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Women and people of color are underrepresented in STEM, Pennsylvania universities share how they are making a difference

Dr. Sue Mukherjee, chief student success officer and chief information officer at Cheney University, Dr. Bilita Mattes, executive director of STEM-UP Network at Harrisburg University Science and Technology, and Oluwatomilola Taiwo, medical biotechnology student at Harrisburg University joined us on The Spark Tuesday to discuss the importance of diversity in STEM fields and how local universities are working to support that.

By Aniya Faulcon

Camp Hill and Hershey students represent Pennsylvania in International STEM competition

Anshi Paul, Isaiah Houssou, and Timothy Ritter, CASEF board member and former fair director, joined us to discuss the students’ projects, stories and preparation for their upcoming international competition.

By Aniya Faulcon

Pandemic takes a toll on gender equality

Gains made by women may have been lost during the pandemic due to structural inequalities and barriers. 

By Scott LaMar/WITF

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Family Night: Coding

By Fred Vigeant/WITF

The Robot Doctor

By Fred Vigeant/WITF

State lawmakers host rural kids—and their robots—at the Capitol

Officials are hoping early exposure to science and tech will give rural students a leg up in rapidly modernizing fields, like agriculture.
By Katie Meyer/WITF

Is it time to update PA’s science curriculum?

Have school science programs kept up with the rapid pace of technology change?  

By Scott LaMar/WITF