STEM fields

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Name: STEM fields
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COMMENTARY: Minorities underrepresented in STEM fields

In 2013, Forbes magazine published an article titled, “For Metros with Flourishing Economies, Tech Sector at Center of Job Growth."The statement is as true then as it is now.  Technology jobs are poised to outnumber jobs in almost every other sector.  ... [Published Crestview News Bulletin - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

The best jobs in the world

WHAT WOULD most people imagine to be the best jobs in the world? Or, at least, the most desirable? Banking, IT maybe, looking after an uninhabited island in the Great Barrier Reef, general managers of luxury hotels, the list goes on, but here’s one job ... [Published Financial Express - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

University of Houston receives $3.3M grant to promote women in STEM fields>

HOUSTON (KTRK) --The University of Houston has received a $3.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to increase the number of women faculty in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.A visit to the University of Houston ... [Published KTRK TV - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Indian students major contributor to US economy: Report

Foreign students from India, China and South Korea are the major contributors to the US economy with the host country earning USD 21.8 billion in tuition fees and USD 12.8 billion in living costs from them.Over the period of 2008 to 2012, foreign students ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Disabled Employment: Permanent Part Time

As an addendum to yesterday's diary about the woman with 4 shit wage jobs, I'd like to add a little something about part-time work. Those of us with disabilities have always had to live with the 'Walmart' economy because the majority of us usually end ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

College majors that don't lead to full-time work

"Overeducated, underpaid and underworked."If that sounds like you, you're probably one of millions of Americans considered underemployed, in which they can't find full-time work, or can't find well-paying, full-time work in their field of study or ex ... [Published Times Union - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Rep. Hinojosa to be honored for STEM education

For his continued support of science, technology, engineer and mathematics (STEM) education, U.S. Rep. Ruben Hinojosa will be honored by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, the non-profit organization announced Thursday.He will join fellow 2014 honorees ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

It does compute for three Queens girls

Computer programming is a man’s world.Statistics stand by that assertion as a fact, and that gap is inspiring even big corporations to invest in closing it.Among them is tele-giant AT&T, which has been sponsoring “summer immersion” programs for high school ... [Published Queens Chronicle - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Executive Director Of DIY Girls Luz Rivas Is Bringing Technology To Thousands Of Latinas

Luz Rivas graduated from MIT as one of the very few women of Hispanic descent, but now she’s taking the reins to provide other Latinas with experiences in technology.Rivas, who is the founder and executive director of DIY Girls , is breaking real boundaries ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Back to School: Consider a STEM Career

With school resuming for many throughout the country this week, one question that may be on a lot of students’ minds (not to mention their parents) is how to ensure their education best prepares them for a successful career down the road. For high ... [Published I Am Biotech - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Feeling Worthless? The 10 Majors Most Likely To Lead To Underemployment

When it comes to worthless majors, it is no secret that "liberal arts" are at the top of the heap. This is the conclusion of not just the real world: a recent survey of 68,000 workers by salary information firm PayScale confirmed as much when asking ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Questions About Women and STEM

Writing at DatacenterDynamics, Jill King (Adaptive Computing’s VP of marketing) considered the issue of gender imbalance in many high-tech industries, asking, “What can be done to close that gap?” Stepping beyond simply blaming men for the scarcity of ... [Published Data Center Journal - Aug 26 2014]

Quotes

"It's so important that our faculty is representative of our student body, and so faculty of color, women of color, that is something that we're focusing on within the STEM faculty" said Dr. Holly Hutchins
"The world of education is changing before our eyes. The use of technology is necessary to keep up with the modern day workforce" said Hank Yeargan, chairman of the Glynn County school board
"It's often forgotten but it's this book that got it all going and just pervades everything else" said George De Boer, deputy director of Project 2061
"As we kick off a new school year, it's important to understand how students from fast-growing foreign nations can help build global connections and shore up our local economies and businesses" said Neil Ruiz, associate fellow for the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program and author of the report

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COMMENTARY: Minorities underrepresented in STEM... [Published Crestview News Bulletin - 6 hours ago]
The best jobs in the world [Published Financial Express - 7 hours ago]
University of Houston receives $3.3M grant to p... [Published KTRK TV - 10 hours ago]
Students make a splash with STEM! [Published MSU Extension - 20 hours ago]
Deal wants core computer courses [Published Brunswick News - 21 hours ago]
Disabled Employment: Permanent Part Time [Published Daily Kos - Aug 29 2014]
Science for All Americans Turns 25 [Published AAAS - Aug 29 2014]
Foreign Students Strengthen the US Economy [Published World Bank - Aug 29 2014]
College majors that don't lead to full-time work [Published Times Union - Aug 29 2014]
Labor Day Q&A: Opportunities in STEM [Published National Science Foundation - Aug 29 2014]
Indian Students Major Contributor to US Economy... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 29 2014]
Indian students major contributor to US economy... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 29 2014]
Changes await Oakland County's 190,000 students... [Published Oakland Press - Aug 29 2014]
Foreign students bring wealth [The Blade, Toled... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 29 2014]
Next summer could be a stimulating one for many... [Published PennLive.com - Aug 29 2014]
Nashville economy welcomes impact of foreign st... [Published Tennessean - Aug 29 2014]
Foreign students bring wealth [Published Toledoblade.com - Aug 29 2014]
New STEM-focused training offered by Sally Ride... [Published District Administration - Aug 29 2014]
U.S. Rep. Hinojosa to be honored for STEM educa... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
Grandkids Inspire Founder to Create Millionaire... [Published Edison International - Aug 29 2014]
Challenger puts math and sciencefirst [Published Moorpark Acorn - Aug 29 2014]
It does compute for three Queens girls [Published Queens Chronicle - Aug 29 2014]
Canada Tops List of Most Science-Literate Count... [Published Slashdot - Aug 29 2014]
St. Mary's, UTSA, OLLU put federal grants to use [Published MySanAntonio - Aug 28 2014]
First Ever Diversity Health Care Expo at City o... [Published Monrovia Patch - Aug 28 2014]
Better Living Through Science: Women in STEM [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 28 2014]
Federal government makes science grants to enco... [Published al.com - Aug 28 2014]
Executive Director Of DIY Girls Luz Rivas Is Br... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 28 2014]
Five Reasons Verizon Is a Great Company for Lat... [Published Verizon Communications - Aug 28 2014]
Children learn about science, technology, engin... [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Aug 28 2014]
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Children learn about science, technology, engin... [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Aug 28 2014]
(U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Jared Marquis)PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Cadet 1st Class Winston Sanks, U.S. Air Force Academy STEM outreach club, gives the thumbs up as he powers a rocket thruster. Cadets from the Academy conduct 20-25 STEM ...
Back to School: Consider a STEM Career [Published I Am Biotech - Aug 27 2014]
With school resuming for many throughout the country this week, one question that may be on a lot of students’ minds (not to mention their parents) is how to ensure their education best prepares them for a successful career down the road. For high ...
Feeling Worthless? The 10 Majors Most Likely To... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 27 2014]
When it comes to worthless majors, it is no secret that "liberal arts" are at the top of the heap. This is the conclusion of not just the real world: a recent survey of 68,000 workers by salary information firm PayScale confirmed as much when asking ...
The college majors most and least likely to lea... [Published Ezra Klein - Aug 26 2014]
Statistically speaking, two of these students will end up feeling unemployed in their jobs. Photo by Flickr user audiolucistore , used under a Creative Commons license. Employees with degrees in fields like English, general studies, and graphic design ...
A lesson in a STEM study (Guest Voice) [Published The Moderate Voice - Aug 14 2014]
A lesson in a STEM studyby Esther J. Cepeda CHICAGO — Every once in a while, research quantifies the effects of certain education policies on students. Then, the results are often shelved in favor of the prevailing “common sense.” As in: If ...
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