STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. It has become a kind of mantra for business leaders and politicians who want more children to pursue careers in those subjects. A danger is that STEM is seen by some as being of more value than subjects in the Liberal Arts.

If you attended a liberal arts college to major in a STEM subject, how did you feel about taking such subjects as World Literature and foreign language?

What is STEM?

Maeve Maddox
School Reform