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2014-08-05 23:04:53

The grant program is extended to all attendees of The Executive STEM Summit working to improve science and technology education. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Macmillan Education, the global education division of Macmillan Science and Education, today announced a $5,000 grant program for attendees of the second annual Executive STEM Summit, hosted by Macmillan Education and Scientific American. The goal of the grant is to encourage and promote collaboration between different...

2014-08-04 16:20:48

BALTIMORE, Aug 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) awarded $50,000 in grants to 167 K-12 schools nationwide to promote education in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The Engineers Week STEM Grants seek to provide teachers with funding for projects that increase student awareness of the excitement and opportunity to be found in STEM fields. Each $300 grant was...

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 23:09:12

Currently, there is an enormous deficit in the amount of students willing to pursue STEM careers due to lack of incentive, and this framework must change to create positive change for the future of our students, but techJOYnT is revolutionizing how to recognize STEM students for their achievements using Mozilla Open Badges. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 techJOYnT Academy is revolutionizing the way students learn the subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics...

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...

2014-07-10 12:34:16

Men Still Make up Majority of Computer Professionals WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau reported today that 74 percent of those who have a bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering and math -- commonly referred to as STEM -- are not employed in STEM occupations. In addition, men continue to be overrepresented in STEM, especially in computer and engineering occupations. About 86 percent of engineers and 74 percent of computer professionals...

2014-07-10 08:32:58

NYU Students and Incubator Entrepreneurs Join NYU Faculty as Instructors and Mentors to Middle and High School Students and Teachers; Professors Open Labs for Real Research NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Brooklyn, summer vacation may evoke thoughts of Coney Island, but Downtown Brooklyn will be the gathering place for the intellectually curious this summer. In the heart of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle, the New York University School of Engineering will launch an expanded summer...

STEM Education Initiative Website Launched By AAU
2014-07-09 03:36:34

Association of American Universities Press invited to reception, poster session on AAU undergraduate STEM teaching initiative July 21 The Association of American Universities (AAU), an association of leading public and private research universities, today launched the AAU STEM Initiative Hub, a website that will both support and widen the impact of the association's initiative to improve the quality of undergraduate teaching and learning in science, technology, engineering and...

2014-07-07 16:24:24

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth recently celebrated the first class of local high school students who gained experience in health care through a new STEM Global Health program in partnership with the Lake Washington School District. The students studied STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math) through a year-long collaboration that provided hands-on education and learning opportunities at EvergreenHealth. As part of the Lake Washington...

2014-07-07 12:27:42

Ride raises awareness as well as funds for AFCEA Educational Foundation scholarships and grants. FAIRFAX, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The facts speak for themselves. A study by the National Math + Science Initiative (https://www.nms.org/), a public-private partnership, revealed that in 2013, only 44 percent and only 36 percent of U.S. high school graduates were ready for college-level math and science, respectively....


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