STEM is not just an acronym meaning science, technology, engineering, art and math. It’s an initiative to help motivate young girls to be more involved with the sciences and the community behind it. To help James Madison University’s participation in this initiative is our very own Angela Jarrett, who was the keynote speaker at JMU’s Stem Day on March 17, 2018. Jarrett shed light on the scientific community by showing that you “develop not only as a person but as a scientist.” Jarrett appeared in Virginia’s newspaper, Daily News-Record, which gives a synopsis of her speech.

To read the featured article in the Daily News-Record, click here.

To view a video on JMU’s STEM Day, click here.

For more information about the JMU STEM Day program, click here.