At NJIT’s annual STEM Leadership Forum, teachers, administrators and curriculum builders for elementary thru high school students attended to find out more about why forensic science has inspired so many students to pursue STEM degrees, and how they can incorporate it into their teachings. “It’s an altruistic field of study,” noted David Fisher, director of NJIT’s forensic science program and former expert criminalist with New York City’s Chief Medical Examiner. “Students want to do something meaningful. So if you can teach STEM in a meaningful way, it’s more likely you’re going to capture students’ attention and speak to them in a personal way.” To read the full story.