10 x 10 Ohio: Motivating Students to Pursue Careers in STEM Fields - Oberlin College

September 5 - 7, 2003


The undergraduate years are an opportunity for students to explore and build a foundation for a future as productive, contributing citizens in a society increasingly influenced by science and technology. One driver for current efforts to improve the undergraduate STEM learning environment is the recognition of academic leaders that the context in which their students will be pursuing careers is changing dramatically. This changing context must be reflected in the shaping and reshaping of the programs and spaces in which students encounter science and mathematics, engineering and technology.



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