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Northrop Grumman strengthens ties with UAH to bolster workforce, STEM ... - AL.com


AL.com

Northrop Grumman strengthens ties with UAH to bolster workforce, STEM ...
AL.com
"We've been a leader in promoting STEM education ... not just in Huntsville, but across Alabama," he said. UAH and Northrop Grumman plan to strengthen the local workforce by engaging in STEM activities and supporting research and development ...
Northrop Grumman, UAH strengthening tiesWAAY

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Lawmakers Advocate for I-90 Corridor STEM Education - TWC News


Lawmakers Advocate for I-90 Corridor STEM Education
TWC News
Between the Capital Region and the Berkshires, STEM education is a big talking point, as was the case on Friday. Jim Vasil has more from the I-90 STEM forum. PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- A little more than 40 years ago, there was the space race between the ...

NY And MA Congressmen See I-90 Corridor As STEM Hotbed - WAMC


WAMC

NY And MA Congressmen See I-90 Corridor As STEM Hotbed
WAMC
He has crafted legislation currently in committee called the Educating Tomorrow's Engineers Act to invoke STEM into K-12 education. “It will remove the barriers of traditional math and science education and allow for a direct connection for training in ...

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Scott Meacham: Oklahoma lagging other states in STEM education, research ... - Tulsa World


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Scott Meacham: Oklahoma lagging other states in STEM education, research ...
Tulsa World
Science and Engineering Indicators 2014 reports trends and results based on key indicators of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and workforce, research and development investments and outputs, and measures of ...
Millennials Are Failing Because We Are Failing Them: The STEM GapForbes
STEM Expo features hovercraft, cannon, dollar bill that doesn't burnLas Vegas Review-Journal
SVSU hires Frank Hall as Dean of Science, Engineering, TechnologyMidland Daily News

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In our opinion: Liberal arts vs STEM education: Technology may improve, but ... - Deseret News


Deseret News

In our opinion: Liberal arts vs STEM education: Technology may improve, but ...
Deseret News
STEM programs are critically important as technology provides ever more efficient ways to deliver what customers demand. But no matter how advanced technology becomes, the world will always need creative minds with skills from a liberal arts degree.

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Why America's obsession with STEM education is dangerous - Washington Post


Why America's obsession with STEM education is dangerous
Washington Post
If Americans are united in any conviction these days, it is that we urgently need to shift the country's education toward the teaching of specific, technical skills. Every month, it seems, we hear about our children's bad test scores in math and ...

Robot conference shows need for STEM education - The Courier-Journal


The Courier-Journal

Robot conference shows need for STEM education
The Courier-Journal
With thousands of American students participating in robotics competitions and school-based STEM programs, it is clear that many states and school districts recognize the importance of STEM education and are making it a priority. But, too many American ...
International Robotics Competition Shows the Importance of STEMEducation World

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Many students starting STEM education aren't finishing - ConsumerAffairs


ConsumerAffairs

Many students starting STEM education aren't finishing
ConsumerAffairs
Groups like the STEM Education Coalition have lobbied federal and state lawmakers on STEM education issues in an effort to improve it at all levels. The coalition has worked to develop new STEM teachers and expand the number of students in the STEM ...

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NASCAR: Gordon, Axalta aim to boost STEM education - Salisbury Post


Salisbury Post

NASCAR: Gordon, Axalta aim to boost STEM education
Salisbury Post
NASCAR: Gordon, Axalta aim to boost STEM education. Published 10:15 pm Thursday, April 16, 2015. Around the Track… STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jeff Gordon slid into a street-legal version of his race car and set out for a slow cruise with a passenger ...
Jeff Gordon sponsor Axalta partners with Penn State to focus on STEM programsDaily Journal

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Fareed Zakaria: America's STEM education obsession is 'dangerous,' via ... - NOLA.com


NOLA.com

Fareed Zakaria: America's STEM education obsession is 'dangerous,' via ...
NOLA.com
As the American education system continues to advocate for more STEM courses (science, technology, engineering and math), they have overlooked the crucial role the liberal arts play in technological innovation, columnist Fareed Zakaria writes in the ...

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Dr. James J Hirstein

Professor of Mathematics

The University of Montana

james.hirstein@umontana.edu

406-243-2661