Join Alexandra Schindel's journey to the Galapagos, sailing to collect ocean plastics and data on pollution. Learn how our faculty research what they teach. Follow @alexaxela.s and @eXXpedition_ on Instagram, and #exxpedition and #UBGSE on social media.
Raven Baxter, a.k.a. “Raven the Science Maven,” is a 26-year-old UB GSE PhD science education student who took on the coronavirus and went viral herself. Her rap music video “Wipe it Down” about keeping clean and keeping safe went on YouTube last week, got her a story on local Spectrum News and CNN’s “must-watch” list.
Sydney Favors, a UB Teacher Resident, teaches a history class at South Park High School. Sydney is one of 12 teacher residents in the inaugural class working full time for the entire school year alongside veteran teachers. They take classes in the summer, at night and online. They receive an $18,000 stipend and obtain their master’s degree after 15 months.
Advisers, teachers and others who work with women studying in STEM fields can help students stay in their programs by encouraging mentorship opportunities that establish a sense of “belonging” with their academic and professional colleagues.
With students from across the United States and 115 countries across the world in our classes on campus and online, our department is strengthened by the diversity of backgrounds and global perspectives represented.
As a graduate, you will be equipped to find professional employment in public schools; in colleges and universities as members of the faculty or counseling center staff; and in private industry, government agencies, community social services agencies and hospitals.