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2013-11-03 00:21:46

High School Scientists Earn Top Prizes at Nation's Premier STEM Competition CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Months of dedication and hard work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) paid off tonight for three students named National Finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier research competition for high school students. Joshua Meier of Teaneck, N.J. earned the top honors and a $3,000 individual scholarship...

2013-11-03 00:21:38

High School Biochemists Earn Top Prizes at Nation's Premier STEM Competition ATLANTA, Nov. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Months of dedication and hard work in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) paid off for four students named National Finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier research competition for high school students. Gerald Meixiong of Evans, Ga., earned the top honors and a $3,000 individual scholarship for...

2013-10-22 08:43:31

Flipped Classrooms and Social Networks Are Enabling Broader Opportunities for STEM Students to Learn Engineering in Unconventional Ways NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields are traditionally known for their defined concepts. However based on insights from top educators and members of IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, technology integration in STEM...

2013-10-21 23:23:13

A new NSF-backed program at Bucknell University will give some incoming STEM majors unprecedented access to undergraduate research opportunities. The program will place an emphasis on recruiting and retaining women and underrepresented students. Lewisburg, PA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 As both a chemistry professor and the dean of Bucknell University's College of Arts and Sciences, George Shields has seen the spark in the eyes of student researchers on the brink of discovery....

2013-10-18 16:24:25

Student Participation and Project Submissions Reach All-Time High ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Siemens Foundation today recognized the semifinalists and regional finalists of the 2013 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier research competition for high school students. One hundred regional finalists are invited to advance to the next round of the competition, where they will vie for the highest science honor awarded...

2013-10-08 23:20:59

Today, LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC) and Marathon Oil Corporation will launch their Science Corps Program in San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Today, LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC) and Marathon Oil Corporation will launch their Science Corps Program in San Antonio, Texas. The program will provide students attending Terrell Wells Middle School with hands on instruction in science, technology, engineering, and...

2013-10-08 08:28:09

TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The cost of dropping out of secondary school science and math courses is significantly high for Canada, according to a new research report released today by Let's Talk Science and made possible by Amgen Canada. Spotlight on Science Learning 2013: The high cost of dropping science and math highlights three costs - financial, opportunity and societal - that hinder Canada's economy as a result of disengagement of students in senior level science,...

2013-10-07 23:27:16

STEM Central combines social tools with user-generated links to create a storehouse of reliable resources that are “reviewed, rated, and ready-to-use.” San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Today Sally Ride Science announced the launch of STEM Central, a free web resource for educators and students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics and careers. STEM Central offers thousands of links to articles, videos, maps, animations, and other media...

2013-10-03 23:24:13

More than one thousand middle school girls, parents, educators to attend Sally Ride Science Festival at Rice University in effort to ignite interest in STEM studies, careers. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Middle school girls from across the Houston area will be attending the Sally Ride Science Festival presented by ExxonMobil at Rice University on Saturday, Oct. 12. The event was founded by the late Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, and carries on her work to fuel...

2013-09-27 23:24:48

OMGstorage.com participated in several family events with the Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida, where OMGStorage.com hosted an activity to help girls develop spatial reasoning skills. North Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 OMGstorage.com participated at two Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida Family events: September 7 in Miami Lakes and September 21 on Scout Key in the Florida Keys. The Box in a Box activity hosted by OMGstorage.com was a hit among girls, boys and adults alike. The...