Math drives more careers than imaginable

Professor of Sociology Tara Hall presents her math and sociology presentation at the Math Drives Careers workshop. (Photo by Marisa Caban)

By Marisa Caban Chief Photographer–   Math Awareness Month was honored on April 14 in the Tinker Terrance Room. Andrea Xeriland, coordinator of the Mathematics Department, hosted the Math Awareness Month talk titled “Math Drives Careers.” Professors of Cybersecurity, Sociology, Music and Meteorology programs spoke about math, how it affects their careers and presented their experiences […]

STARBASE partners with Rose State College to encourage education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

STARBASE Ribbon Cutting

Alex Roberts Assistant Editor —  President Jeanie Webb and the RSC Board of Regents celebrated a new partnership with STARBASE, a Department of Defense Youth Program, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Jan. 27 on the second floor of the Community Learning Center. STARBASE is a nationally recognized program that teaches elementary students […]

OMRF offering paid science interships

OMRF

Alex Roberts Assistant Editor —   The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation is accepting applicants for its 2015 Fleming Scholar Program now through Feb 1. According to OMRF, the eight-week summer internships allow selected students to “enhance their research skills by working alongside world-class scientist.” The Fleming Scholar Program is a paid internship, which also provides free […]

STEM tours excite young minds

Children on STEM tour exploring aerospace equipment

Jennifer Byrd Editor in chief   Sixth-grade students from all five Mid-Del middle schools toured RSC throughout the month of November and participated in hands-on demonstrations in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, collectively known as STEM. Dr. Wayne Jones, Science and Math dean, said the students were shown six areas of engineering […]

Pipeline leak sparks green activists

    Around this time last year, President Obama made a visit to Oklahoma, to talk about the Keystone XL Pipeline. He instructed his administration to cut the red tape and allow the pipeline to begin construction. It seems that those who had been holding back were right in their hesitation to send the plans […]

2013 science fair shines

Check out what went on at this year’s science fair. The kids did an amazing job!

Rose State a technology frontier

  Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor Technology has, since the caveman, been a much-contested battlefield with those who hold the most accomplishments being at the top in the world’s economy and power structure. President Barack Obama and his administrators, along with those in Congress, are pushing for more education in the area of STEM (Science, Technology, […]

Little robots make big differences

Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor   It has been said that the small things in life are what make life worth living; Larry Johnson, Engineering Major, explained just how far technology has come in creating very small things to make life better.   What exactly is Nanotechnology? Nanotechnology can be described as the study in the […]

Cycle Out Cancer participants bike the road to health

Jennifer Byrd News Editor It’s not too late to “Cycle Out Cancer” in the Wellness Center.  All month long two stationary bikes have been dedicated to promoting cancer awareness through physical activity. As of Nov. 13, ninety-seven people had accumulated 611 miles.

STEM programs crucial to the future

Jennifer Byrd Volunteer Writer  Cell phones, computers, automobiles, and the energy that powers them are just a few of the products that are produced that require Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) knowledge. STEM fields are crucial in our rapidly advancing technological world. Without the students, educators and employees that work in these areas, we […]