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"Hidden Figures" scientist Christine Darden encourages STEM ... - Greenville News


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"Hidden Figures" scientist Christine Darden encourages STEM ...
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At 74, Christine Darden has spent a lifetime pioneering science and technology.

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AAU grant will help improve STEM education - UCI News


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AAU grant will help improve STEM education
UCI News
UCI is one of 12 member universities active in the Association of American Universities' STEM Education Network chosen to receive up to $50,000 along with UCI matching funds to further existing efforts to improve undergraduate education in science, ...

STEM paving the way to the future of learning - Toledo Blade


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STEM paving the way to the future of learning
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Children are natural scientists. They learn through discovery, exploration and play. Like sponges, a child's brain absorbs more information in the first five years of development than any other time. Quality education during this time period is ...

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Spatial Skills: A Neglected Dimension of Early STEM Education - Education Week (subscription) (blog)


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Spatial Skills: A Neglected Dimension of Early STEM Education
Education Week (subscription) (blog)
A new report ("STEM starts early: Grounding science, technology, engineering, and math education in early childhood") by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and New America provides intriguing insights into the current state of STEM ...

STEM Education Is The Answer To The Cybersecurity Skills Gap ... - University Herald


University Herald

STEM Education Is The Answer To The Cybersecurity Skills Gap ...
University Herald
Hackers Compete Their Skills At Seccon Cyber Security Contest TOKYO, JAPAN - JANUARY 28: A participant uses a laptop computer as he takes part in the ...

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STEM Education: Revise Or Demise? | The Huffington Post - Huffington Post


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STEM Education: Revise Or Demise? | The Huffington Post
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STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. America is obsessed with it. On the U.S. Department of Education web site, the STEM section is subtitled ...
WFU taps NSF's Olga Pierrakos as founding engineering chairWake Forest University News Center

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MIT receives grant from American Association of Universities for ... - MIT News


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MIT receives grant from American Association of Universities for ...
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The American Association of Universities has awarded MIT a grant to advance efforts to improve undergraduate STEM education. The two-year project will be ...
AAU STEM Education Grant Enables a Novel Approach to Math at ...Yale News
Iowa State receives AAU grant to improve undergraduate education ...Iowa State University News Service
This New UVA Program Will Support STEM Instructors of Large ...University of Virginia
Cornell Chronicle -McGill Newsroom
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Massachusetts pumps $10.5 million into STEM education - StateScoop (registration)


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Massachusetts pumps $10.5 million into STEM education
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Charlie Baker in betting heavily on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in his latest budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year. At a press conference in January, Baker said the new spending on workforce development, if ...

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Boosting STEM education for African girls and women - SciDev.Net


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Boosting STEM education for African girls and women
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These emerged as some of the vital issues during the 2nd International day for Women and Girls in Science forum held in Nairobi, Kenya, this month (11 February) , which was organised by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural ...
GE pledges to hire 20000 women for STEM jobs by 2020 in effort to close gender gapHealthcare IT News
GTUC marks UN International Day of Women and Girls in STEMBusinessGhana
Women, girls should have equal access to science education, says ...Guardian

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The future of STEM education is cloudy under Betsy DeVos - Engadget


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The future of STEM education is cloudy under Betsy DeVos
Engadget
This week the United States Senate confirmed Betsy Devos as the new secretary of education. Despite a shaky performance during her committee hearings, where she seemed to suggest guns belonged in schools to defend against grizzly bear attacks, ...

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Dr. James J Hirstein

Professor of Mathematics

The University of Montana

james.hirstein@umontana.edu

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