Marie Curie in 1911, when she was awarded her second Nobel Prize. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

My Fair Physicist? Feminine Math, Science Role Models Do Not Motivate Girls

Women who excel in male-dominated science, technology, engineering and mathematic fields are often unjustly stereotyped as unfeminine. But when they’re feminized, their success may actually decrease girls’ interest in those fields, a new study suggests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2012


U.S. Naval Academy Accepting Applications For Summer STEM Program

The academy’s Summer STEM Program is an overnight academic program designed for rising 8th-11th grade students in good academic standing who have an interest in math and science.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

Kettering University Map

Kettering Offers Fixed Tuition Guarantee For 10 Semesters

Kettering University will offer a fixed-tuition guarantee for all undergraduate students beginning in 2012-13, becoming the first Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) university in Michigan and one of only a handful in the nation to offer the cost-saving guarantee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2012

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

Lawrence Tech Summer Camps Provide Path To Degree And Beyond

This summer, Lawrence Technological University will hold more than 20 enrichment camps to introduce high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to topics that could lead to a college major or a career.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2012

In the foreground, Grand Valley's downtown Grand Rapids engineering school complex

High School Students Showcase Sustainable Ideas At GVSU Event

West Michigan high school students will display projects and ideas about energy and sustainability at Grand Valley State University’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Energy Fair Friday, Feb. 24.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2012

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Report: Greater Wage Parity, Premium For Women In STEM Jobs

A new report from the U.S. Commerce Department found women are still significantly underrepresented in STEM fields, impacting U.S. competitiveness.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2011

In the foreground, Grand Valley's downtown Grand Rapids engineering school complex

GVSU Wins Grant To Help Science, Engineering Students

Science and engineering students entering their last two years at Grand Valley State University may be eligible to receive assistance through a National Science Foundation grant that will allow the university to provide scholarships.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2011


Kettering Faculty Publish New Textbooks on Math and Engineering

Two Kettering University faculty members recently released textbooks related to their academic fields that have set new professional standards.



Metro Detroit Science Fair Showcases 1,400 Top Students

Tim Fino, director of the Science and Engineering Fair of Metropolitan Detroit, announced that 1,378 sixth- to 12th-grade students will compete next week for awards and recognition in the STEM disciplines – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.


Wayne State Offers STEM Grads $30K To Make A Difference In Detroit

Wayne State University is encouraging college seniors, recent graduates and career changers from science, mathematics or engineering to become teachers in Detroit’s neediest schools. Funded by a $16.7 million Kellogg Foundation grant and administered by […]