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2014-04-23 08:28:06

- New Index Shows America's STEM Talent Pool Too Shallow to Meet Demand - WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite multiple initiatives to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in the United States, America is still not producing enough workers to fill current and future STEM jobs, according to the new U.S. News/ Raytheon STEM Index, unveiled today at www.usnews.com/news/stem-index. The new index was developed exclusively by U.S. News & World...

2014-04-21 12:20:46

Former NASA Astronaut Brian Duffy to Speak to Attendees ARLINGTON, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) will exhibit at the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival April 25-27, 2014 in Washington, D.C. ATK will be located at Booth 1959 in Hall B of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Visitors to the ATK booth will have an opportunity to interact with ATK scientists and engineers at various displays that demonstrate the company's capabilities in Science, Technology,...

2014-04-17 23:06:10

Scottsdale, AZ, Conference Attracts Global Visionaries from Education San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Sally Ride Science CEO and Co-Founder Tam O’Shaughnessy will present next Tuesday at the ASU GSV Education Innovation Summit in Scottsdale, AZ. Her presentation will highlight the new products and business initiatives that are fulfilling the Company’s mission and vision to improve student engagement with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and careers. Dr....

2014-04-09 23:02:47

STEM Learning Resources Focus on Solving Environmental Challenges Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Students and educators around the country are taking part in National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) 2014 throughout April with learning focused on how the STEM fields, specifically engineering, can be used to solve some of today’s biggest environmental problems, leading to sustainable solutions for a healthier planet and healthier people. EE Week, run by the National...

2014-04-08 08:31:58

Houston Astronaut and Nationally Renowned Innovation and Science Education Expert Dr. Mae C. Jemison Applauds STEM Education-to-Workforce Pipeline as First-of-its-Kind BAYTOWN, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As demand grows in Greater Houston for more skilled and diverse STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) workers, Bayer Corporation is meeting the challenge by investing more than $400,000 to strengthen STEM education and create a continuous STEM...

2014-03-31 23:23:00

techJOYnT Academy will be in DC, with an interactive booth showcasing Robotics and Game Design on the last week of April. Washington DC will be host to back to back conventions for STEM education awareness. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Since the introduction of the white house initiative “educate to innovate,” STEM education has been a hot topic for the press. Dismal scores in science and math around the country has prompted gatherings like the US News STEM Solutions...

2014-03-27 23:02:16

Nation’s Science Teachers to Be Introduced to a New Array of Resources for Educators and Students San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 On April 3-6, Sally Ride Science will participate in the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) annual national conference, to be held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. More than 300 exhibiting organizations and nearly 10,000 attendees are expected at what is often considered to be one of the largest events in STEM...

2014-03-24 23:23:25

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, IBM’s Florence Hudson, Microsoft’s Julie Larson-Green, and UCF's Pamela McCauley Bush are among the 42 members of this year’s Connected World magazine Women of M2M. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 "There are few lists that celebrate successful women and only one that recognizes women of the M2M and technology space. Call it the Internet of Things or M2M, our industry and these women have enabled the world of people and machines to collide...

2014-03-21 23:26:49

Dr. Charles A. Bush-Joseph Scholarship is now open for applications by middle school students pursuing fields of science, engineering, medicine and technology. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Committed to helping outstanding young people prepare for and make the most of their future school, college and career experiences, Envison today announced that it is accepting applications for the 2014 Dr. Charles A. Bush-Joseph Scholarship for the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF):...

2014-03-20 23:21:26

Stevens Institute of Technology is partnering with the “Extension Services – Undergraduate Programs” (ES-UP) initiative of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) to implement a new strategic plan for recruiting more women into the fields of computer science, electrical engineering, and computer engineering. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Stevens Institute of Technology is partnering with the “Extension Services – Undergraduate Programs” (ES-UP)...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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