Yale News discussed the inception of the HSTEM program at Yale and its Amherst origins in this article. Read some excerpts below. Click the image below or follow this link to the Yale News webpage to read the full article.
“'Being Human in STEM' is modeled after a class of the same name that was piloted at Amherst College last spring. Like Yale, Amherst was rocked by difficult discussions about race last fall. In November 2015, what began as a display of solidarity for black college students across the nation evolved into a four-day sit-in and a movement that was dubbed the 'Amherst Uprising.'