ASU STEM News

Adams State students complete scholarly work

"The dedicated mentorship of professors and staff helps our students succeed and makes Adams State University a very special place." Continue Reading…

Adams State honors Exemplary Faculty

Dr. Christy Miller, professor of chemistry, and Dr. Tony Weathers, professor of mathematics, were honored for the 2015-16 academic year. Continue Reading…

Adams State Trustees award faculty tenure, promotions, and sabbaticals

Four Adams State University faculty members were granted tenure April 8, as approved by the university's Board of Trustees. Seven faculty were promoted in rank. Continue Reading…

ASU Summer STEM Academy Open House is February 27

The event will be a great opportunity for parents and students to see first-hand what the Summer STEM Academy has to offer, ask questions, and meet Title V STEM staff. Continue Reading…

Adams State graduate gives back as head of Migrant Education program

"I am only successful if I can make a difference for others. I experienced obstacles myself as a migrant student, and now I can create better opportunities and improve the systems." Continue Reading…

Deadline extended for ASU summer high school robotics apprenticeship

Open to high school juniors and seniors, the seven-week program will provide apprentices $10 per hour for 20 hours per week, as well as one credit hour from Adams State University. Continue Reading…

Exploring Fractals has spaces available

After the planetarium movie, Fractal Explorations, students will head to the computer lab, and learn to use several free fractal generating programs. Continue Reading…

The Adams State Observatory and Planetarium offer free programming

The spring 2016 schedule includes double features every Thursday night and Friday afternoon. Continue Reading…

Register now for spring 2016 STEM Saturdays

All sessions are designed with specific grade-level, developmentally appropriate lessons in mind. Continue Reading…

STEM faculty put active learning strategies into practice

"Faculty in this program are moving from traditional lecture to an active minds-on/hands-on approach. They are using data to make instructional decisions." Continue Reading…

Robotics grant will fund ASU summer internships

Each summer, four interns will earn $15 an hour, 40 hours a week, for eight weeks, in addition to a 12-credit tuition waiver for STEM courses and a two-month, $1000 housing allowance. Continue Reading…

Astounding Approximations spaces available

Students will do fun activities where they will figure out how to win a guessing contest, mathematical tricks to try to get more allowance money from parents, and more. Continue Reading…

STEM Saturdays still have spaces available

Web Design, students will explore how to create interesting and customized web pages using freely available, web-based software. Continue Reading…

The Adams State Observatory and Planetarium offer free programming

The Adams State University Observatory will host a free Moon Viewing from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 in recognition of International Observe the Moon Night. Continue Reading…

ASU STEM Saturdays start September 19

All sessions are designed with specific grade-level, developmentally appropriate lessons in mind. Continue Reading…

Adams State hosts Migrant STEM Academy

“These students were exceptional, so respectful and open to learning STEM content.” Continue Reading…

Zacheis Planetarium announces summer schedule

“If the double feature idea proves to be popular, we will continue it into the fall semester, said Dr. Robert Astalos, planetarium director. Continue Reading…

New greenhouse will stimulate student projects

“As an Hispanic Serving Institution we strive to provide every opportunity to engage all our students and increase graduation rates in STEM among Hispanic students.” Continue Reading…

March 7 STEM Saturday has spaces available

So you think you can’t math, by Raquel Barata, visiting assistant professor of mathematics, is for GIRLS ONLY, grades 6-8. Continue Reading…

Spring enrollment stays even with last year

Total enrollment as of census date, February 4, is 3,470, a decrease of less than 1 percent (14 students) from last spring. This includes 2,503 undergraduates and 967 graduate students. Continue Reading…

Sign up now STEM Saturdays

Students will program the NAO to move, speak, and respond to commands. Continue Reading…

The Sounds of Science

One-thousand photos . . . Several thousand lines of data . . . At least six different software packages Continue Reading…

Porter Scholars for 2014-15 announced

The Porter Scholars program was created in 2007 by the largest gift in the university's history: 250,000 shares in E*TRADE Financial Corporation, worth $5.8 million. Continue Reading…

Presidential Teacher Awards recognize outstanding faculty

How can you spot exceptional faculty? For one thing, they spend a lot of time with their students. Continue Reading…

PEBC/Boettcher Teacher Residency program at Adams State awarded $2.9 million STEM grant

The STEM grant will help train new teachers for elementary and middle schools in 15 rural Colorado school districts. Continue Reading…

STEM Saturdays continue this fall

Topics range across the spectrum, including biology, robotics, earth science, chemistry, computer science and mathematics. Continue Reading…

Colorado teachers explore options when teaching STEM courses to students

“The sessions have built my background knowledge in the sciences, especially astronomy.” Continue Reading…

Summer Academy motivates students to pursue careers in STEM

“Best year out of three years I have been with STEM;” “No complaints;” “Genetics is super cool;” and “Thanks for opening so many doors for us.” Continue Reading…