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Growing Focus on STEM Education - WHSV


Growing Focus on STEM Education
WHSV
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- STEM education continues to be a focus for local schools, including Thomas Harrison Middle School. The school has one of the top programs for science, technology, engineering, and math in the state. The STEM program at ...

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NASA astronaut emphasizes STEM education to Utah students - Salt Lake Tribune


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NASA astronaut emphasizes STEM education to Utah students
Salt Lake Tribune
Six-time shuttle astronaut Story Musgrave visited students in the Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Club at Copper Mountain Middle School Wednesday afternoon to emphasize the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering and ...
College students already know what STEM is about, but thanks anywayPurdue Exponent
Up and atom – hurling hero drives science initiativeIrish Independent

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STARBASE program bring STEM education to life - Lexington Dispatch


STARBASE program bring STEM education to life
Lexington Dispatch
STARBASE program bring STEM education to life. Fifth-grade students at Liberty Drive Elementary School participate in experiments as part of STARBASE 2014. Students are using water and Alka-Seltzer to launch film canisters up a tube and record the ...

What's Wrong With STEM Education? - Huffington Post


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What's Wrong With STEM Education?
Huffington Post
The U.S. government funnels $4.3 billion every year into STEM education-related initiatives, and while the Administration's efforts are laudable, we must keep in mind some of the shortcomings and challenges we have witnessed to date before we begin ...
The STEM Enrollment BoomInside Higher Ed
NASA pioneer presenting STEM education grant to Houston-area school districtMyFox Houston
GUEST COMMENTARY: Hoosiers need to get behind STEM educationnwitimes.com
MarketWatch -Hamilton Journal News (subscription)
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Bringing Low-Income Students Into STEM Education - Forbes


Bringing Low-Income Students Into STEM Education
Forbes
In January, as part of the White House's summit on college opportunity, the Posse Foundation announced a bold five-year scholarship initiative to educate 500 low- or moderate-income students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) ...

Gov. Hassan Creates STEM Education Task Force - Patch.com


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Gov. Hassan Creates STEM Education Task Force
Patch.com
The Governor's Task Force includes members with relevant experience in STEM education in kindergarten through 12th grade, the Community College System of New Hampshire, the University System of New Hampshire, and New Hampshire's private ...
NH Creates Task Force on STEM EducationMy Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
New Hampshire Creates STEM Education Task ForceCivSource
Committee formed to make education recommendationsNashua Telegraph
The Union Leader
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STEM education gets a boost - WDEL 1150AM


STEM education gets a boost
WDEL 1150AM
The STEM Council was established as part of Delaware's Race to the Top education reform effort. Council members are joining STEM educators and representatives of Dow to launch an in-school, curriculum-based initiative aimed at helping students engage ...

STEM education gets $35000 boost in Great Lakes Bay Region - The Bay City Times


STEM education gets $35000 boost in Great Lakes Bay Region
The Bay City Times
MIDLAND, MI —A Midland-based nonprofit that promotes science, technology, engineering and math education and development is getting a financial boost from AT&T and Consumers Energy. The two companies awarded $35,000 in donations to MITECH+ ...

Early STEM Education Will Lead to More Women in IT - CIO


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Early STEM Education Will Lead to More Women in IT
CIO
Gavin, speaking at an event focused on increasing the number of women pursuing education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, claims that, of the job openings in those STEM fields, some 70 percent will be pegged to computer ...
techJOYnT Academy Ships Off to Washington DC for STEM Education AwarenessPR Web (press release)
Maynard Public Schools: STEM program embraces the real worldWicked Local Stow

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Increasing STEM Education for Our Nation's Women - Huffington Post


Increasing STEM Education for Our Nation's Women
Huffington Post
Programs like Million Women Mentors (MWM), an initiative of STEMconnector, is advancing this cause by connecting corporations, nonprofits and government entities to raise awareness and support young girls and women in STEM education. Since the ...

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Dr. James J Hirstein

Professor of Mathematics

The University of Montana

james.hirstein@umontana.edu

406-243-2661