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2014-07-15 23:00:20

October 31 Entry Deadline for $15,000 in Cash Prizes San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Sally Ride Science today announced the launch of a new national award program for teaching innovation in STEM, to be sponsored by Sally Ride Science and Deloitte. The Sally Ride-Deloitte Award for Teaching Innovation in STEM is open to all K-12 educators in the U.S. and recognizes innovations in instruction related to science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) as well as STEM careers. First...

2014-07-10 23:03:27

150 Educators from Across the Country to Attend Professional Development Training Designed to Inspire Students Interest in STEM Learning and Careers San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Sally Ride Science announced today that 150 upper elementary and middle school educators from across the country have been selected to attend its professional development program, the Sally Ride Science Academy, Brought to You by ExxonMobil. The Academy offers professional training to educators on the...

2014-07-02 23:01:39

July 15-19 Mission Will Enable Students from All Over the World to Capture Images of the Earth from the International Space Station San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Sally Ride EarthKAM is set to begin another mission, allowing students from across the world to take snapshots of Earth’s surface from space by operating a camera aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The mission will take place July 15-19. To take part in the mission (or to learn more about the program), visit...

2014-06-16 23:07:35

Educational Program Started by Sally Ride, which Enables Students to Capture Images from Space via a Camera on the ISS San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Sally Ride EarthKAM will be receiving a Top Results Award at the 3rd Annual International Space Station Research and Development Conference, being held June 17-19, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. This conference is organized by the American Astronautical Society (AAS) with the support of the Center for...

2014-03-27 23:02:16

Nation’s Science Teachers to Be Introduced to a New Array of Resources for Educators and Students San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 On April 3-6, Sally Ride Science will participate in the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) annual national conference, to be held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. More than 300 exhibiting organizations and nearly 10,000 attendees are expected at what is often considered to be one of the largest events in STEM...

2014-03-07 23:00:28

Bear Ride to Accept Honor and Award On Her Sister’s Behalf; Sally Called “An Inspiration for Girls of All Ages” San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Today, the Women in Aviation, International (WAI) inducted four new women into its International Pioneer Hall of Fame, with Sally Ride—America’s first woman in space—joining Nancy Currie, Beryl Markham, and Sheila Scott as honorees. These women are being honored at WAI's 25th Annual International Conference, to be held March...

2014-01-27 23:21:13

Event in San Francisco will honor the achievements of 100 Business School alumni, celebrating women’s professional achievements. (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Sally Ride Science CEO Sheryle Bolton, will be one of 100 Harvard Business School (HBS) women selected by the school’s alumni to be honored as it celebrates “50 years of Women at HBS” at the W50 Gala event, held this evening at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco, CA. This select group of 100 distinguished honorees was nominated...

2013-12-13 23:01:17

VP of Marketing Jim Mills Honored for His Work with Harvard Business School Community Partners San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 On December 3, the Harvard Business School (HBS) Club of Northern California Community Partners presented Sally Ride Science Vice President of Marketing Jim Mills with “The Jim Stocker Award for Volunteer Excellence” for his pro bono work as a marketing consultant for non-profit organizations over the past 10 years. Most recently, Mr. Mills, a 1986...

Fifteenth Anniversary Of First Humans To Cross Threshold Into ISS
2013-12-09 08:30:16

[ Watch the Video: Happy Birthday ISS! ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Dec. 10, 2013 NASA and its 15 international partners will celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the first humans to enter the International Space Station (ISS). While a continuous human presence did not begin until Nov 2, 2000, the six-person crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour (STS-88) were the first to cross the threshold. DELIVERING THE GOODS The story of the ISS actually began...

2013-11-20 23:03:11

Award Posthumously Conferred at White House Ceremony Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Today, President Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Dr. Sally Ride (posthumous), America’s first woman in space, a physics professor at the University of California, San Diego, and the founder of Sally Ride Science. Accepting the award on her behalf was her longtime partner and co-founder of Sally Ride Science, Dr. Tam O’Shaughnessy. Also present were Sally’s...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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