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Women in STEM encourage girls to join the field

State Hornet Staff

March 9, 2016

In honor of International Women’s Day, on Tuesday, March 8, the Sacramento State Women’s Resource Center and Multi-Cultural Center held a “Women in STEM” panel discussion.The discussion, held in the Multi-Cultural Center, featured five panelists from a wide range of backgrounds. The event highl...

Students exposed to STEM careers

Joel Boland

November 23, 2015

The Career Center at Sacramento State organized the first STEMposium: Career Awareness and Exploration event on Monday, Nov. 23 in the University Union. Students rotated between tables to have small group discussions with professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematical careers, as we...

New provost wants to increase graduation rates

Incoming Provost Frederika

State Hornet Staff

February 3, 2014

Frederika “Fraka” Harmsen, joined Sacramento State Monday as the second-highest ranking official and vice president of Academic Affairs.Harmsen will work alongside President Alexander Gonzalez and bring many different experiences. She attended minus-30-degree expeditions in Antarctica and was most ...

EDITORIAL: STEM degrees are beneficial for the nation

EDITORIAL: STEM degrees are beneficial for the nation

State Hornet Staff

May 15, 2013

Without scientific research, we would still believe the Earth is flat, the center of the universe and only 6,000 years old. Doctors would not sterilize their hands between handling corpses and performing surgery.The number of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees are not at ...

EDITORIAL: Spring address has high hopes for campus

State Hornet Staff

January 30, 2013

In his spring address Jan. 24, President Gonzales unveiled an exciting new master plan for revamping the university to add new student housing, restaurants, shops and an events center. While it was a rousing speech, we can only hope these plans become reality. The plan is part of an effort to provide, ...

Expanding Your Horizons conference empowers girls for careers in math and science

Russell Preston

October 3, 2011

Sacramento State's Center for STEM Excellence and the non-profit group Women of AT&T are hosting the fifth annual "Expanding Your Horizons" conference for young women on the Sac State campus. Held on Saturday, Oct. 8, the conference will be focusing on encouraging and empowering science and math edu...