STEM-H Institute

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Health

The STEM-H Institute at Eastern Kentucky University focuses on outreach, teaching, professional development, and research in the STEM-H fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and health) to increase the number of students interested and prepared to enroll in these fields, and to assist them to complete their degrees and enter the workforce.  The STEM-H Institute also reinforces EKU's mission of student success and regional stewardship.


Our Goal

Students in Kentucky will become leaders in the global STEM-H driven economy.


Our Mission

The STEM-H Institute’s mission is to increase the number of K-20 students in the Commonwealth of Kentucky who are interested in and able to complete the degrees and/or preparation required to enter the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health (STEM-H) workforce.


From the Bluegrass to the Blue Marble!

EKU was selected as 1 of 6 U.S. sites to host a Downlink Session with the NASA International Space Station on January 11, 2013!  Hear the podcast by Innovate Kentucky interviewing Dr. Jaleh Rezaie about this exciting opportunity!