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LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research


2019 Summer Scholarly Writing Retreat for Faculty Women of Color

The LBJ Institute Writing Retreat is a purposeful initiative aimed at supporting faculty women of color by providing a communal environment to engage in productive research writing while discovering the intricacies of intersecting identities, leadership, sisterhood, and scholarship.Read more…

2018-2020 LBJ Institute Faculty Research Fellows

Co-sponsored by the College of Science and Engineering and the Ingram School of Engineering.Read more…


STEM Education and Research is the Key to the Future

The LBJ Institute prepares university students and faculty for STEM education outreach and intellectual research efforts that:

  • enhance teacher preparation and faculty professional development
  • contribute to the recruitment and production of more scientifically and technologically literate professionals
  • support Texas' students with innovative approaches to excel as capable science, mathematics, engineering and technology majors

Research Projects

NASA EPDC
NASA MEI
FAMA
NSF STEM Rising Stars
Bobcat Made Maker Space At SMC
Bobcat Made Maker Space At RRC LBJ Institute Writing Retreat

Social Media

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Collaborations

To collaborate on STEM projects at the LBJ Institute, or to investigate other opportunities for involvement, contact Dr. Araceli Martinez Ortiz, director, in San Marcos, or Dr. Leslie Huling, senior advisor, in Round Rock.



Experts agree that education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)
is the key to the future

According to the George Lucas Educational Foundation, 80 percent of the fastest growing occupations in the United States depend upon mastery of mathematics and scientific knowledge and skills.

The LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research at Texas State University aims to equip students to satisfy this growing need throughimproved teaching and learning in the STEM disciplines for students from kindergarten to graduate-level college studies (K-20). Through wide-scale sharing and implementation of effective approaches, the LBJ Institute prepares university students and faculty for STEM education outreach and intellectual research efforts that:
  • enhance teacher preparation and faculty professional development
  • contribute to the recruitment and production of more scientifically and technologically literate professionals
  • support Texas’ students with innovative approaches to excel as capable science, mathematics, engineering and technology majors