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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...

2013-12-10 23:30:02

For the third consecutive year, the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program, in collaboration with the Technology Student Association, is offering UNITE, a program that encourages high school students in underserved populations to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) college majors and careers. Reston, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Colleges and universities nationwide are invited to become host institutions for UNITE, a pre-collegiate summer program designed to...

2013-12-06 15:14:38

NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) has awarded fellowships and scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year to 40 graduate and undergraduate students from across the United States to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. Thirty graduate students from 16 states and the District of Columbia were selected to receive the competitive Harriett G. Jenkins Graduate Fellowship, which provides as much as $45,000 annually...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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