Archive Photo: Thomas Jamerson (left), a UM laboratory physicist, leads a group of high school students in a physics demonstration hosted by the university’s Center for Mathematics and Science Education as part of a 2017 STEM Exposure Excursion. The Mississippi Public School Consortium for Educational Access has provided funds to the UM School of Education to support advanced instruction in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in rural high schools that traditionally cannot offer such STEM courses. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services