It's no secret that the science, technology, engineering, and mathematical fields can be demanding.

UK President Eli Capilouto led the effort to obtain a five year $2.5M National Science Foundation grant to improve diversity in STEM education. He explains on this edition of UK Perspectives.

Kentucky's graduate rates jumped between 2011 and 2012, but the state lost ground in a number of other areas.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky is joining a network of 15 other states focused on improving education in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math – also known as STEM.