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2014-01-27 23:21:13

Event in San Francisco will honor the achievements of 100 Business School alumni, celebrating women’s professional achievements. (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Sally Ride Science CEO Sheryle Bolton, will be one of 100 Harvard Business School (HBS) women selected by the school’s alumni to be honored as it celebrates “50 years of Women at HBS” at the W50 Gala event, held this evening at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco, CA. This select group of 100 distinguished honorees was nominated...

2014-01-27 23:03:57

Educators are learning that getting students of all ages to embrace science, technology, engineering and math curriculum (STEM) is all about making connections—showing real life examples and how they affect a student’s world. Trilogy's latest books—“Those Amazing…” series, which includes “Those Amazing Scientists” and “Those Amazing Engineers,”—help educators bridge the learning gap between STEM education and the real world. Englewood Cliffs, NJ (PRWEB) January...

2014-01-27 23:02:04

Supports the Engagement and Training of Women in STEM Careers Leesburg, VA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Million Women Mentors (MWM) is an engagement campaign and national call to action that mobilizes corporations, government entities, non-profit and higher education groups, around the imperative of mentoring girls and young women in STEM fields. MWM will support the engagement of one million science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) mentors (male and female) to increase the interest...

2014-01-23 23:21:06

Three-part Series Highlights Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions for this Critical Economic Issue Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Information Technology sector jobs in this country are booming, which is expected to continue to be a long-term trend. For example, the U.S. Department of Labor estimates that in the next seven years, the more than 480,000 current computer systems analysts jobs will grow by 20 to 28 percent. Yet, the reality is that there is an IT skills gap in this...

2014-01-22 23:02:27

One-day training to equip dozens of teachers, administrators, and school counselors, to improve STEM instruction and connections to careers in STEM. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Sally Ride Science, with support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), will deliver in-person training to educators in Spanish Fort, Alabama, on Saturday, January 25, 2014. The event (already booked to capacity) is part of Sally Ride Science’s professional development program, and this particular...

2014-01-16 08:29:11

Grants to Enable Children Across 22 States to Receive Over 300,000 Hours of STEM Education TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced that it will award 33 grants in 2014 to child-serving non-profit organizations as part of its 'Making the Future' initiative to fund afterschool, in-school, and summer programs aimed at sparking interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The grants will enable children across 22 states...

2014-01-15 23:20:21

Company founded by America’s first woman in space set to reach more students & educators in 2014 and connect young women with STEM fields and careers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 As part of an ongoing mission to connect students to careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), Sally Ride Science will be taking part in the Million Women Mentors (MWM) initiative, which is designed to unite more than 1 million girls and young women with STEM professionals and...

2014-01-14 23:02:47

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a grant to Stevens Institute of Technology to help retain and advance female faculty in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a grant to Stevens Institute of Technology to help retain and advance female faculty in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. ADVANCE Stevens, a $550,000 five year grant, is part of the...

2014-01-08 08:34:05

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Million Women Mentors (MWM), a ground-breaking collaborative effort designed to engage one million science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) mentors, launches today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The initiative aims to educate and empower girls and young women to actively pursue STEM education and careers. In conjunction with National Mentoring Month, MWM has constructed a vast network of 13 corporate sponsors, and more...

2013-12-20 23:20:15

Aims to Promote Early STEM Engagement Through Donation of Toys That Entertain, Educate Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 A country built on and known for innovation, the United States is now facing its most serious shortage of workers skilled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics since the 1950s. In manufacturing alone, it is anticipated that there will be 6 million unfilled jobs by 2020. Mindful that a foundation for the future must be put in place today, SME, a...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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