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STEM vs. humanities: The ongoing, counterproductive debate

Maybe we’ve all been wasting our time debating the relative worth of the two fields, and instead accidentally devaluing both by overlooking their individual and combined merits.

The Future of STEM isn’t in the S,T,E, or the M

It's actually not fair to put down people who don’t trust science; they have a good reason to not trust STEM — scientists are bad at communicating and haven’t always wanted to communicate with the people the science affects.

Students talk racism in STEM

“This is exactly why we’re here,” Colberg said, later adding, “Hajim definitely could have had a spot in the Scholar Strike [...] It’s kind of disappointing that not one professor took the time to center [a] lecture around that." 

Award-winning STEM program aims to shape Rochester’s youth

“Book learning is great, [but] having the experience of feeling and touching the world gives real meaning to what you learn in the book.”

Economics is in STEM, where it belongs

Recently, UR moved Economics from a social science to a STEM major.  At first glance, I can see how economics…

Economics now a STEM major thanks to two alumni

Is Economics a STEM major? It is now, according to UR — which might make all the difference for international…

STEM needs to branch out

While I understand that the University is a private research institution, our research could be doing so much more if it was brought into the Rochester community, which is in great need.

Don’t put STEM on a pedestal

We do not have the right to compare these majors to one another as they demand different knowledge and skills from the student. While topics such as coding might seem difficult to STEM students, non-STEM students have to face similar problems in learning material such as the International Phonetics Alphabet.