Out of This World: The Mars Center for Science and Technology at Wheaton College

October 26, 2017

When EXPLO and Wheaton College began to consider building a new Focus program for young women interested in STEM research and careers, one thing was for sure:

“The facilities are just outstanding,” says EXPLO Executive Director and President Moira Kelly. “The Mars Science and Technology Center is truly something that you would find only at a top-tier research university. But here it is, in our own backyard at Wheaton College.”

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Faculty Spotlight: Professor Laura Macesic Ekstrom, Wheaton College

October 25, 2017

Wander the halls of most colleges and universities these days and you’re sure to see dozens of young women filling seats in science labs — in some cases, more women than men. After decades of effort to close the gender gap in STEM fields, it would appear that the problem is solved.

Looks can be deceiving.

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