STEM Related News
At HCC, students participate in many STEM related activities. Students have presented at local and national scientific conferences where they were recognized with awards. HCC students participate in science clubs and national science organizations such as Tri-Beta Biology Honors Society and American Chemical Society. They take pride in their leadership skills and help in organizing activities for the group. This is the place we will post all such news for you!
First Place Award to HCC-UST Students for a Joint Research Poster Presentation at ASBMB Conference in San Diego, CA!
Students and faculty from the HCC Central and the HCC NW STEM clubs joined forces for a field trip to Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center on March 27.
For the past four years, eight cohorts composed of HCC faculty and students have been participating in undergraduate STEM research in partnership with the University of St. Thomas. Students work on research topics in professional research settings at UST and HCC.
STEM Clubs around the district are gearing up for another very active semester.
HCC INSPIRE science faculty to crowdsource the creation of a searchable open educational resource database
To make life easier for both faculty and students, HCC faculty will be able to submit vetted OERs into a Survey Monkey website. From there, the professor-approved OER information will be entered into a database to be posted on LibGuides in the HCC online library.
Dr. Peavey discussed her clinical research on "The Role of Progesterone in the Uterus." The presentation included the use of mouse models to determine the impact of the two progesterone receptors in the maintenance of pregnancy.
A group of Houston Community College Northwest STEM club students visited the Houston Forensics Science Center and met with the scientists in crime scene analysis, forensic anthropology, firearms and digital forensics.