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2013-11-07 23:30:06

New site from Sally Ride Science now enhanced for user participation; enables educators to rate and review resources, and submit their own. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Today, Sally Ride Science announced the launch of the next phase of STEM Central™, which was released in early October as a free web resource for educators and students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics and careers. The enhanced site now includes a suite of social tools...

2013-11-05 23:28:31

Professional development expands beyond select districts; training helps teachers ignite student interest in STEM fields and careers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Today, Sally Ride Science completed the launch of the Sally Ride Online Academy, the teacher training and professional development program that to date has been available only to educators in select school districts. Originally developed with the support of ExxonMobil for districts that had been the focus of that...

2013-11-04 23:01:34

Young women will partner with mentors, engage in hands-on activities and discover they have the right stuff to become STEM professionals. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 On Saturday, November 9, the Adler Planetarium will host the first-ever Girls Do Hack, a one-day event dedicated to inspiring young women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Girls Do Hack will immerse 48 young women, ages 14 to 18, from Chicago Public Schools in activities...

2013-10-21 23:23:13

A new NSF-backed program at Bucknell University will give some incoming STEM majors unprecedented access to undergraduate research opportunities. The program will place an emphasis on recruiting and retaining women and underrepresented students. Lewisburg, PA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 As both a chemistry professor and the dean of Bucknell University's College of Arts and Sciences, George Shields has seen the spark in the eyes of student researchers on the brink of discovery....


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