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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)...

2014-03-18 23:31:20

The Technology Student Association, in collaboration with the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program, is offering high school students in underserved populations the opportunity to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) college majors and careers through the UNITE program. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Selected colleges and universities around the country are now recruiting high school students with an interest in pursuing a science, technology, engineering, and...

2014-03-14 23:24:55

Global contest promises to rewrite the future of play. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 DevelopHer Toy & Game Challenge (DevelopHer), the first annual, global challenge to design toys and games that engage girls ages 3-12, is proud to announce its launch on May 20, 2014, at The National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) Summit, held in Newport Beach, Calif. “With the goal of DevelopHer being to spur girls’ interest in STEM (Science, Technology,...

2014-03-10 23:25:34

Students are meeting STEM professionals through Nepris, which connects schools with companies and professionals working in science, technology, engineering and math. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Every day through Nepris, students are meeting STEM professionals from around the country without having to leave their classrooms. Nepris connects schools with the companies and professionals who work in STEM, giving students first-hand experiences in science, technology, engineering and...

2014-03-10 23:22:39

Eighth-grade students from West Philadelphia will be experimenting with making and recycling bio-plastics. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Middle school students will gain real-life lab experience in materials science by playing and building with polymers as part of the University City Science Center STEAM Initiatives’ newest program, Polymer Play. Beginning in March, 15 students from KIPP West Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School will go to the Science Center once a week to...

2014-03-07 23:00:28

Bear Ride to Accept Honor and Award On Her Sister’s Behalf; Sally Called “An Inspiration for Girls of All Ages” San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Today, the Women in Aviation, International (WAI) inducted four new women into its International Pioneer Hall of Fame, with Sally Ride—America’s first woman in space—joining Nancy Currie, Beryl Markham, and Sheila Scott as honorees. These women are being honored at WAI's 25th Annual International Conference, to be held March...

2014-03-06 12:21:09

Hosts USA Science & Engineering Festival, Expected to Draw 250,000+ Media Preview of Exhibits on Friday, April 25, 2014 BETHESDA, Md., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to STEM education, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] will serve as the founding and presenting host of the third USA Science & Engineering Festival. Lockheed Martin hopes to empower and inspire students of all ages to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics...

2014-02-26 23:20:54

New Program Equips Everyone at a School with Professional Development and Standards-Aligned eBooks on STEM Topics and Careers San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Today, Sally Ride Science announced the nationwide release of the Sally Ride All-Access Site License™, a new offering that equips an entire school with professional development and classroom instructional resources to promote student interest in STEM topics and careers. The All-Access professional development for teachers,...

2014-02-24 23:02:23

Latino Students Sharpen “STEM” Skills in Bronx Program Sponsored by Verizon in Partnership with LNESC, The Sports Foundation and De Witt Clinton HS New York (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Hispanic students, the largest minority group in New York City public schools, are the focus of a new after school program in the Bronx designed to grow interest and skill in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The STEM Explorer Program for high school students is based at...

2014-02-04 12:32:07

DALLAS, Jan. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) today announced the expansion of the UTeach secondary science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teacher preparation program to five research universities, made possible by a $22.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). With the expansion of UTeach to these universities and five more in the fall of 2015, the program will be in 45 universities and is expected to...


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