Yesterday the University of San Diego (USD) received a $12 million gift from the Noyce Foundation to advance a national initiative —STEM Next— aimed at inspiring and preparing more young people, especially girls and those from underserved areas, for careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
Here are a few highlights from national and local media coverage:
San Diego Union-Tribune: USD gets $12 million for STEM initiative
Hechinger Report: Boys, girls, schools, clubs: New ways to build and sustain interest in learning about sciences and technology
NBC San Diego: USD Receives $12 Million Gift from Foundation Created by Intel Co-Founder
Times of San Diego: USD Gets $12M for Science Education for Girls, Minorities
KUSI News: University of San Diego receives major financial gift