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Research and Innovation in STEAM Education (RISE) provides services for faculty and staff interested in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics education at all levels.


  • Attract funding for research
  • Promote improvements in education
  • Support STEAM education research centers
  • Share research outcomes across disciplines
  • Create an online portfolio of expertise


  • Return IRAD for RISE Centers
  • Provide a home for STEAM education research projects
  • Unite academic programs, outreach, and research groups
  • Provide scholarships for teachers
  • Fund an on-campus speaker series


  • Fundamental research
  • Discipline-based education research
  • Speakers, workshops, events
  • Education: professional development, graduate certificate, master’s degree