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Biology student Ranad Humeidi looks into a machine at a lab with chemistry professor Michael Doyle in April 2018.
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The University of Texas at San Antonio has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to increase the number of students earning degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Lynda Gonzalez, KUT

This week on Fronteras:

  • Texas lawmakers are making efforts to reverse maternal mortality rates, which are the worst in the U.S., including allowing Medicaid-covered mental health screenings.
  • South Texas college students are getting help from Washington in gaining access to STEM opportunities (9:14).
  • Latina Hollywood composer and Texas native Germaine Franco talks about staying true to Mexican influences when orchestrating music for “Coco” (11:59).


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Software bugs are expensive. One estimate said it cost the U.S. economy $60 billion a year, and that was 14 years ago.