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2009-08-28 15:10:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Bush and Obama science teams probably don't get together too often, but senior officials from both administrations will share the stage at an IEEE-USA event in October. Dr. John Marburger, who served as science adviser to former President George W. Bush, will be the keynote speaker at "STEM Enterprise: Measures for Innovation and Competitiveness," an event designed to measure the impact and effectiveness of all federal, state,...

2009-07-09 11:40:20

Analysts say a lack of a concrete professional future may be responsible for U.S. nationals' limited interest in scientific fields. USA Today said Thursday, citing analysts' comments, fewer and fewer U.S. nationals are choosing to enter science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields likely because those fields offer fewer career advantages than finance or law careers. The comments come as the unemployment rate for electrical engineers hit 8.6 percent in the second quarter compared to...

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