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Policymakers hail STEM education as a strong foundation, pushing innovation - Washington Post


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Policymakers hail STEM education as a strong foundation, pushing innovation
Washington Post
Although a recent study found that almost 75 percent of those who have science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) bachelor's degrees have jobs in other fields, policymakers, advocates and executives continue to push STEM education as a way to ...
Training future STEM educatorsRussellville Courier
Teaching Economic DynamismProject Syndicate
Prof Brian Cox: This is how we inspire kids to get into science and techLondon Loves Business
ComputerWeekly.com (blog) -Varsity
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San Francisco 49ers Go Long on STEM Education at Levi's Stadium - TIME


San Francisco 49ers Go Long on STEM Education at Levi's Stadium
TIME
However, what they are doing in STEM education at Levi's Stadium itself is amazing. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and is a dedicated educational program to get kids interested in these disciplines, eventually guiding them ...

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Colorado tech assoc. launches STEM education foundation - 9NEWS.com


Colorado tech assoc. launches STEM education foundation
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DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - The Colorado Technology Association has started a nonprofit organization and funding programs to get more students technical education and ready for careers in technology. The Colorado Technology Foundation was ...
Colorado tech association launches foundation for STEM educationDenver Business Journal (blog)

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Linde helps fund STEM education in Massachusetts - Insurance News Net


Linde helps fund STEM education in Massachusetts
Insurance News Net
"Through industry support and funds raised through the Golf Classic, along with government and nonprofit partnerships, we have created a statewide, systemic, STEM education program. Working together, we can and will continue to inspire and develop the ...

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Innovator: To get students to study STEM, Aaron Saunders says stop calling it ... - Washington Post


Innovator: To get students to study STEM, Aaron Saunders says stop calling it ...
Washington Post
What's the best way to address that early on? What I think is the biggest challenge in STEM education programs is continued support. It's not a hit-and-run. The Black Girls Code hack-a-thons and Yes We Code hack-a-thons are great, but if there's no ...

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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US Rep. Hinojosa to be honored for STEM education - Monitor


US Rep. Hinojosa to be honored for STEM education
Monitor
“I was extremely honored to have been selected this year as a recipient of the prestigious Hispanic Heritage Award for my work in STEM education and workforce development,” Hinojosa said. “I know I am in the company of some outstanding Hispanics who ...

Can a Plush Toy Robot Get Young Kids Interested in STEM? - NationSwell


Can a Plush Toy Robot Get Young Kids Interested in STEM?
NationSwell
While the entry point at which children should begin STEM education remains a point of contention, some advocates argue the earlier the better. In fact, only 16 percent of American high school seniors are considering a career in the STEM fields and are ...

Oracle's Safra Catz calls for diversity, STEM education focus - Denver Business Journal (blog)


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Oracle's Safra Catz calls for diversity, STEM education focus
Denver Business Journal (blog)
Safra Catz, Oracle co-president and CFO, opened the second day of the Colorado Innovation Network Summit in Denver with a call for leadership in science and technical education to keep the U.S. from falling behind in economic growth and technology.
STEM push called vital to state's economic futureChalkbeat Colorado
US losing cutting edge in tech and science, executives warnThe Denver Post

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St. Mary's awarded $2.6 million STEM grant - San Antonio Business Journal (blog)


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St. Mary's awarded $2.6 million STEM grant
San Antonio Business Journal (blog)
St. Mary's University in San Antonio has been awarded a $2.6 million federal grant to further growth of its science, engineering and technology programs. The Title V grant from the U.S. Department of Education comes through the Developing Hispanic ...
St. Mary's University awarded more than $2.6M grantKSAT San Antonio
$3 Million Funding Available for Improving Undergraduate STEM EducationTargeted News Service (subscription)

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Dr. James J Hirstein

Professor of Mathematics

The University of Montana

james.hirstein@umontana.edu

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