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2014-06-16 09:30:16

Vanderbilt University Selecting graduate students in the fields of science and engineering based on an assessment of their character instead of relying almost entirely on their scores on a standardized test would significantly improve the quality of the students that are admitted and, at the same time, boost the participation of women and minorities in these key disciplines. That is the argument made in the essay "A test that fails" published in the June 12 issue of the journal Nature....

2014-06-10 23:02:46

Donation will be used to fund the new CarePoint Health Biological Discovery Center. Ceremony on June 9, 2014 to feature Superintendent and CarePoint Health leaders. Bayonne, NJ (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 CarePoint Health and the CarePoint Health Foundation are pleased to announce their commitment to donate $50,000 to Bayonne High School to fund the CarePoint Health Biological Discovery Center as part of the school district’s ongoing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Initiative....

2014-06-05 12:21:31

More than 2 million students reached and inspired by 2,176 math & science teachers from 55 countries since 2004; 204 teachers from 27 countries will attend the 2014 program; 10 alumni representing each year to be guests-of-honor MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 teachers from around the world are gearing up to take the trip of a lifetime to Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy (HESA) - the 'game-changing' experience celebrating its 10(th) anniversary of...

2014-05-27 12:35:58

Discussions focus on local, scalable, replicable models at a State and City Level; with collaboration among government, education agencies, NPOs and Industry leaders MUMBAI, India and NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced potential solutions and scalable models for the U.S. Computer Science (CS) education ecosystem, following the "Computer Science...

2014-05-23 23:05:32

Anousheh Ansari Selected for Achievements in Science and Technology Richardson, TX (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Prodea Systems today announced that Anousheh Ansari, CEO and co-founder of Prodea, has been inducted in the 2014 U.S. News STEM Leadership Hall of Fame. Ansari was inducted alongside three additional honorees, also selected for their leadership in advancing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and workforce preparation. “The STEM Leadership Hall of Fame...

2014-05-23 12:20:46

PLYMOUTH, Mich., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Toyota USA Foundation has been named winner of the fourth annual SAE Foundation Gordon Millar Award. Bruce Brownlee, Senior Executive Administrator, Toyota Technical Center, accepted the award. The award, which is funded by AVL, is given in special recognition of an individual or organization that best demonstrates continuous philanthropic support of the SAE Foundation Mission to encourage and increase student participation and...

2014-05-07 23:05:58

Innovative Visualization Tool Announced at Industry Briefing with the US House STEAM Caucus on Capitol Hill Providence, RI (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) is launching a new STEAM Map today during an industry briefing being held on Capitol Hill in collaboration with US House STEAM Caucus Co-Chairs Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Aaron Schock (R-IL). This innovative mapping tool visualizes STEAM activity worldwide to enable advocates, practitioners and followers of...

2014-05-06 23:07:46

Series of Workshops to Help Educators Ignite Student Interest in STEM; Kick-Off Set for May 10 in Bellevue, Nebraska San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Sally Ride Science, with support from the Northrop Grumman Foundation, will deliver in-person professional development for educators at five different locations across the United States throughout 2014. Each of these training events will cover the topic “Igniting Student Interest in STEM,” and is specifically designed to train teachers...

2014-05-01 08:45:54

Registration Opens for Premier Research Competition, Chance to Win College Scholarships of up to $100,000 ISELIN, N.J., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration has opened for the 2014 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier science research competition for high school students. Registration and submission instructions are now available online at www.discoveryeducation.com/siemenscompetition. The deadline for receipt of entries is Tuesday,...

2014-04-25 08:21:38

Recognized for advancing science, technology, engineering and math education WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) Chairman William H. Swanson was inducted into the U.S. News STEM Leadership Hall of Fame today for his leadership in advancing STEM education and preparing the next generation of engineers and scientists. He was honored at a special ceremony during the 2014 U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention...


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