In recent years, pre-college age students have expressed increasingly less interest in careers related to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.
The impact obesity has on heart disease is difficult to predict, and it can be therefore harder for doctors to identify people at risk for heart disease.
What happens to industrial regions after industry leaves?
The Watershed Nature Center is a thriving nature center with health community engagement and a strong connection to SIUE.
Though sex discrimination in the workplace has been illegal since the 1964 Civil Rights Act, men and women still remain largely in sex-segregated occupations. Sex segregation is most apparent in the occupational fields of science, technology, engineering and math (collectively known as STEM).
Faculty members at SIUE consistently demonstrate their internal drive and dedication to contribute to U.S. and international scholarship, reflected in SIUE’s increasing external support statistics. In fiscal year 2013, SIUE faculty and staff submitted 272 new proposals to outside agencies and received more than $42 million in new externally sponsored research and public service awards.
More than 150 SIUE faculty members submitted proposals, while over 100 had active awards. Washington Monthly ranked SIUE 7th for research expenditures by master’s-granting institutions out of more than 680 such institutions nationwide.
“As impressive as the numbers may be, they fail to impart the tales of investigation, discovery and creation behind the research,” said Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School Jerry B. Weinberg. “I hope you will be a frequent visitor to these web resources as we share with you SIUE activities, creations, outreach and discoveries.”
SIUE faculty and staff receive grants and contracts from funding organizations such as: