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Kennedy stops by MCC to soak in STEM education success firsthand - Lowell Sun


Kennedy stops by MCC to soak in STEM education success firsthand
Lowell Sun
During a visit to an immunology lab at Middlesex Community College's downtown Lowell campus, Kennedy praised MCC for providing students a pipeline to higher education and critical jobs in a way that is both affordable and flexible. Training a strong ...

The business case for STEM education - Fortune


Fortune

The business case for STEM education
Fortune
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in early January, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced that he will dedicate $300 million to sponsor STEM education in K-12 classes and in universities, with a focus on underserved regions. The money is part ...

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Gov. Scott proposes STEM education funding plan - Wink News


Wink News

Gov. Scott proposes STEM education funding plan
Wink News
TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced $1 million in proposed funding to partner with high-tech companies in Florida to create a paid summer residency program for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) teachers to bring new ...
Gov. proposes $1 million for STEM educationWJXT Jacksonville
$1M proposed for K-12 STEM educationPensacola News Journal
Governor Pushes STEM Funding Amidst DistractionsWUSF News

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Movie day for at-risk youth involved in STEM education, put on by the ... - KERO 23ABC News


KERO 23ABC News

Movie day for at-risk youth involved in STEM education, put on by the ...
KERO 23ABC News
The University of La Verne sponsored a day at the movies for 85 at-risk youth in hopes to inspire them to get involved in STEM education. The at-risk youth came from several area schools including young people from the Housing Authority, and they all ...

Africa's Future Depends on STEM Education - Huffington Post


Africa's Future Depends on STEM Education
Huffington Post
STEM is the acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. In the last two years in Africa, it has been used gloomily by a few organizations as part of their ICT programs, either as their way of investment on education, or as a way of ...

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STEM education in Geauga County boosted by $5.9 million grant - News-Herald.com


STEM education in Geauga County boosted by $5.9 million grant
News-Herald.com
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math; and iSTEM Geauga Early College High School start-up expenses are being funded as part of the $5.9 million Ohio Department of Education Straight A grant, received by the Geauga County ...

Mazda Rolex team talks STEM education with DeLand High students - Daytona Beach News-Journal


Mazda Rolex team talks STEM education with DeLand High students
Daytona Beach News-Journal
... Schools and other school districts across the country to present R.A.C.E. — Racing Accelerates Creative Education — a program designed to get students interested in the STEM fields and to scout for the next generation of motorsports engineering ...

Youths Must Be Trained For High-Tech Jobs - Hartford Courant


Hartford Courant

Youths Must Be Trained For High-Tech Jobs
Hartford Courant
The president is right to make STEM a national priority. Yet he must be careful to also back critical efforts by industry to develop the next generation of high-tech workers. Our leaders must not only support STEM education, but those who create jobs ...
'State of the Union' Relies on Stronger Elementary, Secondary STEM OfferingsHuffington Post

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University of Minnesota, Morris receives NSF funding for STEM education - Morris Sun Tribune


University of Minnesota, Morris receives NSF funding for STEM education
Morris Sun Tribune
MORRIS – The National Science Foundation has awarded $893,041 in funding for the University of Minnesota, Morris Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) program. The goal of the project, under the direction of Professor of Geology Jim Cotter, ...

State report highlights importance of STEM education - WMUR Manchester


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State report highlights importance of STEM education
WMUR Manchester
"There are a lot of STEM jobs available, and it provides well-paying jobs across the state of New Hampshire," said Ross Gittell, task force chairman. "Students with a strong STEM education provide the workforce for our strongest companies in New ...
Program introduces young students to STEM educationDeseret News
ExxonMobil supports STEM education via programChron.com
Governor's STEM Task Force announces final report, recommendationsConcord Monitor
Arizona Education News Service -Bangkok Post
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Dr. James J Hirstein

Professor of Mathematics

The University of Montana

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