STEM fields

Type: Organization
Name: STEM fields
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Khan Academy maths symposium to assist Irish teachers, 27 Sept

by the American educator, Sal Khan, the Khan Academy offers free online maths education to over 10m monthly users with 4m practice problems solved each day to provide “a free world-class education for anyone anywhere”.Students and teachers of Coláiste ... [Published Silicon Republic - 17 hours ago]
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Women Graduates Enter Lower-Paying STEM Fields

While women make up half of all recent STEM graduates, they make up less than a quarter of all graduates in the 20 highest-paying STEM fields, according to an article at FiveThirtyEight . Women make up more than two thirds of graduates in the 20 lowest ... [Published Chemical Processing.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Women increasingly pursue careers in male-dominated fields

According to the National Girls Collaborative Project, about 20 percent of engineering degress are awarded to women.Eva Schexnider, a member of Alpha Omega Epsilon and a freshman civil engineering major from Houston, said she chose civil engineering over ... [Published University Daily - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Northrop Grumman Hosts 22 Chicago-Area Middle School Teachers to Promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=27698."I am telling everyone that I come in contact with about this awesome program," said Pandora BryantThe TEAACH program ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 14 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Sapulpa high and middle schoolers go Exploritarium

The STEM Exploratorium is Tulsa’s new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Fair for area students. The event brought in more than 1,000 area youth to the Tulsa Technology Center Riverside Campus last Tuesday.Equal part Science Fair, part ... [Published Sapulpa Herald Online - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

We the Geeks: Miss America

All across the United States, there is living evidence that scientists and engineers are not the nerdy, all-male, lab-coat-wearing, wallflowers pictured in the history books but include the full diversity of the nation. Bringing these images out of the ... [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

AVISTA : Enticing engineers

Spokane -based power company Avista Corp. has ramped up its student and post-graduation engineering development programs in the last few years, enabling students and graduates to experience working in different engineering departments within the company ... [Published 4 Traders - 18 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

MICROSOFT : Hosts Cardenas, National Publications for Discussion of Latino Stem Opportunities

WASHINGTON , Sept. 15 -- Rep. Tony Cardenas , D- Calif. (29th CD), issued the following news release:U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas (D- San Fernando Valley ) will discuss diversity in STEM fields, and how to increase diversity, informed by his unique experiences ... [Published 4 Traders - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

College’s STEM grant

PUEBLO COMMUNITY College has yet another opportunity to grow its grass-roots hands-on educational programs, thanks to a two-year grant from NASA’s Office of Education.The college is a member of the Colorado National Space Grant Consortium, an organization ... [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

$600k Grant Helps USD Hire Women STEM Profs

UT San Diego -- Hoping to boost the number of women who decide to major in STEM fields, the University of San Diego has hired eight new female professors in science, technology, engineering and math with the help of a $600,000 federal grant.The hiring ... [Published Noodls - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: College is more than cheap tuition

Manipulating the cost of college is not the answer to post-graduate unemployment.It's no secret that college is expensive no matter what type of financial background you come from, and it's easy to think lowering the cost of attendance will prevent joblessness. ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

SIUE gets $846,000 grant to boost STEM interest

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has been awarded a three-year, $846,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help support middle school students looking to enter the STEM fields — those in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics ... [Published St Louis Business Journal - Sep 15 2014]

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"The number of students majoring in most STEM fields at SUNY New Paltz has more than doubled in the past five years, with the largest increases seen in the engineering program" said Dan Freedman, dean of the School of Science and Engineering and director of the Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center at SUNY New Paltz
"One goal of this joint venture is to establish a showcase for advanced manufacturing and to create a broad-based sense of excitement and passion for the advanced manufacturing sector in the United States" said Dr. Tony Zeiss, CPCC president
"I was the first in my family to go to college," she says. "My parents are very job-oriented, so we looked at what kinds of jobs could you get from math and science - and came up with engineering."

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Women Graduates Enter Lower-Paying STEM Fields [Published Chemical Processing.com - 2 hours ago]
SUNY New Paltz wins grant [Published Record Online - 3 hours ago]
Women increasingly pursue careers in male-domin... [Published University Daily - 6 hours ago]
New Haven, West Haven, UNH officials break grou... [Published New Haven Register - 8 hours ago]
North Caroline college recognizes STEM is criti... [Published Sandiego Newsroom - 9 hours ago]
US Chamber of Commerce Notes 4 Lacking Areas in... [Published EducationNews.org - 10 hours ago]
We the Geeks: Miss America [Published The White House - YouTube - 11 hours ago]
Street Science provides hands on experience for... [Published Jacksonville Daily News - 12 hours ago]
Sapulpa high and middle schoolers go Exploritarium [Published Sapulpa Herald Online - 12 hours ago]
Northrop Grumman Hosts 22 Chicago-Area Middle S... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 14 hours ago]
Female automotive grad student named Clemson’s ... [Published GSA Business - 15 hours ago]
We the Geeks: Miss America [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - 15 hours ago]
Khan Academy maths symposium to assist Irish te... [Published Silicon Republic - 17 hours ago]
AVISTA : Enticing engineers [Published 4 Traders - 18 hours ago]
Susan Windham-Bannister- CEO of Mass Life Scien... [Published Bay State Boston Banner - 18 hours ago]
Technovation's app contest is helping build the... [Published Tech Republic - 19 hours ago]
5 Myths You Shouldn't Believe About Working in ... [Published Business News Daily - 20 hours ago]
MICROSOFT : Hosts Cardenas, National Publicatio... [Published 4 Traders - 22 hours ago]
College’s STEM grant [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - 23 hours ago]
Creative Methods, Technology Aid in Recruiting ... [Published Lab Manager - Sep 16 2014]
Local college celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month [Published Houston Public Media - Sep 16 2014]
STEM society receives award [Published University Daily - Sep 16 2014]
On College: Don't get too hung up on standardiz... [Published Vallejo Times-Herald - Sep 16 2014]
UA Paves Way to Redefine STEM Education [Published University of Arizona - Sep 16 2014]
New online resource center aims to fill STEM me... [Published News Works - Sep 16 2014]
Social Science Research Targets Female Engineers [Published ASME - Sep 16 2014]
$600k Grant Helps USD Hire Women STEM Profs [Published Noodls - Sep 15 2014]
Opinion: College is more than cheap tuition [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
Announcing New Partnerships to Expand Opportuni... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 15 2014]
Two entering students awarded major scholarship [Published McGill University - Sep 15 2014]
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We the Geeks: Miss America [Published The White House - YouTube - 11 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocVS3Wr2Y80&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;We the Geeks: Miss America Join us Wednesday, September 17th at 3:00 p.m. ET for a special #WeTheGeeks ...
We the Geeks: Miss America [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - 15 hours ago]
All across the United States, there is living evidence that scientists and engineers are not the nerdy, all-male, lab-coat-wearing, wallflowers pictured in the history books but include the full diversity of the nation. Bringing these images out of the ...
The Confidence Gap [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 13 2014]
Grad student Rotem Ben-Shachar reflects on female attrition in the sciences: The reason for the “leaky pipeline” is a combination of social, cultural, and psychological factors—but they all contribute to a confidence gap that plagues female scientists, ...
Facebook's Marc Andreessen: Jeff Sessions 'Clin... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 12 2014]
Do not dare challenge the Masters of the Universe, the Party of Davos, or the Permanent Political Class with facts.  After Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), in a thunderous Wednesday speech on the Senate floor, denounced Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg ...
Fox TV Stations Premiere Two-Hour Block of STEM... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 11 2014]
SOURCE: 21st Century Fox DESCRIPTION:<p style="outline-width: 0px;"&gt;On Saturday, September 13, the Fox Television Stations will debut a new two-hour block of educational programming called Xploration Station. The weekly block, created and produced ...
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