASA award seeks to encourage STEM study among minority youth

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded Texas State University a $324,000 grant to help build the interest, skills and knowledge necessary for K-12 students to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. The NASA Future Aerospace Engineers and Mathematicians Academy (FAMA) Central Texas Minority Youth is a two-year research project at Texas State with Araceli Ortiz, an associate research professor… Read more »