STEP Program blog

  • New Models for Expanding Participation in STEM

    February 9, 2010

    The New York Times published an article ([here]) that describes a model for drawing more students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds (and regions of the country, I think) into college. “We picked these kids out of eighth grade, kids who were academically representative at a school with very low performance. We didn’t cherry-pick them. Their performance […]

  • First!

    February 8, 2010

    As you can see, the STEP Office is renovating its web portal.  We’re trying to update this interface with the Tubes to increase its value to students interested in STEM disciplines, and we want to make sure our portal has ‘the look’ of other Truman web sites.  Please tell us how you think it’s going. […]