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Six Ways Colleges and Universities Can Use Design to Retain STEM Students

The U.S. President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology predicts that in the next decade, we will need approximately 1 million more STEM professionals than we will produce at our current rate. The challenge is clear: universities need to attract and retain more students to STEM programs.

This paper provides greater insight into how new methods in design can enhance STEM learning environments to help prepare students for future careers.

  • Show Off.
  • Encourage making.
  • Flex your Options.
  • Channel Cross-pollination.
  • Infuse Technology.
  • Create a Statement.