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STEM push called vital to state's economic future - Chalkbeat Colorado


Chalkbeat Colorado

STEM push called vital to state's economic future
Chalkbeat Colorado
Lack of a “statewide vision” and strategy for STEM education “is impeding Colorado's ability to develop a strong local talent pipeline needed for an innovation economy,” according to a new Colorado STEM Education Roadmap. The paper was issued ...
COIN Summit: Oracle's Safra Catz calls for STEM education focusDenver Business Journal (blog)
US losing cutting edge in tech and science, executives warnThe Denver Post

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InterDigital Invests in Delaware Children's Museum STEM Education Program - MarketWatch


InterDigital Invests in Delaware Children's Museum STEM Education Program
MarketWatch
InterDigital, Inc. IDCC, -0.68% a wireless research and development company, today joined the effort to drive greater support for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in the Delaware community by announcing its sponsorship ...

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Space Cadets: STEM Program Gives Students Control of Satellites - U.S. News & World Report


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Space Cadets: STEM Program Gives Students Control of Satellites
U.S. News & World Report
“We really want to expand STEM education, and one way to do that is to access space,” says Sunny Washington. Washington is president of Ardusat, a team of “education technologists, space enthusiasts and nerds” developing educational tools for Spire, ...
A Higher Education: Satellite Startup Aims to Inspire Students Through ...Re/code
Soon Students Will Be Able To Control Satellites In SpaceReadWrite
High school students can now design and run experiments on satellitesGigaom

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Virginia Gets NASA Funding for STEM Education - U.S. News & World Report


Virginia Gets NASA Funding for STEM Education
U.S. News & World Report
Virginia Gets NASA Funding for STEM Education. Virginia community colleges are getting aid through the National Space Grant and Fellowship Program. A student in chemistry class. Awards were given to attract and retain students from community and ...

St. Mary's Receives $2.6 Million Grant for STEM Education - St. Mary's University


St. Mary's Receives $2.6 Million Grant for STEM Education
St. Mary's University
“We are grateful for this grant as we continue to respond to the growing demand for STEM education,” said University President Thomas Mengler. “It will help with necessary equipment and renovations, while also enhancing our Catholic liberal arts ...

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WGU helping 'STEM' education slippage - Deseret News


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WGU helping 'STEM' education slippage
Deseret News
There are many more factors at work with respect to Utah's growth than our three largest research universities, but there is no question that Utah's determination to build significant institutions of higher education has played a major role in our ...
Guest opinion: US business depends on solid STEM educationBillings Gazette

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Legos, Marshmallow-Launchers Build Enthusiasm For STEM Curriculum - OPB News


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Legos, Marshmallow-Launchers Build Enthusiasm For STEM Curriculum
OPB News
Oregon has been increasing its support of STEM efforts to keep up with the increasingly tech-driven job market here. Though the state ranks just 27th in the nation for science and math education quality, Intel remains Oregon's largest private employer ...

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The 'Science' of Learning: Three Strategies for Improving STEM Education - EdSurge


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The 'Science' of Learning: Three Strategies for Improving STEM Education
EdSurge
On August 5, leaders in academia, educational technology, and policy gathered at the event focused on “the Science of Learning.” And although they came from different fields, the attendees were united by a sense of urgency in improving STEM education.
Education, business must prep grads for STEM jobsArizona Republic
Science academies a hot trend for fallNorthJersey.com

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Start early with STEM education - The Olympian


Start early with STEM education
The Olympian
Even though we have another month of summer left, my thoughts are already turning to the new school year that will be here in September. I think of all the students who will be engaging in all the exciting discoveries that await them, their parents ...
In Our View: STEM Must Welcome AllThe Columbian
Lowndes STEM students represent stateValdosta Daily Times

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NASA taps Texas State to expand STEM education nationwide - San Antonio Business Journal


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NASA taps Texas State to expand STEM education nationwide
San Antonio Business Journal
Collaborating with NASA in this way positions us to extend our reach to a national audience of teachers, teacher educators and other informal educators,” said Araceli Martinez Ortiz, director of the LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research at ...
NASA's Formal Announcement Regarding Expansion Of Informal STEM ...SatNews Publishers
Women promote a 'growth mindset' to empower girls in STEMThe International Examiner
NASA awards $15 million to Texas State to train STEM teachersmySanAntonio.com
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Dr. James J Hirstein

Professor of Mathematics

The University of Montana

james.hirstein@umontana.edu

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