STEM education vital for our future
The Spokesman Review (subscription)
We all get that our children's and grandchildren's success will depend on skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Now it's time for the Washington Legislature to get it, as well, by supporting a pair of bills that would greatly ...
Do Utah's high school seniors dream of technology, math careers?
USF gets millions to train new STEM teachers
4 ways to encourage girls in STEM
NVCC Kicks Off Public-Private Effort to Enhance STEM Education
Raj Narasimhan, the site director for Micron Technology, presents a $120,000 check in support of Northern Virginia Community College's SySTEMic Solutions initiative. He is shown with Amy Harris, who directs the project, NVCC president Robert Templin Jr ...
DOD schools, Corps of Engineers partner to advance STEM education
United States Army (press release)
Bostick, who is the commanding general and chief of engineers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, paid tribute to teachers and stressed the importance of education, especially in the STEM fields. He said the Army Corps of Engineers is ready to be an ...
GM Donates 2014 CTS Vsport to Benefit STEM Education
Autochannel (press release)
WARREN, MI--May 22, 2013: Mary Barra, General Motors senior vice president, Global Product Development, was honored Wednesday evening with the Society of Automotive Engineering Foundation's 2013 Industry Leadership Award. Barra is the first ...
SAE Foundation Hosts Annual Celebration Dinner Honoring GM's Mary T. Barra ...
Utah's STEM problem
Salt Lake Tribune
But for the long term, we need to address the root cause of this problem; namely, we must improve STEM education for American students. The I-Squared Act, as it is known, is aimed at addressing the workforce crisis by linking high-skilled immigration ...
Tom Muchlinski: Klobuchar needs help to promote STEM education
From top to bottom, the nation's education system is falling behind other countries in producing students who are proficient in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and computer science. Jobs in these fields are expected to grow by 17 ...
New 'academic redshirt' program to support undergraduate STEM education
The University of Washington in collaboration with Washington State University is developing an “academic redshirt” program that will bring dozens of low-income Washington state high school graduates to the two universities to study engineering in a ...
Lasers, robots, and electricity help make STEM education into STEAM
What's more, art is suffering from many of the same problems as STEM education is: Lack of funding and the absence of strong champions in many school districts. As a result, it's hard to get kids excited about it. The STEAM Carnival hopes to tackle ...
Carnival Kickstarter Adds an 'A' to STEM Education
IGERT's 2013 Video And Posters Competition Kicks Off
In an effort to frame research in a more dramatic fashion, TERC, a not-for-profit group based in Cambridge, Mass., has announced the start of online voting to select a winner for its third annual Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship ...
Miss America and the Importance of STEM Education
As the Governor's Office of Economic Development announced the allocation of some STEM-related funds, Miss America joined business leaders and policy makers in championing the importance of STEM education in a press conference on Friday at the Salt ...
STEM Teacher of the Year Awarded to Marlborough Teacher
Iowa receives $1.2 million federal STEM grant
Guest Opinion: Giving students the gift of a prosperous professional future
Dr. James J Hirstein
Professor of Mathematics
The University of Montana