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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...

2014-06-26 12:20:51

ARLINGTON, Va., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preparations for the Air Force Association's first ever CyberPatriot CyberCamp pilot are underway in Texas. Bernie Skoch, CyberPatriot National Commissioner, and staff will visit Texas Woman's University (TWU) July 14, 2014 to teach twenty high school student campers about online safety and cybersecurity. The CyberCamp program was developed by the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program to allow educational institutions and...

Maker Movement Shines Spotlight On 'Do It Yourself' Design And Manufacturing
2014-06-17 03:25:48

National Science Foundation Engineering is enjoying a moment, thanks to the maker movement, a cultural phenomenon that encourages everyday citizens to design, build and create. "Making encompasses everything from electronics and robotics to woodworking and traditional arts and crafts," says Pramod Khargonekar, assistant director for Engineering at the National Science Foundation (NSF), "and the movement is poised to change the way we think about engineering--from where it happens to...

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...

2014-06-16 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...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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